The Cornwall Chamber of Commerce has been busy preparing for our launch of the Member2Member starting in September. If you or your business would like to be involved in the M2M discount program please  Click Here for more information.
We hope you are having a wonderful summer!



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President's Message







Hello everyone. Now that we've reached summer's mid-point, the Cornwall business community may already be looking ahead to the fall season. The Chamber is looking ahead, too and we want to alert Chamber members about a number of potential activities and opportunities for the fall, ones that may help them to succeed and grow in today's challenging economic environment.


First of all, the Chamber would like to inform its members of an Ontario government web site that lists tendering opportunities.


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SLC Launches Community Job Board




The Cornwall Chamber is pleased to announce that one of its members, St. Lawrence College, has created an innovative, Eastern Ontario, on-line job board. Designed for job seekers and employers alike, the initiative has been launched through the College's Career Services office.


Job seekers can access the site to look for opportunities and employers can post available jobs as well. To access the job-board, visit the Chamber web site at
a nd click on the red Career Services SLC icon.





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Boston is That Close to Cornwall






In 2008, a plucky little airline decided that an air link between Massena/Cornwall and Boston would be a good idea. Seven years later it looks like the prediction was a good one as Cape Air has firmly established itself as a quick and reliable link to 'Beantown' and beyond. Not only that, Cornwall area travelers no longer have to make the drive to the large, congested and expensive airports in Ottawa and Montreal.


Chamber member Cape Air is an award winning airline that has become popular with travelers on both sides of the border. It has achieved that goal by providing travelers with good service ...



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Ontario Chamber Report






The Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC) has  called on the Government of Ontario to take immediate action and address the business community's rising electricity costs. In a comprehensive report, the OCC makes five recommendations that government and energy agencies should take to curb costs and keep business in the province.


The report is accompanied by public opinion research from Leger, which cautions that soaring electricity prices have reached a crisis point for Ontario businesses and consumers. The research finds that 81% of Ontarians are concerned that rising electricity prices will impact the health of the Ontario economy and...




Chamber Report   




In his President's Message, Denis Carr made reference to an Ontario Government tendering web site where Chamber members could submit bids for various contracts.


With that in mind, the provincial government has just announced two free webinars: 


  • Doing Business is scheduled for Thursday, August 20, 2015 from

         10:00 am - 11:30 am.


Visit Website



  • Prepare a Bid Response is scheduled for Wednesday August 26, 2015 from  10:00 am - 11:30 am.
Visit Website



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 Don't Let Unnecessary Downtime Cost You Money 







We all think that workplace injuries and the resulting loss of production or staff are limited to large industry. However, small businesses can experience injury and downtime at their workplaces, too. The Workplace Safety and Prevention Services has some tips on how to protect your business and the people who work for you.


In small businesses, even minor incidents can slow down or halt activities. A slippery floor, something falling off a shelf, a ladder incident, a fall: any one of these and more can result in a lost time accident. Take the example of a first aid case, traditionally considered a 'no cost' injury.,"


"When an employee sustains an injury, how long does the person spend talking to other workers before seeking first aid treatment,"...

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 New Members


Cornwall Wildcats Football Club

Precious Paws Grooming Salon

Emergency Distributions of Eastern Ontario & Airport Shuttle Services
613- 870-1744













International Plowing Match - Positive Economic Impact for Cornwall


It is a huge international event!!


The Cornwall region will soon be invaded by thousands of visitors, here for the 2015 International Plowing Match. Local businesses stand to benefit by the invasion and capitalize on
these visitors who will have $$$$ to spend.


The IPM ... at a glance.


When - September 22-26, 2015
Numbers - More than 50,000 visitors to the Cornwall region
Impact - Close to $20 million for Cornwall and the Counties
Hotels - Bookings on the increase
Cornwall's shops and restaurants - huge opportunity
Showcasing our community - Priceless!


The Chamber says sponsorship opportunities are available with a unique opportunity to showcase your business and capture some of the thousands of visitors in and around our city.


 Find out how you can take advantage of this once in a lifetime opportunity. 
For more information Click Here  or contact the Chamber at 613-933-4004
or send us an e-mail to .




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