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United for a Strong North

Thunder Bay and Northwestern Ontario have access to abundant natural resources that present economic development opportunities in mining, forestry, and hydro-electric power generation. Further, the procurement of essential goods and services by Aboriginal communities from larger urban centres like Thunder Bay is a source of revenue that greatly contributes to the economy of the City and surrounding region.

The success of these opportunities relies heavily on partnerships between government, industry, and communities – both Aboriginal, and Non-Aboriginal. The APEX Speaker Series aims to facilitate the development of business alliances and partnerships among stakeholders in the North and expand their networks for economic and business growth. Working together in partnership is necessary for a stronger region.

 

Upcoming Chamber Events

Mar
21
Lunch & Learn with Destination Thunder Bay
Thunder Bay Chamber of Commerce
Apr
4
Opening of Navigation Luncheon
DaVinci Centre, Marco Polo Room
Apr
10
YQT: April 2019
Thunder Bay Chamber of Commerce

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Latest News

Press Release: Filling in the Gaps on Pharmacare

THUNDER BAY, ON – March 18, 2019: According to the Thunder Bay Chamber of Commerce, local businesses want an approach to national pharmacare that fills the gaps in the existing system by providing coverage for the 10% of Canadians who actually need the help: the uninsured and the underinsured.

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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…

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5 Minutes for Business: A Budget For Business or Bust

With our GDP at a standstill, businesses need to see a focus of protecting and fostering growth in the upcoming federal budget ahead of thisyear’s federal election. That being said, while we do not have a crystal ball here at the Canadian Chamber, we do have our ears to the ground in Ottawa and we are unsure the budget will address ongoing business concerns.

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Member Profile: Rainbow International Restoration

After 23 years in the construction business Jim Tiller of Til-Ka Construction joined forces with one of North America’s premium restoration organizations – Rainbow International to establish Rainbow International of Thunder Bay Restorations.

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