2019 Business Excellence Award Nominees Announced

August 28, 2019

For Immediate Release | August 28, 2019 Dufferin County, ON: The Dufferin Board of Trade is pleased to announce the nominees for the 2019 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… Read more »

2018 Fall Economic Statement

November 23, 2018

On November 21, the Government of Canada released its 2018 Fall Economic Statement entitled “Investing in Middle Class Jobs”, which provides an update on the government’s finances and announces commitments to improve Canada’s competitiveness. The government is projecting steady, moderate growth in Canada’s economy, with real GDP forecasted to rise by 2 percent in 2018…. Read more »

Award Winners Recognized at Gala in Mono

November 22, 2018

Dufferin County, ON, November 22, 2018:  Yesterday, The Dufferin Women in Business, a committee of the Dufferin Board of Trade, gathered to celebrate the winners of the 2018 Sparkle Awards at the Monora Park Pavilion in Mono. A total of four awards were presented to the deserving recipients. The Dufferin Women in Business are pleased… Read more »

Making Ontario Open for Business Act

October 29, 2018

On October 23, the Government of Ontario announced Bill 47, Making Ontario Open for Business Act, 2018 which includes a near-full repeal of Bill 148, the Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017, and improvements to Ontario’s apprenticeship system. Bill 47, Making Ontario Open for Business Act, 2018. received royal assent on November 21, 2018.  Modernizing Ontario’s apprenticeship system… Read more »

Ontario Government Taking Bold Action to Make the Province Open for Business: Dufferin Board of Trade and Ontario Chamber of Commerce  

October 26, 2018

For Immediate Release | October 26, 2018 Dufferin County, ON: Today, the Dufferin Board of Trade and the Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC) released the following statement in response to the Government of Ontario’s announcement regarding the Making Ontario Open for Business Act. The announcement included a near full repeal of Bill 148, dissolution of… Read more »