Open for business: Orangeville & Area SBEC Coming to Shelburne

December 11, 2017

Starting in 2018, the Orangeville & Area Small Business Enterprise Centre (SBEC) will be open for business at a new satellite location in Shelburne. Every Tuesday afternoon between 1 and 4:30 p.m., a small business consultant will be available to support local entrepreneurs as they endeavour to start or grow their businesses. The satellite office… Read more »

The Dufferin Women in Business Celebrate the Sparkle in Dufferin County

November 16, 2017

Award Winners Recognized at Gala in Orangeville For Immediate Release | November 16, 2017 Dufferin County, ON: On November 15th, 2017, the Dufferin Women in Business celebrated the winners of the 2017 Sparkle Awards at the 15th Anniversary Gala & Sparkle Awards. Influential business women from across the county gathered for the awards gala at… Read more »

2017 Fall Economic Statement

November 15, 2017

In the face of rising costs and a more aggressive American business climate, we must do more to keep Ontario’s economy competitive, build our communities up, and protect our most vulnerable. While the government’s commitment to enhancing skills and lowering the Small Business Deduction is a step in the right direction, more relief is needed… Read more »

Policy Update: Finance Canada Announces Revisions to Tax Change Proposals

October 26, 2017

The Dufferin Board of Trade and 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 #ProtectGrowth campaign and in consultations. During the week of October 16-20, which coincided with Small Business… Read more »

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 »