2017 DUFFERIN BUSINESS EXCELLENCE AWARD WINNERS ANNOUNCED

October 20, 2017

Award winners honoured at Gala in Mono For Immediate Release | October 20, 2017                   Dufferin County, ON: On October 19th, 2017, the Dufferin Board of Trade celebrated the winners of the 2017 Business Excellence Awards. Business leaders from across the county gathered for the awards gala… Read more »

Dufferin Board of Trade and Canadian Chamber welcome revised tax reforms and lower small business tax rate but remain concerned

October 17, 2017

For Immediate Release | October 16, 2017 Dufferin County, ON: The Dufferin Board of Trade and the Canadian Chamber of Commerce welcome the government’s plans to revise its proposed tax reforms and to reduce the small business tax rate as a result of the comments and concerns expressed through the national #ProtectGrowth campaign and in… Read more »

The Dufferin Board of Trade Kicks-Off Small Business Week in Dufferin

October 16, 2017

For Immediate Release | October 16, 2017 Dufferin County ON: The Dufferin Board of Trade, in partnership with Boards of Trade and Chambers of Commerce across the Province, is celebrating Small Business Week. On October 12th The Dufferin Board of Trade received the proclamation from the County of Dufferin, proclaiming the week of October 16… Read more »

The Dufferin Women in Business 2017 Sparkle Awards Nominations Now Open

October 2, 2017

  For Immediate Release | October 2, 2017 Dufferin County, ON:  The Dufferin Women in Business (DWIB) is pleased to announce that nominations are now open for the 2017 Sparkle Awards. Nominations are being accepted through the website, www.dwib.ca/sparkle-awards. DWIB, a committee of the Dufferin Board of Trade, is the premier local women’s group geared… Read more »

Policy Alert: Finance Canada Is Considering Major Changes to How Corporations Are Taxed

September 27, 2017

The Department of Finance Canada is considering major changes to how corporations are taxed. The proposed rules could have a significant impact on many Canadian businesses: potentially raising taxes, increasing the administrative burden on SMEs and heightening the impact on family-run businesses. On July 18, Finance Canada launched a consultation on how “tax-planning strategies involving… Read more »

Ontario Needs More Resilient Infrastructure to Confront Challenges of 21st Century: Dufferin Board of Trade

August 28, 2017

Report points to a $19 billion infrastructure gap which must be addressed through new accountabilities in Ontario’s Long-Term Infrastructure Plan The Dufferin Board of Trade, in partnership with the Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC), released Building Better: Setting the 2017 Ontario Infrastructure Plan up for success, a report calling on the Ontario Government to implement… Read more »