Media Releases

2016

June 21, 2016
Rotary Speech with Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce President & CEO Matt Marchand

May 31, 2016
Leverage the Private Sector to Put Patients First: Chamber Report
Report: Prescription for Partnership: How New Models of Collaboration in Health Care Can Make Outcomes a Priority

May 20, 2016
Chamber of Commerce Gala Featuring Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient Peter Hrastovec Presented by WFCU Credit Union

May 16, 2016
Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber Presents June After Business at Silver Tee Golf & Virtual Gaming Centre Sponsored by Shots & Slices

May 11, 2016
Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber to Advocate for Region in Front of House of Commons’ International Trade Committee TPP Public Consultation

May 9, 2016
Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber, Unifor, University of Windsor and St. Clair College Presents the Second Bi-Annual Policy & Solutions Forum with Auto Advisor Ray Tanguay, Canadian Chamber CEO The Hon. Perrin Beatty and Jerry Dias, National President, Unifor

May 6, 2016
Windsor-Essex Regional and Canadian Chambers Present Business Leaders Roundtable

May 5, 2016
Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce Wins Prestigious Ontario Chamber of Commerce Award for Work on Auto Strategy

May 5, 2016
Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce Presents May After Business at Newly Renovated Windsor Riverside Keg Steakhouse & Bar

May 3, 2016
Small Business Too Big to Ignore: Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber
Report: Small Business Too Big To Ignore

May 1, 2016
Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber Secures Support for Deferring TPP, Closing Skills Gap, Strongly Encouraging Domestic Steel, One Time Allocation Connecting Link Program and Transparency for Development Charges at Ontario Chamber AGM

April 28, 2016
Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber to Attend Ontario Chamber of Commerce Annual General Meeting to Discuss Key Regional Issues

April 22, 2016
Too Few Entrepreneurs Able to Scale Up Their Business: Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber Report Identifies Six Barriers to Growth
Report: Breaking Barriers: Ontario’s Scale Up Challenge

April 20, 2016
Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce Congratulates the Recipients of the 26th Annual Business Excellence Awards

April 15, 2016
Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber Heads to Ottawa to Meet with MP Brian Masse and Key Stakeholders, in Support of Safe and Regulated Sports Betting

April 7, 2016
Ontario’s Skills Gaps Worsening: Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber Report Points to Immigration Reform as Part of the Solution
Report: Passport to Prosperity: Ontario’s Priorities for Immigration Reform

April 1, 2016
Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce and Ontario Chamber Network Attend Queen’s Park Advocacy Day

March 31, 2016
Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce President & CEO to Host Fourth Online Interactive Town Hall for Members

March 17, 2016
Prioritize Ontario’s Economy in the Federal Budget: Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce
2016 Federal Pre-Budget Submission

March 16, 2016
Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce Presents Fraud & Cybercrime Lunch & Learn

March 15, 2016
“Ontario is Ready for Health Transformation”: New Study. Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber Leading Conversation about Patient-Focused Health Care 80% of Province Ready for “Broad Reform”
Transformation Through Value and Innovation: Revitalizing Health Care in Ontario

March 10, 2016
Essex County’s Longest Running Corporate Golf Tournament Celebrates 80 years on June 20

March 7, 2016
Amherstburg, Leamington and Windsor-Essex Regional Chambers Partner to Present April Regional After Business Tradeshow and Networking Event at Caesars Windsor

March 3, 2016
Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber, Unifor, University of Windsor and St. Clair College Announce Second Policy & Solutions Forum with Minister Duguid, Auto Advisor Ray Tanguay, Canadian Chamber President the Hon. Perrin Beatty and Jerry Dias, National President, Unifor

February 24, 2016
Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce Partners with Canadian Blood Services for Chamber Challenge

February 22, 2016
Rotary Town Hall with Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce President & CEO Matt Marchand

February 18, 2016
Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber Calls For Ontario Budget that Extends Business Engagement on TPP, Skills, Cap & Trade, Reducing Regulatory Burden and Fiscal Balance
Report: 2016 Pre-Budget Submission

February 16, 2016
Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce Presents Wake Up Windsor-Essex – March Networking Breakfast

February 11, 2016
Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce Hosts 9th Annual Warden’s Luncheon with Tom Bain

February 5, 2016
Labour and Business Come Together to Speak Out Against “Return of Kings”

January 26, 2016
Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber and Ontario Chamber Deliver Landmark Agenda to Grow Economy and Spur Job Creation
Report: Emerging Stronger 2016

January 19, 2016
Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce Presents January Lunch & Learn – Grants 101

January 18, 2016
Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce Presents First After Business of 2016

January 12, 2016
26th Annual Business Excellence Awards Finalists Announced

2015

December 9, 2015
Windsor-Essex’s Economic Prospects Steadily Improving: Ontario Economic Update 2016
Report: Ontario Economic Update 2016

December 3, 2015
Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce Presents December After Business Networking and Mini-Tradeshow at The Windsor Club

November 23, 2015
Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce Presents Air Canada Luncheon

November 9, 2015
Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce Presents Wake Up Windsor-Essex – November Networking Breakfast

November 4, 2015
Ontario Chamber of Commerce and the Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber Call on Local MPs to Prioritize Economy

October 29, 2015
Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber Presents 13th Annual Multi-Business Holiday Party at Caesars Windsor

October 28, 2015
Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber’s 139th Annual General Meeting with Michael Cautillo, Windsor-Detroit Bridge Authority

October 18, 2015
Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber Secures Support for Automotive Czar’s Report, Key Local Agricultural and Small Business Issues at Canadian Chamber AGM

October 15, 2015
Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber Requests More Details and Express Concerns about Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement

October 13, 2015
2015 Scholars Honoured at the ATHENA Scholarship Luncheon

October 5, 2015
Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce Celebrates Small Business Week with October After Business at Glos Associates Inc.

September 29, 2015
Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce in Partnership with the OCC Urges Province to Design Cap and Trade System in a Way That Protects Jobs, Grows Our Economy, and Reduces GHGs
Report: CLEAN PROFITS: Pricing Carbon and Protecting Ontario’s Economy Under Cap and Trade

September 28, 2015
Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce and Partners Present Accessing Global Talent Information Session

September 23, 2015
Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce and Chambers Across Ontario Call for Clarity and Express Deep Concern About Proposed Pension Plan

September 15, 2015
Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce Welcomes New Chair of the Board Dr. Janice Forsyth

August 31, 2015
Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce Presents Two September Networking Events: Lunch & Learn and After Business

August 21, 2015
Call for Nominations for the 26th Annual Business Excellence Awards

August 20, 2015
Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber and the Ontario Chamber of Commerce Call for Transparency on Implications of Hydro One Sale
Letter sent to The Hon. Kathleen Wynne

August 5, 2015
Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce Presents All Candidates Debate

July 8, 2015
Windsor-Essex Regional and Ontario Chambers of Commerce Continue to Advocate Solutions to Lower Energy Costs for Business
Read the full report, Empowering Ontario: Constraining Costs and Staying Competitive in the Electricity Market
Survey results

June 18, 2015
Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce Presents Distinguished Speaker Luncheon Featuring Bank of Canada Deputy Governor Lawrence Schembri

June 9, 2015
Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce Congratulates the Government of Ontario for Appointment of Ray Tanguay as Auto Czar

June 2, 2015
Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber and Province Wide Coalition Urge Government to Expand Definition of Ontario Pension Plan Comparability to Protect Jobs
Read the letter to Premier Kathleen Wynne

May 26, 2015
Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce June After Business Hosted at Canadian Club Brand Centre

May 5, 2015
Distinguished Speaker Luncheon Featuring VIA Rail

May 3, 2015
Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber Secures Province Wide Chamber Support for Key Local Agricultural and Small Business Issues: PACA and TRIP at the Ontario Chamber AGM

April 22, 2015
Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce Congratulates the Recipients of the 25th Anniversary Business Excellence Awards

April 21, 2015
Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce Presents Two May Networking Events: After Business and Wake Up Windsor Essex

March 23, 2015
Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce President & CEO to Host Third Online Interactive Town Hall for Members

March 16, 2015
Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber Hosts Wellness in the Workplace – 1 Step at a Time Breakfast

March 11, 2015
Chamber of Commerce Gala Featuring Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient Martin J. Komsa

March 2, 2015
Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce Hosts 8th Annual Warden’s Luncheon with Tom Bain

February 26, 2015
Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce and New Canadians’ Centre of Excellence Inc. Present Canada-Ontario Job Training Grant Breakfast Session

February 19, 2015
Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce Hosts What is a Living Wage and How is it Good for Your Business Luncheon

February 12, 2015
Essex County’s Longest Running Corporate Golf Tournament Celebrates 79 years on Monday, June 8, 2015

February 12, 2015
Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber Presents Must-Attend Agriculture Sector and Doing Business in the U.S. Event

January 29, 2015
Amherstburg, Leamington and Windsor-Essex Regional Chambers partner to present April Regional After Business Tradeshow at Caesars Windsor

January 15, 2015
Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce Presents Two February Networking Events After Business and Wake Up Windsor Essex

January 13, 2015
25th Anniversary Business Excellence Awards Finalists Announced

January 9, 2015
Four Key Ontario Chambers of Commerce Join Forces to Support Travel Rebate Incentive Program (TRIP)

Letter in Support of Road TRIP sent to The Hon. Joe Oliver, PC, MP, Minister of Finance

2014

December 17, 2014
Windsor-Essex Chamber and NCCE Successful in Affecting Change of Immigrant Investor Program

November 24, 2014
Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce December After Business Networking at Willistead Manor

November 12, 2014
Chamber 138th Annual General Meeting with Flavio Volpe, APMA

October 29, 2014
Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce and KPMG Present Windsor Essex Tech Show Featuring IT Solutions- Speakers and Agenda Announced

October 14, 2014
Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce Small Business Week Luncheon featuring Senior Economist & Auto Industry Specialist Carlos M. Gomes

October 6, 2014
Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce Celebrates Small Business Week with October After Business

October 3, 2014
2014 Windsor Mayoral Debate

September 30, 2014
Windsor-Essex Chamber Secures National Support for Fed Gov to Undertake Expedient Review of Business Attraction Strategies Used by Other Jurisdictions

September 17, 2014
Multi-Business Holiday Party at Caesars Windsor

September 15, 2014
Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce and KPMG Present Windsor Essex Tech Show Featuring IT Solutions

September 5, 2014
Call for Nominations for the 25th Annual Business Excellence Awards

September 4, 2014
Windsor-Essex Chamber Takes National Leadership Role to Urge Response to Aggressive Incentives Offered by Other Jurisdictions

September 3, 2014
Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce September After Business Hosted at Rochester Place Golf Club and Resort

August 5, 2014
Call for Nominations for the 25th Annual Business Excellence Awards

June 18, 2014
Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce Lunch & Learn Event: Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation: SOLD OUT!

May 12, 2014
Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce June After Business Hosted at Lone Star Texas Grill

May 8, 2014
Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber's 2014 Provincial Election All Candidates Debates

May 7, 2014
Windsor-Essex Chamber Resolutions on Year-Round Greenhouse Operations, Energy Competitiveness and Workforce Approved at Ontario Chamber AGM

Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce Resoultions

May 5, 2014
Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber Wins Two Prestigious Ontario Chamber Awards for Single Sports Betting Advocacy

April 23, 2014
Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce Congratulates the Recipients of the 24th Annual Business Excellence Awards

April 17, 2014
Windsor-Essex Chamber Releases Agri-Food Paper (AFP)

Windsor-Essex Regional Agri-Food Paper (AFP) (pdf)

April 14, 2014
Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce, the University of Windsor and Unifor Announce First-Ever Policy & Solutions Forum

March 12, 2014
Early Bird Tickets for the 24th Annual Business Excellence Awards On Sale Now!

February 26, 2014
Windsor-Essex Chamber Sends Letter to Tim Hudak, MPP on Auto Sector

Letter sent to Tim Hudak, MPP

February 24, 2014
Hosts announced for 24th Annual Business Excellence Awards

February 20, 2014
Development of Ring of Fire is Major Economic Opportunity for Windsor, New Study

Beneath the Surface: Uncovering the Economic Potential of Ontario’s Ring of Fire

February 20, 2014
Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce Hosts Wake Up
Windsor-Essex Express Networking Event

February 19, 2014
Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce President & CEO to Host Second Online Interactive Town Hall for Members

February 11, 2014
Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce Hosts Distinguished Speaker Luncheon Featuring the Honourable Teresa Piruzza

February 10, 2014
Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce and KPMG Host 2014 Federal Budget Highlights Breakfast

January 29, 2014
Windsor-Essex Regional and Niagara Falls Chambers Urge Passage of Single Sports Betting Bill in Senate, Citing Missing Opportunity of Super Bowl

January 28, 2014
Business Confidence Up in Windsor-Sarnia Region over Last Year

Emerging Stronger 2014 Report

January 14, 2014
Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce February After Business Hosted at Windsor Riverside Keg Steakhouse & Bar

January 8, 2014
24th Annual Business Excellence Awards Finalists Announced

January 7, 2014
Ontario Chambers Offer Advice to Federal Government on New Immigration System

Think Fast: Ontario Employer Perspectives on Immigration Reform and the Expression of Interest System Report

2013

December 11, 2013
Canadian Chamber President & CEO Urges Senators to Pass Bill C-290 Single Sports Betting and Let the Provinces Decide

Copy of Resolution Presented at the Canadian Chamber AGM
Mr. Beatty's letter to senators (English)
Mr. Beatty's letter to senators (Francais)

November 13, 2013
Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce Releases Ward 7 By-Election Survey Results

November 11, 2013
Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce Hosts Distinguished Speaker Luncheon with the Premier of Ontario

November 6, 2013
Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce 137th Annual General Meeting with Richard Peddie

October 25, 2013
Windsor-Essex Chamber Hosts Ward 7 By-Election Debates

October 23, 2013
Speakers Announced for Windsor-Essex Tech Show

October 1, 2013
Early bird tickets on sale for Windsor-Essex Tech Show

September 30, 2013
The Canadian Chamber network reacts to the possible shutdown of U.S. government

September 30, 2013
Windsor-Essex Chamber Successful in Getting Canadian Chambers of Commerce Support to Pass Bill C-290, Single Sports Betting

Copy of Resolution Presented at the Canadian Chamber AGM

September 25, 2013
2013 Scholars Honoured at the ATHENA Scholarship Luncheon

September 19, 2013
Andrea Horwath to speak to Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce Members and Guests

September 18, 2013
Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce and KPMG Present Windsor-Essex Tech Show

September 3, 2013
Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce Celebrates Small Business Week with October After Business at Essex Golf and Country Club

September 3, 2013
Call for Nominations for the 24th Annual Business Excellence Awards

August 21, 2013
Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce September After Business Hosted at The Windsor Star

August 20, 2013
Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce and Go For Health Present Work Fit Life Luncheon Featuring Dr. Debbie Kane

July 16, 2013
Chamber Releases By-Election Survey Results

July 3, 2013
Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce Hosts Provincial By-Election Debate for Windsor-Tecumseh

June 12, 2013
Windsor-Essex Chamber Releases Municipal Finance & Taxation Paper

Windsor-Essex Regional Finance & Taxation Paper (pdf)

May 22, 2013
Windsor-Essex Chamber in Ottawa to Advocate Support for Bill C-290 Single Sports Betting

May 9, 2013
Chamber Wins a Prestigious Ontario Chamber Award for its Gold Circle Membership Program

May 6, 2013
Windsor-Essex Chamber Resolutions Approved Province Wide at Ontario Chamber’s Annual General Meeting

May 2, 2013
Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce to attend Ontario Chamber of Commerce Annual General Meeting

April 30, 2013
Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce Hosts Distinguished Speaker Luncheon featuring the Honourable Teresa Piruzza

April 30, 2013
La Fédération des chambres de commerce du Québec & Atlantic Chamber of Commerce Team up with Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber on Single Sports Betting

La Fédération des chambres de commerce du Québec & Atlantic Chamber of Commerce Team up with Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber on Single Sports Betting (Francais)
Letter sent to Senators (pdf)
Letter sent to Senators (pdf) (Francais)

April 24, 2013
23rd Annual Business Excellence Awards Recipients Announced

April 9, 2013
Hosts and Musicians for 23rd Annual Business Excellence Awards Announced

March 25, 2013
Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce and Windsor Essex Development Corp. Attend Ontario’s Agri-Food Sector Economic Summit

March 12, 2013
Windsor-Essex Chamber Releases Regional Energy Paper

Windsor-Essex Regional Energy Paper (pdf)
Energy Paper Executive Summary (pdf)

March 11, 2013
Special Bulletin: Windsor-Essex Chamber Hosts Roundtable with Premier Wynne and the Hon. Teresa Piruzza at Centerline (Windsor) Limited

March 8, 2013
Doing Business with Government of Canada Seminar Held in Windsor

March 5, 2013
Presentation from Online Interactive Town Hall for Members

February 27, 2013
Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce Advocates to Keep Border Flowing in Light of Fiscal Uncertainty in the U.S.

Letter sent to the White House (pdf)

February 27, 2013
Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce President & CEO to Host First Ever Online Interactive Town Hall for Members

February 13, 2013
Windsor-Essex Chamber Releases Regional Transportation Paper (RTP)

Windsor-Essex Regional Transportation Paper (RTP) (pdf)

January 31, 2013
Niagara Falls, Windsor-Essex Chambers Urge Passage of Single Sports Betting Bill in Senate, Citing Missed Opportunity of Super Bowl

January 30, 2013
Ontario Business Confidence Index Shows Businesses Plan to Expand, but are Unsure about Future of Ontario

Click here to read the full Emerging Stronger 2013 Report

January 23, 2013
23rd Annual Business Excellence Awards Finalists

2012

December 18, 2012
Food Packaging Regulations Letter

December 4, 2012
Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce and New Canadians’ Centre of Excellence Inc. Presents Conference Board of Canada Seminar

November 21, 2012
Windsor-Essex Regional, Greater Niagara, and Ontario Chambers of Commerce Join Forces to Support Single Sports Betting

Single Sports Betting Letter of Support

November 6, 2012
Proposition 6 Headed for Defeat – Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce and its Partners Appear Successful in its Get the Facts Campaign

October 31, 2012
Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce Urges: Get the Facts on Proposal 6 and Share with your Friends, Family and Colleagues

October 11, 2012
New International Trade Crossing Letter of Support

New International Trade Crossing: The Facts

October 10, 2012
Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce Participates in Regional Economic Leadership Series

September 26, 2012
Speakers Announced for the Windsor-Essex Leaders in Innovation Technology Forum & Tradeshow

September 24, 2012
Windsor-Essex Chamber Makes Canada Wide Case to Simplify Access to Federal R&D Program
Chamber's SR&ED Resolution (September 23, 2012) 

September 11, 2012
Call for Nominations for the 23rd Annual Business Excellence Awards

September 10, 2012
Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce Supports Presidential Permit Application for the New International Trade Crossing (NITC)
Letter of Support 

August 1, 2012
Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce and the New Canadians' Centre of Excellence Inc. Partner with Community Stakeholders to Attract New Immigrant Investors

June 22, 2012
Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce Partners with WindsorEssex Economic Development Corporation to Present Oil Sands Business Opportunities

June 15, 2012
New Crossing "A Win for Citizens and Businesses on Both Sides of the Border" says Perrin Beatty

May 31, 2012
Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce Advocates for Reopening a U.S. Consulate in Windsor

May 24, 2012
Windsor Chamber Wins Provincial Advocacy Award

May 22, 2012
Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce Presents Automotive Luncheon with Dennis DesRosiers

May 22, 2012
Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce Announces Johnson Insurance June 7th After Business Networking Evening

April 30, 2012
Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce Announce Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient

April 24, 2012
Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce to Lead Business Community in Hospital Discussions

April 17, 2012
New Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce Manager of Sales, Marketing, and Retention

April 12, 2012
Changing the way Ontario does business

March 13, 2012
Windsor-Essex Chamber Leadership Helps Prevent Stringent New York State Regulations from Damaging Region's Economy

February 1, 2012
Minister of Health and Long-Term Care Luncheon

January 24, 2012
Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce announces new President and CEO

2011

December 13, 2011
Business Excellence Awards Finalists Announced

February 28, 2011
Chamber Supports Auditor General for the City of Windsor