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PPE Open Letter to Ministers Hajdu and Ng

May 11 2020 — Open Letter — RE: New health and safety guidelines for employers Dear Minister Hajdu: Thank you for your continued leadership during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Canadian Chamber of Commerce and the entire network of chambers of commerce and boards of trade across the country value how receptive the federal government has been to the needs of business during […]

Open Letter to Minister Morneau – Getting our economic and climate house in order

Mar 2 2020 — Perrin Beatty — RE: Addressing Climate Change and Economic Growth in the Federal Budget Dear Minister: Recent events demonstrate that Canada must urgently find common ground on how to balance climate policy with a commitment to support economic growth. Canadian businessesunderstand the serious need to address climate change and weurge you to use the upcoming federal budget as […]

Open letter to PM from Perrin Beatty, Canadian Chamber of Commerce: Time to get to work on economic issues

Dec 2 2019 — Perrin Beatty — Dear Prime Minister: On behalf of 450 local chambers of commerce and boards of trade, representing 200,000 Canadian businesses from every sector and every region in Canada, please accept our congratulations on winning the plurality of seats in the 43rd Parliament. As you know, our members employ millions of hard-working Canadians from all walks of […]

Open Letter to Party Leaders from 200,000 businesses

May 13 2019 — Perrin Beatty — Dear Party Leaders: Without a thriving business sector, Canada’s economic growth suffers, our prosperity declines, and our governments can afford fewer roads, hospitals, schools, and social services. For Canada to succeed, our businesses must also be successful. Today, Canadian businesses face obstacles our competitors don’t. We call them the seven burdens of business: over-regulation, a complex and […]