Ontario Chamber and Meridian Announce New Partnership to Support Businesses

(Toronto, May 19, 2021) – Today, the Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC) and Meridian, Ontario’s largest credit union, announced a new affinity partnership available to members of the Ontario Chamber network. Through this partnership, Meridian will be providing exclusive benefits to help businesses grow, enjoy exclusive banking offers, and receive perks for employees.

Business Link Web Wed, 05/19/2021 - 09:46
Ontario Vaccination Support Council Encourages Everyone to get their Shot

In response to the Government of Ontario further expanding booking eligibility for COVID-19 vaccination appointments across the province starting this week, the Ontario Vaccination Support Council (OVSC) released the following statement:

“The next weeks and months are critical as more supply is being made available. Everyone must embrace vaccines in their community,” said Rocco Rossi, President and CEO of the Ontario Chamber of Commerce. “We need an all-hands-on-deck approach to move these vaccines from freezers into arms as quickly as possible.”

Business Link Web Fri, 05/07/2021 - 10:19

More Than One-Quarter of Workers Say Pandemic Contributed to a Career Setback, Robert Half Survey Finds

Submitted by Business Link Web on Mon, 05/03/2021 - 09:23

By CNW

According to new research from global staffing firm Robert Half, more than one-quarter of professionals (27 per cent) said their career has stalled since the start of the pandemic — and that number jumps to 55 per cent for those ages 18 to 24. In a separate poll, 49 per cent of senior managers revealed that they postponed promoting top performers due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and 61 per cent of those respondents worry about staff retention as a result.

How Careers Have Taken a Hit

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Central bankers play down soaring cost of living

2 days 16 hours ago
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/CANADA-VACCINE

Officials insist inflation won't last, and on Wednesday the U.S. Federal Reserve Board's Jerome Powell hinted he'll join the Bank of Canada's Tiff Macklem in cutting back on stimulus. But unless wages catch up, rising prices continue to make most of us poorer.