On Tuesday January 21, Charla made a deputation to the Standing Committee on Finance & Economic Affairs. Her presentation covered the issues most relevant to our regional economy, including mining, forestry, transportation, procurement, Bombardier, skilled trades and immigration.
with CIBC2 South Cumberland St
Wednesday March 18 | 5 – 7pm
Wednesday, March 18
5 – 7pm
Exhibitor Setup begins 3pm
2 South Cumberland St
Cash at the Door
Exhibitor Spaces (Members Only, Book In Advance): $100
Celebrate the start of spring with our friends in the financial sector!
Join us at CIBC on Cumberland for an after work warm-up as we look forward to the end of winter. Get to know our hosts and connect with other Members as you browse exhibits and enjoy delicious appetizers served by new Member Freelance Catering along with a cash bar.
Exhibitor space is available for this event; please email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or register for a space via the button below.
Our BDC After Business events attract more than 100 business professionals looking to make new connections and grow existing relationships. Our Members gather at a different venue each time to enjoy informal conversation, delicious appetizers and a cash bar.
Additionally, After Business events are a great venue to promote your products or services by exhibiting to your fellow Members. Exhibitor registration includes a draped table, (size dependent on venue) electrical service when available and two attendee registrations for the event.
Attendees’ registration for this event takes place at the door, cash only please.
To discuss special exhibitor space requirements, live demonstrations or multiple After Business bookings, please contact us at email@example.com or 624-2624.
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At our final quarterly funding round-up of 2019, held during the Chamber’s Open House at our new office, we tallied the votes and awarded this quarter’s funds to the Precious Bundles Clothing Assistance program, nominated by Emily Shandruk. We recently had a chance to present them with the Big Cheque for $2,600 and hear how they’ll use the money!
The goal of Ontario’s proposed Ontario Forest Sector Strategy is to sustainably grow the forest sector, create opportunity for Ontario families, support industry and encourage innovation and new investment, while ensuring the sustainability of forests. In this letter to the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry, the Thunder Bay Chamber outlines its support for the Strategy.
Under ERO#019-1020, the MNRF is proposing a long-term approach that would no longer require duplicative authorizations or a regulatory exemption under the ESA for forest operations conducted in Crown forests in accordance with an approved forest management plan under the CFSA. In this letter to Troy Anthony, Crown Forests and Lands Policy Branch of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry, the Thunder Bay Chamber outlines its support for the changes proposed in ERO#019-1020 and asks that it be approved and finalized as soon as possible.
On Thursday, January 9th Charla presented feedback on the proposed 2020 City budget. Video and full text of the deputation here.
In her latest Issues & Insights blog post, Charla discusses the 2020 Municipal Budget. (with video)