Blog Category: Chamber News

21st Annual Awards of Excellence

On October 28, 2021 the Kawartha Chamber of Commerce & Tourism (KCCT) with Host Sponsor BALL Real Estate Inc., Brokerage held the 21st Annual Awards of Excellence – virtually! With the largest number of nominations ever, some very difficult decisions had to be made by the judging panel. This speaks volumes about all the wonderful businesses, organizations and individuals in this region that throughout this difficult time have displayed excellence, perseverance and commitment. Our recipients, finalists, nominees and ALL local businesses should be so proud! 

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President’s Notes Fall 2021

As I listen to laughter and look outside, I see that the colours on the trees are beginning to change. With the joy and excitement that summer brings, the arrival of fall often brings with it a sense of peace.  I hope you have all had a busy and fruitful summer, while squeezing in a little time to relax and spend with those you love.

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Proposed Consolidation

Between the Kawartha Chamber of Commerce & Tourism and the Greater Peterborough Chamber of Commerce

The Boards of Directors of the Greater Peterborough Chamber of Commerce and the Kawartha Chamber of Commerce & Tourism are pleased to announce they have unanimously approved the decision to pursue the consolidation of the two Chambers. Both Chambers will be seeking a vote from their members in the fall.

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Digital Main Street

Kawartha Chamber Launches Digital Service Squad to Help Small Businesses Adopt Online Technologies

Receives $45,000 Digital Main Street Grant

The Kawartha Chamber of Commerce and Tourism has received a $45,000 grant from Digital Main Street Ontario for a Digital Service Squad (DSS) to help small downtown businesses use digital technologies to adapt to a rapidly changing environment.  Funding for the grant is provided by the federal program FedDev Ontario.

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