April 28, 2016 - The census is happening this May! That means that, come May 31, enumerators will be out in full force knocking on doors across the country for those who have not yet completed their questionnaire. While about 54 per cent of Canadians complete their census questionnaires online, many others choose to mail in paper copies and a small portion answer questions with an enumerator at the door.

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April 22, 2016 -  The Ontario Chamber of Commerce identified six critical challenges inhibiting Ontario businesses from moving to the next stage of growth in its report Breaking Barriers: Ontario’s Scale Up Challenge. In the 21st century economy, Ontario’s continued growth and prosperity depends on our capacity to innovate and translate these new ideas into real economic gains. To do so, we need to create an environment that lets our most promising firms thrive.

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Spring Market Showcase

April 20, 2016 - It was all about networking and promoting business at the Chamber's Spring Market Showcase event held at the Quality Hotel & Conference Centre Oshawa last night! The Chamber's Events Committee brought together the leaders in our business community to showcase and demonstrate their latest products and services. Presentations by Dr. Gian of Northern Chiropractic and Wellness Centre and Claudine Pereira, also known as The Pink Coach were the hightlight of the event.
 

April 20, 2016 - Submitted by: Mark Wiseman, CEO of the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board. "I am quite excited to be the first guest writer of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce’s 5 Minutes for Business. Although our country represents only about 3% of the global economy, we have a wide array of world-class companies. Banking, mining, and oil and gas tend to hog the spotlight, but Canadians are breaking ground in areas like robotics, retail and pharmaceuticals (not to mention pension fund management).

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Hon. Reza Moridi, Minister of Training, College and Universities along with Durham MPP, Granville Anderson

April 19, 2016 - Durham College announced today that it has received $22 million in funding from the provincial government toward the construction of the Centre for Collaborative Education (CFCE) at the Oshawa campus. The announcement, which was made by the Hon. Reza Moridi, Minister of Training, College and Universities along with Durham MPP, Granville Anderson, at an event held at the Oshawa campus this morning, represents one of the largest investments in DC by the provincial government since the college opened its doors in 1967.

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