The Pontiac Chamber of Commerce’s vision is to help foster economic growth in the Pontiac and we believe that a strong and vibrant private sector is the key to a better quality of life for all our citizens. It’s our role to recognize the leaders of our business community and acknowledge their services, their accomplishments impact all of us in the Pontiac.

Award winners of the Pontiac Business Awards are businesses or individuals that have demonstrated a significant and sustained commitment to positive business development, economic growth and diversity within our community.

Many of our businesses achieve levels of success that garners recognition from their peers. The Pontiac Chamber of Commerce Business Awards recognizes businesses and individuals for their special achievements and/or contributions to the community.


Event February 23

General Meeting and Cannabis Presentation



Board Meeting

8:30 AM



GENERAL MEETING and Cannabis Presentation

Thursday, October 25

Networking – 5:30 PM
General Meeting – 6:00 PM
Presentation – 6:30 PM

Little Red Wagon Winery
C165 Calumet Road West

Light meal will be served.

The Chamber of Commerce invites you to a presentation given by Tyler A. Pirie, M.Sc, in regards to Cannabis

Thank you for confirming your attendance by October 23, 2018.

We look forward to seeing you there!


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An important message from the President

As President of the Pontiac Chamber of Commerce, I wish to convey my thoughts to the business people, their clientele and all those that believe in the strength of an economic group. I was recently invited by a local organization to present the action plan of the Pontiac Chamber of Commerce. It is always with great pleasure that I accept this opportunity to advocate the Chamber, and to discuss the activities and actions to promote business development in the Pontiac.



2018 Tax Saving Tips

Tax planning should be a year-round affair. But as year-end approaches, now is a particularly good time to review your personal finances.

2018 Year End Tax Tips (PDF, 700 KB)

CCPC Tax planning for passive income (PDF, 750 KB)


New data breach reporting requirements

Businesses have new obligations under breach of security safeguards rules coming into force this week, says the federal Privacy Commissioner.


Cannabis in the Workplace

Helpful resources from the Cannabis presentation given by Tyler Pirie

View the PDF file…

Links to related articles about workplace impairment and the legalization of Cannabis.


What the proposed new income sprinkling rules mean for you and your business

Since Wednesday, accountants, lawyers, small business owners and incorporated professionals have been burning the midnight oil — and not in celebration of Hanukkah. Rather they are trying to comprehend the implications of the new income sprinkling rules released that day and whether any steps need to be taken before Dec. 31 to ensure that business owners are properly prepared for the new rules, set to be effective on Jan. 1, 2018.

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2018 Business Achievement Awards Gala

2018 Business Achievement Award Recipients

The 2018 Business Achievement Award Recipients

Caleb Niickerson, The Equity

And the recipients are…

2018 Feature Award – Financial Service

Caisse populaire de Fort-Coulonge

Business Beautification

Classic Automotive Restoration Services – C.A.R.S.

Matériaux JLS – BMR Building Materials

Business Person of the Year

Ken Pack – Giant Tiger

Farm Enterprise

Little Red Wagon Winery

Lifetime Achievement

Art Fleming

New Business

La Station Mansfield

Health Services

Clinique médicale Le Lotus


Tourisme Pontiac Association


Connecting SMEs – Support for creating online store

branchons les PME

A note from Branchons les PME

Free coaching to create an online store. Thanks to a grant that our non-profit organization (NPO) Connecting SMEs received, we can assist entrepreneurs throughout Quebec to create an online store for your business. The project is related to free training to create an online store for Small & Medium Entreprises (SMEs). Our grant will provide 9 hours of training for entrepreneurs trainees specifically for the platform. The subsidy is provided only until the end of August.

Now is the perfect time to register!

For more information (website only available in French) …


Desjardins Caisse populiare de Fort Coulounge

Promutuel Assurance Pontiac Sorting Centre

Autobus Lasalle Inc. Pontiac Chiropractic Clinic Groupe Santé Dentaire Mark Ryan SADC Société Alzheimer Tom Orr Cartage Jarod Croghan