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Monday, September 18, 2017
This letter to the editor appeared in the Brandon Sun, September 19th, 2017 edition. The Brandon Chamber of Commerce, over the past ten months, has actively been involved in the process of evaluating the proposed Development Cost Charges, currently under consideration by Brandon City Council.  For most people, it is easy to forget that growth comes with a cost.  We enjoy the benefits of new ...read more
Categories: Economic, Chamber, Education
Wednesday, August 23, 2017
This op-ed first appeared in the Canadian Chamber of Commerce's Five Minutes for Business Aug 22, 2017 These are not tweaks! The government has just proposed the most radical tax overhaul in 50 years. We’re particularly worried about the impact on business from (1) a new tax on investment income in a corporation and (2) tough new rules for compensation in family businesses. Why is the ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Economic, Political, Community, General News Article, Press Release
Tuesday, August 22, 2017
We are excited to announce our 2017-2018 Event Calendar! This year we are premiering two new event series: The Breakfast Series and Pub Nights!    The Breakfast events will offer attendees a hot breakfast and chance for a networking experience before the workday begins. Each breakfast will feature a speaker or panel discussing local business topics.   Also new this year are Pub Nights. There ...read more
Categories: Chamber
Tuesday, August 22, 2017
NOW ACCEPTING NOMINATIONS! The Brandon Chamber of Commerce is proud to be opening the call for nominations for our 2018 Business Achievement Awards! Help us celebrate business success, innovation, leadership and contribution to our community! We encourage interested businesses to nominate themselves, or to nominate any qualified and deserving individual or member business! NOMINATE TODAY – ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Member News
Tuesday, August 08, 2017
The Department of Finance is considering major changes to how corporations are taxed. The proposed rules could have a significant impact on many Canadian businesses: potentially raising taxes, increasing the administrative burden on SMEs and heightening the impact on family-run businesses.  On July 18, Finance Canada launched a consultation on how “tax-planning strategies involving corporations ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Chamber