Economic & Business Development Committee
The Economic & Business Development Committee is a standing policy committee. It serves as the ''Voice of Business'' in monitoring, examining and developing advocacy positions to remove barriers to business as well as acting as a catalyst for developing and implementing policies that will create a more appealing, self sustaining and healthier business climate for the membership. Initiatives include lobbying, corresponding and collaborating with all levels of government to ensure the Board of Trade acts as an effective advocate for local business. Ensuring that local government is effectively enhancing the economic growth and prosperity of our west Ottawa community, the committee considers municipal issues that relate to the business community including budgets and bylaw changes. The committee serves to ensure that economically sustainable development activities are realized for the betterment of all business in west Ottawa and the region.