As the principal voice of business in the community, the Ajax-Pickering Board of Trade encourages and fosters free enterprise and economic development. It supports good government, and creates and maintains a positive business climate, while enhancing opportunities for its members.
Accountability – we make objective and responsible decisions and honour our commitments to our members and our communities.
Advocacy – we identify and advocate for issues that are consistent with our mission and in the best interests of our members and our communities.
Integrity – we are open, candid and fair and adhere to high ethical standards and objectives.
Relationships – we build and enhance relationships and public/private partnerships within the organization and our communities.
The objectives of the current Board haven’t varied over the decades and continue to focus on its ability to help building the economies of Ajax & Pickering.
The current president is Bill Zolis of the Callery Group To see the full board and bio for each member, click read more...
The Ajax-Pickering Board of Trade is the voice of Business in Ajax and Pickering. Our 600-plus members represent every sector of the local economy and include businesses of every size, from sole proprietorships to large corporations.
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AMENDED AGM DECEMBER 8, 2011
Click on the article 'title' above or 'read more' below to view the Board's By-laws.
Ajax is a town in Southern Ontario, Canada. It is a part of the Greater Toronto Area and the Regional Municipality of Durham. The town was named after the HMS Ajax - a Royal Navy vessel that served in the Second World War. It is situated roughly 25 kilometres to the east of the City of Toronto on the shores of Lake Ontario and is bordered by the City of Pickering to the west and north.
Pickering is a city in Southern Ontario, Canada that is just east of Toronto in Durham Region. It is part of the Greater Toronto Area (GTA). Since the second half of the 20th Century, Pickering has experienced rapid growth. 2011 is the City of Pickering's bicentennial year.
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