2020 Ontario Budget consultations

The Ontario Government is asking people from every region of the province for their best advice on how to make life more affordable, invest in critical public services, and balance the budget by 2023 through public consultations for the 2020 Budget. Everyone can participate. Citizens can attend a consultation or submit your ideas by email, mail, or by filling out a survey. Visit Ontario.ca/BudgetIdeas to learn how to participate. Budget consultations will close February 11, […]

Ontario Launches Regional Program to Help Create Jobs

Yesterday’s announcement from Minister of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade Vic Fideli outlines a program allowing qualifying Huron County businesses to get financial support through the Southwestern Ontario Development Fund (SWODF) and access to a range of complementary services and supports. The objective of the Regional Development Program – Eastern Ontario Development Fund and Southwestern Ontario Development Fund is to provide financial support and services to help growing companies in eastern and southwestern Ontario make […]

Ontario Chamber of Commerce responds to Ford Government

The Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC) president and CEO Rocco Rossi has sent a letter expressing concern about the Ford government’s decision to terminate Master Framework Agreement with The Beer Store. “Canceling a contract sends an alarming message to the business community in Ontario and beyond which could potentially deter investment.” says Rocco Rossi. Read the full Letter here: Urging and Evidence Based Approach to Changing Alcohol Sales

CRA announces expanded service to help small businesses

News release May 10, 2019             Ottawa, Ontario             Canada Revenue Agency Small businesses make significant contributions in communities across Canada and are an integral part of the Canadian economy. The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) is committed to improving services for small businesses and ensuring all Canadians can get the information they need about taxes and benefits easily and quickly. The Honourable Diane Lebouthillier, Minister of National […]