Local Business News
Key Updates from the Aurora Chamber of Commerce

Hot Topic – Bill 148: Bracing for Change

Bill 148 is Now in Effect: Are You Compliant with New Employer Obligations?

Join us on January 17, 2018 when our guest speaker, Laura Williams of Williams HR Law and Williams HR Consulting will discuss the significant changes that have shifted the employment and labour law landscape in 2018 and, most importantly, how organizations can prepare. 
2018 Aurora Chamber Street Festival Booth Sales Open January 15th
 
Sign up to participate in the Aurora Chamber Street Festival on Sunday, June 3, 2018. Early Bird pricing ends March 2nd. Promote your business to 30,000+ attendees at York Region's largest community event. Book your exhibitor space now! 
Key Updates from Kyle Peterson, MP Newmarket-Aurora

Federal Update for January 2018

Employers: The 2018 Canada Summer Jobs Program application period is now open. Submit your applications by Friday February 2, 2018. 
Key Updates from the Aurora Public Library (APL)

Aurora Public Library: Where Your Business is Our Business

Free courses, business events and books to upgrade your skills, increase your knowledge and improve your business success.
Local Business News & Opportunities

Nominations Closing Soon! Annual Leading Women, Leading Girls, Building Communities Recognition Program

Nominate, acknowledge and celebrate women and girls who demonstrate exceptional leadership in working to improve the lives of others in their communities through volunteer work.

Nomination Deadline: January 20, 2018
Provincial Business News
Key Updates from the Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC)

NAFTA Renegotiations | Chamber Network Feedback Survey

The Aurora Chamber of Commerce and Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC) are currently working with the Government of Ontario to advance the interests of businesses across the province during the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) renegotiations which will continue into 2018. 

We are seeking to understand the impact of the agreement on Ontario business by collecting feedback from Ontario Chamber Network members. We greatly appreciate your participation in this survey. Your responses will be confidential. 

Survey Deadline: Monday, January 15, 2018
Provincial Business News & Opportunities

Government of Ontario: Latest News

Review the recent headlines from the Government of Ontario and stay up to date on developments that could affect your business.





National Business News
Key Updates from the Canadian Chamber of Commerce (CCC)   

5 Minutes for Business: In Praise of Profit

In this edition of 5 Minutes for Business, Jayson Myers, CCC Senior Vice President of Policy, examines the role profit plays in driving growth and assuring economic prosperity for Canadians. This role should be a fundamental tenet of all government decision-making.
National Business News & Opportunities 

2018 Canada Summer Jobs: Employer Applications Now Open

Canada Summer Jobs provides funding to help employers (not-for-profit organizations, public-sector employers and small businesses with 50 or fewer employees) to create summer job opportunities for young people aged 15 to 30 who are full-time students intending to return to their studies in the next school year. The program is designed to focus on local priorities, while helping both students and their communities.

Application Deadline: February 2, 2018
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