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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 Announcements for Businesses & Workers3. Financial Support for Businesses4. Resources for Business: Navigating…

2021 Federal Pre-Budget Submission

Today, the Oakville Chamber with the Ontario Chamber Network  provided recommendations to the federal government through its pre-budget submission.  Consistent with our message to both the provincial and municipal governments, we encourage policy makers to focus on three areas of priority; resilience, growth, and modernization.  The submission provides 20 recommendations…

Notice: Nominations for the Board of Directors

In accordance with the provisions of the By-Laws of the Oakville Chamber of Commerce, nominations are open for the Board of Directors. Access the nomination form. Completed nomination forms must be submitted by mail, in person, or by email to the Chamber office before 4 p.m. on Monday, April 5, 2021.  …

2021 Provincial Pre-Budget Submission

We’re approaching the one-year anniversary of the COVID-19 pandemic in Ontario and many of our businesses are still struggling, with some unable to access government funding and support programs.   Through the Ontario Chamber Network’s prebudget submission, we are calling on the Ontario government to focus on the revival of…

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…

Chamber Network Calls for Coordinated Approach to Reopening Ontario’s Economy

On February 2nd, the Ontario Chamber Network addressed a letter to Premier Doug Ford, calling for a coordinated approach to reopening Ontario's economy.   Each region’s experience differs significantly across the province when it comes to transmission rates, tracking and tracing capacity, and other variables.  The Ontario Chamber Network have…

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…

Oakville Chamber is proud to join the Chamber Partnership Initiative to Support Business Growth and Student Career Development across Canada

The Chamber Partnership Initiative brings together local chambers and boards of trade, small and medium-sized enterprises, job seekers, and post-secondary institutions to support economic recovery and opportunities for student job seekers from coast to coast, across Canada.   The Oakville Chamber of Commerce is among the local chambers and boards…