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Oakville Business Tax Fairness September 2017

Tax Fairness? An Oakville business perspective

When it comes to describing a person who owns an Oakville business a few characteristics come to mind.  Hard working, committed, risk taker and driven.

Oakville Chamber Chair Ken Nevar

Ken Nevar Appointed as Oakville Chamber Chair

The Board of Directors of the Oakville Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that Ken Nevar has officially begun his term as the new Oakville Chamber Chair.

Oakville Awards for Business Excellence Nominations Open

Oakville Awards for Business Excellence Nominations Open

The Oakville Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the Rotary Club of Oakville West, is now accepting nominations for the 23rd Annual Oakville Awards for Business Excellence (OABE). Nominations will be accepted until Friday, September ...

Long Term Infrastructure Plan

Ontario’s Long Term Infrastructure Plan needs Resiliency

The Oakville Chamber of Commerce with the Ontario Chamber of Commerce, released a report calling on the Ontario Government to implement key recommendations in its imminent Long Term Infrastructure Plan (LTIP),  Building Better: Setting the 2017 ...

Bill 148 effect, Oakville Chamber of Commerce

185,000 Ontario Jobs at Risk from Ontario Bill 148

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 economic’s firm, CANCEA.

Oakville Chamber Membership Achieves Milestone

The Oakville Chamber Membership has achieved a milestone of 1,200 companies, representing more than 40,000 employees.

Infrastructure Investment

Infrastructure Investment solves Canadian Problems

A report on infrastructure investment was released by the Oakville Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the Canadian Chamber of Commerce called: Stuck in Traffic for 10,000 Years: Canadian Problems that Infrastructure Investment Can Solve. 

Ontario Attorney General Yasir Naqvi

Ontario Attorney General Yasir Naqvi speaks to Chamber

This week, Ontario Attorney General Yasir Naqvi spoke to the Oakville Chamber of Commerce on the government’s initiatives surrounding the justice system and the need to embrace technology and improve efficiencies.

$15 Minimum Wage, Yes Balloons

$15 Minimum Wage’s Unintended Consequences

The provincial government has introduced legislation that will increase the current minimum wage by over 30% from $11.40 to $15.00 per hour over the next 18 months. Small business owners are expressing concern about the ...

Downtown Oakville

Oakville Chamber objects to potential labour & employment standards reforms

The Oakville Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the Ontario Chamber of Commerce, has sent a letter to Premier Kathleen Wynne warning against potential changes to Ontario’s Labour Relations Act (LRA) and the Employment Standards ...

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