OH: All Business Stories found on OurHometown.ca http://www.ourhometown.ca/business/ Here you will find a listing of all Business stories found on OurHometown.ca Most disruptive European fintech companieshttp://www.ourhometown.ca/news/NL2304.phphttp://www.ourhometown.ca/news/NL2304.phpIf there’s one thing that can be said with certainty, it’s that the financial market is constantly growing, and Fintech innovations are replacing traditional ways of paying. As you may already know, Europe is one of the pioneers in the technological revolution. With that said, the question that most people want an answer to is which are the most disruptive European fintech companies? Thu, 30 Sep 2021 16:33:58 +0000TFSA Limits: what you Need to Knowhttp://www.ourhometown.ca/news/NL2284.phphttp://www.ourhometown.ca/news/NL2284.phpThe average net saving for Canadian households, in 2018, was a mere $852. A separate report showed that 32% of Canadians have less than $10,000 in savings. Whilst these figures are actually better than most major economies in the world, it’s never been more important to have a large emergency fund. Sat, 04 Jul 2020 10:50:37 +0000Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce calls for urgent Provincial supporthttp://www.ourhometown.ca/news/NL2278.phphttp://www.ourhometown.ca/news/NL2278.phpThe Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce along with several local trade and business organizations is calling on the Province to provide urgent support to businesses in the Windsor-Essex region. Windsor-Essex region is the only region in all of Ontario that has not been allowed to proceed to Stage-2 of re-opening. Tue, 23 Jun 2020 09:21:30 +0000FAO Statement on Ontario's new TOU ratehttp://www.ourhometown.ca/news/NL2245.phphttp://www.ourhometown.ca/news/NL2245.phpThe new COVID-19 Recovery Rate of 12.8 c/kWh will increase a typical residential ratepayer bill by $16 per month and a typical commercial ratepayer bill by $50 per month compared to suspending time-of-use (TOU) electricity pricing at the lowest "off-peak" rate of 10.1 c/kWh Fri, 05 Jun 2020 08:36:35 +0000GetInTheLoop partners with WE Regional Chamberhttp://www.ourhometown.ca/news/NL2239.phphttp://www.ourhometown.ca/news/NL2239.phpGetintheLoop Windsor-Essex, in collaboration with the Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce, is proud to announce an exciting new program for local businesses. It will assist Windsor-Essex businesses with promoting their available products and services, as the local community starts to re-open. Mon, 01 Jun 2020 05:00:47 +0000Ontario introduces a fixed electricity price until October 31sthttp://www.ourhometown.ca/news/NL2238.phphttp://www.ourhometown.ca/news/NL2238.phpGreg Rickford, Minister of Energy, Northern Development and Mines, issued the following statement on electricity rate relief measures during the COVID-19 outbreak. To extend this support responsibly, we will introduce a fixed electricity price, known as the COVID-19 Recovery Rate, of 12.8 cents per kWh, which will be automatically applied to all time-of-use customers 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. This fixed electricity price will be in place from June 1 - October 31, 2020. Sun, 31 May 2020 11:05:23 +0000Canada Emergency Commercial Rent Assistance now open for applicationshttp://www.ourhometown.ca/news/NL2227.phphttp://www.ourhometown.ca/news/NL2227.phpCanadian families and small businesses across the country are feeling the impacts of COVID-19. That’s why the Government of Canada is working with provinces and territories to protect jobs and businesses, and give property owners support so they can help small business tenants make it through these difficult times. The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced that applications are now being accepted for Canada Emergency Commercial Rent Assistance (CECRA) for small businesses. Mon, 25 May 2020 11:16:09 +0000Decision to Freeze Time-of-Use Electricity Pricing To Save Typical Residential Ratepayer $34http://www.ourhometown.ca/news/NL2219.phphttp://www.ourhometown.ca/news/NL2219.phpThe Financial Accountability Office (FAO) has released a new report reviewing the impact of the government’s decision to lower the cost of electricity for residential and some commercial (mainly small businesses and farms) customers during the COVID-19 pandemic by suspending time-of-use (TOU) electricity pricing. Fri, 22 May 2020 08:46:42 +0000COVID-19 Pandemic Leads to Mixed Results for Canadian Great Lakes-Seaway Portshttp://www.ourhometown.ca/news/NL2217.phphttp://www.ourhometown.ca/news/NL2217.phpThe shipping industry is starting to notice changes in demand for certain commodities,” says Bruce Burrows, President and CEO of the Chamber of Marine Commerce. “We continue to see an increased demand for Canadian grain for production of bread and pasta, and salt shipments remain strong to replenish municipal reserves following the winter. On the other hand, some Ontario ports are reporting declines in shipments of construction materials like aggregates and petroleum products due to the economic impact of COVID-19. Fri, 22 May 2020 06:54:43 +0000Reitmans (Canada) Limited Announces its Intention to Restructure its Operations under CCAAhttp://www.ourhometown.ca/news/NL2205.phphttp://www.ourhometown.ca/news/NL2205.phpReitmans (Canada) Limited ("Reitmans" or the "Company") announces today that it is seeking protection under the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act (the "CCAA") in order to facilitate its operational, commercial and financial restructuring. Application under the CCAA will be heard by the Québec Superior Court today. Tue, 19 May 2020 08:43:37 +0000