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The Impact of Cap and Trade on Oakville Businesses

It was not surprising that when Oakville businesses were surveyed about the provincial governments cap and trade program, 82% of respondents agreed that the cap and trade plan should have been delayed until its impact ...

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How Will Ontario’s Cap and Trade Program Impact Your Oakville Business?

While government has proceeded with the implementation of Cap and Trade, the Oakville Chamber of Commerce and Ontario Chamber of Commerce continue to work with our membership to try and educate businesses about what this ...

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Advocating for Oakville Businesses for Smart Infrastructure

The Oakville Chamber of Commerce recently co-hosted a Symposium with the Professional Engineers of Ontario (Oakville Chapter) on “Smart Infrastructure”. We brought together representatives from business, academia, government and leading industry experts to discuss one ...

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How the the Provincial Government’s Growth Plan affects Oakville

Recently, the Provincial government proposed changes to the Provinces land use plans of which three apply to Halton: the Growth Plan for the Greater Golden Horseshoe, the Greenbelt Plan and the Niagara Escarpment Plan.

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Rising Costs the most significant factor impacting Oakville Business & Industry

Today, the Oakville Chamber of Commerce released the results of its 2016 advocacy survey which was ran from May 27, 2016 to June 17, 2016. Rising costs are impacting local businesses and congestion continues to ...

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Oakville’s Business Community Questions How Ontario’s new Cap and Trade will Impact Them

Oakville businesses are expressing concern and uncertainty around the Provincial government’s recent announcement on its planned implementation of a cap and trade system.