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Greater housing supply moderates Durham’s price growth

DURHAM REGION, July 6, 2017 - Durham Region Association of REALTORS® (DRAR) President Roger Bouma reported 997 residential transactions in June 2017, a 32 per cent decrease from the same time last year. June also saw the number of new listings in Durham decrease month-over-month to 2,639, down from a high of 3,271 new listings in May, but higher than the 1,755 new listings in June 2016.

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Province’s proposed labour reforms, minimum wage increase spark concerns among Durham businesses

Nancy Shaw CEO of the Greater Oshawa Chamber of CommerceOSHAWA -- Nancy Shaw is the CEO of the Greater Oshawa Chamber of Commerce. The Chamber, along with the Ontario Chamber of Commerce and the Keep Ontario Working coalition, are expressing concerns about the Province of Ontario's recently proposed Fair Workplaces and Better Jobs Act. They say the plan commits to unproven sweeping reforms without ensuring protection against possible consequences, including job losses and rising consumer costs. June 22, 2017. - Ryan Pfeiffer / Metroland

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Durham College to launch its first four-year degree program in 2018


Oshawa, Ont. – Durham College (DC) is proud to announce that it will offer its first degree program, the Honours Bachelor of Health Care Technology Management (HCTM), beginning in the 2018-2019 academic year. The first program of its kind in Canada, the HCTM degree addresses an identified need in the health care sector for professionals with a hybrid skill set consisting of medical technology expertise and business management acumen.

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