Chamber News

2018 Board of Directors at AGM.

Letter from the President: Call for Board nominations

November 12, 2018

It’s my pleasure to announce that we are opening the call for nominations for the Whitby Chamber of Commerce (WCC) Board of Directors. Get this, our CEO is only entering her third year at the Chamber. It may feel like Natalie has been the CEO for a lot longer than this and that is a Read More

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Jeff Deline delivering keynote address

Whitby Chamber puts participants through brand boot camp at fifth annual Business Summit

October 31, 2018

During Small Business Week, the Whitby Chamber of Commerce (WCC) welcomed more than 160 guests to examine brands on a global, national and local level at The Business Summit 2018. The fifth annual event, sponsored by Collins Barrow Durham, featured a jam-packed agenda of speakers including rebranding mastermind Ron Craig and Co-President and COO of Read More

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Advocacy Update: the latest from your voice of business

Ontario government taking bold action

October 25, 2018

On October 24, the Government of Ontario announced the Making Ontario Open for Business Act. The announcement included a near full repeal of Bill 148, dissolution of the Ontario College of Trades (the College), and improvements to the journeyperson-to-apprentice ratio. Bill 148, Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017 The Whitby Chamber of Commerce’s position was Read More

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Whitby Mayoral candidates Andrea Kennedy and Don Mitchell at Mayoral Debate & Candidate Expo

Mayoral Debate & Candidate Expo keeps community informed

October 1, 2018

In advance of Whitby residents flocking to the polls on October 22, the Whitby Chamber of Commerce (WCC) hosted the 2018 Mayoral Debate & Candidate Expo to ensure voters were informed. The event took place on September 26 at Durham College’s (DC) W. Galen Weston Centre for Food. During the candidate expo portion of the Read More

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Jerry Archer and Carolyn Ellis emceeing 2017 gala.

2018 Business Achievement Award finalists announced

September 27, 2018

Since 1955, Whitby has had the distinct pleasure of honouring outstanding accomplishments in the community. In the Chamber’s 90th year, this tradition continues with publicly recognizing local businesses that have demonstrated a passion for excellence, a commitment to their community and a strong entrepreneurial spirit at the Peter Perry & Business Achievement Awards hosted by Read More

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