Nearly 20 Ontario chambers of commerce are teaming up to fight back against "hyper-aggressive techniques" American jurisdictions use to persuade Canadian businesses to relocate to the U.S.
The Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce, the London Chamber of Commerce and 15 other Ontario chambers are pushing for a new policy that would protect Canadian businesses from being lured away. The policy resolution will be discussed at the Canadian Chamber annual meeting in Charlottetown on Sept. 27-29.
The issue was initially raised by the Windsor-Essex and London chambers during a network call in June. The Windsor-Essex Chamber says the idea elicited a strong, supportive response from the other Ontario chambers. Read more here.