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Chamber Past President Walk of Fame Inductee

On behalf  of the Walk of Fame committee and co-chair Joanne Burghardt, Mayor John Gray, recently announced that former Premier and Past President of the Greater Oshawa Chamber of Commerce Gordon Conant, lawyer Terence Kelly and actress Tonya Lee Williams will be inducted into the Oshawa Walk of Fame at a ceremony this fall. 

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The prosperity conference held last October was a joint effort between the University Of Ontario Institute Of Technology, the Region of Durham Economic Development and Tourism Department, the regional Chambers of Commerce and Boards of Trade, and the Economic Development Offices of Ajax, Beaverton, Clarington, Oshawa, Pickering, Scugog, Uxbridge, and Whitby.


In March Mr. Richard Marceau, Provost, University of Ontario Institute of Technology .and Mr. Norm Mackie from Mackie Moving Systems co-chairs of the conference released the report on the Durham Economic Prosperity Conference to the Regional Chair, Mayors, all Municipal & Regional Councillors and to the participants.



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Start Profiling Your Business The “Chamber Way”!

Every year, the Chamber canvasses the businesses and organizations within our membership in search of individuals interested in volunteering on Chamber projects, events, committees and our Board of Directors.

The time for the canvass is now! Our committee year begins September 1st each year.  Unlike a number of organizations in which a volunteer position might be seen as a lifelong appointment, the Chamber’s Constitution and Bylaws have limits to maintain a balance between continuity and fresh thinking.

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Ontario Businesses Believe Dollar Should Be Left To Market-Force

Toronto – Businesses in Ontario stop short of recommending governments step in to control the high Canadian dollar, despite the fact that many are feeling the squeeze of the strong currency. That, according to a survey of members by the Ontario Chamber of Commerce. “The high dollar is definitely putting the squeeze on a substantial number of businesses in Ontario, forcing some to trim jobs and make inventory adjustments that could further affect the supply chain,” says Len Crispino, President and CEO of the Ontario Chamber of Commerce, “while others are taking advantage of its strength.” 

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