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  • Member Profile: Highview Residences

    Anyone who has a friend or relative with Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia knows the challenges faced when memory steadily slips away. It’s a devastating disease that requires patience, special care, and above all, love to help the person affected have small, positive moments that add up to a good day. Highview Residences opens […]

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  • Highview Residences – A New Approach to Dementia Care

    Inside, the welcoming, home-like atmosphere and the friendliness of the staff are evident from when you first step into the building. “Before a resident moves in, we learn as much as we can about their favourite meals, music, activities, and preferences so we can create a safe and welcoming environment” Birch stated. “They can enjoy […]

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  • Chamber Response to Government of Canada Consultations on Tax Planning Using Private Corporations

    Events Coordinator Greater KW Chamber of Commerce Kitchener Waterloo Job Posting Blog Events

    the greater kitchener waterloo chamber of commerce and waterloo region – a profile The Greater Kitchener Waterloo Chamber of Commerce supports over 1700 members representing all sectors of the Waterloo Region economy. Our membership includes small, medium, and large employers in one of Canada’s most progressive and innovative regions. Waterloo Region is designated as Canada’s […]

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  • Exciting Opportunities for Waterloo Region

    In case you missed our AGM on September 13th… Imagine combining the innovation and entrepreneurship of Silicon Valley with the manufacturing capabilities of Stuttgart Germany. The result would be a powerhouse of economic activity – enough to drive a nation. There is a huge opportunity for Canada, Ontario and the Region of Waterloo to emerge […]

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  • Member Profile: IRIS Advantage

    iris provides a holistic approach to your optical needs and exclusive offers to kw chamber members “At IRIS, we take a holistic approach to each and every one of our clients whether they’re a child, young professional, sports enthusiast, or a retiree,” notes Dr. Daryan Angle, Optometrist, owner of the IRIS location in UpTown Waterloo, […]

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  • Municipal Innovation alive and well in our region

    Welcome to my first quarterly Chamber blog. I appreciate the opportunity to share with you some of the initiatives and successes the City of Waterloo has experienced this year, but I also plan on discussing some of our challenges in future blogs. One of the areas that I think Waterloo excels in, as well as […]

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  • IRIS the Visual Group: Member Advantage

    IRIS Optometrists and Opticians in UpTown Waterloo work with children at an early age to help prevent nearsightedness and encourage stable eye health through such methods as orthokeratology and blue light protection. They also assist seniors with visual impairments to enjoy a fuller lifestyle through such visual aids as telescopes, illuminated magnifying glasses, and prisms. […]

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  • 100 Mile Feast – Canadian Harvest

    100 Mile Feast – Canadian Harvest The Annual 100 Mile Feast is an outstanding evening with delicious local food and wine pairings. This event aims to celebrate local agriculture and culinary talent. This year, in celebration of Canada’s 150th, we will be exploring the spectrum of Canadian grown food! Andrew Coppolino of Waterloo Region hosts […]

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  • Thank you to our Sponsors, Volunteers & Members!

    The Greater Kitchener Waterloo Chamber of Commerce wants to send a BIG thank you! With members, volunteers and sponsors like you, we are able to provide a sustainable business community in the Greater Kitchener Waterloo area as well as foster growth and positive change. It is only through your support that we are able to […]

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  • SUBMISSION TO THE STANDING COMMITEE ON FINANCE AND ECONOMIC AFFAIRS OF THE ONTARIO LEGISLATURE BILL 148

    SUBMISSION TO THE STANDING COMMITEE ON FINANCE AND ECONOMIC AFFAIRS OF THE ONTARIO LEGISLATURE BILL 148 FAIR WORKPLACES, BETTER JOBS ACT JULY 18, 2017 The Greater Kitchener Waterloo Chamber of Commerce and Waterloo Region – A Profile The Greater Kitchener Waterloo Chamber of Commerce serves over 1700 members representing all sectors of the Waterloo Region […]

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