Issues and Updates
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Canadian Chamber Network: Federal Budget 2014 Analysis
Beneath the Surface: Uncovering the economic potential of Ontario's Ring of Fire - LEARN MORE
A new report from the Oakville Chamber of Commerce and the Ontario Chamber of Commerce reveals that Ontario’s Ring of Fire, the mineral resource-rich region in the James Bay Lowlands, will generate up to $9.4 billion in new economic activity over the first 10 years of operation and sustain 5,500 jobs annually.
Top 10 Barriers to Competitiveness 2014: What can we do to create more opportunities and prosperity? Learn more
Business Confidence Strong in GTA - What can government and business do to help Ontario emerge stronger? Find out here: ES2014
Business confidence is up significantly in the Greater Toronto Area compared to this time last year, according to a new survey from the Oakville Chamber of Commerce, the Ontario Chamber of Commerce and Leger Marketing. The annual Ontario Business Confidence Index shows that 52 percent of surveyed businesses in the region are confident in Ontario’s economy-up seven percentage points from last year.
The survey of businesses is featured in Emerging Stronger 2014, a business-driven economic agenda released by the Oakville Chamber and authored by the Ontario Chamber of Commerce, the Mowat Centre and Leger Marketing. The report identifies the immediate steps that government and the private sector must take to enhance Ontario’s economic competitiveness and spur job creation in the province.
The chamber hosted the Hon. Deb Matthews, Ontario's Minister of Health, on December 5, 2013. Read her speech and the ministry's answers to our audience's questions below.
Oakville Chamber of Commerce 2013 Advocacy Survey
If you work in construction, the rules for mandatory WSIB coverage have changed.
Do you run your own construction business? Big or small, with workers or without, you still need to know what's changed. Find out what it means for you.
Youth Jobs Strategy Roundtable with Dr. Eric Hoskins, Minister of Economic Development, Trade & Employment and Kevin Flynn, M.P.P. Oakville, June 26, 2013
As part of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce network, the Oakville Chamber announced a major advocacy initiative focused on harnessing the power of business and public policy to address the key barriers to Canada’s competitiveness and our national prosperity.
Emerging Stronger 2013 is an economic agenda for Ontario developed by business, the chamber network, a leading think tank and a leading market research firm.
Please review the attached documents relating to the sign by-law changes to determine how your business may be impacted