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#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…

Recovery Activation Program

The Oakville Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce our partnership with the Toronto Region Board of Trade to deliver the Recovery Activation Program. The Recovery Activation Program (RAP) is an immersive online workshop program that connects businesses with industry experts for guidance, mentorship and practical advice about process modernization…

Local small business The Chartwell House Early Learning Centre gets $10K grant from Canadian Chamber of Commerce and Salesforce

The Canadian Chamber of Commerce announced 62 $10,000 grant recipients from its Canadian Business Resilience Network Small Business Relief Fund today, including The Chartwell House Early Learning Centre located right here in Oakville! The Chartwell Early Learning Centre provides emergent curriculum designed to educate the whole child – body, heart,…

Barrington’s to be recognized as Oakville’s Business Icon

The Oakville Awards for Business Excellence are pleased to announce that Barrginton's will be recognized as Oakville's Business Icon during the 25th Annual Oakville Awards for Business Excellence. The award will be presented through a virtual program on Facebook at 8pm on Monday, June 22nd. The Barrington Family has been in…

HIEC to receive the CN Charity/Not-For-Profit Excellence Award

The Oakville Awards for Business Excellence are pleased to announce that the Halton Industry Education Council (HIEC) will be the recipient of the CN Charity/Not-For-Profit Excellence Award. The award will be presented at the 25th Annual Oakville Awards for Business Excellence, live on Facebook, on Monday, June 22nd. Halton Industry…

25th Annual Oakville Awards for Business Excellence goes virtual!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3SOHkvOfG3w& The Oakville Chamber of Commerce and the Rotary Club of Oakville West are excited to announce that the 25th Annual Oakville Awards for Business Excellence (OABE)  is taking place virtually! This year, the Oakville community can watch the Oakville Awards for Business Excellence live on Facebook on Monday, June…