Did you know? The ban on the manufacture and import of certain single-use plastic items begins in December 2022 Environment and Climate Change Canada is sharing some information to help you and your members understand how you may be impacted by the Single-use Plastics Prohibition Regulations. As of December 20, 2022, the manufacture and import for sale in Canada of single-use plastic checkout bags, cutlery, foodservice ware, stir sticks and straws (i.e., straight straws), as defined in the Regulations, will be prohibited. If you have any questions, please contact us at PlastiquesUU-SUPlastics@ec.gc.ca. You can also provide your company coordinates to receive [...]
2023 Membership The Upper Ottawa Valley Chamber of Commerce will be migrating its member businesses to our new packages that provide much more value and benefits under a revised framework built with feedback and input from the business community. Moving from relevant to becoming an essential partner in your business!
UOVCC Auditor RFP 11-16=22 REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL The Upper Ottawa Valley Chamber of Commerce (Contractor) invites proposals for the 2022 annual financial audit of the Upper Ottawa Valley Chamber of Commerce financial records for approval by the Board of Directors and ultimately the members of the corporation at the Annual General Meeting. The Chamber requires an audit conducted in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles to include a Statement of Financial Position and Notes to the Financial Statement. Proposals should be submitted to Kelly Hollihan, executive director by email at: firstname.lastname@example.org and inquiries can be directed to the office at [...]
Looking to Upgrade Your Website? Improve Your Social Media Presence? Expand Your Marketing Reach? Contact Your Digital Service Squad Today! ABOUT UPPER OTTAWA VALLEY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE The voice of the business community in the Upper Ottawa Valley, the Chamber of Commerce is an association of businesses and business leaders across much of Renfrew County from Whitewater region to Pembroke and Petawawa, Madawaska and Bonnechere to Deep River. As a Board of Trade, the Chamber advocates on behalf of its members, provides education and development resources, creates networking and marketing opportunity, and works with strategic partners toward the economic well-being of [...]
$95k Investment in Digital Service Squad to help transform the Upper Ottawa Valley business community through online technologies Media Release July 15, 2022 The Upper Ottawa Valley Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the Town of Petawawa, the City of Pembroke and the Pembroke Business Improvement Area (PBIA), has received a $95,650.00 grant from Digital Main Street for a two-year Digital Service Squad (DSS) program to help small businesses in our region to use digital technologies to adapt to a rapidly changing commercial environment. “This is great news for our business community,” said Kelly Hollihan, Executive Director of the Upper Ottawa [...]
Local Candidates to Talk Business During May 19th Debate Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke Candidates Debate on Economic Recovery Today Six of seven candidates in Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke show up for virtual debate