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 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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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.

March 28, 2017 - In celebration of Canada’s 150th year, and in recognition of Durham College’s (DC) 50th anniversary, Bank of Canada Governor Stephen S. Poloz returned to his hometown of Oshawa to visit the college and speak with students, faculty, alumni and community guests about Canada’s economic history.

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Chamber Videos

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.