Entries by Devon Babin

Chemistry Sector supports Ontario’s response measures to COVID-19

The Chemistry Industry Association of Canada (CIAC) congratulates Ontario Finance Minister Rod Phillips on the tabling of Bill 188 – Economic and Fiscal Update Act, 2020 and applauds all MPPs who voted unanimously to enable a speedy approval in the Legislature. CIAC endorses the Government of Ontario’s plan which includes extraordinary measures that provide additional resources to support health care, people, and jobs while helping reduce […]

Canada’s Leading Business Organizations Call on Government to Protect Jobs and Postpone Non-Essential New Measures

Over 60 of Canada’s leading business organizations are calling on governments to support a national effort to protect jobs and to postpone non-essential new measures. “Canadian businesses are ready and able to step up to overcome the challenge of COVID-19. We will work to ensure that Canadians have the food to feed their families, the […]

Government Ratifies CUSMA

As one of its final acts prior to the government suspending parliament due to the current pandemic, MPs from all parties voted to ratify the Canada – United States – Mexico Agreement (CUSMA) on Friday, March 13. According to Reuters, the House of Commons agreed to instant approval on Friday after opposition MPs dropped their […]

Canada’s Chemistry Sector – Critical to Canada’s Economy and Public Safety

Dear Prime Minister: The Chemistry Industry Association of Canada (CIAC) is the voice of Canada’s $58 billion industrial chemical manufacturing sector. We are writing you to share our perspective on the treatment of critical infrastructure given current measures to support social distancing in Canada and the potential impact of additional measures that may be considered […]

COVID-19 Update

Regarding the coronavirus (COVID-19), the safety of CIAC Member employees, contractors and the communities in which we do business continue to be our member’s number one priority. CIAC member companies have business continuity plans in place and are prepared to deal effectively with disruptions affecting their business operations. We are following the advice and direction […]

Chemistry Industry Association of Canada: COVID-19 Response

The Chemistry Industry Association of Canada (CIAC) recognizes the seriousness of the COVID-19 pandemic and promotes the continued cooperation between all levels of government and other organizations as we collectively take the necessary measures to limit the spread of the coronavirus.   CIAC’s Leadership Team is actively following the situation and communicating with CIAC staff […]

2020 Alberta Budget

CIAC was invited to participate in the Budget Lockup in advance of the Finance Minister presenting the 2020 Alberta Budget. The government has pivoted to a strategy of getting Albertans back to work. The goal is to not simply maintain a path to fiscal balance, but also focus on kick-starting economic growth due to a […]

Ontario Chemistry Day 2020 Shines Spotlight on Chemistry Sector, Leads to Special Advisor Role in Provincial Cabinet

 CIAC held its inaugural Ontario Chemistry Day on February 19, 2020, welcoming over 60 industry and government delegates to the Toronto Hilton (downtown). The event was aimed at building dialogue on common issues, better understand industry and government positions, and get to know new participants, both in industry and government.    Special thanks to all the […]

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