Municipal Government Relations

 

2023! – What to Expect from Your Chamber

By: Faye Lyons, Vice President of Government Relations & Advocacy   Heading into a new year is a good time to plan for new opportunities.  For the Chamber this means that we will continue to work with all levels of government to improve the climate and conditions for business.  We…
 

Oakville Chamber’s Wish List

By: Faye Lyons, Vice President of Government Relations & Advocacy   As 2022 wraps up confronting record inflation and a looming recession, we at the Oakville Chamber together with the Canadian Chamber of Commerce continue our call for the federal government to layout a blueprint to create strong, sustainable economic…
 

Survey Says…… Housing Affordability, Economic Development and Long-Term Municipal Priorities are Top Three Most Pressing Issues for Upcoming Election

By: Faye Lyons, Vice President of Government Relations & Advocacy   As the October 24, 2022, Municipal Election draws near, businesses in Oakville want to know what municipal leaders will do to support a post-pandemic recovery as well as create an environment that is conducive to new investment, talent attraction,…
 

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  …
 

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…
 

Town should leverage Ford Mobility Safety Insights

Improving road safety is Ford Mobility’s goal according to Callahan Coplai, product owner, Safety Insights, and Ananda Palanisamy, head of Mobility Engagement – Midwest US and Canada, who both presented to the Oakville Chamber on the automaker’s Safety Insights platform.  Ford Mobility is a business line within Ford Motor Company…
 

Advocacy Campaign: A Roadmap for a “Smart” Oakville

Recently, the Oakville Chamber launched A Roadmap for a “Smart” Oakville.  This initiative urges Town Council to develop an innovation strategy that prioritizes transportation mobility and digitization.   We are very proud of our business community here in Oakville.  Like all businesses, they have had their share of challenges stemming…
 

A Roadmap for a “Smart” Oakville

  Today, the Oakville Chamber of Commerce launched A Roadmap for a “Smart Oakville”.  The initiative calls on Town Council to develop an Innovation Strategy that prioritizes transportation mobility and digitization.   The Oakville Chamber urges the Town to commit to actions that promote the long-term growth of the digital…