Sunday, September 19, 2021

Business News

Grey Bruce Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Ian Arra, is recommending that local employers develop a workplace vaccination policy to protect their workers and the public from COVID-19. A workplace vaccination policy will identify the organizational expectations with regards to COVID-19 immunization of employees. Workplace vaccination policies should explain their purpose, specific actions workers must take regarding providing proof of vaccination status or a medical exemption, and time-lines. Recommendations and templates on developing a workplace vaccination policy are posted on...
The annual Meaford Dragon’s Event, taking place on November 4 2021, is now accepting applications for this year’s contestants. This unique opportunity pits small business owners against a team of five business-savvy Dragons, for the ultimate chance to win thousands in cash and prizes. This year’s event is live at Meaford Hall, hosted by international comedian Evan Carter. Are you starting a new business in Meaford, or looking to grow an existing one? Then don’t wait to apply for your chance...

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By Brandon & Angela Forder, on behalf of the Chamber of Commerce Social capital refers to the networks we create within a society or community...

Community Award Winners Announced

The 23rd Annual Meaford Chamber of Commerce Community Awards presentation was held virtually due to COVID restrictions. This year we had over 135 nominations...

Meaford Chamber of Commerce 2021 Online Auction

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23rd Annual Community Awards – Nominations Announced

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