Blog: Issues and Insights Posts

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…

Issues & Insights: Forestry Strategy

Forestry is a major contributor to the economy of Thunder Bay and Northwestern Ontario, providing direct and indirect employment to thousands of hardworking men and women in our region…

Issues & Insights – Immigration Pilot: An Opportunity for Community Growth

For the past 6 weeks, we have worked closely with the Thunder Bay Community Economic Development Commission as part of an RNIPP application development team to help to put Thunder Bay’s best foot forward in the hopes of being awarded one of the pilot opportunities…

Issues & Insights: New Year, New Municipal Budget!  

As surely as spring follows winter, the arrival of the New Year also signals the start of City Budget deliberations. The 2019 Budget document was released on January 3rd and will be dissected, debated and discussed throughout the month with final ratification expected on February 4th…

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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