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Introducing Our 2018 Community Champions

We’re proud to show off our dedicated Vaughan Chamber members throughout the year at EVERY chamber event. We thank all of our “Community Champions” for their participation! When the business community stands together, great things happen.

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2018 Peer Groups – Join Now!

The Emerging Leaders/Next-Gen Peer Group will offer you honest, open and constructive feedback on common challenges such as how to make yourself invaluable to your company, grow your profile and areas of responsibility, or prioritize your work-life balance. Take...

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Letter to Minister Del Duca: Relief Line and Yonge Subway Extension

Letter to Minister Del Duca: Relief Line and Yonge Subway Extension

As a chamber network, we are urging the the Government of Ontario, the Regional Municipality of York and the City of Toronto to expedite the conversation on dedicating revenue streams for Metrolinx Big Move and ‘Next Wave’ priority projects, including the Yonge North Subway Extension and the Yonge Relief Line, given the benefits to the GTHA and wider-region for current and future generations.

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Proposed Federal Tax Changes Could Impact Your Business

Proposed Federal Tax Changes Could Impact Your Business

What you need to know Vaughan, ON, September 13, 2017 – Finance Canada is proposing the most significant tax changes in 50 years. If your business is incorporated, then you could be facing a larger tax bill and more compliance costs from the government’s new proposals...

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Give Feedback on Vacant Unit Property Tax Rebate

Give Feedback on Vacant Unit Property Tax Rebate

A Vaughan Chamber Government Relations Committee member attended the June 22nd Vacant Unit Property Tax Rebate (VUPTR) Consultation Meeting at Vaughan City Hall. Get the low down on VUPTR: Background of VUPTR: Introduced in 2001, the VUPTR provides property tax relief...

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Keep it Local Vaughan – Spring Mailout

SUCCESS! Mailout Reaches 10,000 Vaughan Businesses.  We recently launched our new Direct Mail piece, which promotes our local businesses! Sixteen Vaughan Chamber members placed their ads in our Keep it Local Vaughan flyer that reached 10,000 Vaughan businesses. Check...

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Info for Your Business on: Broadband

Info for Your Business on: Broadband

Bridge the Broadband Gap Resolution Put forward by the Newmarket Chamber of Commerce & the Ajax-Pickering Board of Trade in 2016 and Passed by the OCC in 2016 – Policy advocacy through 2019 Issue: Inadequate access to high-speed internet is compromising the...

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Vaughan Chamber Passes Two Transportation Policies

Vaughan Chamber Passes Two Transportation Policies

The Vaughan Chamber of Commerce attended the Ontario Chamber of Commerce AGM and Convention from May 6-7, and brought two policy resolutions to the floor, both of which were passed. Policies:  Support of Metrolinx Big Move and 'Next Wave' Priority Projects...

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2017 Business Achievement Awards

The 28th Annual Business Achievement Awards was held on Thursday, April 6th, 2017 at Universal EventSpace. [youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JIOzXdMoczA[/youtube] Almost 30 years ago, the Vaughan Chamber of Commerce established the Business Achievement Awards...

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Celebrating our 40th Anniversary!

  We're excited to kick off 2017, and thrilled to be celebrating a phenomenal milestone... the 40th Anniversary of the Vaughan Chamber of Commerce! Rather than write some eloquent piece about the Chamber's upbringings, principles and product enhancements, let me...

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And the Pitch Contest winner is…

And the Pitch Contest winner is…

The Vaughan Chamber of Commerce constantly looks for ways to promote and give value to our members. We were very excited to launch a new competition - The Vaughan Chamber of Commerce Pitch Contest - this past summer. We were so proud to see so many businesses...

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Important Info for Businesses: Changing Workplaces Review

Important Info for Businesses: Changing Workplaces Review

by Pauline James, owner of Anchor HR Services Inc & Vaughan Chamber Government Relations Committee Member The Ministry of Labour has commissioned an independent ‘Changing Workplaces Review’ to identify updates needed to ensure Ontario’s Employment Legislation...

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Advocacy Wins for Ontario Business

Advocacy Wins for Ontario Business

Gaining the attention of Ontario’s political leaders and shaping a meaningful dialogue with key decision makers in government is a cornerstone of the Vaughan Chamber of Commerce’s (VCC) advocacy strategy. We continue to draw upon the strength of the Chamber Network in...

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Small Business: Too Big To Ignore

Small Business: Too Big To Ignore

The Vaughan Chamber of Commerce (VCC), in partnership with the Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC) and the Ontario Chamber Network is proud to be a part of the ambitious campaign, Small Business: Too Big To Ignore. This campaign highlights the important contributions of...

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2016 Business Achievement Awards

The 27th Annual Business Achievement Awards was held on Thursday, April 7, 2016 at the Universal EventSpace. [youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lJPwPTcF6_I[/youtube] Over twenty years ago, the Vaughan Chamber of Commerce established the Business Achievement...

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2015 Award Winners

  The 26th Annual Business Achievement Awards was held on Thursday, April 9, 2015 at the Paramount Conference & Event Venue. [youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IBzgs-Zf2jI[/youtube]   Over twenty years ago, the Vaughan Chamber of Commerce...

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2014 Award Winners

  The 25th Anniversary of the Business Achievement Awards was held on Thursday, April 3, 2014 at the Paramount Conference & Event Venue. [youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TREu8eUFOM8[/youtube] Over twenty years ago, the Vaughan Chamber of Commerce...

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News Releases

York Region Group of Chambers meet with Minister to address business community issues pertaining to Ontario Retirement Pension Plan - June 7, 2016 Longstanding VCC Member Mircom Takes Home Top Honour at 2015 Ontario Export Awards - November 27, 2015 Vaughan Business...

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2013 Award Winners

2013 Event Sponsor: CONGRATULATIONS to the Vaughan Chamber of Commerce's Business Achievement Awards Winners and honoured finalists! The 2013 Business Achievement Awards have been presented in the following categories: [divider] [column col="1/2"] 2013 Business of the...

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2012 Award Winners

2012 Event Sponsor:   CONGRATULATIONS to the Vaughan Chamber of Commerce's Business Achievement Awards Winners and honoured finalists! The 2012 Business Achievement Awards have been presented in the following categories: [divider] [column col="1/2"] 2012 Business...

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2011 Award Winners

2011 Event Sponsor: CONGRATULATIONS to the Vaughan Chamber of Commerce's Business Achievement Awards Winners and honoured finalists! The 2011 Business Achievement Awards have been presented in the following categories: [divider] [column col="1/2"] 2011 Business of the...

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2010 Award Winners

2010 Event Sponsor: CONGRATULATIONS to the Vaughan Chamber of Commerce's Business Achievement Awards Winners and honoured finalists!  The 2010 Business Achievement Awards have been presented in the following categories: [divider] [column col="1/2"] 2010 Business of...

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