As voluntary organizations, Chambers of Commerce and Boards of Trade are unified in promoting and developing strong and vital economies throughout Canada. Together, these non-profit organizations monitor both federal and provincial issues, solicit views from the business community and convey these opinions to the policymakers, while remaining politically non-partisan. Combined, the Chambers of Commerce and Boards of Trade are the “Voice of Business.”
The Caledon Chamber of Commerce is an avenue for the local business people of Caledon to create a positive business environment while providing a vehicle to promote the region for investment and tourism, as well as guiding people when they arrive here. The Chamber acts as a medium for business professionals and individuals to work together for the common good of business and community. As a unified voice, we promote and support the civic, commercial and industrial progress of Caledon and the social and economic climate in which we live and work. The Chamber also speaks for the business community at public hearings, to the media and behind closed doors.
The Caledon Chamber of Commerce is actively involved with the Ontario Chamber of Commerce and the Canadian Chamber of Commerce. Locally, we have a long and proud history of community involvement with the Town of Caledon, working closely on issues of mutual concern.
Our members share the belief that a strong and vibrant business community nurtures all the other benefits we enjoy in the Caledon area. When a business joins the Caledon Chamber of Commerce, they can learn about current government issues affecting businesses, and they are encouraged to add their voice to the Chamber’s efforts to address them. Equally important is that the Chamber can then support them on issues of concern for their business. By joining the Caledon Chamber of Commerce, you are helping to make our community, and your business, healthier and more prosperous.
To be Caledon’s premier business advocate.
To develop policy positions that reflect the values and interests of the members.
To positively influence government policy in a visible, consistent and representative way.
To provide strong leadership to all members through consultation, access to business information and the delivery of valued programs and services.
To be financially responsible and accountable to the members.
To establish and maintain a positive public profile for all businesses in the community.
To develop and sustain links to other community organizations.
To balance the interests of business with agricultural heritage and stewardship of the land.
To continually strengthen the membership and resource base.
To promote effective communication among members.
To be the “voice of good business” committed to the economic, social and environmental health of Caledon.
Our core values focus on the belief that:
A healthy business community has a responsibility to enhance the local quality of life; and
All Caledon citizens share this responsibility.
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