Chamber Blog

Why Durham’s young people should add volunteering to their to-do list

October 31, 2019

Young adults often look at volunteering as the 40 mandatory hours required to graduate secondary school, but it can be much more than that. While volunteering offers help to people and organizations in need, it can also offer a variety of personal benefits for the volunteer. Volunteering allows people to gain experience and develop skills Read More

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Decoding disruption

August 29, 2019

Disruption is one of the latest trendy buzz words in business. But what does it really mean? At the Whitby Chamber of Commerce we have concluded that disruption at its core means executing innovation successfully, or translating new ideas into improving services and customer experiences. There are many innovative businesses in Durham Region, as well Read More

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Strengthening connectivity between businesses and post-secondary institutions

August 2, 2019

Advocacy is one of the key roles played by the Whitby Chamber of Commerce (WCC) on behalf of our members. This can take many forms, including working with the Province of Ontario to constructively inform the policy development process and advocate for an environment that fosters conditions for businesses to thrive. The chamber does this Read More

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Why young people should consider an old Chamber

June 26, 2019

The Whitby Chamber of Commerce (WCC) celebrated its 90th anniversary in 2018, meaning the non-profit organization was established in 1928. As you can imagine, the Chamber and its programs have changed quite a bit over the years. Often, people unfamiliar with Chambers of Commerce and Boards of Trade picture a group of men making deals Read More

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Hats off to Whitby businesses celebrating milestones

June 6, 2019

In an age of smartphones and emails at our fingertips it seems as though business owners are busier than ever. At the Whitby Chamber of Commerce (WCC), we appreciate how difficult it can be for entrepreneurs and professionals to come out to events and give back to the community through membership with us. And that’s Read More

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