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Greater Oshawa Chamber of Commerce Announces Kevin O'Leary As Our Guest Speaker At The Upcoming AGM In April! More Details To Follow...
Durham College to Receive $1 Million in Funding From City of Oshawa

Oshawa, ON – Durham College (DC) is pleased to announce that it will receive $1 million from the City of Oshawa in support of its new Centre for Collaborative Education (CFCE).

The funding is being allocated from the city’s newly established Infrastructure Fund, and is the result of a request made by the college to the City of Oshawa. The request was approved through a nearly unanimous vote by Council on January 25, 2017 at the City of Oshawa council meeting. 

The investment will support the construction of the CFCE, a multi-level, 75,000-square-foot facility and legacy project tied to the college’s 50th anniversary in 2017.

"This generous donation is a strong reflection of Durham College’s longstanding relationship with the City of Oshawa,” said Don Lovisa, president, Durham College. “It not only represents an investment in education but in the broader Oshawa community, which we have proudly been a part of for the past 50 years. On behalf of DC, I extend my sincere thanks to the City of Oshawa for making its first capital commitment to Durham College a significant one that will help us build our new Centre for Collaborative Education.”

The CFCE, scheduled to open in 2018, will act as an educational access point for students while bringing together local, Indigenous and global community groups and members of key business sectors.

“The City of Oshawa and its residents have and will continue to benefit from Durham College’s years of dedicated service to the education and social structure of the region,” said Oshawa Mayor John Henry. “This investment recognizes the college’s ongoing commitment to excellence, and the benefits the CFCE and its exceptional programming will afford students and the broader community alike.”

The centre will not only become a landmark at DC’s Oshawa campus, where it will replace the aging Simcoe building, but also within the city of Oshawa. It will be home to departments such as the School-College-Work Initiative and affiliated Centre for Success program, the Centre for Indigenous Peoples, the Office of Student Diversity, Inclusion and Transitions, the Spark Centre, health and science facilities and foundations programs, as well as offer  global, open and collaborative learning and social spaces.

22nd Annual Business Excellence Awards Nominations NOW OPEN!
GOCC Members Now Receive Whitby Chamber Member Pricing at Connect Women Event!
Chamber's 'Wills & Estates' Lunch & Learn Was a BIG Success!
The Greater Oshawa Chamber of Commerce hosted its 'Wills & Estates' Lunch & Learn on Thursday, February 2, 2017. The event, which was attended by over 19 Chamber members was presented and sponsored by Marie G. Michaels & Associates.

This presentation touched on the planning of wills and estates and how to prepare yourself. The next Lunch & Learn event will be held on April 27, 2017 on Mold & Water Damage.

Greater Oshawa Chamber of Commerce eNews Now Offering Advertisement Opportunities!
Do you want to maximize your business's exposure to the local community? Now's your chance! Place an ad in the Chamber's bi-weekly eNews to have your business exposed to over 850 local businesses and organizations! For more information on eNews ads and rates, contact Michelle Lea at michellelea@rogers.com or 905.433.7854!
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 alike at competitive prices!
Half-day & full-day rentals available.
If interested in renting the boardroom or to inquire about pricing; please contact the Chamber directly at 905.728.1683 for more information!  
Business Of The Month  
Independent Project Managers
On behalf of the Greater Oshawa Chamber of Commerce and the Ambassador Committee; Congratulations to Independent Project Managers for being named Business of The Month for 
February 2017!

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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 2017 Awards Committee. Contact our Event Coordinator, Ashley Bain at 905.728.1683 for more details!
Are you a photography student or photographer looking to gain experience in the field?
The Greater Oshawa Chamber of Commerce is looking for a volunteer event photographer for our upcoming 2017 networking events!"
If you or someone you know is interested, please contact the Chamber at 905.728.1683.


February 21, 2017
Mayor's Luncheon

February 23, 2017
Farewell To Fazio's

March 7, 2017

March 21, 2017
Connect Women

March 22, 2017
1st Annual Chamber Bowl 


February 3, 2017

April 28, 2017
Spring Art Festival

April 29, 2017
Johnny Cash Tribute
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