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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 6, 2020. 

New Research Identifies Opportunities to Support Small Business Success

Ontario Chamber Network releases the fourth annual Ontario Economic Report and introduces the Small Business Friendliness Indicator Today the Oakville Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the Ontario Chamber Network, released the fourth annual Ontario Economic Report (OER) which reveals opportunities where both business and government can focus to create…

Chamber shares business priorities with Minister of Finance Rod Phillips, MPP Stephen Crawford and MPP Triantafilopoulos during Budget Consultation

Remaining competitive, specifically when it comes to taxes and regulations, continues to be a priority for Oakville Chamber members.  Recognizing that the government already announced a reduction in the small business Corporate Income Tax rate, the Oakville Chamber believes that there is still more that can be done to encourage…

Oakville Chamber presents an evening at Theatre Sheridan

Spend the evening at the Kit Kat Klub and enjoy the music, the atmosphere, and the passion of Cabaret! Exclusive to Chamber Members, the night begins with appetizers and cocktails inspired by the musical, before becoming immersed in the show that features Sheridan’s talented music theatre performance and technical production…

Advocacy: A Year in Review

Building a stronger more competitive business environment is always a top priority for the Oakville Chamber. This past year we spearheaded policy resolutions that were supported by the majority of Chambers across Ontario and Canada that will help improve and promote success for the business community. These public policies around growth and…

A Roadmap For Business Success

A Roadmap For Business Success is the Oakville Chamber of Commerce's advocacy priorities. We have worked hard to identify what are the most pressing issues for our members.  Through member surveys, one on one meetings and roundtables we have identified four key issues that our advocacy efforts are focused on with…

Budget 2020 – Oakville Chamber calls on the Town to develop a strategy for urban mobility, prioritize infrastructure investments, and extend the parking incentives in Downtown Oakville

On November 19th the Town of Oakville launched their proposed 2020 Operating and Capital Budgets to the Budget Committee.   The Oakville Chamber’s submission focused on member’s concerns regarding the importance of supporting the growth of the existing business community, while remaining competitive against other jurisdictions when it comes to…