The Greater KW Chamber of Commerce is one of the largest and influential organizations in Waterloo Region and as such we are routinely interviewed on the radio and television. Below you will find segments that the Chamber and our CEO, Ian McLean have been featured in.
The reopening of the North American Free Trade Agreement – talks got underway this week – is but the latest saga in a long history of Canadian trade and tariff issues. “Tariffs,” as the historian Robert Bothwell put it in his Penguin History of Canada, “were the great theological question of nineteenth century politics,” and […]Read more
There was no lack of opinions shared with Ontario’s standing committee on finance and economic affairs as delegates lined up to have their say concerning Bill 148’s amendments to the employment standards and labour relation acts Tuesday, July 18, in Kitchener. The committee heard from about 20 organizations and individuals during the course of the […]Read more
Every year, the Business excellence Awards Gala is attended by over 900 members, including the area’s most respected and recognized industry leaders. Organizations of every size are represented, from international companies to mom-and-pop shops. This segment from CTV News Kitchener showcases our 2017 Business Excellence Awards Gala at the Centre in the Square:Read more
KITCHENER — A pork processor, marketing agency and divorce mediation firm have been named businesses of the year by the Greater Kitchener Waterloo Chamber of Commerce. Conestoga Meat Packers Ltd., Intrigue Media Solutions Inc. and Fairway Divorce Solutions were honoured Wednesday at the annual Business Excellence Awards gala at Centre in the Square. Conestoga Meat […]Read more
Local organizations say it’s an ongoing process to attract doctors The number of residents in Waterloo region who need a doctor may have dropped in recent years, but it’s the increase in the number of doctors who are retiring that concerns Ian McLean. He’s president of the Greater Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber of Commerce and he’s hoping the […]Read more
For over a decade, the Chamber has recognized that family physician recruitment is critical in meeting the primary health care needs of our rapidly growing population. Lack of access to family practitioners is not only a serious community health care issue impacting our citizens, it is also an economic development issue impacting our business community. […]Read more