Canadian Federal Budget 2021 and the Importance of Business-Led Recovery

As “Canadians and the businesses employing them are increasingly looking forward to a return to more normal lives and economic recovery”, Perrin Beatty, President and CEO of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce says Canadian Chamber members want one thing: “a clear plan to help them lead Canada’s economic recovery”. According to Trevin Stratton, Chief Economist […]

Canadian Chamber Helps Set Major Supreme Court Precedent

“The Canadian Chamber of Commerce, represented by the law firm Torys LLP, recently participated in an important case at the Supreme Court of Canada called C.M. Callow Inc. v. Zollinger. The Court’s judgment was released on December 18, 2020, and has already been making waves in Canada’s business and legal communities. The case, brought by […]

Business Insurance 101 Webinar

“Canadian businesses are facing uncertain and challenging times. COVID-19 has had a devastating financial impact, and business owners continue to face new risks and challenges. When it comes to commercial insurance, many business owners are seeing their premiums rise and may be finding it increasingly difficult to get the appropriate insurance to meet their needs […]

CIRA Cybersecurity Awareness Training

On November 23 at 11:00am MST, Canadian Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a cybersecurity webinar for small businesses. “Four out of five Canadian small businesses face some form of cyberattack every year, and the majority of these attacks are caused by criminals targeting employees. These attacks are only increasing with COVID-19 and employees working […]

Navigating ‘Business as Un-usual’ Webinar

On November 18th at 11:00am MST, Mairead Lavery, President and CEO of  Export Development Canada, and The Honourable Perrin Beatty, President and CEO of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce, will be hosting a webinar.  This webinar is for any “Canadian company impacted by the challenges introduced by COVID-19” and it “will provide tips on how […]

Employee Well-Being During And After The Pandemic: Webinar Presented by Desjardins

Covid-19 has seriously shaken things up for Canadians, both in their professional and personal lives. With our new normal, which—for many of us—means teleworking and homeschooling, we’re seeing an uptick in health problems that organizations and insurers need to address and adapt to. In this webinar, we’ll be looking at how overall health culture, which […]

Operating In Accordance With Public Health Guidelines

The Canadian Business Resilience Network has created a thorough list of resources to assist employers and employees as they navigate business operation while staying within public health guidelines. These resources address various topics, including: Essential Workers Employment and Human Resources Strategies Travel and Events Communicating with Clients and Suppliers Provincial and Territorial Resources To access […]

Helping Small Businesses Save Energy During COVID-19

In order to assist small and medium-sized businesses in BC as they recover from challenges involved with COVID-19, Fortis BC is offering “free customized energy advice by phone, video conference or in-person”. Through this, “business owners can get tips, technical advice and information about programs that can help them save energy, greenhouse gas emissions and […]

Mentally Healthy Workplaces

Did you know that each week, an estimated 500,000 employees miss work due to a mental health problem? Did you know that this costs the Canadian economy more than $51 billion per year?   Promoting good mental health within your workplace is not only great for positive culture and reducing stigma, but it also makes good […]