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RAPID POLICY UPDATE: 2017 Fall Economic Statement

Yesterday, the Government of Ontario released its 2017 Fall Economic Statement, which provides an update on the government’s finances and progress on key commitments since the release of the 2017 Budget. The government is continuing to project a balanced budget in 2017–18 and ongoing balance in 2018–19 and 2019–20, unchanged from the 2017 Budget forecast. The province also boasts a steadily declining unemployment rate which reached 5.9 percent in October 2017, and has been below the national average for 31 consecutive months.

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Oshawa Executive Airport to receive enhanced CBSA services and maintain international border crossing status

OSHAWA –The City of Oshawa and Regional Municipality of Durham are working with the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) to ensure uninterrupted access to services to commercial clients and travellers while explaining how to access enhanced service options for processing commercial and personal entries by a central office at the Toronto Pearson International Airport (TPIA). Further, the Oshawa Executive Airport will also maintain its Airport of Entry designation and international flights will continue to arrive in Oshawa.

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UOIT Announces Incoming President


OSHAWA, ONTARIO–The Board of Governors of the University of Ontario Institute of Technology has named business dean and management scholar, Steven Murphy, PhD, as the university’s new President and Vice-Chancellor. Dr. Murphy will start his new position on March 1, 2018.

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2021 Census of Population Content Consultation

The Government of Canada is looking for your input for the 2021 census.

Before each census, Statistics Canada initiates an extensive consultation program that allows data users and interested parties across Canada to share their views on how they use census data and the type of information they believe should be available from the census.

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Episode Three: The One Where We Become Powerful In Our Journey

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