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Letter to the Town of Oakville: Budget 2020

Dear Mayor Burton and Town Councillors:   On behalf of the Oakville Chamber of Commerce I am pleased to provide comment on the Town’s Budget for 2020.    The Chamber is pleased to support many initiatives brought forward by the Town’s Economic Development department in an endeavor to strengthen our…

Discover South Africa with the Oakville Chamber

The Oakville Chamber of Commerce is heading to South Africa with Indus Travel!  Tour days: April 20, 2020 to May 2, 2020Tour summary: Begin your tour with one of the most iconic sights on the continent known as ‘The Smoke that Thunders', Victoria Falls. Choose an accommodation to suit your style and…

How to profit from your employee benefits plan

You wouldn’t normally expect an insurer to keep surpluses in their benefits program but with the Chambers Plan that’s exactly what happens. As a not-for-profit benefits plan, the Chambers Plan reinvests these surpluses back into the program to reduce rates, to continue to add additional benefits and provide high-quality service with ever…

Statement on the 2019 Federal Election

Congratulations to Anita Anand and Pam Damoff on being elected in the ridings of Oakville and Oakville North-Burlington.The Oakville Chamber appreciated the level of engagement from all candidates as we had important conversations about the future of the economy and the priorities of business here in Oakville. We look forward to…

What the Oakville Candidates Are Saying: 2019 Federal Election

As part of the Oakville Chamber’s advocacy efforts leading up to the federal election on October 21st, we invited candidates to share with our members their vision with the Oakville business community.  Specifically, how their party’s policies and/or platform would strengthen Oakville’s business competitiveness.  Their responses are included below in alphabetical…

What the Oakville North-Burlington Candidates Are Saying: 2019 Federal Election

As part of the Oakville Chamber’s advocacy efforts leading up to the federal election on October 21st, we invited candidates to share with our members their vision with the Oakville business community.  Specifically, how their party’s policies and/or platform would strengthen Oakville’s business competitiveness.  Their responses are included below in alphabetical…

2019 Federal Candidates Debate

On Tuesday, October 1 the Oakville Chamber of Commerce partnered with Sheridan College and YourTV to host 2019 Federal Candidates Debate for the Oakville and Oakville North-Burlington electoral districts. Questions were drawn from the Oakville Chamber membership, the Canadian Chamber Network's Vote Prosperity Platform, and the Oakville Chamber's Roadmap for…

Thank you to our Partners

The Oakville Chamber of Commerce experienced another successful year. This success would not be possible without the ongoing support of our members. Thank you to our partners who supported us generously throughout the 2018/2019 year!

Addressing Regional Imbalances Critical to Ontario’s Future

Industry report outlines strategies to unlock the economic potential of communities across the province Today the Oakville Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the Ontario Chamber Network, released a new report, The Great Mosaic: Reviving Ontario’s Regional Economies. The report outlines how government of all levels can work with industry…