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

Help Your Small Business Defend Itself from Cyber-Crime

Did you know? 70% of Canadian organizations have fallen victim to a cyber-attack in the last year. Microsoft has extended Small Business Week into a full month to help Canadian SMEs learn business self-defence tools this October, which coincides wi...

Small Business Week

There are nearly 1.3 million small businesses in Canada. We are proud to help celebrate and focus on the role they play in our economy. #iheartsmallbiz campaign for Small Business Week We will be running a #iheartsmallbiz campaign on social media t...

Cybersecurity Awareness Month: Has Your Organization Gone Phishing?

Over 70% of Canadian organizations have fallen victim to a cyber-attack in the last year. With an average cost of $15,000 per attack, businesses must prioritize protecting themselves from cyber-crime. ...

5 Minutes for Business: Good social media is good business

  Every month, we release 5 Minutes for Business. In this edition, we examine howsocial media can be used as a tool to create economic growth and foster competitiveness for Canadian businesses.  The impact social media has as a means to reach cust...

2018 AGM & Convention: More Than Just an Event

Last week, our AGM and Convention wrapped up with our debates for the 63 policy motions which were tabled. This marked the end to my first AGM with the Canadian Chamber, which was hectic and exhausting, but a beyond rewarding experience. From the f...