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The South Huron Chamber of Commerce (SHCC) supports and advances the interests of the business community in South Huron and area. Through advocacy and outreach we help the business community to thrive and make South Huron a better place to work and live.  We are a non-profit organization financed by or membership dues and fundraising. Our volunteer Board of Directors is comprised of local business members and community stakeholders.

Our Mission

“Serving as a voice of South Huron business promoting economic growth, increasing community prosperity and pride”

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Did you know… 

That as a member of the South Huron Chamber of Commerce, you are also a member of the Ontario Chamber of Commerce.
What does this mean for you? It means that you have access to the Affinity Program, which is an exclusive member discount program that can be used to benefit your business, such as:
  • Responsible Cannabis Use
  • BarterPay
  • The Chambers of Commerce Group Insurance Plan
  • First Data
  • Grand and Toy
  • Purolator
For more information about the Affinity Program check out the following link:
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MPP Thompson invites local business owners to attend COVID-19 support virtual town hall meeting
 
NEWS For immediate release Feb. 2, 2021
 
[Huron-Bruce] Huron-Bruce MPP Lisa Thompson is inviting all local small business owners to attend a virtual town hall meeting to discuss the government’s response to COVID-19 and review available programs to support impacted businesses.
 
The virtual meeting will be hosted by The Honourable Lisa MacLeod,
Minister of Heritage, Sport, Tourism and Culture Industries and will be open to operators of any for profit or not-for-profit business.
 
“The Ontario government has created several new programs to help small businesses during this unprecedented pandemic,” Thompson said. “The town hall presentation will help inform participants of these helpful initiatives.”
 
The virtual meeting will be held Wednesday, Feb. 10th from 2-3 p.m. and topics to be covered include: Small Business Support Grants of up to $20,000; Property Tax and Energy Bill Rebates; Main Street Relief Grant for PPE Support of up to $1000; Not For Profit Support with Ontario Trillium Foundation (additional $100 million in COVID-19 supports beyond the $103 million annual budget); Support for Arts Organizations (additional $25 million in COVID-19 supports beyond the $60 million budget).
 
Pre-registration is required and participants are asked to call in five minutes prior to start time. 
 
Please RSVP by 4 p.m. on Tuesday, February 9th, 2020
Register online by visiting:
https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/huron-perth-waterloo-wellington-regional-business-support-webinar-tickets-136717777553
 
More information about the Ontario Small Business Support Grant and other rebates is available on Ontario.ca/COVIDsupport.
 
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Media contact: Jack Sullivan
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Ontario officially extends state of emergency and stay-at-home order by 14 days

 

The state of emergency, that was declared under the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act (EMCPA) on Jan. 12, and the stay-at-home order will expire on Feb. 9, the government said. 

For the whole story by CTV News,  please click here.

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Did you know…

QuickBooks®: Official Site | Smart Tools. Better Business.

Intuit Quickbooks not only provide you with a great way to run your business financials, but they also provide you up-to-date information about covid-19 resources and resources for small businesses? 

Available resources about COVID-19 and small businesses.  https://quickbooks.intuit.com/ca/resources/business/covid-19-small-business-survival-guide/ 

The best resources available for Canadian small businesses:

https://quickbooks.intuit.com/ca/resources/starting-business/grants-for-small-business/

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Click here for the Membership application 2021

 

 

 

 

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Events

Exeter’s Jack-o-Lantern Jamboree and the Gourds & Ghouls Exeter’s Farmers’ Market was a Success!

The Exeter's Jack-o-Lantern and the Gourds & Ghouls Exeter's Farmers' Market were huge successes! Thank you to all those who ...
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News

Support for Businesses information sheet – with handy links:

Support for Businesses information sheet - with handy links: Hello Everyone, Please find a Province of Ontario COVID-19 – Provincial ...
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Membership – 2020

Have you Renewed your Membership? Dear Chamber Member, The South Huron Chamber of Commerce is a vibrant and growing organization ...
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