Stoney Creek Chamber members and guests enjoyed beautiful weather, prizes, good food and fun at our annual golf tournament June 26th.
Special thanks to our sponsor, Stoney Creek Furniture, and the staff of Southbrook Golf & Country Club.
Thanks also, to all the golfers, holes sponsors and Members who donated prizes for the event.
We also wish to thank our incoming President, Lori Raudnask, as acting photographer for the day.
It is hard to imagine a more restrictive and costly set of changes to the Temporary Foreign Worker Program. After digesting all the changes, we were left with one over-riding question: Has the government fully estimated the effects of these decisions on Canadian businesses and the economy?
- The Labour Market Opinion (LMO) application fee has increased from $275 to $1,000. Employers will have to decide if they can pass the cost along to consumers and still stay in business.
- Employers will have a quota of TFWs they cannot excee... Read More »
Constant Contact Breakfast Series Guest Speaker: Mark Brodsky
June 18th saw the fourth and final in the current series of breakfast seminars presented by Constant Contact for the Chamber to provide information on various aspects of e-mail marketing and social media. The program took place at the Royal Canadian Legion in Stoney Creek. Chamber Members listened to speaker Mark Brodsky talk about the new Canadian Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) and what its impact is to businesses that compile email mailing lists to keep in contact with their clients as well as conducting on-line marketing campaigns.
The new legislation goes into effect in July 2014 and businesses need to be prepared to be compliant. Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) establishes new rules for sending Commercial Electronic Messages (CEM), and applies to Email Marketing and all Social Media Marketing. A rule of thumb is no... Read More »