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Durham Business Alliance

January 5, 2022

Representing over 2,500 business members, the Durham Business Alliance came together in October 2021 to represent the collective interests of the business community in the Durham Region.  As members of chambers and boards of trade, our membership reflects the strength and diversity of the region and unites to advocate, collaborate and engage. Our mission is to empower, Read More

Peter Perry & Business Achievement Award Winners Unveiled

November 11, 2021

Howard Humphrey named 66th Peter Perry Award winner at annual Whitby Chamber of Commerce (WCC) event. WHITBY, Ont., November 10, 2021 – Mayor Don Mitchell announced the 2021 Peter Perry Award recipient, Howard Humphrey, who was honoured posthumously. Humphrey was CEO of MTC, was known for being philanthropist who helped countless charities in the Durham Read More

2021 Business Achievement Award Finalists Announced

September 20, 2021

WHITBY (September 20, 2021) – The Whitby Chamber of Commerce (WCC) announced today the finalists for the Business Achievement Awards. The WCC is honoured to recognize the outstanding accomplishments in the community at its virtual Peter Perry & Business Achievement Awards gala on Wednesday, November 10. This annual event recognizes local businesses that have demonstrated Read More

Terry Johnston named 65th Peter Perry Award winner at annual Whitby Chamber event

November 13, 2020

WHITBY, Ont., November 13, 2020 – “Are there any Peter Perrys in this room tonight? Are there any in the Town of Whitby tonight?” Judge John Pritchard asked the crowd at a 1955 dinner sponsored by the Whitby Chamber of Commerce (WCC). The following year, the first Peter Perry was awarded to Donald Wilson. Sixty-five Read More

2020 Whitby Chamber of Commerce Business Achievement Award finalists announced

September 29, 2020

WHITBY, Ont., September 29, 2020 – The Whitby Chamber of Commerce (WCC) has the distinct pleasure of honouring outstanding accomplishments in the community at the spectacular Peter Perry & Business Achievement Awards gala. Hosted on Thursday, November 12, this annual event publicly recognizes local businesses that have demonstrated a passion for excellence, a commitment to Read More

Deputy Premier Christine Elliott accepts Peter Perry Award on behalf of Jim Flaherty

November 25, 2019

WHITBY, Ont., November 25, 2019 – Peter Perry was a founder of the Town of Whitby, an astute businessman and truly dedicated to his community. He served as an elected representative to the Parliament of Upper Canada and was instrumental in the formation of Ontario County with Whitby as the County Town. It is this Read More

2019 Whitby Chamber of Commerce Business Achievement Award finalists announced

September 20, 2019

WHITBY, Ont., September 20, 2019 – Step right up! The Chamber is once again celebrating business excellence at the spectacular Peter Perry & Business Achievement Awards gala on Thursday, November 21 from 6 to 10 p.m. at Deer Creek Golf & Banquet Facility. Since 1955, Whitby has had the distinct pleasure of honouring outstanding accomplishments Read More

Whitby Chamber of Commerce hosts business-focused discussion in preparation for Federal Election

September 9, 2019

WHITBY, Ont., September 5, 2019 – In partnership with the Durham Region Association of Realtors and the Durham Region Home Builders’ Association, the Whitby Chamber of Commerce (WCC) is inviting the community to hear from Whitby candidates running in the 2019 Federal Election. The MP Candidates Forum & Breakfast will take place on Wednesday, September Read More

Regional Chambers and Boards of Trade talk transportation at OPG

April 10, 2019

PICKERING, Ont., April 10, 2019 – On Friday, April 5, local leaders came to the table to talk transportation at the OPG Information Centre in Pickering. Hosted by the Durham Region Joint Chambers and Boards of Trade, this summit gave stakeholders the opportunity to discuss challenges, propose solutions and contribute to the Durham Transportation Issues Read More

Celebrating excellence and community commitment at the Peter Perry & Business Achievement Awards gala

November 22, 2018

WHITBY, Ont., November 22, 2018 – On November 15, guests arrived to the snow-covered grounds of Deer Creek Golf & Banquet Facility and were greeted by Whitby’s Town Crier announcing the significance of the 2018 Peter Perry & Business Achievement Awards. Since 1955, the Whitby Chamber of Commerce has had the distinct pleasure of awarding Read More

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