Members in the News: May & June 2017

Congratulations Par-T-Perfect on receiving multiple awards at the Canadian Franchise Association 2017 Awards of Excellence in Franchising! Par-T-Perfect received the following awards: Mature Established Franchise (for the 3rd year in a row), Best Non-Traditional Franchise System in Canada and Franchisees Choice (for the 4th year in a row). 


Maggie Habieda of Fotografia Boutique received her Masters of Photographic Arts from the Professional Photographers of Canada. Congratulations! 

Piper Foods/McDonald’s Restaurant completed their $250,000 pledge to the Oakville Hospital Foundation! The 7th Floor South inpatient unit of the Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital is named in their honour. 

 Congratulations to Cameron’s Brewing Company on celebrating 20 Years of brewing delicious, quality, locally crafted beer. 

Sheridan makes history with 7 Tony Award Nominations, including Best Musical, for the Broadway blockbuster musical Come From Away.

Congratulations to the following Oakville Chamber members who made The Great Places to Work® Institute Canada and The Globe and Mail’s 2017 list of “Best Workplaces in Canada – Large and Multinational: BMO Bank of Montreal, FCT, Grant Thornton LLP, Microsoft Canada Inc., RBC Royal Bank, Scotiabank and TD Canada Trust

In April, Michael McCloskey, Founder & President of GreensKeeper Asset Management, published an article in The Globe and Mail and appeared on BNN to discuss the turmoil engulfing Canada’s alternative mortgage lenders. 

Congratulations to Michele Bailey, President and CEO of Blazing The Agency on your recognition for Expansion and Growth in Small Business by BMO’s Celebrating Women Program! 

The Oakville Chamber of Commerce is pleased to introduce their newest staff member, Katherine Marino, Administrative Coordinator.