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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 Commerce13 hours ago

Looking to become a better leader? John Addison writes that empathy is key. Check out his article below, and then make plans to join us on May 4 for Leadercast Thunder Bay 2018. Like a TEDx event but designed around the theme of learning to...

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

A new program will see Thunder Bay police officers working alongside mental health workers to respond to mental health crisis calls in Thunder Bay.

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

Gear Up For Outdoors Ltd. is hosting their 32nd Annual Tent & Everything Else Sale Friday and Saturday April 27th & 28th
at the Lakehead University Athletic Hangar on Oliver Road - Free Admission. The largest indoor display of tents under one roof...

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

How do you lead yourself effectively? How do you develop your core principles and values so that your leadership is an outpouring of your innermost self? And how much more will those who follow you benefit from your leadership when you lead yourself well?
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Thunder Bay Chamber of Commerce
Thunder Bay Chamber of Commerce2 days ago

Do you have a talent/love for songwriting? The Northern Ontario Songwriter Retreat may be perfect for you. The Application deadline is tomorrow, so head on over to the website and apply today. Don't miss out on this awesome opportunity!

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Thunder Bay Chamber of Commerce
Thunder Bay Chamber of Commerce3 days ago

Your kids' favourite day is coming up...PD Day! We're sure you're looking for a fun way to spend it, so check this out;

Toy Sense is having a super fun event for your young ones on their upcoming PD Day -...

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Issues & Insights: When You Choose Prosperity, Ontario Wins

Charla talks about Vote Prosperity, the lens the Ontario Chamber has developed which provides political parties with tangible solutions to address the challenges businesses are currently facing, and how we can implement it locally to consider our candidates’ positions on matters relevant to business…

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Press Release: Pharmacare Must Address Outstanding System Gaps, Maintain High Quality Coverage

Today, the Thunder Bay Chamber, in partnership with the Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC) released a policy report, Principles for an Effective Pharmacare Program, which provides guidelines for the federal and Ontario governments to follow when considering reforms to pharmaceutical coverage.

The report reveals that 77 percent of Ontario businesses say access to talent remains the largest impact on their competitiveness while nearly half (48 percent) report a lack of confidence in the economic outlook for Ontario…

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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.