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eNews is changing!

Beginning in January, you will notice a significant change to both Business Matters publications.

eNews will now be available to everyone via our social media pages and website.
As a Greater Oshawa Chamber of Commerce member, you will continue to receive eNews directly to your inbox!

Our Business Matters print publication will be mailed to members only.
Did you know that the WSIB landscape on mental stress claims is changing?

OEA's Chronic Mental Stress Webinar

Date: December 14, 2017
Time: 10 am ET
Duration: 1 hour
Location: Online
Cost: Free           
Presented by:
Michael Zacks
Director (A) and General Counsel
The Legislature has amended the Workplace Safety and Insurance Act to allow entitlement for chronic mental stress starting in 2018, which will have a significant impact for employers. Michael Zacks will explain the amendments and tell you what you need to know so you can be ready for the upcoming change.
You will learn:
  • What the WSIB currently accepts in mental stress situations
  • How the chronic mental stress entitlement legislation has been changed
  • How mental stress is evaluated
  • How the OEA can help you
Click here to Register - Enrolment is limited
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. Beginning January 2018 it will be shared across all our social media platforms and placed prominently on our website.

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!
Wear your crazy, cozy, ugly holiday sweater to the crazy cozy ugly holiday sweater social on December 12!
Business Of The Month   
Oshawa Kicks Soccer Club
The Oshawa Kicks Soccer Club has been providing quality soccer programming to Oshawa since 1975.
Providing both competitive and recreational programming, Oshawa Kicks Soccer Club caters to all skill levels and abilities.
Founded in 2002, the FSSC Tournament, held annually, has grown to become the largest youth soccer tournament in Ontario.
As a not-for-profit organization, the Oshawa Kicks Soccer Club relies on local business and community support to provide quality programming to all their members.
Congratulations to Oshawa Kicks Soccer Club on being named Business of the Month for December 2017!
Pictured left to right is Chamber Ambassador Cameron Ackerblade of Grand and Toy, Frank Barker - Director of Club Operations for Oshawa Kicks Soccer Club, Elizabeth McCaw - Executive Director for Oshawa Kicks Soccer Club, Jordon Hargrave - Player Development Lead for Oshawa Kicks Soccer Club, Cheryl Browning - Club Competitive Administrator for
Oshawa Kicks Soccer Club, Ian Anderson - Club Administrative Assistant for Oshawa Kicks Soccer Club, Kristy Larsen - Club Programming Assistant for Oshawa Kicks Soccer Club, Chamber Ambassador Kim Toms of CIBC and Ted Davidson of EPD Music Services.
For more information please visit

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Have you visited our website recently? Make sure you're up-to-date on chamber news and events that affect you and your business.

Do you know how your Greater Oshawa Chamber of Commerce is governed? Click on the video from 2017 president Gary Valcour to learn more!

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