OCC Statement on Minimum Wage – Bill 148

STATEMENT BY THE ONTARIO CHAMBER OF COMMERCE (OCC)  – Issued Wednesday, January 10, 2018  There has been much discussion in recent weeks about the unintended consequences of Bill 148, the legislation that introduced a higher minimum wage in Ontario and … read more

Now Accepting, 2018 Business Achievement Award Nominations

The 2018 Annual General Meeting & Business Achievement Awards will take place on Tuesday, March 20! Mark your calendars to attend this prestigious event!  The Chamber is now accepting nominations for the 2018 Business Achievement Awards through to February 16, 2018. … read more

Shop Local 2017 Winner, John Girdauskas!

  The Chamber’s Shop Local program has now concluded for 2017. Congratulations to the lucky winner of $1,000 spending money, John Girdauskas of Tiny Township!    During the month of November, shoppers were rewarded for every $20 spent at any of … read more

Shop Local begins November 1st!

During the month of November, shoppers are rewarded for every $20 spent at any of the participating businesses. Once 10 stamps have been collected on your ballot, fill in your name and phone number and drop the ballot(s) off to any of … read more

Marjorie Smith is the winner of Springlicious 2017!

  Congratulations to Marjorie Smith of Midland! Her name was drawn as the winner of $500 in restaurant spending money! The Southern Georgian Bay Chamber of Commerce rewarded her for dining locally during the month of June with $500 worth of … read more

2017 Business Achievement Award Recipients

  The Business Achievement Awards honours businesses in the community for their outstanding accomplishments and contribution to Southern Georgian Bay. Here are this year’s recipients:    Dalton Timmis Insurance – Small Business Award    Dalton Timmis Insurance is one of … read more