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Canadian Chambers call for urgent cross-border collaboration to accelerate vaccination

By Caitlin Hildenbrand | May 26, 2021 | Comments Off on Canadian Chambers call for urgent cross-border collaboration to accelerate vaccination

The Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce, Ontario Chamber of Commerce, and the Canadian Chamber of Commerce issued the following statement today about the importance of exploring every avenue to accelerate the vaccination of Canadians.

COVID-19 Rapid Screening Program Launching in Windsor-Essex

By Caitlin Hildenbrand | May 12, 2021 | Comments Off on COVID-19 Rapid Screening Program Launching in Windsor-Essex

Local business owners now have access to an additional tool in the fight against COVID-19 as the Windsor-Essex, Leamington District, and Amherstburg Chambers of Commerce announced the roll-out of the StaySafe™ rapid antigen screening program that aims to put rapid COVID-19 antigen screening kits in the hands of small- and medium-sized businesses free of charge.

Windsor-Essex, Leamington District and Amherstburg Chambers Rolling Out Free Rapid Tests to SMEs in Windsor-Essex

By Caitlin Hildenbrand | May 7, 2021 | Comments Off on Windsor-Essex, Leamington District and Amherstburg Chambers Rolling Out Free Rapid Tests to SMEs in Windsor-Essex

The Windsor-Essex, Leamington District, and Amherstburg Chambers of Commerce and the Ontario Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the Ontario and Canadian governments, and WEtech Alliance, have launched the COVID-19 Rapid Screening Initiative. Through this initiative, the Windsor-Essex, Leamington District, and Amherstburg Chambers will roll out free rapid tests for small- and medium-sized businesses in the Essex County Region.

Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber Launches Vaccination Transportation Program with Community Partners

By Caitlin Hildenbrand | April 19, 2021 | Comments Off on Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber Launches Vaccination Transportation Program with Community Partners

The Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce the launch of a new initiative designed to provide transportation to vaccination clinics for Windsor and Essex County residents.

Ontario Chamber Network calls for targeted business supports, in-demand training programs, and bold moves on interprovincial trade during 2021 Advocacy Series

By Caitlin Hildenbrand | March 22, 2021 | Comments Off on Ontario Chamber Network calls for targeted business supports, in-demand training programs, and bold moves on interprovincial trade during 2021 Advocacy Series

The Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce (WERCC) and Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC) kicked off their 2021 Advocacy Series. The Network, which comprises leadership from 140 chambers of commerce and boards of trade from across the province, will be meeting with all four of Ontario’s political leaders and one-on-one with key economic caucus members in March.

Business Excellence Awards Goes Virtual

By Caitlin Hildenbrand | March 3, 2021 | Comments Off on Business Excellence Awards Goes Virtual

The Windsor-Essex Chamber of Commerce ‘Business Excellence Awards’ presented by Windsor Star are going virtual.

Upcoming Budget Should Support Hardest Hit

By Caitlin Hildenbrand | February 26, 2021 | Comments Off on Upcoming Budget Should Support Hardest Hit

The Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce and OCC urge government to address pain points and lay the groundwork for a strong rebound as province grapples with economic fallout of the crisis.

Chamber Network Calls for Coordinated Approach to Reopening Ontario’s Economy

By Caitlin Hildenbrand | February 5, 2021 | Comments Off on Chamber Network Calls for Coordinated Approach to Reopening Ontario’s Economy

The Windsor-Essex Chamber of Commerce and the Ontario Chamber of Commerce have written to the Premier so that when the time comes businesses of all sizes have a predictable and coordinated effort to ensure society reopens in a harmonized fashion that prioritizes individual safety as well as economic stability…

30th Annual Business Excellence Awards Update

By Caitlin Hildenbrand | January 27, 2021 | Comments Off on 30th Annual Business Excellence Awards Update

Delayed for a year due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Windsor-Essex Chamber of Commerce’s 30th annual Business Excellence Awards, presented by Windsor Star, will now take place Thursday May 20, 2021 at the Chrysler Theatre and St. Clair College Centre For The Arts.

#DineYQG Announced to Support Local Food Service Industry

By Caitlin Hildenbrand | January 25, 2021 | Comments Off on #DineYQG Announced to Support Local Food Service Industry

#DineYQG will support locally owned restaurants, bakeries, coffee shops, take and bakes, wineries, breweries and distillers at a time when their businesses have been severely impacted by COVID-19.