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Whitby Chamber of Commerce launches new Mentorship Program

June 20, 2018

Whitby, Ont. – Every great achiever is inspired by a great mentor and the Whitby Chamber of Commerce (WCC) aims to encourage these connections with the launch of its new Mentorship Program. In 2017, the WCC’s Young Entrepreneurs & Professionals (YEP) committee successfully piloted a mentorship program. Based on key learnings and the energy and…

Durham Region joint Chambers/BoTs highlight transportation needs

April 30, 2018

Transportation Round Table supports infrastructure for large scale economic development DURHAM REGION, April 30, 2018 – The joint Chambers of Commerce and Boards of Trade of Durham Region, representing nearly 3,000 businesses, invited stakeholders to discuss the transportation issues facing Durham Region. The purpose of the round table event, held on April 24, was to…

Whitby Chamber of Commerce calls on Province to push for better broadband

April 27, 2018

Whitby, ON, February 16, 2018 – The Whitby Chamber of Commerce (WCC) will be in Hamilton, Ontario this weekend gathering support from chambers of commerce from across Ontario to call on the Ontario government to develop a comprehensive broadband strategy. The WCC is one of five chambers co-sponsoring a policy resolution submitted by the Sarnia…

WCC member helps launch Small Business Access

February 16, 2018

Whitby, ON – On February 12, Minister Leal joined Rocco Rossi, President and CEO of the Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC) and Whitby Chamber of Commerce’s (WCC) very own, Kim Copetti, Copetti & Co. Professional Organization, to announce the launch of Small Business Access, the new one-window service to help small business owners start, grow and…

Whitby Chamber of Commerce kicks off new Speaker Series with Jason Atkins

January 10, 2018

Whitby, Ont. – Great stories serve to inspire and educate, and the Whitby Chamber of Commerce (WCC) is excited to get the story behind some of the region’s most familiar faces in their newest Speaker Series sponsored by Motorcity Mitsubishi and Whitby Economic Development. Hosted at the Centennial Building, this series is designed to highlight…

Extending Minimum Wage Implementation Will Slash Job Loss Risk by 74%: Economic Analysis

September 27, 2017

Final analysis of Bill 148 reveals $12 billion economic problem that the Ontario Government must resolve WHITBY, Ont. – Today, the Whitby Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC) and the Keep Ontario Working (KOW) Coalition released two major reports that broadly capture the challenges associated with Bill 148 and…

185,000 Ontario Jobs at Risk from Bill 148: Independent Economic Impact Analysis

August 14, 2017

Bill 148 will increase the cost of consumer goods and services by $1,300 per household starting in 2018, according to new analysis by leading economics firm WHITBY, ON – Today the Keep Ontario Working Coalition (KOW), in partnership with the Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC) and the Whitby Chamber of Commerce, released the first and…

2017 Peter Perry & Business Achievement Awards nominations open

June 21, 2017

Whitby, Ont. – The Whitby Chamber of Commerce (WCC) is honoured to host the 2017 Peter Perry & Business Achievement Awards gala at Deer Creek Golf & Banquet Facility on Thursday, November 16. A celebration of excellence and an evening of inspiration, it’s a night where the WCC highlights incredible community leaders. Winners of the…

Businesses making a difference at Lynde Creek Cleanup

June 20, 2017

WHITBY, Ont. – In partnership with Durham Partners in Project Green and Skyview Electronics, the Whitby Chamber of Commerce (WCC) joined forces on June 16 to lead the community in a shoreline cleanup along Lynde Creek in Brooklin. Participants began the afternoon at Brooklin Kinsmen Park where they enjoyed a delicious lunch provided by Frantastic Events.…

Whitby Chamber of Commerce supports Canada 150 Student Awards

April 3, 2017

More than 150 years ago, a group of thought leaders, professionals and politicians came together to create our great nation. As we celebrate our country’s sesquicentennial, the University of Ontario Insitute of Technology (UOIT) wants to honour and recognize our future leaders with the Canada 150 Student Awards.

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