News Related to Municipal Issues

Our municipal advocacy work focuses on two areas of concern:  Transparency & Taxation and Policies & Processes Within these areas, we advocate for fiscal transparency and accountability, and for the streamlining and reduction of regulatory burdens that make it harder for Thunder Bay businesses to compete.

Our Policies & Processes concerns include:

  • designated truck route
  • zoning reform
  • sign by-law

Our Transparency & Taxation files incude:

  • City budget
  • Program & Service Review
  • strategic planning
Addressing Poverty:  Nov 28 Event Aims to Unite Business, Charity and Agencies

Addressing Poverty: Nov 28 Event Aims to Unite Business, Charity and Agencies

This event is the first step in our new partnership with United Way and the Lakehead Social Planning Council and presents an opportunity for business to learn more about the social issues Thunder Bay is engaging with. Attendees will discuss what actions are being taken and what progress is being made, where the challenges and opportunities lie, and how working together we can help move solutions forward. Come prepared to learn, to share what you know and to participate in the development of next steps for our community.

Press Release: Chamber Applauds City Council Request for  Services Profile to Inform Budget Deliberations

Press Release: Chamber Applauds City Council Request for Services Profile to Inform Budget Deliberations

The Thunder Bay Chamber of Commerce applauds City Council for their request for a City Services Profile that will help to inform the upcoming 2019 budget deliberations. The report will allow Councillors to see what services the city offers and their costs, as well as which services are mandated by the Province, and which are considered non-essential.

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