Province Supporting Training in Low Carbon Building Skills

Ontario is helping workers thrive in the low-carbon economy with new support for apprentices, skilled trades, and other professionals from the building sector to develop green building skills. This initiative is part of Ontario's Climate Change Action Plan and is funded by proceeds from the province's carbon market.

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DURHAM REGION, August 3, 2017 - Durham Region Association of REALTORS® (DRAR) President Roger Bouma reported 749 residential transactions in July 2017, a 25 per cent decrease from June 2017.

July also saw the number of new listings in Durham decrease month-over-month to 1,906, down from 2,639 new listings in June, but higher than the 1,459 in July 2016.

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Oshawa is among the top performing urban economies in the country, according to a Conference Board of Canada's analysis of 15 medium-sized census metropolitan areas published Thursday.

It’s not your grandfather’s Oshawa.

The long-time home to GM Canada has evolved into a health sciences and education hub — and one of the nation’s top performing urban economies — thanks to what the Durham Workforce Authority calls a “creative push for growth” after the credit crunch and global auto sector implosion in 2008.

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Premier Kathleen Wynne announced changes today to her cabinet, following the resignation of Glen Murray as Minister of the Environment and Climate Change.

Chris Ballard moves from Minister of Housing and Minister Responsible for the Poverty Reduction Strategy to become the new Minister of the Environment and Climate Change, leading Ontario's fight against climate change by reducing greenhouse gas emissions and overseeing the province's transition to a low-carbon economy.

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Chamber Videos

 

The Greater Oshawa Chamber of Commerce shares what #mychamber means to us!

The Greater Oshawa Chamber of Commerce CEO Nancy Shaw discusses membership with the Chamber.

The 2017 Greater Oshawa Chamber of Commerce President, Gary Valcour, discusses governance of the chamber.