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Durham College Receives $13 Million in Federal Funding for Centre for
Collaborative Education

Congratulations to Durham College (DC), who announced on Wednesday, September 14, 2016, that it has received $13 million in funding from the federal government through Post-Secondary Institutions Strategic Investment Fund (SIF) toward the construction of the new Centre for Collaborative Education (CFCE) at the college's Oshawa Campus.

Click here to read more on the funding of DC's newest addiction to the campus. 
Speech from the Throne Expands Industrial Conversation Initiative and Provides Relief for Electricity Ratepayers 
Following today's speech from the Throne, the Ontario Government  recommitted to jobs and growth as their top priority. They also confirmed that next year's budget will be balanced, delivering on the Government's promise to eliminate the deficit by 2017-18. Previously announced investments in childcare, tuition reduction, skill training and healthcare, were echoed. As were investment in the Business Growth Initiative, Jobs and Prosperity Fund, and the Climate Change Action Plan.

Click here to read more about what was announced during the speech from the Throne.  
Celebrating 150 Years: The Ontario Regiment
Congratulations to the Ontario Regiment, located at 53 Simcoe St., N., Oshawa, on the celebration of their 150th anniversary on Saturday, September 17, 2016. Thank you to all the men and women of the Regiment for their service over the past 150 years!
Lunch & Learn Speakers Wanted!
Do you have a presentation or topic you think would interest Chamber members?
The Greater Oshawa Chamber of Commerce is looking for speakers to present at our upcoming 2017 Lunch & Learn Series!
If interested in becoming a speaker, please contact Ashley Bain, Events Coordinator, at 905.728.1683 for more information!
 
Venues For Chamber Events Wanted
Are you a venue owner wanting to expose your space to the local business community?
The Greater Oshawa Chamber of Commerce is looking for venues to host a variety of our upcoming 2017 Business 4 Breakfasts and Biz After 5!  
If interested in becoming a host venue, please contact Ashley Bain, Event Coordinator, at 905.728.1683 for more information!  
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CHAMBER EVENTS

September 22, 2016

September 29, 2016
New Members' Reception

October 5, 2016
Port Day

October 26, 2016

October 28, 2016


COMMUNITY EVENTS


Every Wednesday
Show and Shine

October 13 - 19, 2016 
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Northern Chiropractic Centre

1808 Simcoe St., N.
Oshawa, ON
(905) 436-6666


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Greater Oshawa Chamber of Commerce members receive 40% off initial assessment plus 20% off orthotics with complimentary Gait Scan ($180 value).

Expires: 12/31/2016

DISCLAIMER:
The Association is not responsible for fulfillment of this coupon


B usiness Of The Month    
International Pool & Spa
On behalf of the Greater Oshawa Chamber of Commerce and the Ambassador Committee; Congratulations to International Pool & Spa and team for being named Business of The Month for September 2016!

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VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!
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 our 2016-2017 upcoming Chamber Committees.
Interested? Click the  here to learn more about the different committees and member responsibilities!
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If you are celebrating a major milestone such as receiving a professional award, celebrating a grand opening, new location, major expansion or special anniversary, or have news you want to share with fellow Chamber members, contact the Chamber at 905-728-1683 or email details to info@oshawachamber.com .
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