DUFFERIN BOARD OF TRADE RECEIVES SMALL BUSINESS WEEK PROCLAMATION

October 15, 2018

For Immediate Release | October 15, 2018 Dufferin County ON: On October 11th 2018, The Dufferin Board of Trade received the proclamation from Warden Paul Mills of the County of Dufferin, proclaiming the week of October 14 – 20, 2018 as Small Business Week in Dufferin. Small Business Week is an opportunity to highlight the… Read more »

Mag Ruffman Announced as Emcee at the 2018 Business Excellence Awards

October 1, 2018

The Dufferin Board of Trade is proud to announce celebrated producer, actress and television host, Mag Ruffman, as the Emcee of the 2018 Business Excellence Awards. Ruffman has played roles in films such as Anne of Green Gables and Anne of Avonlea and TV series Road to Avonlea. In addition to her acting, Ruffman works… Read more »

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 »