Helpful Supports for Canada Emergency Rent Subsidy Applicants

The Government of Canada is taking targeted action to support Canadians and Canadian businesses, non-profits and...

Canada Emergency Rent Subsidy Applications Now Open

Canada Emergency Rent Subsidy The Canada Emergency Rent Subsidy (CERS) provides a direct and easy-to-access rent and...

“Our Local Situation Has Changed.” TBDHU Calls on Employers & Employees to Recommit to COVID Safety Protocols

In light of the increasing case counts here in Thunder Bay and elsewhere across the country, the Thunder Bay &...
Letter to Ontario:  Rising Insurance Costs for Restaurants

Letter to Ontario: Rising Insurance Costs for Restaurants

Insurance premiums for licensed restaurants and bars are increasing significantly for many establishments in Thunder Bay.  Some of our Members have seen a jump of 30-40% in their annual premium costs this year, despite greatly reduced revenues as a result of being closed or reduced to take-out only for months due to Ontario’s COVID-19 restrictions for non-essential businesses.  In this letter, the Chamber proposes that this additional expense could be covered by existing business relief funding.

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