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COVID-19: Business Resources and Updates

This is the Oakville Chamber of Commerce's central hub for business resources and updates regarding COVID-19. Please visit this page often as we continue to provide the most up-to-date information. Order of Information Listed:1. Recent Government Announcements for Businesses & Workers 2. Navigating the Business Support Programs 3. Vaccinations & Testing …

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…

2021 Federal Budget

Today, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Chrystia Freeland delivered the 2021 Federal Budget. Read the media release. Below are highlights, pulled from the government's release, that are important to our business community. Support for Business:   Financial: Extension of the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS), Canada Emergency Rent…

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…