2019 AGM and Convention: Fostering a Stronger Economic Environment for Business

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From learning about digital advocacy strategies and trends to how the upcoming election will affect our members, our AGM enables our chamber network to be a part of a larger conversation on how to support and create lasting opportunities for Canadian business in an ever-changing society.

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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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