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

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 18 at Tosca Banquet Hall.

Advocating on behalf of its membership is one of the WCC’s four strategic priorities. Therefore, the majority of questions which will be included in the forum were gathered from its annual Advocacy Survey in early 2019 ensuring an engaging and business-focused discussion.

“The Federal Election is around the corner. Whether you live or work in Whitby, understanding the issues impacting you and the business community is critical,” said WCC Chief Executive Officer, Natalie Prychitko.

Candidates participating in the event are:

  • Brian Dias, New Democratic Party of Canada
  • Todd McCarthy, Conservative Party of Canada
  • Dr. Paul Slavchenko, Green Party of Canada
  • Ryan Turnbull, Liberal Party of Canada

The 2019 Canadian Federal Election is scheduled to take place on or before October 21. Individuals wishing to hear from their Whitby candidates are encouraged to register for the MP Candidates Forum & Breakfast at whitbychamber.org/events.


The Whitby Chamber of Commerce (WCC) is a not-for-profit organization that was established in 1928 to unite local professionals with the purpose of advocating for their rights, compiling resources and doing business together. By connecting local businesses, the WCC fosters a thriving business community through connection, learning and leadership. Hosting more than 80 events throughout the year, the WCC provides its membership and the business community with the opportunity to celebrate local business, establish solid relationships, develop business leads, or simply unwind after hours.

For more information please contact:

Heather Bulman
Marketing and Communications Manager
Whitby Chamber of Commerce
209 Dundas St. E.,
Whitby, ON L1N 7H8
905-668-4506 ext. 230