On May 18th the Chamber opened its door, for the 13th season, on the Visitor Information Centre. Since the mid 1950’s The Greater Oshawa Chamber of Commerce has been a driving force for Tourism in Oshawa. In 1961 the Chamber had a Tourism Trailer at the Corner of Simcoe and Bloor Street, the same corner where since 1995 the Chamber has operated, the Tourism House in cooperation with the City of Oshawa. The Chamber takes great pride in its role as host to the multitude of visitors seeking tourism information and travel advice.

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Hear first hand from David Paterson, Vice President of Corporate and Environmental Affairs, for General Motors Canada Limited what General Motors is doing right here in Oshawa.  General Motors has more fuel-efficient cars and trucks than any other automaker. Learn how General Motors is caring for our environment. Mr. Paterson will be speaking at the Greater Oshawa Chamber of Commerce Business Luncheon on Wednesday, June 27th at the Holiday Inn in Oshawa.

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How to Plan for Climate Change, Reduce Operating Costs and Develop New Business Opportunities

Produced by the Canadian Chamber of Commerce

This publication is designed to help small and medium-sized businesses in Canada understand the potential impacts of climate change on their operations, learn how to assess and manage the risks and opportunities posed by climate change, and decide how to take action to both reduce their contribution to climate change and lower their energy costs.  Business owners need to know which risks from climate change are most relevant to them so that they can respond appropriately.  Those who understand the issues surrounding climate change will be better equipped to reduce any negative impacts and to identify new business opportunities to generate revenue.

There are a limited number of these booklets available at the Greater Oshawa Chamber of Commerce.
Please call 905-728-1683 if you are interested in obtaining one of the booklets.

Greater Oshawa Chamber of Commerce delegates Kevin Mara, Vice President and Chamber CEO Bob Malcolmson learned first hand at the 95th Annual General Meeting of the Ontario Chamber of Commerce in London that the Ontario business community has made an impact by working together.
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