Statement Re: The Orangeville Election Forum on September 18, 2018

September 19, 2018

Following the Orangeville Election Forum hosted by the Dufferin Board of Trade on September 18, 2018, it was brought to the attention of the organization that there were apparent issues with the time-keeping during both the Council candidate introductions and the Mayor and Deputy Mayor Q & A session. After reviewing the footage from the… Read more »

Ontario Chamber Calls on Provincial Government to Immediately Repeal Bill 148

August 30, 2018

For Immediate Release | August 30, 2018 Today, the Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC) is calling on the Government of Ontario to immediately repeal the drastic labour reforms introduced by Bill 148, the Fair Workplaces Better Jobs Act, 2017. Recent testimonials from the Ontario business community showcase a common theme – the labour reforms established… Read more »

2018 Business Excellence Award Nominees Announced

August 20, 2018

For Immediate Release | August 15, 2018 Dufferin County, ON: The Dufferin Board of Trade is pleased to announce the nominees for the 2018 Business Excellence Awards, recognizing outstanding businesses, individuals, and organizations in Dufferin County. “I extend my sincere congratulations to all the amazing businesses that were nominated for our awards this year. Says Pete… Read more »

Bethell Hospice Beneficiary of the 2018 Dufferin Board of Trade Silent Auction

August 16, 2018

For Immediate Release | August 16, 2018 Dufferin County, ON: The Dufferin Board of Trade (DBOT) Golf Committee is proud to announce that Bethell Hospice has been selected as the beneficiary of this year’s Play Local Golf Tournament silent auction on August 23rd. The Tournament is entering its 28th year and brings together the business… Read more »

Statement Regarding the Dufferin Board of Trade Board of Directors

June 15, 2018

For Immediate Release | June 15, 2018 As per the policies and procedures of the Dufferin Board of Trade, Joe Andrews, Past Chair and Keith Lowry, Director-at-Large, have declared a temporary leave of absence from the Dufferin Board of Trade Board of Directors to seek election to municipal council in the Fall municipal elections. We… Read more »

Nominations Open for the 2018 Business Excellence Awards

June 11, 2018

For Immediate Release | June 11, 2018 The Dufferin Board of Trade (DBOT) is pleased to announce that nominations are now open for the 2018 Business Excellence Awards (BEAs). Nominations are being accepted through the Dufferin Board of Trade website at dufferinbot.ca/nominate. The deadline for nominations is July 16th, 2018 at 12:00 noon. The award… Read more »

Regulatory burden undermining business competitiveness, new report finds

May 31, 2018

For Immediate Release |, May 31, 2018 Dufferin County ON:—Canada’s regulatory system is smothering business in Canada, thanks to a growing mix of complex, costly and overlapping rules from all levels of government. A new report by the Canadian Chamber of Commerce, and supported by the Dufferin Board of Trade, Death by 130,000 Cuts: Improving… Read more »

Shelburne Home Hardware Building Centre Named Top Store in Category

May 7, 2018

Shelburne Home Hardware Building Centre received the Home Hardware Proud of My Home Award in the category of Best Home Hardware Building Centre Store Under 15,000 Sq. Ft. The awards ceremony was held at Home Hardware’s annual Spring Market on April 14, 2018 in St. Jacobs, Ontario. Dealer-Owners, Bill and Carole Gillam are honoured to… Read more »

Dufferin Board of Trade to Host All Candidate Forums Ahead of the 2018 Provincial Election

May 1, 2018

For Immediate Release | 30 April 2018 Dufferin ON: The Dufferin Board of Trade, in partnership with the Dufferin Federation of Agriculture will continue the proud tradition of hosting provincial election forums with the candidates running for office in the electoral district of Dufferin-Caledon. All candidates that have currently declared they are running in Dufferin-Caledon have… Read more »