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Staying Relevant in a Constantly Changing World: Tips to Adapt to the Trends

23-09-2018

With society evolving at an ever-changing rate, member-based associations must adapt or else they will be left behind. In order to remain relevant, they must find a way to position themselves to ensure life-long members. Staying ahead of trends is one way. At our AGM and Convention, membership expert Cathi Hight explored how the following trends are affecting chambers and member-based associations. She also offered some helpful tips for adapting to these trends.

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Largest gathering of Canadian business determines three key pain points: taxation, regulation, and innovation

Thunder Bay, September 24, 2018 — The key issue for Canada and Canadian business in 2019 will be competitiveness. That was the consensus at this year’s Canadian Chamber of Commerce (CCC) Annual General Meeting (AGM), the largest gathering of business leaders in Canada.

“Canadian companies, from very small to very large, have been consistent about the barriers they face in being truly competitive: taxation, regulation, and innovation,” said the Hon. Perrin Beatty, President and CEO of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce. “The ability of Canadian companies to compete on a global level starts at home. The Chamber will be working hard in the coming year to develop real-world solutions to the administrative and regulatory burdens that companies face, ones that will work for mom and pop shops and leading companies alike.”

Posted on 24-09-2018

The Canadian Chamber of Commerce and Indigenous Works partner to help Canadian companies better engage with Indigenous businesses and communities

The Canadian Chamber of Commerce and Indigenous Works partner to help Canadian companies better engage with Indigenous businesses and communities

OTTAWA – September 23, 2018 – The Canadian Chamber of Commerce and Indigenous Works are partnering to assist businesses in responding to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Corporate Call- to-Action 92 and to address a corporate/Indigenous engagement gap identified in a national research study.

Posted on 23-09-2018

Featured Publications

5 Minutes for Business: New Industry, New Taxes, New Fees: Undermining the Fight against the Illegal Cannabis Market (September 2018)

This brief looks at some of the factors that will influence how effective Canada’s legal cannabis market is at reducing illegal sales once marijuana becomes legal on October 17.

5 Minutes for Business : GDPR an Example for the World? Be Careful of Fool’s Gold… (August 9)

In this brief, we weigh in on the debate between data protection and data driven innovation.

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