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‚ÄčAdvocacy & Policy

Advocacy is a key part of what we do at the Newmarket Chamber of Commerce. As the voice of Newmarket business, our role involves identifying, researching and monitoring important issues affecting business growth and operations, as well as developing and supporting solutions that foster a positive business climate.

We work at all levels of government: directly with both the Town of Newmarket and the Regional Municipality of York and by coordinating efforts with the Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC), and the Canadian Chamber of Commerce at the provincial and federal levels. We are also part of the Chamber network which represents 200,000 businesses and is the largest and most influential business association in Canada.

 

 

 

YOUR VOICE IN ACTION

We’re not sideline critics. The Newmarket Chamber takes an active role in drafting policy, rather than simply criticizing it. In consultation with members, including our Advocacy Committee and Board of Directors, we develop positions and formulate campaigns around issues that have an impact on business and the Newmarket economy.

 

  

 

Blog
Leslee Mason
07 Sep, 2018

The inability to find qualified staff is a common challenge for businesses. We hear it all the time as does the Town of Newmarket’s Economic Development office. For some businesses, the issue is so significant that it impacts the growth of their businesses. 

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