AGM for 2021 is in the books!

Thank you to everyone who participated in our 2021 Annual General Meeting on Wednesday, March 9, 2022! We appreciate that you took the time to lend your voice to your Chamber. We took a look back at the extraordinary year that was 2021, the events, advocacy initiatives, and connections created over 12 months of continued unusual […]

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2022 Ontario Economic Report

On Thursday, February 3, 2022, the Ontario Chamber of Commerce released its sixth annual Ontario Economic Report (OER), providing the latest data on Ontario’s economy and business confidence, highlighting the unprecedented year that was 2021 and the unpredictability of the year ahead. This report features exclusive data from the Ontario Chamber of Commerce Business Confidence […]

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Government Links to Help Business Owners

Please find below a variety of government programs that aim to help business owners. Canada Small Business Financing Program: The Canada Small Business Financing Program makes it easier for small businesses to get loans from financial institutions by sharing the risk with lenders.  Up to a maximum of $1,000,000 for any one borrower, of which […]

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Grimsby’s Got It Santa Claus Parade Float

Thank you SO much to everyone who pitched in to help us create our Grimsby’s Got It float for the Grimsby Santa Claus Parade! It is so wonderful to see community members gather to help promote the message to Shop Where Your ❤ Is – Grimsby. A special thanks to Angelo Marrama Framing for volunteering their […]

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Digital Main Street: Digital Transformation Grant 2021

The Digital Main Street Ontario Grants Program (OGP) is focused on assisting brick-and-mortar small businesses with their adoption of technologies. The Digital Transformation Grant (DTG) is an opportunity available to enable this digital transformation process. Through a partnership with the Province of Ontario, FedDev Ontario, and the Toronto Association of Business Improvement Areas, and administered […]

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GAMRU Cheque Presentation: 2021 Golf Tournament

On October 20, GAMRU South Shore Search and Rescue was presented with their cheque from the Grimsby Chamber of Commerce 2021 Golf Tournament! GAMRU South Shore Search and Rescue’s all-volunteer team has been conducting rescue missions on Lake Ontario for more than 25 years. This not-for-profit organization relies almost exclusively on the generosity of the […]

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Business input wanted for 10-year Economic Development Strategy

Niagara businesses and community stakeholders have a chance to help inform the creation of Niagara’s new 10-year economic development strategy through a series of digital workshops spanning from Nov. 3 – 12. Through five Future of the Economy virtual workshops, businesses and other community stakeholders will join minds to generate and prototype ideas for Niagara’s […]

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Lunch n Learn with the Employment Help Centre

On October 7, the West Niagara Chambers of Commerce hosted a Lunch n Learn featuring the Employment Help Centre and PC Works, Job Gym, Niagara College, YMCA of Niagara, CERF Niagara, and Employment Solutions, about the Canada-Ontario Job Grant. Attendees listened to this informative presentation while they enjoyed lunch from a selection of local caterers: […]

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Ontario Chamber of Commerce: 2022 Ontario Economic Report Survey

The Ontario Economic Report Survey is a 5 to 7-minute survey about business confidence, pandemic recovery, government support programs, and other timely issues. Your responses are completely confidential and will help inform the upcoming Ontario Economic Report and the advocacy of the Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC). Please complete the Grimsby Chamber-specific survey here. What […]

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Niagara’s Road to Recovery Fall Series

The Grimsby Chamber of Commerce partnered once again with our Niagara Chamber Partnership colleagues to launch the Fall continuation of Niagara’s Road to Recovery panel series. Each Tuesday, beginning on September 28, we brought together industry experts and business leaders from across the Region to discuss issues that are top-of-mind for businesses right now. September […]

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