Advocacy is one of the Greater KW Chamber of Commerce’s four pillars and now it is of tremendous importance. The Chamber continues to advocate on behalf of the business community as we hear about their challenges and concerns. We want to hear from you! If you have any questions, concerns, or are experiencing challenges during the COVID-19 outbreak, please contact Art Sinclair, Vice President of Public Policy and Advocacy at

In addition to our own advocacy efforts, the Greater Kitchener Waterloo Chamber of Commerce is also a member of Business and Economic Support Team of Waterloo Region (BESTWR). This initiative is a partnership between the Waterloo EDCthe Greater Kitchener Waterloo Chamber of CommerceCommunitechthe Cambridge Chamber of Commerce, as well as all seven area municipalities in our region. The goal of BESTWR is to help all types of local businesses cope with the challenges caused by COVID-19. Some of the great work that BESTWR has done throughout the pandemic includes advocating on behalf of businesses to all levels of government:

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