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Transformative Solutions for Inclusive Business in 2023

January 11, 2023

As we kick off the new year, I would like to encourage members of Whitby Chamber of Commerce to consider transformative solutions for inclusive business in 2023. Whether you are attracting customers or hiring workers, making your business accessible and inclusive of people with disabilities will reap both economic and social benefits. 16% to 42% Read More

Single-Use Plastic Ban on December 20, 2022

December 14, 2022

On December 20, 2022, the Canada wide ban on the manufacturing and import of 5 categories of single-use plastics begins; this means your plastic checkout bags, cutleries, foodservice ware, stir sticks and straws (except for flexible straws under specific conditions) are due for an overhaul. By December 20, 2023, there will also be a ban Read More

Ontario Economic Summit

December 13, 2022

On November 22 and 23, the Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC) hosted its annual Ontario Economic Summit (OES) in Toronto, featuring various speakers across multiple industries and opportunities to connect with the provincial government. The overall theme of the summit was building Ontario’s growth agenda, and it kicked off with a munk-style debate on reshoring Read More

Year-end Reflections

December 6, 2022

For many years, the Whitby Chamber of Commerce has been committed to producing diverse and inclusive programming that speaks to the needs of all our members. It began in 2016/17 when we launched and hosted our first discussion regarding Mental Health in the Workplace in collaboration with Ontario Shores. And year over year we’ve hosted Read More

Key Takeaways from TD Economic Update

November 14, 2022

On October 27th the Whitby Chamber of Commerce and the Town of Whitby hosted its fifth annual TD Economic Update where Mr. Derek Burleton, Deputy Chief Economist at TD Bank, provided a thorough and valuable assessment of the global, United States (US), and Canadian economies. Here are my (an economics laymen) takeaways from his presentation. Read More

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