2014 Ontario Budget Analysis - Today, the Government of Ontario re-tabled its 2014 Budget. What follows is a summary of the key highlights from a business perspective.
There are parts of this budget that are encouraging, such as investments in infrastructure. However, we remain concerned about the cost of the proposed Ontario Retirement Pension Plan and the province's fiscal position. We have yet to see a comprehensive and feasible plan to balance the province's books by 2017-18.
The 1000 Islands Gananoque Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that Cliff Edwards will fill
the role of President for the Board of Directors and Joy Cuthbert will fill the role of Vice President.
The 1000 Islands Gananoque Chamber of Commerce will be holding a Meet and greet on Thurdsay July 17, 2014.
On July 1, Canada is getting a fun present for its 147th birthday: new anti-spam laws.Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation, or CASL,
is coming into effect and it’s fair to say there’s some confusion about it. Many small businesses aren’t ready for the new law—nor are they even aware that it’s happening. Critics, meanwhile, have suggested that CASL will do little to curb the worst spammers but plenty to harm legitimate businesses, who will be forced to rebuild their mailing lists and spend money on compliance with the new law.