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Chamber Launches Pre-Budget Survey

Chamber Launches Pre-Budget Survey

Discussions and preparations for the 2018 municipal budget are well underway at the City of Thunder Bay. On January 11, 2018, your Chamber will have the opportunity to make a deputation to Council about the budget. Responses to this survey will help us in preparing our message to Council on this important issue.
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WEBINAR on Bill 148: Ontario’s New Labour Laws

WEBINAR on Bill 148: Ontario’s New Labour Laws

Employer handbook outlines the potential risks to employers from Bill 148 and offers human resources and operational strategies to help businesses better understand what these changes will mean.
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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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Get Familiar with Thunder Bay’s Proposed Official Plan

Get Familiar with Thunder Bay’s Proposed Official Plan

The City of Thunder Bay Official Plan is the City's official statement of the desirable future development of the City, emphasizing land use. It is a document that contains a comprehensive set of goals, objectives, and policies for the implementation of other planning approvals.
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Issues & Insights: What’s Up with Small Business Tax Changes?

Issues & Insights: What’s Up with Small Business Tax Changes?

On October 16, Finance Minister Bill Morneau announced the federal government’s response to the more than 21,000 submissions it received during the previous three months with regard to the government’s proposed changes to the tax treatment of small business. Read Charla's brief on the changes and download a primer supplied by the Canadian Chamber of Commerce to understand all the latest updates to the legislation.
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Private company tax proposals: What’s the status?

Private company tax proposals: What’s the status?

Special thanks to Chamber Member Grant Thornton for supplying this brief on the October 16 revisions to the proposed changes to corporate taxes at the Federal level. For more information on this issue, visit the issue page.
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PRESS RELEASE: Helping Businesses Mitigate the Impact of Bill 148

PRESS RELEASE: Helping Businesses Mitigate the Impact of Bill 148

Employer handbook outlines the potential risks to employers from Bill 148 and offers human resources and operational strategies to help businesses better understand what these changes will mean.
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Did we mention that our members are AMAZING?!  

 Nor-Shore Self Storage made a $1000.00 donation to Our Kids Count for #GivingtuesdayCA!   #memberlovin

Did we mention that our members are AMAZING?!

Nor-Shore Self Storage made a $1000.00 donation to Our Kids Count for #GivingtuesdayCA! #memberlovinThank you to Nor-Shore Self Storage for their donation of $1000 and participation in #GivingTuesdayCA! Our first Giving Tuesday wouldn’t have been as big of a success without you.
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Thunder Bay Chamber of Commerce Member = Ontario Chamber of Commerce Member. 

Learn about the resources and discounts you have access to by visit: http://tbchamber.ca/membership/discounts/affinity-discounts/

Thunder Bay Chamber of Commerce Member = Ontario Chamber of Commerce Member.

Learn about the resources and discounts you have access to by visit: http://tbchamber.ca/membership/discounts/…
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Looking for something to do over the holidays?

Make sure to check out the The Walleye - Thunder Bay's Arts & Culture Magazine event cal! http://www.thewalleye.ca/events/month/
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WOW! Thunder Bay raised $29,050 for the RFDA Thunder Bay Regional Food Distribution Association and not to mention the many pallets of food donations that are going to be transported to 6 northern communities!   #tbaylovin #seasonofgiving

WOW! Thunder Bay raised $29,050 for the RFDA Thunder Bay Regional Food Distribution Association and not to mention the many pallets of food donations that are going to be transported to 6 northern communities! #tbaylovin #seasonofgiving ... See MoreSee Less

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Chamber Launches Pre-Budget Survey

Discussions and preparations for the 2018 municipal budget are well underway at the City of Thunder Bay. On January 11, 2018, your Chamber will have the opportunity to make a deputation to Council about the budget. Responses to this survey will help us in preparing our message to Council on this important issue.

read more

Get Familiar with Thunder Bay’s Proposed Official Plan

The City of Thunder Bay Official Plan is the City’s official statement of the desirable future development of the City, emphasizing land use. It is a document that contains a comprehensive set of goals, objectives, and policies for the implementation of other planning approvals.

read more

Issues & Insights: What’s Up with Small Business Tax Changes?

On October 16, Finance Minister Bill Morneau announced the federal government’s response to the more than 21,000 submissions it received during the previous three months with regard to the government’s proposed changes to the tax treatment of small business.
Read Charla’s brief on the changes and download a primer supplied by the Canadian Chamber of Commerce to understand all the latest updates to the legislation.

read more

Complete the EmployerOne Survey!

Are you an employer with 1 or more employees? Your participation in the EmployerOne Survey helps inform policy, training and other programs that support business.

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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.