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Veteran's Business Takes Centre Stage
Invictus Games brings opportunity to Pembroke store
A Pembroke business is getting ready to have her product in the hands of key people involved with the Invictus Games in Toronto. Tracey Dean of The Urban Gourmet Co. will have her product in 35 gift baskets that will be presented to Invictus Games guest speakers.
LINK: Urban Gourmet Co.
LINK: Invictus Games
LINK: Invictus Games on Facebook
Report On Bill 148 Shows Impacts
Chamber, CANCEA say 185,000 job losses
The Canadian Centre for Economic Analysis (CANCEA) released a report yesterday on the impacts of the government of Ontario’s plan to implement Bill 148, the Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017. It is the only analysis that has been done of legislation that represents the largest employment law change in 45 years. The provincial government did not do an analysis. This one was made possible by the Ontario Chamber of Commerce.
LINK: Canadian Centre For Economic Analysis
LINK: Full CANCEA Report (PDF)
LINK: Ontario Chamber of Commerce
RED Program Intake 2 Accepting Applications
The Rural Economic Development (RED) program helps rural communities remove barriers to community economic development, through support for planning and implementation projects that benefit rural Ontario. The program is now open and will accept applications until September 29, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. (Eastern).
LINK: Program Information
LINK: RED Guidelines
LINK: RED Program Application (PDF)
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