Canadian Chamber of Commerce

The Voice of Canadian Business Since 1925, the Canadian Chamber of Commerce has connected businesses of all sizes, from all sectors and from all regions of the country to advocate for public policies that will foster a strong, competitive economic environment that benefits businesses, communities and families across Canada. With a network of over 450 chambers of commerce and boards of trade, representing 200,000 businesses of all sizes in all sectors of the economy and in all regions, Canadian Chamber of Commerce is the largest business association in Canada, and the country’s most influential. The primary and vital connection between business and the federal government, their views are sought after and respected by government, business leaders and the media.

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Authors

Guillaum Dubreuil

He is the Director of Public Affairs and Media relations at the Chamber of Canadian Commerce

Perrin Beatty

He is the President and CEO of Canadian Chamber of Commerce. Former MP and Cabinet Minister and President of CBC. He was an Honorary Visiting Professor with the Department of Political Science, University of Western Ontario, and he wrote a weekly column on government and politics for a major Canadian newspaper. From 1995 to 1999, Perrin was President and CEO of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC). In 2008, Perrin was named Chancellor of the University of Ontario Institute of Technology. In 2013 he received an honorary degree, honoris causa from Western University.

Warren Everson

He is the Senior Vice President, Policy. In 2011 he developed the “Top Ten Barriers to Competitiveness,” which has become an important product in the Chamber’s policy and advocacy roles. During his decade-long career in government, Mr. Everson served as Chief of Staff to the Minister of Transport and the Solicitor General, and was on the staffs of five other Ministers. In 1992 he was the Executive Director for the National Transportation Act Review Commission and also served as a Commissioner for the Transportation Safety Board Review.

Awards & Publications

Publications: Languages Canada: Pre-budgetary Consultation Document (2014) RJCCQ: Pre-Budgetary Consultation Document (2013) Awards: Top 30 under 30- Infopresse (2015)

Latest Articles

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Pharmacare: Raising the Bar for Canadians

Over the past few months, we have been asking our members about their thoughts on national pharmacare. The consensus is clear: employers agree that a national pharmacare program should raise the bar for Canadians and improve health outcomes. Employ...

Top 10 Canadian Trade Stories of 2018

2018 was a busy year for Canadian business and international trade. A lot is happening close to home and elsewhere around the world with big implications for Canadian exporters. The Canadian Chamber is breaking down this year’s top 10 Canadian tr...

5 Days of Policy Wins: B7 Summit

On the fifth and final day of policy wins we want to celebrate this year’s B7 Summit. Canada hosted the G7 in 2018, which gave us the opportunity to host our international counterparts for the Business-7 Summit in Quebec City in April. The B7 was...