Chamber News

Small Business Week 2019

Small Business Week 2019

In partnership with: Small Business Week runs from October 20th - 26th Small Business Week is an annual celebration of Canadian entrepreneurship. Events held during the week bring entrepreneurs together for workshops, networking, and tradeshows across the country....

Federal Election 2019

Federal Election 2019

Election Day is October 21, 2019 The Candidates Burlington Riding Oakville North-Burlington Riding Lenaee Dupuis - Canada's NDP Jane Michael - Conservative Party of Canada Gareth Williams - Green Party of Canada Karina Gould - Liberal Party of Canada Peter Smetana -...

Red Carpet Task Force

Red Carpet Task Force

Burlington Mayor Marianne Meed Ward announced a new initiative being launched from the Mayor’s Office in partnership with Councillor Kelvin Galbraith: the Red Tape Red Carpet Task Force. The initiative's goal: identify and eliminate barriers to growth and new business...

New Staff Welcome

New Staff Welcome

The Burlington Chamber of Commerce welcomes Lindsay Stevenson as their new Strategic Communications Coordinator. With a background in Global Studies, and post-graduate certificate in International Development, Lindsay is pleased to continue raise awareness for...

Addressing Regional Imbalances Critical to Ontario’s Future

Addressing Regional Imbalances Critical to Ontario’s Future

On September 12, the Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC) released a new report, The Great Mosaic: Reviving Ontario’s Regional Economies. The report outlines how government of all levels can work with industry to unleash the potential of Ontario’s regional economies and...

Supporting Economic Growth in Ontario

Supporting Economic Growth in Ontario

Each year the Ontario Economic Report (OER) presents the collective voice of the Ontario Chamber of Commerce's (OCC) membership through the Business Confidence Survey, the Business Prosperity Index and the Economic Outlook. The report provides a snapshot of the past...