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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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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May 8, 2017 - Consulate General of the United States of America to Canada, Juan A. Alsace, and Consul for Commercial Affairs, Eric Crowley, stopped by the Greater Oshawa Chamber of Commerce (GOCC) this afternoon with Oshawa MP Colin Carrie to meet with your GOCC CEO Nancy Shaw and President Gary Valcour.

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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April 6, 2017 - Entrepreneur and Conservative Party of Canada candidate Kevin O’Leary spoke to Greater Oshawa Chamber of Commerce (GOCC) members at the 88th Annual General Meeting (AGM) held at the Ajax Convention Centre April 6.

With the largest audience in GOCC history, this year’s AGM saw 226 people network with fellow Chamber members and dine with Mr. O’Leary before his speech about business across the country.

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