Aurora Chamber of Commerce Advocacy Update
Introducing our new Advocacy Blog - stay up to date on latest business issues at the municipal, regional, provincial and federal levels of government.
Key Updates from the Ontario Chamber of Commerce
Survey: The Impact of Bill 148 on Ontario Business
How has the increase to the minimum wage, new scheduling provisions, expanded personal emergency leave, equal pay for equal work, and other changes impacted your business? 

Blueprint Letters: Making Ontario Open for Business 
On July 16, the OCC wrote to each provincial Cabinet minister, outlining a blueprint to execute over the next four years to make Ontario open for business. 

The OCC's blueprint includes policy asks where immediate action is required to support business and foundational recommendations
for long-term prosperity.

Workplace Safety & Prevention Services (WSPS)
Marijuana in the Workplace
Marijuana is set to be legalized for recreational use as of October 17, 2018.  Workplace Safety & Prevention Services (WSPS)  has developed a document to highlight what employees need to know to clear the haze surrounding marijuana in the workplace.

Upcoming Aurora Chamber Advocacy Events
ACOC Annual General Meeting (AGM) *Members Only*
The AGM gives the Aurora Chamber of Commerce an opportunity to communicate with members and demonstrate  organizational accountability  while fulfilling the legal requirement of a not-for-profit organization under the  Incorporations Act of Ontario . It also enables members to  participate in the governance  of the Aurora Chamber by electing the  Board of Directors .

Lunch with Christine Elliott
Please join us for lunch with Deputy Premier, Minister of Health and Long Term Care, The Honourable Christine Elliott where she will provide an update from the Government of Ontario followed by a question period. Advance registration is required.

Municipal Election Event
Join us for a Mayoral Debate, and meet the candidates nominated for Aurora Council Positions to hear their campaign messages. All registered candidates for the office of Mayor and Councillor will be invited to attend. This event is free and open to all Aurora residents. 

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