Contraband Tobacco is a serious issue in Ontario that costs the province hundreds of millions of dollars in lost tax revenue through illegal sales and funds illegal criminal organizations.
Monthly Archives: June 2011
The Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC) has encouraged the Ministry of the Environment (MOE) to take the lead on regulatory reform through integrating the principles of smart regulation into the new process for Environmental Assessment (EA) approvals.
The Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC) would like to thank everyone who was able to participate in our 99th Annual General Meeting (AGM). The OCC hosts its AGM every year to vote on proposed policy resolutions, which inform the OCC’s … Continue reading
A delegation of buyers from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is coming to Canada for an event in Toronto on June 24 at the Ontario Investment and Trade Centre. Hosted by the Ontario Ministry of Economic Development and Trade, in conjunction … Continue reading
One of the last actions of the provincial legislature before it adjourned for the summer of 2011 was the passage into law of Bill 160. The legislation creates a new health and safety function within the Ministry of Labour that will … Continue reading
The Ontario Education Collaborative Marketplace (OECM) engages in strategic procurement of goods and services on behalf of Ontario’s publicly funded school boards, colleges and universities. OECM’s Requests for Proposal (RFP) process provides businesses an opportunity to compete for contracts in a large, … Continue reading
In response to the Ministry of Transportation’s latest infrastructure development strategies for the Niagara Peninsula and GTA West region, the Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC) has prepared a formal submission outlining the rationale for a new Niagara-GTA (NGTA) corridor.
The Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC) took part in the hospitality sector roundtables held as part of the government’s Business Sector Strategy.
The Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC) has delivered a submission to the Minister of Revenue in regards to the province’s new legislation Bill 186, Supporting Smoke-Free Ontario by Reducing Contraband Tobacco Act, 2011. In its submission, the OCC recommends stronger measures to fight … Continue reading
In its formal submission to the Transportation Minister, the Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC) expresses concern that the Ministry’s draft strategy for the Niagara Peninsula and GTA West region does not include a new transportation corridor among the short-term options.
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