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  Oshawa Wine Festival - Try and Buy
Date: Thursday 13 July 2017
Location: Robert McLaughlin Gallery
Time: 5 pm to 9 pm
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:
Small businesses registered with the WSIB are invited to self-nominate to win one of the three awards based on their leadership in the area of health and safety.

Individuals or organizations that support small business, such as a trade or professional association, may also nominate a company.

Nominations run from May 7 to June 30, 2017. The top three small businesses will walk the green carpet and be recognized at the WSIB Annual General Meeting in September in Toronto.

For guidelines, criteria and nomination form, please visit

 The 15th Annual Mayor's Golf Classic in support of Carea Community Health Centre will take place on the beautiful greens of the Oshawa Golf and Curling Club
Thursday, July 20, 2017
Registration is now open and spaces are available for individuals and teams for this popular annual event. There are also many sponsorship opportunities available
We invite you to register early to avoid disappointment.
Your golf package includes:

*    Gift for each golfer
*    Door prizes
*    Mulligans (included)
*    Driving range and putting greens
*    BBQ lunch on the patio
*    Snacks/refreshments on the course
 *   Gourmet Dinner
*    Silent and live auctions
*    Complimentary cocktail
*    2 top team prizes

For more information please visit or email

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

If you are an alumnus of Durham College and would like to be a part of this event, please RSVP by June 28 so we can save your spot!
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!  

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 $175.00


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
 Bob Dylan and his band return to Oshawa's Tribute Communities Centre on Tuesday, July 4, 2017.
Tickets are now on sale at, by phone at 1-877-436-8811 and in person at the Tribute Communities Centre Ticket Office.
Business Of The Month  
Feed the Need in Durham

Feed the Need in Durham provides food to more than 50,000 people each month in Durham Region.

    Operating a 10,000 square-foot distribution centre in Oshawa, this hub provides services to more than 55 agencies across the region. 
    With a fridge and freezer on their premises, they can accommodate both perishable and non-perishable food items to give to those in need.
    Congratulations to Feed the Need in Durham on being named Business of the Month for June 2017!     
     Featured in the photo left to right are Chamber Ambassador Cathy Provenza­no of Labelle Salon & Spa, Executive Director of Feed the Need in Durham Ben Earle, Warehouse and Assistant Manager of Feed the Need in Durham Diane Spurrell, Outreach and Volunteer Coordinator of Feed the Need in Durham Robyn McK­innon, Chamber Ambassador Kim Toms of CIBC and Chamber Ambassador Cassandra Wildman of Roughley Insur­ance. 

For more information, please visit www.fee

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Greater Oshawa Chamber of Commerce

Oshawa, Ont. - Durham College (DC) is proud to announce that it will offer its first degree program, the Honours Bachelor of Health Care Technology Management (HCTM), beginning in the 2018-2019 academic year.

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