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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…

Oakville Chamber’s message to all levels of government

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 COVID-19 has been surreal to many of us.  Over the course of a few days, businesses were shut down, nonessential workers were required to work from home…

Oakville’s businesses face COVID’S wrath

It's been a tough month for Oakville’s business community. They’re struggling to navigate the economic implications of COVID-19 and many are concerned about the future of their business. Consequently, the Oakville Chamber has been actively working with policy makers at all levels of government to provide economic relief measures for…

Member Profile: Halton Industry Education Council

This past November, Halton Industry Education Council (HIEC) turned 30 – and they have a lot to celebrate! Founded in 1989, HIEC is a not-for-profit social enterprise that focuses on partnership, mentorship and workforce development. HIEC was developed in partnership with the four Halton Region Chambers of Commerce, the Halton…

Work-Life Balance

By Melanie McGregor, Specialist, Communications and Advancement, Canadian Mental Health Association - Halton Region Branch “Work-life balance” – that elusive, idealized goal that is talked about like it’s the stuff that dreams are made of. But is it really possible? And if so, how?  “Work-life balance” can be defined in many ways,…

Listen to This: Top Podcasts 2020

Check out these podcasts recommended by the Oakville Chamber's Marketing Committee. (Click on the titles to listen)   The DailyThe Daily is a podcast that covers the biggest stories of our time covered by journalists from The New York Times. It has a conversational and intimate tone, which makes news…