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The application period for the Small Business Health and Safety Leadership Awards is now open. This is the third year of our recognition program, so please continue to share this exciting award program to your small business members, partners and colleagues. We have made it even easier for small businesses in Ontario to apply, with a new simplified process and application form. These awards recognize outstanding achievement in health and safety initiatives in businesses with

Talk with Kids About Money

Posted by Operations Manager on  9 April, 2019
Category: Money Management
HIEC is a A nonprofit organization that is a joint venture between industry, education and community partners whose main purpose is to enhance career education and help youth make informed career decisions. Talk with Our Kids about Money Are you talking to your kids about money? The ability to understand basic money management is imperative for young people to understand the economic world around them and to ensure they stay financially stable throughout life. That’s

CRA Interest Rate Announcement

Posted by Operations Manager on  28 March, 2019
The following information is now available on Interest rates for the second calendar quarter The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) announced today the prescribed annual interest rates that will apply to any amounts owed to the CRA and to any amounts owed by the CRA to individuals and corporations. These rates will be in effect from April 1, 2019 to June 30, 2019.

Rapid Policy Update 2019 Federal Budget

Posted by Operations Manager on  20 March, 2019
Category: Government
On March 19, the Government of Canada released its  2019 Federal Budget, “Investing in the Middle Class.” Despite a projected deficit of $19.8 billion, Budget 2019 made little effort towards addressing the issues we raised in our  federal pre-budget submission, which urged the government to focus on creating a business climate that encourages growth through reforming Canada’s tax system, providing  sustainable multi-payer drug coverage, and nurturing the innovation economy. Challenges relating to access to talent, regulation, and the

Goderich Flea Market

Posted by Operations Manager on  18 March, 2019
Category: Local News
The Goderich Flea Market is now The Red Barn Flea Market! Beginning on Saturday 04 May 2019, it will now be located at The Red Barn on Highway 21 Across from Goderich Hyundai and will operate Saturday and Sunday all summer. Would you like to be a vendor? Get the vendor registration form here: REGISTRATION Set up is between 7:00 and  9:00 AM Saturday and Sunday. If you need more info you can contact Terry Saxby