Chamber News

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A busy start to the year for the Chamber’s Advocacy Committee

April 26, 2019

Over the first quarter of the year, the Advocacy Committee focused significant efforts on rigorously representing the Whitby Chamber of Commerce (WCC) membership.

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Kate Campbell stands on stage facing audience.

Leading the way at Connect Women

April 3, 2019

A powerhouse lineup of speakers led the way at the Whitby Chamber of Commerce’s eighth annual Connect Women event on March 21. More than 200 guests filled the Ajax Convention Centre to celebrate women in business at the full-day conference presented in partnership with title sponsors, MacAskill Chiropractic and Wellness Centre and Nurse Chevrolet Cadillac. Read More

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Chamber highlights extraordinary year at Annual General Meeting

March 27, 2019

On March 26, the Whitby Chamber of Commerce’s (WCC) membership poured into The Village Taverna’s newly renovated event space for its Annual General Meeting.

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Guest speaker Brent Lessard sits on theatre stage with Jason King.

Durham College alum Brent Lessard talks about the future of transportation

January 31, 2019

Imagine having the ability to travel from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 30 minutes. That’s the future Brent Lessard and his team at rLoop are building. In his youth, Lessard studied classical music and visual arts before embarking on a new direction by enrolling in Durham College’s Mechanical Engineering Technology program, graduating at the Read More

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New Chamber on Tap series brings networking back to the forefront

January 31, 2019

During the first full week back to work after the holidays, members filed into the cozy Harvest Restaurant in Brooklin to kick the year off with some great connections. After receiving multiple requests from the membership, the Whitby Chamber of Commerce (WCC) team decided to bring networking back to the forefront of Chamber programming with Read More

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