Member Benefits

Becoming a member has many benefits

Listed below are many of the membership advantages including insurance plans and a listing in our directory.

You should join now to take advantage of the following.

Group Insurance Plan

Chambers of Commerce Group Insurance Plan

Whether you’re a one person firm or have 50 employees, getting group benefits couldn’t be easier than the Chamber of Commerce Group Insurance Plan®.

Control your plan, with the features firms your size want most.

You pick the kinds of benefits, like medical, prescription drug, dental, disability income replacement, and critical illness.

Pick the levels of coverage, from basic to comprehensive.

Contact Information:

Go to:


J.L. Whiston Financial Services Limited
1951 County Road 27, RR 1
Woodslee, Ontario N0R 1V0
Phone: (519) 975-1414
Fax: (519) 975-1515

Merchant Discount Rates

Ontario Chamber of Commerce Visa & Mastercard Merchant Discount Programs



Available only through: TD Canada Trust

Sign-up Procedure:

Go to your local main branch of the TD Canada Trust and identify yourself as a Chamber member. TD Canada Trust may contact the Chamber office to verify membership.

For more information regarding Visa contact:

Phone: 1-800-363-visa


Available only through: Global Payment Canada Inc.

Electronic credit card transaction is: 1.85%
Paper credit card transaction* is: 2.25%
*Can only be deposited at National Bank
Debit card transactions is: $0.15
Non Mastercard fee $0.06

Your Mastercard funds can be deposited into the National Bank of Canada at no charge or to the bank of your choice for a monthly fee of $5.00.

Sign-up Procedure:

Chamber manager must provide Ross Ankenmann of Global Payments with the contact name, company name, address, phone number, and email address of any member who wishes to sign up for this Mastercard offer.

Global Payment Canada Inc.
This new comprehensive merchant services program includes Visa, Mastercard and Interac.
No application fee ($100 savings)
Visa rate – 1.82%
Mastercard rate – 1.82%
Debit rate – 12 cents
Turbo terminal – $35 per month
Push funds – $5 per month (if not depositing at CIBC or National Bank)


Esso Direct Drive Billing ProgramEsso Direct Drive Billing Program

The Canadian Chamber of Commerce and Imperial Oil are pleased to offer the Esso Direct Driver Billing Program to all Chamber members.

Each Chamber member may enjoy:

  • 2.5 cents per litre (3.5%) fuel discount off the retail posted pump price purchased in Canada at Esso-branded service station;
  • Detailed monthly invoice;
  • Esso has the largest retail network across Canada with over 2100 locations to serve you;
  • Cards restricted to fuel, oil, top-up fluids and car wash;
  • Personalized identification may be printed on each card and the invoice;
  • Esso has the largest car wash network in Canada with over 600 locations;
  • Speedpass ™ – the fastest way for your vehicles to fuel up and go to Esso.
  • Esso Extra Program – details and application at Esso-Branded service stations.
  • Tiger Express and On the Run locations throughout Canada with services on site such as Tim Hortons, Royal Bank cash machines and car washes.

Contact Information:

Richard K. Sauve
P.O. Box 1042
Almonte, Ontario K0A 1A0
Phone: (613) 256-8323
Fax: (613) 256-5009

Hotel Discounts
The Fairmont Royal YorkFairmount Royal York – Toronto

As a member of the Harrow Chamber of Commerce, you are automatically affiliated with the Ontario Chamber of Commerce. Simply by mentioning this affiliation you will receive a discount on the 2004 corporate room rates.

Hotel du Fort - Montreal


Hotel du Fort – Montreal

Discount cards are available at the Chamber Office.


Publicity and Exposure
Membership directory web page and many other inexpensive marketing opportunities, including a listing on our on-line membership directory.

For more information on joining the Chamber and the benefits of Chamber membership please email us.

All OCC membership levels are eligible to receive everyday savings and benefits.  Please visit for more information.