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Every new year brings both challenges and opportunities for Canada’s business community, and as you will see in our Annual Report, that was especially true in 2017.

From the inauguration of President Trump and the renegotiation of NAFTA to the ratification of CETA, the international context was upended. Closer to home, Canadian businesses faced their own set of obstacles, whether in the form of extreme weather events or the cancellation of large-scale projects like the Energy East pipeli ...



Canadian Chamber welcomes Jason MacDonald as Senior Vice President, Policy and Advocacy

Ottawa, January 12, 2018  The Canadian Chamber of Commerce announced today the appointment of Jason MacDonald as Senior Vice President, Policy and Advocacy.

“Jason’s extensive strategy, policy and communications expertise developed over years working in the public and private sectors will be a tremendous asset for the Canadian Chamber, and I’m happy to welcome him to our executive team,” said the Hon. Perrin Beatty, President and CEO of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce.

Posted on 15-01-2018

WTO Grievances: Strong and Enforceable Dispute Settlement Mechanisms Necessary for Effective Trade

Ottawa, January 12, 2018 The Canadian Chamber of Commerce continues to closely follow the recent developments concerning Canada’s request for consultations at the WTO on the United States’ use of trade remedy measures.

“The U.S. and Canada share one of the largest and most integrated trade relationships in the world. While disputes are bound to happen, they must not define our relationship. Just as good fences make good neighbours, strong and enforceable dispute settlement mechanisms ensure that everyone is treated fairly. The events of the last couple of days underline the need for a fair and effective rules-based system, without exception,” said the Hon. Perrin Beatty, President and CEO of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce.

Posted on 12-01-2018

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Annual Report 2017

Highlights of our achievements in 2017.

Canadian Anti-Spam Legislation: Compliance Experience Survey Results (November 2017)

Along with our partners at the Canadian Marketing Association, the Email Sender and Provider Coalition and the Retail Council of Canada, we issued a survey to gauge the CASL compliance experience of Canadian organizations after three years of the CASL regime.

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