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Ontario Extending GO Rail in the Durham Region

Premier Kathleen Wynne announced that GO Transit will be extending their Lakeshore East line from Oshawa to Bowmanville adding 20 kms to the line along with 4 new stations.
Ontario is making the largest investment in Public Infrastructure in the province's history! The new line is set to be completed by 2024!

Read more here!

Canadian Chamber of Commerce Addresses Changes to the Canada Pension Plan
The Canadian Chamber of Commerce wants to hear from GOCC members about the proposed changes to the Canada Pension Plan. Read the Canadian Chamber of Commerce's press release on CPP and let them know what YOU think!
Click here for press release!
Ready, Steady, GO!
First Section of 407 Extension Now Open to the Durham Region  
On Monday, June 20th, Durham Region commuters were able to get on the first section of the new 407 highway for their daily commute.
The Highway will help to manage congestion & support economic growth within the Region. The final section is set to be built by 2020!


Small Business: Too Big 2 Ignore Roundtable
Thursday, July 14, 2016 - Chamber Office Boardroom

We want to hear from the businesses in our community!  We encourage our members businesses with under 100 employees to join us as we lead a roundtable discussion about the underlying challenges that are weighing on small businesses and stifling job creation. 

Click here to register for this roundtable discussion!

The Greater Oshawa Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC) and the Ontario Chamber Network is proud to be a part of the ambitious campaign, Small Business: Too Big to Ignore.

This campaign highlights the important contributions of small businesses to our economy and communities, and seeks to actively engage small businesses across the province in investigating the top barriers to small business growth - and identify solutions to overcome those challenges.

CHAMBER EVENTS

June 16, 2016


June 21, 2016
B usiness Of The Month    
Re/Max Jazz Brokerage Inc. - Dave & Noel Coppins
On behalf of the Greater Oshawa Chamber of Commerce and the Ambassador Committee, congratulations to the team at Re/Max Jazz - Dave & Noel Coppins on being named BUSINESS OF THE MONTH for JUNE!
 
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The Greater Oshawa Chamber of Commerce has an exciting partnership to help your business save money with Grand & Toy through our new MemberSavingprogram.

The Grand & Toy team will be reaching out to your business to discuss the opportunity to save money on your supply needs and answer your questions about the program. Please expect a call in the coming weeks for your opinion.
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COUPON OF THE MONTH...

AODA Compliancy 
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WHERE:
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125 Alexandra St. 
OshawaON L1G 2C5
905-242-0977 
www.acede.ca 


WHAT's THE DEAL:
GOCC Chamber members are eligible to receive an AODA Compliancy tune-up. This package includes, a required Accessible Customer Service Policy, a training manual to conduct your in-house mandated training sessions and an IASR Policy, all tailored to your business.

COST:
Package rate $995.00
plus HST.
 

EXPIRES: 6/30/2016  




A BIG Chamber 'Thank You' to all attendees of the Chamber's 2nd Annual Swing Into Summer Social, who celebrated summer with us in the gardens of Parkwood Estates on Thursday, June 16th!
Congratulations to Adam Hare of Petley-Hare Insurance who was the big winner of a round trip for 2 on VIA Rail to either Ottawa or Montreal!
The Durham Regional Police would like to warn Chamber members of a iTunes Gift Card Scam regarding scammers posing as Canada Revenue. Please read the release below regarding the scam.
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!
Are you looking to get more involved in your local Chamber of Commerce? Wanting to make business contacts? Be involved in your community? 
The Greater Oshawa Chamber of Commerce is looking for volunteers to sit on our 2016-2017 upcoming Chamber Committees.
Interested? Click the  here to learn more about the different committees and member responsibilities!
DO YOU HAVE NEWS TO SHARE?
If you are celebrating a major milestone such as receiving a professional award, celebrating a grand opening, new location, major expansion or special anniversary, or have news you want to share with fellow Chamber members, contact the Chamber at 905-728-1683 or email details to info@oshawachamber.com .

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