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Threat of trade war to shock Canadian economy

Threat of trade war to shock Canadian economy
OTTAWA – The Conference Board of Canada’s latest Canadian Outlook Bulletin calls for the national economy to grow by 1.8 percent in 2018–19 in the wake of a 3 percent gain last year. “An easing pace of consumer spending, potential breakup of NAFTA and daily threats of new tariffs across a wide range of goods, including in the automotive sector, will weigh on Canada’s economic growth prospects,” said Matthew... Read More

Amazon to Create More than 600 Full-Time Jobs in Ottawa

Amazon to Create More than 600 Full-Time Jobs in Ottawa
New facility marks eighth fulfillment centre in Canada SEATTLE – Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced plans for a new fulfillment centre in Ottawa, Ontario’s eastern suburb of Orléans. The 1-million square foot customer fulfillment facility is Amazon’s fifth in Ontario, creating more than 600 full-time jobs with benefits starting on day one. Amazon currently employs more than 2,000 full-time associates at its existing Ontario facilities in Brampton, Mississauga, and Milton. “Ontario continues to be... Read More

North Grenville Chamber Breakfast Seminar Series to Feature Ramona Packham from Caerus HR Consulting May 25th

North Grenville Chamber Breakfast Seminar Series to Feature Ramona Packham from Caerus HR Consulting May 25th
North Grenville – Join us for our May 25th, Breakfast Seminar at the New Rideau Restaurant from 7:30am – 9:30am. Guest Speaker will be Ramona Packham form Caerus HR Consulting. During the workshop, Ramona will walk you through the basics of HR requirements & provide strategies to ensure your organization has practices that are up-to-date. Do you know . . .... Read More

Tony Robbins Live and In Person in Ottawa September 27th

Tony Robbins Live and In Person in Ottawa September 27th
OTTAWA – For the first time in 10 years, worldwide phenomenon Tony Robbins returns to Ottawa at Shaw Centre on September 27th. He is the author of six internationally bestselling books, including most recently New York Times #1 bestsellers UNSHAKEABLE: Your Financial Freedom Playbook and MONEY: Master the Game. Robbins has empowered more than 50 million people from 100 countries through his audio, video and life training programs. He created... Read More

Nestlé aiming at 100% recyclable or reusable packaging by 2025

Nestlé aiming at 100% recyclable or reusable packaging by 2025
VEVEY, Switzerland – Nestlé announced its ambition Tuesday,  to make 100% of its packaging recyclable or re-usable by 2025. Its vision is that none of its packaging, including plastics, ends up in landfill or as litter. Nestlé believes that there is an urgent need to minimize the impact of packaging on the environment. Nestlé CEO Mark Schneider said, “Plastic waste is one of... Read More

Canopy Growth completes three year supply agreement with the Société des alcools du Québec

Canopy Growth completes three year supply agreement with the Société des alcools du Québec
SMITHS FALLS – Canopy Growth Corporation (“Canopy Growth”) (TSX: WEED) today announced that it has completed a three year supply agreement with the Société des alcools du Québec (“SAQ”) for 12,000 kgs of high-quality cannabis products. Securing this long term agreement marks another important step in preparing for a legal recreational market in the province of Quebec, and builds upon the letter... Read More

South Grenville Chamber of Commerce 125th Anniversary Celebration Being Held April 24th in Prescott

South Grenville Chamber of Commerce 125th Anniversary Celebration Being Held April 24th in Prescott
Prescott – The South Grenville Chamber of Commerce will celebrate 125 years of service on April 24th at the Precott Legion. The evening event begins at 5 PM with speeches and presentations starting at 5:30. Free walking tours by Grenville County Historical Society departing from the Legion at 4:30 and 7:00 p.m. (30 minutes on foot). Tickets ($12.50) be purchased... Read More

Tim Hortons® Brings Neighbours Together over Canada’s favourite Cup of Coffee

Tim Hortons® Brings Neighbours Together over Canada’s favourite Cup of Coffee
50 per cent of Canadians hardly know their neighbour, but agree coffee is a great icebreaker OAKVILLE – Did you know 50 per cent of Canadians hardly know their neighbour*? Despite being one of the friendliest nations in the world, many Canadians don’t make connections with their neighbours. To help foster new relationships and build connections in communities across the country,... Read More

RBC first Canadian bank to open an API developer portal

RBC first Canadian bank to open an API developer portal
TORONTO – With a focus on driving innovation to deliver leading-edge solutions for its clients and support the Canadian innovation community, RBC is the first Canadian bank to launch an Application Programming Interface (API) developer portal. The RBC Developers™ portal will allow eligible, external software developers, industry innovators and clients to access select RBC APIs. “Across other industries we’ve seen the transformational effect... Read More

OSC outlines initiatives to respond to needs of Ontario seniors and investment industry

OSC outlines initiatives to respond to needs of Ontario seniors and investment industry
TORONTO – The Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) today published OSC Staff Notice 11-779 Seniors Strategy, which outlines new initiatives to respond to the needs of older investors and better equip registered firms and representatives to address issues that may arise as their clients age. “The OSC’s vision is a stronger and more secure financial future for all Ontario seniors,” said Tyler Fleming, Director of the Investor... Read More