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Peter Hall – Risk: A Love-Hate Relationship – PODCAST

Do you love or hate risk. Typically Canadians and Canadian institutions are risk adverse. However, according to my guest, risk is a part of a viable commercial environment. To help us with the discussion is Peter Hall. Peter is the


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Brad Butt – Canada and the 46th US President – PODCAST

Joe Biden is officially the 46th president of the United States and Mississauga council passed two motions that will affect local businesses. Also, what’s delaying the vaccine rollout? To bring us the details is Brad Butt. Brad is the Vice


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Mississauga Receives Transit Infrastructure Funding Through the Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program

Today, it was announced that the City of Mississauga will receive $113.5 million in federal and provincial funding for transit infrastructure through the Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program (ICIP). The Government of Canada will invest $62 million through the Public Transit Infrastructure Stream


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Pamela Fralick – Patented Medicines Prices Review Board Regulations – PODCAST

You may never have heard of PMPRB. It stands for the Patented Medicines Prices Review Board. AND at this very moment, the federal body is threatening the very medicines that contribute to our healthy lifestyle. How will it affect us?


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Council Outcomes January 20, 2021: COVID-19 Response, Paid Sick Leave for Workers, A Green and Inclusive Economic Recovery and Small Business Safe Reopening

At today’s Council meeting, Mississauga City Council discussed efforts in response to the impacts of COVID-19 and approved motions regarding a green and inclusive economic recovery, paid sick leave for workers and small business safe reopening. Community Services staff presented an update


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January 19, 2021 | Information Webinar: The Ontario Stay-At-Home Order | MBOT Events

On January 19th, 2021, the Mississauga Board of Trade hosted an information webinar: What You Need To Know About The Ontario Stay At Home Order.   Guest Speakers: Dr Lawrence Loh – Medical Officer of Health – Region of Peel


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Ontario Expands Workplace Enforcement Campaigns

The Ontario government is expanding the current workplace inspection campaign to further protect workers and customers at essential businesses. Following last week’s big-box store blitz, provincial offences officers will be now be visiting an expanded range of workplaces across Ontario to


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Ontario Business Community Launches Covid-19 Ontario Vaccination Support Council

Chamber’s New Council Stands Ready to Support Ontario’s Historic Vaccination Effort (Toronto, ON –January 19, 2020) – The Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC) announced today the establishment of the Ontario Vaccination Support Council, founded by close to 100 businesses, organizations, and


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Government Publishes Draft Legislative Proposals to Adjust Certain Deductions for Employment Insurance and COVID-19 Benefits

January 19, 2020 – Ottawa, Ontario  – Department of Finance Canada Today, the Department of Finance published draft legislative proposals to temporarily adjust the treatment of certain deductions with respect to regular Employment Insurance (EI) benefits, including EI special benefits, in order


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Mike Douglas – Mental Health And The Arts – PODCAST

Over the past months, the arts and entertainment sector has suffered at the hands of COVID. Anyone involved in live performances stopped dead in their tracks. We hear about starving artists and musicians living in their car between gigs. Fortunately,


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