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Canadian Chamber of Commerce critical of proposed tax reforms by Ottawa

FREDERICTON -- Members of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce say proposed tax changes for businesses by the federal government are casting business people in a negative light, and the finance minister should apologize.

"Whenever a process from government starts to position business people and the business community in such a negative light, it is an absolute disaster from a communications perspective and I think an apology from our federal minister to the Canadian business community would be appropriate," said Steve McLellan, CEO of the Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce.

His comment came Saturday after members of the Canadian Chamber put their concerns directly to Finance Minister Bill Morneau at their annual meeting in Fredericton.

"Characterizing the last 45 years of Canadian tax policy as loopholes is insulting to businesses that have worked within the rules in good faith to build their businesses, to save for retirement, and sometimes just to keep their doors open," said Krista Ross, CEO of the Fredericton Chamber of Commerce.

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Join us for our next Lunch&Learn sponsored by Trent University Durham, UOIT and Durham College to learn how to leverage your post-secondary partners.
Join us for breakfast on Tuesday October 17 to learn how to future-proof your business!
On October 19th come to the chamber and enjoy a breakfast while learning more about networking!
On October 25, come to the chamber for lunch and learn about cash management and protecting your business against fraud.
Coming up soon - Hockey Night in Oshawa! Join your chamber for some networking and hockey November 24!
Business Of The Month   
 Felicio's Cake Boutique
Family owned and operated since 2012 when it opened its doors in the downtown Oshawa core, Felicio’s Cake Boutique is driven by passion for people, and of course for baking.

Using only wholesome ingredients, fresh fruit, high-end chocolates and starting each recipe from scratch, the Felicio’s team treat every customer like family and values each experience.

The Brazilian culture is infused into their dishes, catering to a variety of appetites and varying audiences.
Congratulations to Felicio’s Cake Boutique on being named the Greater Oshawa Chamber of Commerce Business of the Month for October!

Pictured left to right are Chamber Ambassador Julie Cook of Lakeridge Health Foundation, Chamber Ambassador Vanessa Sosiak of Sixth Workshop, Cameron Ackerblade of Grand & Toy, Alexandra Valcour of Durham Outlook for the Needy, Terri
Fudge of Meridian Credit Union, Lisa McKnight of McCam Insurance, Valerie Pinfold of TD Commercial Banking, AlessandraFelico of Felicio’s Cake Boutique, Valdir Felissio of Felicio’s Cake Boutique and Ivano Labricciosa of OPUC.

For more information please visit www.felicioscakeboutique.com.

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