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Windsor-Essex Chamber of Commerce Continues to Encourage Reversal of Nav Canada Decision

By Caitlin Hildenbrand | January 22, 2021 | Comments Off on Windsor-Essex Chamber of Commerce Continues to Encourage Reversal of Nav Canada Decision

January 22, 2021 The Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce is urging Nav Canada to reconsider their decision to remove Windsor’s air traffic control.  “As a voice of business in Windsor and Essex County, we recognize the Windsor Airport as a fundamental pillar of our society, indispensable to our daily lives and essential for social progress…

Windsor-Essex Chamber Calls for Additional Support for Border Communities

By Caitlin Hildenbrand | November 25, 2020 | Comments Off on Windsor-Essex Chamber Calls for Additional Support for Border Communities

Today, the Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce President & CEO, Rakesh Naidu, released a call for additional rent relief support for the border communities that have been hit hard by the border closure. “Businesses in the border region rely significantly on cross-border trade, movement of people, and related business opportunities,” said Naidu.  “For SMEs based…

Business Community Welcomes Pandemic Supports; Incentives for Growth and Competitiveness in Ontario’s Budget 2020

By Caitlin Hildenbrand | November 6, 2020 | Comments Off on Business Community Welcomes Pandemic Supports; Incentives for Growth and Competitiveness in Ontario’s Budget 2020

Ontario Chamber Network & Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce – When business prospers, communities prosper Yesterday, the Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce President & CEO, Rakesh Naidu, released the following response to the Government of Ontario’s 2020 Budget “Ontario’s Action Plan: Protect, Support, Recover”. “The Ontario Chamber Network and Ontario’s business community welcome today’s Budget.…

Ontario Business Should play a Key Role in Budget 2020

By Caitlin Hildenbrand | November 2, 2020 | Comments Off on Ontario Business Should play a Key Role in Budget 2020

Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce and Ontario Chamber Publicly Releases its 2020 Ontario Pre-Budget Submission  Today, the Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce (WERCC) and Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC) released their 2020 Ontario Pre-Budget Submission focused on four pillars to create a more competitive business environment in the province: fiscal policy; regulation; the future of…

Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce Calls for urgent Provincial support

By Caitlin Hildenbrand | June 22, 2020 | Comments Off on Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce Calls for urgent Provincial support

The Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce along with several local trade & business organizations is calling on the Province to provide urgent support to businesses in the Windsor-Essex region.

Windsor-Essex Chamber & Tourism Windsor Essex Launch #ShopYQG

By Caitlin Hildenbrand | June 5, 2020 | Comments Off on Windsor-Essex Chamber & Tourism Windsor Essex Launch #ShopYQG

At the local level, Shop YQG is a joint initiative between the Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Windsor Essex Pelee Island (TWEPI). Now more than ever it is important to support local in all aspects, especially as Provincial legislation permits more locations to re-open.

Become Export Ready: Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce Announces New Trade Accelerator Program

By Wendy Bretz | March 6, 2020 | Comments Off on Become Export Ready: Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce Announces New Trade Accelerator Program

The Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the Toronto Region Board of Trade, is pleased to bring the Trade Accelerator Program to Essex County. The Trade Accelerator Program is an innovative four-session initiative, designed to accelerate the strategic development of businesses to better prepare them for an expansion into international markets. This program…

Local Chamber of Commerce Urges Federal Government to Find Amicable Solution to Railway Blockades

By Wendy Bretz | February 20, 2020 | Comments Off on Local Chamber of Commerce Urges Federal Government to Find Amicable Solution to Railway Blockades

(Windsor, ON) – It has been two weeks since the commencement of the rail blockades across the nation. Since that time, Via Rail has cancelled more than 500 passenger trains and has now announced the layoff of approximately 1000 workers. This is an unprecedented situation according to Via Rail’s president and CEO, Cynthia Garneau. CN…

30th Annual Business Excellence Awards presented by Windsor Star Finalists Announced

By Wendy Bretz | January 24, 2020 | Comments Off on 30th Annual Business Excellence Awards presented by Windsor Star Finalists Announced

Windsor, ON (January 15, 2020) – The Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce and their Presenting Sponsor, Windsor Star announced the 2020 BEA Finalists in ten categories for the 30th Annual Business Excellence Awards (BEA) at the Art Gallery of Windsor.   The 2020 BEA Finalists are: Entrepreneur of the Year sponsored by Grant Thornton LLP…

30th Annual Business Excellence Awards presented by Windsor Star News Conference and Reception

By Wendy Bretz | January 16, 2020 | Comments Off on 30th Annual Business Excellence Awards presented by Windsor Star News Conference and Reception

January 14, 2020 Windsor, ON (January 14, 2020) – The Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce and presenting sponsor, Windsor Star, will be announcing the finalists for the 30th Annual Business Excellence Awards (BEA) at the Art Gallery of Windsor located at 401 Riverside Drive West, Windsor beginning at 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 15, 2020.…