Environment & Sustainability
To act as a consultative and discussion resource for all the committees, the OCC Board of Directors and staff on legislative and policy issues that relate to the jurisdiction of the OCC; to work towards attaining the goals outlined below; and to formulate policies, positions, subject matter expertise and any other necessary responses for the OCC Board of Directors’ review and consideration.
Advocate on our members’ behalf;
Anticipate and respond to legislative and policy issues that could affect OCC businesses;
Ensure that Ottawa remains environmentally and economically sustainable through planning for the OCC area;
Lobby against any proposed new taxes or regulations that unfairly target the OCC jurisdiction or that are an impediment to OCC members operating in a fair marketplace;
Promote the role of the OCC to key external audiences, including all levels of government, local business, non-profit organizations and the media.