Tag: Matt Marchand
ourWindsor: All options for legal marijuana distribution should be analyzed, says Windsor chamber president
The Ontario government needs to “rigorously and transparently” analyze all of the alternative methods for distributing recreational marijuana ahead of its July 1 legalization date, says the president of the Windsor-Essex Chamber of Commerce.
ourWindsor.ca: Chamber of Commerce reaction to 2013 Ontario budget
Premier Kathleen Wynne’s minority Liberal government has handed down a budget which just might have gone far enough to appease the NDP to avoid an election. While PC leader Tim Hudak isn’t content with Wynne’s budget, Windsor and Essex Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Matt Marchand expressed that it was a “modestly good budget for Windsor-Essex”.
ourWindsor.ca: Opposition to proposed entry fee to USA at land border crossings
Local politicians and business leaders are up in arms over an entry levy proposed by the United States Department of Homeland Security that would see travelers entering the United States via a land border crossing charged an entry fee.
ourWindsor.ca: Local reaction to 2013 federal budget mixed
When Jim Flaherty presented the Conservative’s 2013 budget to the House of Commons yesterday, many in the region were put at ease to learn that it aimed to increase both jobs and skills training.
ourWindsor.ca: Premier Wynne visits Windsor, the “Best kept secret in the province”
Premier Kathleen Wynne was in Windsor on Monday to take part in a roundtable discussion centred on job creation, bringing together community and business leaders.
ourWindsor.ca: Region negatively impacted as Senate halts single-sports betting
With the Super Bowl upon us, undoubtedly the biggest sporting event in North America (sorry hockey fans), Windsorites, Members of Parliament and sports fans alike are fuming and gritting their teeth at the missed opportunities that single sports betting would have provided for the region.