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Enjoy a delicious hot breakfast with the chamber at the Oshawa Centre on December 5!
Limited seating available!
Learn about the tax changes affecting all businesses starting in January 2018 from presenter Mason Bennet Johncox Professional Corporation
City seeking volunteers for Council Committees

OSHAWA – Get a head start on your New Year’s resolution and become more involved in your community. The City of Oshawa is looking for volunteers who are interested donating their skills and time to deal with various issues associated with our City relating to local government through the lens of one of its Committees.

Committee openings that will need to be filled include:

Airport Community Liaison Committee
To undertake initiatives and provide input, ideas, feedback and discussion in all areas of community awareness and outreach relating to the Oshawa Executive Airport. Members will be appointed on the basis of experience, interest and availability to attend meetings. Community members will reside either adjacent to the airport or along any of its flight paths and will have no present or past affiliation with the airport as a user, employee or business relation. Term is December 2017 to November 2018 (1 airport user and 1 community member).

Heritage Oshawa
Monthly meetings and committee work related to heritage conservation of buildings. Terms are December 2017 to November 2020 (1 appointment) and December 2017 to November 2019 (3 appointments).

Oshawa Accessibility Advisory Committee
Advise and assist the City of Oshawa in developing and facilitating strategies and actions towards a barrier-free Oshawa. Members include persons with disabilities, parents representing children with disabilities and individuals interested in issues related to persons with disabilities. Term is December 2017 to November 2019 (7 appointments: 4 persons with a disability, 2 interested parties, 1 parent of a child with a disability). Term is December 2017 to November 2020 (1 parent of a child with a disability).

Oshawa Active Transportation Advisory Committee
To advise and assist City Council and City staff on matters relating to the design, development, implementation and monitoring of policies, programs and facilities to enhance and promote a safe, sustainable and accessible active transportation system within the City of Oshawa. Term is December 2017 to November 2020 (5 appointments). Term is December 2017 to June 2018 (1 student appointment).

Oshawa Environmental Advisory Committee
Assist, advise and educate City Council, staff, and the community with respect to the protection, enhancement, restoration, management and appreciation of the natural and built environments. Regular monthly meetings are held with the exception of July and August. Term is December 2017 to November 2019 (5 appointments). Term is December 2017 to November 2020 (3 appointments).

For an application for appointment, click here.

For an application for the Oshawa Accessibility Advisory Committee, please click here.

City Council will consider the names of citizens who wish to stand for appointment. An application form must be completed and is available at City Clerk Services, City Hall, Fifth Floor, Rundle Tower, 50 Centre Street South, Oshawa or visit our website at (News & Alerts). Further information related to the appointment may be obtained by calling City Clerk Services at 905-436-3311. Applicants may be contacted for a telephone interview.

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Join Gary Valcour for his final event as the 2017 Greater Oshawa Chamber of Commerce President!
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
As a current member of the Greater Oshawa Chamber of Commerce, you will have received a letter requesting an information update as we move over to our new database system.

It is important that you call us to update your information as changing it online will not migrate over to our new records.

Please keep in mind this change means the events page, member areas and the directory will look different as of December 15 and we appreciate your patience as we work through the update!
2018 Skate Canada Synchronized Skating Championships

Sport Durham and the City of Oshawa are proud to welcome the 2018 Skate Canada Synchronized Skating Championships to Tribute Communities Centre in Oshawa from February 23 to 25, 2018 !

Skaters from across Canada will compete for team national titles in the senior, junior, open, intermediate and novice categories. The top two senior teams will represent Canada at the 2018 ISU World Synchronized Skating Championships.

This is a great opportunity to see one of the sport's most exciting disciplines, which was last in Oshawa in 2009. The energy and enthusiasm of synchronized skating fans is truly contagious and you won’t want to miss it!  
Wear your crazy, cozy, ugly holiday sweater to the crazy cozy ugly holiday sweater social on December 12!
Shine Through the Rain Foundation  needs a few people to sponsor pediatric patients to attend the Christmas Holiday Party, as their families are faced with the unexpected high costs of their diagnosis.

Please ask your places of worship, family and friends to make a donation. It costs $145 to send a family of 4, but all donations add up. 
To donate, please visit:  and click on the Fund called "Annual Christmas Party 2017
Business Of The Month   
Durhamway Bus Lines
Family owned and operated for more than 40 years, Durhamway Bus Lines has provided safe, reliable comfortable transportation for school children, seniors, groups and corporate travelers. They will make sure any children, group, sports team, company or any other clients arrive the safe way.
    Pictured are Oshawa Chamber Ambassador Valerie Pinfold of TD Commercial Banking, Terri Fudge of Meridian Credit Union, Lisa McKnight of McCam Insurance Brokers, Ellen Thomas of Durhamway Bus Lines, Robert Murdoch of Freedom 55 Financial, Jack Ing of Durhamway Bus Lines, Karen Thomas of Durhamway Bus Lines, Debbie Trim of Durhamway Bus Lines, Debbie Trim of Durhamway Bus Lines, Erin MacCormack of Durhamway Bus Lines, Zina Galbraith of Durhamway Bus Lines, and Chamber Ambassador Vanessa Benedict of National Bank Financial - The Benedict Wealth Management Group.
    Congratulations to Durhamway Bus Lines for being named Business of the Month for November 2017! For more information please visit

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