What Can Your Chamber Do for You Today?

Feedback on City’s Draft Strategic Plan

Feedback on City’s Draft Strategic Plan

The Thunder Bay Chamber of Commerce welcomes this opportunity to provide our feedback on the One City, All Together 2019-2022 Strategic Plan. We commend Council on recognizing the importance of a guiding document that outlines strategic directions for this four-year term of Council.
Read More
Issues & Insights:  Immigration Pilot

Issues & Insights: Immigration Pilot

On Friday June 14, the Ministry of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada announced today that eleven rural and northern communities, including Thunder Bay, have been selected as part of the new Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot...
Read More
2019 Chamber Scholarships Awarded

2019 Chamber Scholarships Awarded

The Thunder Bay Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the winners of the 2019 Chamber of Commerce scholarships: Michelle Pocion and Kaitlyn Barr of St. Ignatius High School.
Read More
Nominations Open for June Funding

Nominations Open for June Funding

Nominations for the June (second quarter) funding round of 2019 are now open! Register today to be part of the 100 People Who Care fundraising campaign.
Read More
Choose TBay First:  #TBay’s Airport Flies High with Big-picture Thinking and Collaboration

Choose TBay First: #TBay’s Airport Flies High with Big-picture Thinking and Collaboration

Our airport is more than just a well-oiled machine moving people between the ground and the air; it’s also an ambassador offering our visitors gracious first impressions and pleasant last experiences of Thunder Bay. Our airport is a rain-maker, cultivating partnerships that bring more business to the city. Our airport is also a customer that, with an international delivery system literally stopping outside its doors, chooses over and over again to shop local. Read about our amazing airport at choosetbayfirst.com.
Read More
Call for Nominations to the Thunder Bay Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors

Call for Nominations to the Thunder Bay Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors

The Thunder Bay Chamber’s Nominating Committee is seeking nominations from Members to serve on the Chamber Board of Directors for a three year term, commencing November 1, 2019.
Read More
New Designated Truck Route Bylaw Released

New Designated Truck Route Bylaw Released

City Administration has released the draft Designated Truck Route Bylaw. The Designated Truck Route By-law that was scheduled to go before City Council on Monday, April 29, has been withdrawn, to be rescheduled to a later date. Any deputations relating to this by-law will be rescheduled with the by-law. It was recommended by Committee of the Whole that the by-law be deferred to a date when all of City Council will be present. The new date will be communicated to the public once set.
Read More

Engage with Us

CONNECT WITH US
ON SOCIAL MEDIA

Advocate With Us

Latest Advocacy News

Feedback on City’s Draft Strategic Plan

The Thunder Bay Chamber of Commerce welcomes this opportunity to provide our feedback on the One City, All Together 2019-2022 Strategic Plan. We commend Council on recognizing the importance of a guiding document that outlines strategic directions for this four-year term of Council.

read more

Issues & Insights: Immigration Pilot

On Friday June 14, the Ministry of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada announced today that eleven rural and northern communities, including Thunder Bay, have been selected as part of the new Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot…

read more

2019 Chamber Scholarships Awarded

The Thunder Bay Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the winners of the 2019 Chamber of Commerce scholarships: Michelle Pocion and Kaitlyn Barr of St. Ignatius High School.

read more

5 Minutes for Business: AccessAbility – The $16.8-billion GDP Boost Canadians Need

Accessibility in Canada is inadequately addressing the barriers nearly four million Canadians face. Within the next 20 years, that number is expected to soar to over nine million, but by creating a more accessible Canada, there is a potential to unlock $16.8 billion in GDP by increasing our economy’s productive capacity by 2030, according to the Conference Board of Canada. Find out more in this month’s 5 Minutes for Business.

read more

Be heard where it matters, when it matters most.

We gather feedback from our Members in order to advocate on municipal, Provincial and Federal issues that affect our Member businesses and the economy that drives our community.

The Thunder Bay Chamber of Commerce' advocacy work is made possible thanks to the generous support of our

Cornerstone Members:

                              

The Chamber maintains a directory listing just for Members offering online shopping!  Click here to visit the list and get clicking, or contact us if you don't see your online store listed and would like your business to be included.

Grab a coffee and some team-members and take a learning break! Each of these 70 videos is under 15 minutes long and designed to start or advance your business' online marketing efforts. Members enjoy free access to the entire series and can watch them any time, as often as they like.  Learn more.

 

Chamber Member businesses receive exclusive rates from our Affinity Program partners on group insurance, merchant services, telecommunications, shipping and fuel.  Whether you’re self-employed or a large employer, these can add up to significant savings on your bottom line.  See how you can save.

Info Resources

Working at the local, Provincial and Federal levels for as long as we have has let us put together a pretty extensive library of information on topics ranging from Federal policy-making to local marketing to personal professional development. Browse the library here.


Are you starting or growing a business in Thunder Bay?
 
The Small Business Resource Guide website has been developed by the Small Business Development Committee to assist Chamber members with information and resources that they may find useful in starting and managing their business.  Click here to visit.


The Chamber's Economic Development Fund is one of the ways our Membership is able to support initiatives that support the growth or strengthening of the city’s economy.