Chamber News

Barrie Haywood, 1935 – 2019

Barrie Haywood, 1935 – 2019

We are truly saddened to hear news of the recent passing of Barrie Haywood, an important member of our Burlington community. He was a great supporter of BitNet during its lifetime and the Burlington Chamber of Commerce for over 25 years. He was also actively involved...

Lydia Jones, 1928 – 2019

Lydia Jones, 1928 – 2019

It is with great sadness that we share the passing of Lydia Jones, a pillar of the Burlington Chamber of Commerce community. She contributed to our city while leading the Burlington Chamber of Commerce as the Executive Director from 1980 to 1995 and continued to be...

Call for Board Nominations

Call for Board Nominations

The Burlington Chamber of Commerce has eleven members on its Board of Directors.  Each year at least one vacancy is created when the Past Chair retires.  It is the role of the Chamber's Nominating Committee to fill any vacancies.  The Nominating Committee will soon be...

2019 Fall Economic Statement

2019 Fall Economic Statement

Rapid Policy Update on the 2019 Ontario Economic Outlook and Fiscal Review On November 6, the Government of Ontario released its 2019 Fall Economic Statement entitled, “2019 Ontario Economic Outlook and Fiscal Review: A Plan to Build Ontario Together,” which provides...

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...