Last December a 34-member business delegation, led by Markham Mayor Frank Scarpitti in collaboration with the Greater Toronto Chinese Business Association participated in a successful15-day mission to China and Hong Kong. The mission achieved its objectives to further strengthen and promote economic, business and cultural ties between Canada and China. The program focussed on a series of business meetings and events in the cities visited, as well as sector information sharing. Mayor Scarpitti and the delegation visited 7 major industrial and economic development zones in China and met with key dignitaries, and business executives
Through networking events and an annual full-day seminar, the Young Professionals and Entrepreneurs (YPE) division of the RHMCBA connects individuals who are new to the business world to one another and to local business leaders and established professionals. The YPE division is perfect for professionals in the first few years of their careers, young entrepreneurs looking to gain a foothold in the marketplace and recent or soon-to-be graduates who would like to better understand the possibilities and opportunities available to them.
The new Liberal government’s first federal budget focuses on growing the middle class and strengthening the economy. This article will discuss some personal income tax measures introduced in the 2016 budget.