Chamber Blog

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

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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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Being A Mentor

October 25, 2022

I was asked recently to provide some feedback on my experiences of being a mentor and given where I am in my working life’s journey it makes sense to reflect on the past and share what I may have learned. In general, mentoring has been very rewarding for me and contributed to my personal growth. Read More

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This Year’s Business Summit: Resilience and Reinvention

September 28, 2022

The Whitby Chamber of Commerce Business Summit’s theme for 2022 was Resilience and Reinvention. This annual summit is open to all members and non-members of the business community. Here are some of the key talking points throughout the day that I gathered from the speakers. Future Ready – Brion Henry, BDO Canada, and Dennis Croft, Read More

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Mayoral Forum on September 12th

September 6, 2022

On October 24th, residents will be electing a new Mayor for the Town of Whitby. To ensure our members and community understand the candidates, their platforms, and their plans, the WCC is hosting a Mayoral Forum for the candidates on September 12th. The race is between three new candidates you may not be familiar with: Read More

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