Businesses Ask For Extension To Forgivable Portion Of CEBA

Small businesses that took out a Canada Emergency Business Account (CEBA) loan have just over 60 days to repay the loan while securing the forgivable portion of up to $20,000, and many are worried they won’t be able to meet the January 18, 2024, deadline. If government doesn’t extend the repayment deadline, there will be […]

Business Consumer News

BBB Tip: Shop Safe And Shop Smart This Holiday Season

The 2023 holiday shopping season promises to be an unpredictable one.  High inflation rates and increased prices of consumer goods are already throwing a wrench into holiday shopping. Electronics, toys, and other products will be (or already are) in short supply, and retailers are struggling to staff up as the shopping season nears. Just like in 2022, […]

Business Announcements

Nominations for 2024 Business Excellence Awards Now Open

Since 1990, the Business Excellence Awards has recognized the achievements and successful contributions of business leaders and organizations in Windsor-Essex County. Nominations for the 2024 Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce’s Business Excellence Awards are now open! Businesses or individuals do not need to be Chamber Members to qualify, and multiple (different) submissions […]


Student Entrepreneurs Showcase Their Small Businesses

A new crop of young entrepreneurs was recognized for launching small businesses in Windsor-Essex. On August 29, 2923, 12 student entrepreneurs, their families, program facilitators and mentors gathered to celebrate the conclusion of the 2023 Summer Company program at the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Centre (SBEC) in Windsor. Full-time students, aged 15-29, received […]


Unifor Detroit Three Members Deliver Strike Mandate

Unifor members at Ford Motor Company, General Motors and Stellantis have delivered overwhelming strike mandates, authorizing their bargaining committees to take job action, if needed, to achieve fair collective agreements with the Detroit Three (D3). “Canadian autoworkers have sent a strong message to D3 automakers that they are united behind our bargaining […]