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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. Chamber Updates2. Recent Government Updates for Business3. Financial Support for Business4. Resources for Business: Navigating Support Programs,…

Incoming Chair’s Message: Doug Eglington

It is an absolute honour to serve as the Chair of the Board for the Oakville Chamber of Commerce. While I have been a member for over 18 years, I thought it would be best to properly introduce myself to the community by sharing my story.   I was born…

Outgoing Chair’s Message: Tim Caddigan

This month brings to close my two-year role as Chair of the Oakville Chamber of Commerce. I accepted the nomination with the expectation that beyond the opportunity to give back to the community, it would also provide great learning opportunities for me personally. I expected challenges that would demand creative…

Doug Eglington elected Chair of the Oakville Chamber

Photo courtesy of snapd Oakville.     The Oakville Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that Doug Eglington has been elected Chair of the Board for 2020/2021. Doug officially began his term as Chair after being sworn in at the Oakville Chamber’s virtual Annual General Meeting on Tuesday, September…

Nominations Open: Oakville Awards for Business Excellence

The Oakville Awards for Business Excellence (OABE), hosted by the Oakville Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the Rotary Club of Oakville West, is now accepting nominations. “The past few months have been hard for business, but many have shown their ability to quickly innovate, adjust business operations and practices, and find…

Oakville Chamber advocates for funding and incentives for digitization to improve Canada’s productivity and economic recovery

Build the necessary infrastructure to support a digitized world and stay current in the latest technology to remain competitive in a post-COVID-19 world Digital and data infrastructure are an important pillar to create an engine of innovation and wealth creation. COVID-19 has accelerated the transformation to digitization and highlighted the…

#StrongerTogether Business Resiliency Awards

  We are #StrongerTogether We are in unprecedented times, with the world being turned upside down overnight. Businesses have been forced to rethink their operations, neighbours are supporting each other, and the Oakville community is coming together to overcome this pandemic.In times of crisis, it can be hard to find…

COVID-19: Canada’s Economic and Fiscal Snapshot

On July 8th, Finance Canada released an Economic and Fiscal Snapshot providing information on the state of the Canadian economy and the Government of Canada’s fiscal response to support Canadians and businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic. Never has the country witnessed such a large revision to a federal economic forecast.…

#CanadaUnited

The #CanadaUnited campaign is a nationwide small and local business campaign encouraging Canadians to buy local. RBC, ‘Corporate Canada’, Business Associations and Major Media Partners have teamed up to start a movement, Canada United™, where everyday Canadians and large businesses come together in support of small and local businesses. The…