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Send a Message to Queen’s Park: OCC Spring Policy Survey

The Thunder Bay Chamber and the Ontario Chamber Network are looking for your insight on what matters to business in an election year. All responses will be kept strictly confidential. Closing date: Friday, May 25, 2018 at 5:00pm
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Press Release: 2018-19 Secondary School Scholarships

The Thunder Bay Chamber of Commerce is once again offering two $500 scholarships to local secondary school graduates. Applications are being accepted...
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What You Missed at Leaders Luncheon – Ontario Economic Report

Couldn't make it to the Leaders Luncheon on the Ontario Economic Report? Here's a brief recap.
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and the Winners Are…

“Surround yourself with human beings, my dear James.” Channel your inner Man (or Woman) of Mystery at this year's spectacular Casino Royale-themed Business Awards Gala - an evening of glamour, anticipation and celebration.
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Volunteer at the 2018 Canadian Chamber of Commerce AGM!

Are you interested in meeting people from across Canada and helping us to show them what Thunder Bay has to offer? September 20 – 24, 2018, the Thunder Bay Chamber of Commerce will be hosting the 2018 Canadian Chamber of Commerce Annual General Meeting, a must-attend event for the Canadian Chamber’s entire network.
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Press Release: Rescind Small Business Tax Increases from 2018 Ontario Budget

The Thunder Bay Chamber of Commerce, the Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC) and the Chamber Network in 135 communities across the province are calling on the Ontario Government to remove two proposed tax reforms that will cost employers nearly half a billion dollars in new taxes from the 2018 budget.
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Issues & Insights: Provincial Spending Plans Announced

Charla offers some insights into the 2018 Ontario Budget tabled last week, including some of the highlight and lowlight implications for Thunder Bay and region.
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Vote Prosperity: Our 2018 Provincial Election Platform

Vote Prosperity’s 4 pillars and the 18 recommendations beneath them will serve as a lens for measuring candidates in the upcoming Provincial election.
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Attend Leadercast on May 4

Jim Loehr of the Human Performance Institute. Astronaut Mae Jemison. F-14 pilot Carey Lohrenz. Hall of Fame baseball manager Joe Torre. Gather your team for a day of leadership inspiration with 9 world-class speakers at Leadercast Thunder Bay on May 4. Register before March 16 for discounted pricing.
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May
4
Leadercast Thunder Bay 2018
Victoria Inn Hotel
May
23
May
30
Leaders Luncheon: Mining Opportunities
DaVinci Centre, Marco Polo Room
Jun
14
YQT: June 2018
Thunder Bay Chamber of Commerce
Jul
26
2018 Golf Classic
Whitewater Golf Club

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Thunder Bay Chamber of Commerce
Thunder Bay Chamber of Commerce7 hours ago

Northern Policy Institute & partners just launched a brand new data and research tool, Community Accounts. For the first time, Northern Ontarians will have open access to information on key economic and social indicators at the community level. Check it out!

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Thunder Bay Chamber of Commerce
Thunder Bay Chamber of Commerce15 hours ago

The Thunder Bay Chamber of Commerce and the Ontario Chamber Network are looking for your insight on what matters to business in an election year.

Share your views by taking a short survey here: occ.ca/surveys
This survey is securely hosted by...

Thunder Bay Chamber of Commerce
Thunder Bay Chamber of Commerce1 day ago

We attended the Commuter Challenge Thunder Bay Luncheon this afternoon, launching this year's Challenge. Fun, rivalry, and prizes await - not to mention a reduction your carbon footprint and some exercise! Find your organization's Commuter Champion and check out their page to see how you...

Thunder Bay Chamber of Commerce
Thunder Bay Chamber of Commerce1 day ago

Days Inn Thunder Bay North was recently honoured with the Days Inns - Canada Guest Choice Award for 2017 at the Wyndham Hotel Group Global Conference in Las Vegas. Each year, Days Inns - Canada presents the Awards of Recognition to formally identify top performing...

Thunder Bay Chamber of Commerce
Thunder Bay Chamber of Commerce2 days ago

Take a minute to check out the Indigenous Engagement Survey, featured in the Canadian Chamber of Commerce Newsletter.

"In 2017, we released the policy report Coming Together, Making Progress: Business’s Role in Reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples. In 2018, our Board is...

Thunder Bay Chamber of Commerce
Thunder Bay Chamber of Commerce2 days ago

Are you a heroic leader? The Chick-fil-A Foundation’s Executive Director Rodney Bullard describes the 8 qualities that a heroic leader embodies, starting with a calling to lead, a commitment to focus on those around us, and compassion for others.

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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.