Chamber Blog

The 2024 Connectivity Conference – From a Male Perspective

April 12, 2024

The 13th annual Connectivity Conference, formerly Connect Women was a stellar event. This year’s theme was “Maximizing Outcomes” and the speakers provided incredible insight and inspiration. The crowd enjoyed every moment of it. I was asked to write a blog providing the male perspective of the event and happily obliged. I could write about all Read More

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Budget Season: Why it Matters

March 14, 2024

‘Tis that time of year. Budget season is upon us. Get your popcorn popping because the Provincial budget is set to be delivered on March 26th followed by the Federal budget on April 16th. I know there are people out there that may think ‘who cares’ or ‘why do budgets matter’ but they DO matter, Read More

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The WCC Board Elections 2024

January 22, 2024

A Hungry Wolf is Stronger Than a Satisfied Dog! This Ukrainian proverb came to mind when writing this blog. The proverb means it is better to be hungry for progress than to be satisfied with being stagnant. This saying reminds us that while making mistakes and failing is a part of the process, it should Read More

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Micro-grant Opportunity that Empowers Young Leaders to Build a More Inclusive Whitby

December 4, 2023

It’s no surprise how many talented young leaders we have in our community. Did you know that they now have a chance to win a micro-grant through Tomorrow’s Leaders Starting Out (ToLSO) micro-grant program. This initiative is brought to you by the Nigerian Canadian for Cultural, Educational, Economic Progress (NCCEEP), funded in part by the Read More

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2023 Federal Fall Economic Update – Strengthening Infrastructure

November 22, 2023

The Federal Government released it’s “2023 – Fall Economic Update”. We provide our take aways and valuable snippets from the report here. Comparably, this update does not make large financial investments, and the government also projects a larger deficit of $38.4 billion for 2024-2025 (projected to be $35 billion in March), which they expect will Read More

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