Job Posting: Client Services Officer

APPLICATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED The CLIENT SERVICES OFFICER (CSO) will provide counselling services to local businesses and social enterprises, including start-up, growth & innovation planning, with a particular emphasis on financial analysis & projections. They will also assist the CDC’s Loans Officer with loan administration, client relations, loan renewals; and, maintain strong community connections.

Chamber offering free rapid COVID tests for local businesses

Today, the Orillia District Chamber of Commerce and the Ontario Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the Ontario and Canadian governments, launched the COVID-19 Rapid Screening Initiative. Through this initiative, the Orillia District Chamber will roll out free rapid tests for small- and medium-sized businesses in Orillia and across Lake Country. “Chambers of Commerce and Boards…

The key to getting your business back to normal

How does Canada decide which vaccines are safe? Safe and effective vaccines are critical to mitigating the impacts of COVID-19 and restoring our economy. Health Canada’s independent drug authorization process is recognized around the world for its high standards and rigorous review. Decisions are based only on scientific and medical evidence. How can a vaccine…

Ontario Small Business Support Grant Doubles

The Ontario government is providing additional support to eligible small businesses to help with the ongoing costs of the COVID-19 pandemic. Confirmed eligible recipients of the Ontario Small Business Support Grant will automatically receive a second payment equal to the amount of their first payment, for minimum total support of $20,000 up to a maximum…

Achievement Incentive and Group Sponsorship Grant

Ontario’s employer supports Employers who train apprentices may be eligible for grants to help mitigate the cost of training. The Achievement Incentive and Group Sponsorship Grant will help more employers take on apprentices to build Ontario’s apprenticeship and skilled trades pipeline. Achievement Incentive The Achievement Incentive is a grant program that: helps employers train apprentices…

Orillia Chamber virtually celebrates best in business from 2020

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, local business owners, event organizers, and politicians were still able to gather (virtually) this year to celebrate the achievements of Orillia’s business community. The Orillia District Chamber of Commerce (ODCC) held its annual Business Achievement Awards Thursday night where 90 locally owned businesses and organizations from Orillia, Oro-Medonte, Ramara, Severn Townships, and Rama…