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2018 Pre-Budget Deputation to City Council

2018 Pre-Budget Deputation to City Council

Wondering what your Chamber had to say on your behalf about the City's proposed 2018 budget? The full text of our deputation is here, along with links to the City's budget information.
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Bill 148 FAQ and Fact Sheet

Bill 148 FAQ and Fact Sheet

Many thanks to Chamber Member Weilers Law for supplying our Membership with this comprehensive information designed to help employers understand their new obligations under the Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act.
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Chamber Welcomes BDC as 2018 Sponsor of After Business

Chamber Welcomes BDC as 2018 Sponsor of After Business

The Thunder Bay Chamber of Commerce is very excited to introduce BDC as the presenting sponsor of our 2018 After Business event series, which will feature new hosts and behind-the-scenes looks at operations like Wasaya Airways, Sleeping Giant Brewing Co. and Lowerys.
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Issues & Insights: January Update

Issues & Insights: January Update

January is off to a roaring start and we’ve got a full plate of issues and activities on the go this month: Ontario employment changes, Ontario election and the Municipal Budget...
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5 Minutes for Business: In Praise of Profit

5 Minutes for Business: In Praise of Profit

In this edition of 5 Minutes for Business, Jayson Myers, the Canadian Chamber of Commerce' Senior Vice President of Policy, examines the role profit plays in driving growth and assuring economic prosperity for Canadians.
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Sean Speer to Offer Keynote Address at AGM

Sean Speer to Offer Keynote Address at AGM

The Thunder Bay Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that Sean Speer will be joining us to give the Keynote Address at the 2018 Chair's Reception and Annual General Meeting on Thursday, February 8.
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This is your last week to get tickets for 2018 Northwestern Ontario Visionary Awards (NOVAs) hosted by SHIFT: Thunder Bays Young Professionals Network. 

Dont miss your chance to celebrate the top 20 under 40 in Northwestern Ontario! http://shiftnetwork.ca/nova/

This is your last week to get tickets for 2018 Northwestern Ontario Visionary Awards (NOVAs) hosted by SHIFT: Thunder Bay's Young Professionals Network.

Don't miss your chance to celebrate the top 20 under 40 in Northwestern Ontario! http://shiftnetwork.ca/nova/
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This Thursday join Lakehead University Business Students at 5 Forks Restaurant who are looking to connect with professionals in Thunder Bay.  This networking event is hosted by the Lakehead University Business Association. 

Date: Thursday, January 18, 2017
Place: Five Forks South (1072 Oliver Rd, Thunder Bay)
Time: 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Price: $20 

Please contact Katie @ 807-620-6329 to purchase your ticket.

This Thursday join Lakehead University Business Students at 5 Forks Restaurant who are looking to connect with professionals in Thunder Bay. This networking event is hosted by the Lakehead University Business Association.

Date: Thursday, January 18, 2017
Place: Five Forks South (1072 Oliver Rd, Thunder Bay)
Time: 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Price: $20

Please contact Katie @ 807-620-6329 to purchase your ticket.
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Bill 148 FAQ and Fact Sheet

Many thanks to Chamber Member Weilers Law for supplying our Membership with this comprehensive information designed to help employers understand their new obligations under the Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act.

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City Releases Municipal Budget

The City of Thunder Bay has released the proposed 2018 budget. Overall, the 2018 municipal tax levy of $190.6 million represents an increase of $6.6 million over 2017. The 2018 increase after growth is $5.3 million or 2.90 percent. In 2017 the total municipal tax levy was $184.0 million, an increase of 3.13% over 2016 net of growth…

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Issues & Insights: January Update

January is off to a roaring start and we’ve got a full plate of issues and activities on the go this month: Ontario employment changes, Ontario election and the Municipal Budget…

read more

5 Minutes for Business: In Praise of Profit

In this edition of 5 Minutes for Business, Jayson Myers, the Canadian Chamber of Commerce’ Senior Vice President of Policy, examines the role profit plays in driving growth and assuring economic prosperity for Canadians.

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.