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Supply Chain Issues Remain a Key Obstacle to Growth

By: Faye Lyons, Vice President of Government Relations & Advocacy   Never more have Canadians understood the importance of the movement of goods than these past two years, as the words “supply chain” became a new staple in our daily lexicon. From the global pandemic to the wildfires and flooding…
 

Nominations Now Open: 28th Annual Oakville Awards for Business Excellence

Nominations are now open for the 28th Annual Oakville Awards for Business Excellence (OABE), presented by the Oakville Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the Rotary Club of Oakville West. The eight award categories will be accepting nominations until October 31, 2022 at 4:00pm. Nominations can be submitted online at…
 

A Blueprint to Bolster Ontario’s Prosperity

By: Faye Lyons, Vice President of Government Relations & Advocacy   Despite the headwinds created by the pandemic, record high inflation, supply chain disruptions, labour shortages, and geopolitical turmoil, businesses have endeavored to mobilize, stabilize and return to work.  The need for measures that support business confidence and predictability, encourage…
 

Launch of Halton Peel Supply Chain Council

Leading transportation and logistics companies, together with the Milton & Oakville Chambers of Commerce, and the Brampton & Mississauga Board of Trade, form Halton Peel Supply Chain Council.   “Supply Chain is integral to the prosperity – and future -- of Halton and Peel,” says Milton Chamber’s Scott McCammon  …
 

Next Steps for Economic Recovery

We are all so ready for this pandemic to end.  To see people again – other than over a computer screen. To travel and to get back to business.   Businesses are increasingly desperate. Many small businesses, in particular, have exhausted their cash reserves and reached their debt limits.   That’s why governments will…
 

Smart Oakville – One Conversation

After a year of multiple shutdowns and businesses reeling from COVID’s rath, many in the private sector had no choice but to pivot their business plans by leveraging digitization to drive profits.   Similarly, the public sector should be keeping pace by making digital technology a priority. Digital transformation could…
 

Top 10 +1 Things to Know About Your Chamber Membership

Here is our list of the top 11 things to know about your Oakville Chamber membership!   1. We accept e-transfers To simplify the renewal process we are excited to let you know that we are now accepting e-transfer payments to info@oakvillechamber.com. It is also easy to renew your membership online!…
 

Oakville’s Community Podcast: Members of the Chamber

Oakville Chamber Members, One Story at a Time.     Have you been listening to Oakville’s community podcast, Members of the Chamber? It's a podcast we produce that features prominent members of our local business community.   On each episode, Oakville Chamber President & CEO Drew Redden sits down for…