DURHAM REGION, September 6, 2017 - Durham Region Association of REALTORS® (DRAR) President Roger Bouma reported 822 residential transactions in August 2017, a 9.75% increase over the previous month.

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Oshawa, ON (September 6, 2017) – Petley-Hare Ltd. Insurance Brokers announced today that it has created a new division called Petley-Hare Life & Financial Limited. focusing on individual and corporate Life, Group and Health insurance. Petley-Hare Limited has partnered with Derrick Gleed CHS, President of Gleed Financial Services Inc. bringing over thirty years of insurance industry experience to the table. This division will market all lines of Life and Living Benefit products, as well as Employee benefits and Executive benefits.

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Province Supporting Training in Low Carbon Building Skills

Ontario is helping workers thrive in the low-carbon economy with new support for apprentices, skilled trades, and other professionals from the building sector to develop green building skills. This initiative is part of Ontario's Climate Change Action Plan and is funded by proceeds from the province's carbon market.

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Oshawa is among the top performing urban economies in the country, according to a Conference Board of Canada's analysis of 15 medium-sized census metropolitan areas published Thursday.

It’s not your grandfather’s Oshawa.

The long-time home to GM Canada has evolved into a health sciences and education hub — and one of the nation’s top performing urban economies — thanks to what the Durham Workforce Authority calls a “creative push for growth” after the credit crunch and global auto sector implosion in 2008.

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Chamber Videos


The Greater Oshawa Chamber of Commerce shares what #mychamber means to us!

The Greater Oshawa Chamber of Commerce CEO Nancy Shaw discusses membership with the Chamber.

The 2017 Greater Oshawa Chamber of Commerce President, Gary Valcour, discusses governance of the chamber.