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Chair Talks Garbage Over Chamber Lunch

He arrived with a prepared speech, but Durham Regional Chairman Roger Anderson spoke from the heart, heaping one criticism of the provincial government upon another and saving the “burning issue” at the top of everyone’s minds for last, in his annual address to the Greater Oshawa Chamber of Commerce.

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National Accredition With Distinction for Chamber

The Greater Oshawa Chamber of Commerce has been re-certified with an Accreditation with Distinction status from the Chamber Accreditation Council of Canada—the highest award given by the council. The Greater Oshawa Chamber of Commerce is one of thirty-two Chambers from across Canada to be granted the designation of “Accredited With Distinction”. In 2005 the Greater Oshawa Chamber of Commerce was the first GTA Chamber and one of three in Ontario to earn this status. There are now eight in Ontario and Oshawa remains one of four in the GTA along with Mississauga, Richmond Hill and Markham to be Accredited with Distinction.

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Colonel R. S. Mclaughlin Honoured

An induction ceremony and dinner was held Wednesday, October 3, 2007 at the St. Clair Centre for the Arts in Windsor, Ontario. honouring the 2007 Canadian Manufacturing Hall of Fame (CMHOF) inductees which included Oshawa’s own Col. R. Samuel McLaughlin, Founder, General Motors of Canada.


The vision and tenacity of these giants in industry have helped shape Canada’s economy and their induction into the CMHOF will serve as permanent testimony to future generations of their outstanding contribution.

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The long Arm Of The Automotive Sector

By:       Dennis DesRosiers, President
            DesRosiers Automotive Consultants Inc
Friday, August 31, 2007: I’am sure you saw in the Globe and Mail this morning the article by Greg Keenan that GM will be cutting a shift at their Oshawa pick up truck plant sometime in the new year costing Canada about a 1,000 jobs.  Let me tell you what this is NOT about. It is not about GM.


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