June 7, 2017 - Ontario’s foray into a $15 an hour minimum wage has sparked varied opinions province- wide and it’s no different in Oshawa.

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June 5, 2017- Durham Region Association of Realtors® (DRAR) President Roger Bouma reported 1,309 residential transactions in May 2017, a 10 per cent decrease from the same time last year. May also saw the number of new listings in Durham increase to 3,271, up from 2,433 new listings the previous month, and significantly higher than the 1,790 new listings in May 2016.

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News Release - Ministry of Economic Development and Growth

Ontario is helping aspiring entrepreneurs succeed by launching a program that offers training, mentoring and grant opportunities to start, expand or buy a small business. 

Starter Company Plus provides Ontario's entrepreneurs aged 18 and older with comprehensive and targeted services to help them start and run their own business. 

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Keep Ontario Working Coalition: Ontario Deserves Evidence-Based Reform
Changes Will Hurt Job Creation, Consumer Costs and Economic Growth

TORONTO, May 30, 2017 – The Keep Ontario Working coalition, in partnership with the Greater Oshawa Chamber of Commerce and the Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC), today expressed concern that the Government of Ontario’s Fair Workplaces and Better Jobs Plan, commits to unproven sweeping reforms without ensuring protection against unintended consequences, including job losses, rising consumer costs, and economic hardship.

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May 19, 2017 - Mayor John Henry and Greater Oshawa Chamber of Commerce President Gary Valcour cut the ribbon at this morning's Grand Opening ceremony at the Oshawa Visitor's Centre. They were joined by local MP and MPPs, councillors and Chamber Ambassadors.

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