In the two days preceding the federal election, we held a jampacked annual meeting and convention. Timing was everything as we were able to approve our agenda and release it just hours before the polls opened Monday morning. The resolutions were debated by members until we arrived at positions we could all rally around. With these new resolutions that cover a wide array of topics, we’re ready to present the priorities of the business community to the new government. Recommendations that were approved at the AGM can now be found on our website. Delegates debated 55 resolutions and adopted 49. These resolutions will be incorporated into our policy resolution book and advocacy strategies.
Highlights of policies that were adopted include:
• A resolution to make significant changes to the Temporary Foreign Worker Program, which seeks to simplify the processing of applications and exempt some companies from providing burdensome transition documents for high-demand roles.
• A resolution on pension reform, which aims to alter the Canada Pension Plan by allowing employees to contribute higher amounts.
• A resolution aiming at a substantia... Read More »
Amazing Customer Service
Thursday, October 22, 2015
7:00 am – 9:00 am
Location: Royal Canadian Legion, 12 King Street, Stoney Creek
For each workshop: $20 Members, $25 Guests
Designed to improve customer service skills by focusing on areas such as projecting a professional image, understanding your organization’s customer service standards and handling challenging & sensitive situations.
Mother’s Pizza Business after 5 was a Real Slice !
An evening of good networking and great pizza was enjoyed by over 25 Chamber enthusiasts and guests on Thursday October 8.
Our host, Kellie Jordan, showed us why Mother’s Pizza will continue to be a Stoney Creek and Hamilton tradition for many years to come.
Successful events like this do not happen by accident. Thank you to all members and guests who attended and created rich networking environment.