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Registration is open for this year's annual Business Excellence Awards! 

Register now to save your spot as space is limited and you don't want to miss the event of the season. Celebrate the achievements of local businesses while enjoying a host cocktail reception, a fun photo booth, great networking, antipasto bar and a delicious dinner. If you have any questions feel free to give us a call and for more information please visit our  website .
A number of wineries will be participating, you can try their wines and order the wine directly from the winery! Featuring wines from other regions as well as from across Ontario. Some of the confirmed wineries include: Case Dea, Keint-he, Southbrook, Sprucewood, Del-Gatto and Arterra. You can try and buy and learn more about wine throughout the event!
There will also be a try and buy for various types of cheese. The Cheese Company from Ajax imports specialty cheeses and will be at the event with samples. There will also be a cheese education during the evening!
You can arrange to pay for tickets with cash prior to the event by contacting Angela at  or you can purchase them online here:
The Greater Oshawa Chamber of Commerce eNews has many advertisement opportunities to suit your business!

Are you looking for ways to share your business with  the local community?

Your Greater Oshawa Chamber of Commerce eNews publication is sent out biweekly to more than 850 local businesses and organizations.

For information on eNews ads and rates, contact Michelle Lea at or call 905-433-7854
MPP Coe’s office is reaching out to small businesses and individuals to let them know about their chance to speak to the impact of Bill 148, Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017.
Interested presenters must contact Eric Rennie, the  Clerk of the Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs at:
Eric Rennie
Tel. 416-325-3506
Fax: 416-325-3505
TTY: (416) 325-3538
The committee has scheduled the following dates for public hearings across the province and presenters can appear by teleconference:
Week 1 - July 10 to 14 : Thunder Bay, North Bay, Ottawa, Kingston, Windsor-Essex
Week 2 - July 17 to 21 : London, Kitchener-Waterloo, Niagara, Hamilton, and Toronto
The deadline for requests to appear for week 1 is 10 a.m. on Tuesday, July 4, 2017
The deadline for requests to appear for week 2 is 10 a.m. on Monday, July 10, 2017
To become a committee volunteer, please fill out the volunteer form and submit it to the Chamber by August 31, 2017
Are you in need of a boardroom for an upcoming meeting, seminar, or event?
Don't worry! The Chamber has you covered!
We rent our boardroom to Chamber members and Non-members at competitive prices!
Half-day & full-day rentals available.
We have a list of Caterers at your request and also offer coffee/tea service at a nominal price.
If interested in renting the boardroom or to inquire about pricing; please contact the Chamber directly at 905.728.1683 for more information!  
Night With The Sports Stars! Join Blue Jays Jesse Barfield, Willie Wilson and Mike Krushelnyski on a cruise aboard Yankee Lady III. Friday, July 14th will be a night to remember, in support of Shine Through the Rain Foundation. Proceeds will assist patients diagnosed with life-threatening illnesses. For information, please call Shine Through the Rain Foundation at 1-866-753-0303

The Ontario Environment Industry Association’s (ONEIA’s) annual golf event brings together a mix of environmental businesspeople from a range of companies to support the Association. 

Prior to the afternoon of relaxing golf and networking, we offer an exciting morning program with speakers Karl Baldauf, Vice President, Policy and Government Relations at the Ontario Chamber of Commerce and Matthew Gordon, Manager US Trade Engagement at the Ministry of International Trade who will be speaking to the topic of environmental exporting in an age of tight borders and “buy America”.  We will conclude the day with a banquet dinner and awards presentation.

When: Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Registration open from 9:00 AM. Start morning program: 10:00 AM. BBQ lunch: 11:00 AM; Shotgun start: 12:30 PM; Banquet dinner: 6:30 PM

Where: The Royal Ontario Golf Club, 6378 Trafalgar Rd., Milton, ON L0P 1E0

To register:

  • Foursome registration fee is $700.00 or bundle with a hole sponsorship for just $1,250 (unstaffed)
  • Or bundle your foursome registration with a staffed hole (up to two people) for $2,000 (ONEIA members) or $3,000 (not-yet ONEIA member)
  • Individual registration fee is $175


A variety of sponsorship options are available. Please CLICK HERE to view the package or contact Marjan in the ONEIA office for further information at: or 416-531-7884 ext. 2.

Participating companies are invited to donate branded items for bags that will be given to all registrants.  Items such as ball caps, pens, stress balls, note pads, key rings, golf balls, tees, and other items provide an opportunity for you to expose your brand to more than 120 golfers.
If you'd like to donate promotional items for the registration bags, please send an email to Marjan at ONEIA,, or call 416-531-7884 ext. 212

Greater housing supply moderates Durham’s price growth


DURHAM REGION, July 6, 2017 - Durham Region Association of REALTORS® (DRAR) President Roger Bouma reported 997 residential transactions in June 2017, a 32 per cent decrease from the same time last year. June also saw the number of new listings in Durham decrease month-over-month to 2,639, down from a high of 3,271 new listings in May, but higher than the 1,755 new listings in June 2016.


"We’re continuing to see strong growth in new listings compared to last year" stated Bouma. "This increase in housing supply has resulted in the moderating of sale prices,” adding, “Buyers continue to benefit from better value and the improved selection available in Durham Region’s marketplace.”


The average selling price in Durham reached $615,064 last month, which reflects a 13 percent increase over the average of $542,314 during the same period last year, but a 6 percent decrease from the $652,963 average selling price in May. 


“The market seems to be balancing out in the second half of 2017,” said Bouma. “Similar to last month, buyers are enjoying the opportunity to buy without having to compete in multiple offer situations, while at the same time sellers are appreciating their increase in equity over the last few years."


"Durham Region continues to offer the best home value in the GTA, and I suspect this, combined with our increase in inventory will keep buyers coming east" said Bouma, adding, "the expectation of an increase in interest rates might encourage some to act sooner, rather than later."



Durham REALTORS®, We Work Where You Live. To contact a local Durham Association REALTOR® or to search for a weekend open house or listings in your neighbourhood, please visit


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Registration is open for this year's annual Business Excellence Awards! Register now to save your spot as space is limited and you don't want to miss the event of the season. Celebrate the achievements of local businesses while enjoying a host cocktail reception, a fun photo booth, great networking, antipasto bar and a delicious dinner. If you have any questions feel free to give us a call and for more information please visit our website.
Business Of The Month  

Ernie Neufeld opened his first Churchill's store more than 30 years ago with a desire to provide excellent service and a passion for top-quality men's clothing.

    Today, Churchills-Crossings Menswear, in the Oshawa Centre in Oshawa Ontario, has set the standard for high-quality clothing and service to suit the most discerning customer.
    Congratulations to Churchills-Crossings on being named Business of the Month for July 2017!           Featured in the photo left to right are Chamber Ambassador Ivano Labricciosa of OPUC, David Stinson of Churchills-Crossings, Tim Stauffer of Churchills-Crossings, Chamber Ambassador Danielle Sciara of Rogers, Chamber Ambassador Vanessa Sosiak of Sixth Workshop, Peter Nilas of Churchills-Crossings, Chamber Ambassador Alexandra Valcour of Durham Outlook, Chamber Ambassador Lisa McKnight of McCam Insurance and Ernie Neufeld of Churchills-Crossings.

     For more information, please visit

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