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Indigenous Awareness Training Now Available

The Thunder Bay Chamber of Commerce is a signatory of the Thunder Bay Anti-Racism and Inclusion Accord and is committed to helping businesses respond to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada’s Call to Action #92.
We are proud to partner with First Nations University of Canada to provide you with access to 4 Seasons of Reconciliation Indigenous Awareness Training, a unique 3-hour online course which promotes a renewed relationship between Indigenous Peoples and Canadians through transformative learning about truth and reconciliation.
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FedNor now accepting applications for new Jobs and Growth Fund

FedNor now accepting applications for new Jobs and Growth Fund

FedNor is now accepting applications from eligible Northern Ontario applicants for the Jobs and Growth Fund. The Jobs and Growth Fund provides funding to businesses and organizations to help create jobs and position local economies for long-term growth. Nationally,...

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Canada Recovery Hiring Program Now Available

Canada Recovery Hiring Program Now Available

With the recently announced Canada Recovery Hiring Program (CRHP), hard-hit businesses will be able to hire the workers they need to recover as local economies reopen. The CRHP supports payroll as businesses grow, whether it’s related to hiring staff, increasing...

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Federal Tourism Relief Fund Now Open for Applications

Federal Tourism Relief Fund Now Open for Applications

FedNor is now accepting applications from eligible Northern Ontario applicants for the Tourism Relief Fund. The Tourism Relief Fund is designed to help tourism businesses and organizations adapt their operations to meet public health requirements while investing in...

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Ontario Moving to Step Three of Roadmap to Reopen on July 16

Ontario Moving to Step Three of Roadmap to Reopen on July 16

The Ontario government is moving the province into Step Three of the Roadmap to Reopen at 12:01 a.m. on Friday, July 16, 2021. Step Three of the Roadmap focuses on the resumption of additional indoor services with larger numbers of people and restrictions in place....

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Member Minute: Welcome to REP Security

Thera recently had the chance to chat with Manish Agarwal from REP Security about the customer service ethic that underpins everything they do. Join us as we welcome Manish and his team to the Chamber!

Member Minute: Welcome to Rebel Salad

We caught up with Jelena from Rebel Salad last week. Rebel joined the Chamber earlier this year and we’ve been looking forward to the chance to talk with them about their build-your-own salad operation on the corner of Bay and Secord. Please join us in welcoming Rebel Salad to the Chamber!

Member Profile: Olives and Bananas

Olives and Bananas joined the Chamber in January 2020. They’re more than a yarn shop, aiming to supply a wider range of fibre arts supplies from wool yarn to wool roving, felting tools, knitting, crochet, spinning, weaving, macrame, cross stitch and embroidery. Natural fibres are at the heart of the shop, for both ethical and environmental reasons; slow fashion is an important key to a sustainable future.

Member Minute with Sullivan + Associates

With Bell Let’s Talk Day approaching, we thought it was a great opportunity to call on Dr. Jennifer Sullivan to learn about the social stigma that may prevent people from reaching for help when struggling with their mental health.

Member Minute with Eat Local Pizza

In this Member Minute, we asked Jim from Eat Local Pizza what he loves about being in business. We learned that Jim is hooked on connections with our community, opportunities to empower people, and the hope of making things better from the inside out….

Member Minute with TBXI

In this Member Minute, meet Dave Grady of TBXI, Northern Ontario’s exclusive XEROX sales agent providing leading-edge office products and technology services.

Member Minute with BioNorth Solutions

In our latest Chamber Member Minute, meet Amber Kivisto from BioNorth Solutions, Canada’s only manufacturer of no-dig microbial spill kits and the largest microbiology lab in Northwestern Ontario.

Member Profile: ITEC 2000

ITEC 2000 joined us in March of this year. Their heavy-equipment sales and service operation is out on Gardner Road in Rosslyn and employs about 35 people full-time. You may have met some of the team at one of our events, especially Jen – she comes out to lots of things – and now you can get the low-down on their business in their Member Profile.

Member Minute with Umbrella Medical Clinic

Join us for a Chamber Member Minute with Umbrella Medical Clinic as they announce some exciting news!

#ChooseTBayFirst: SEEK Adventure & Tours – Giant Steps

Giant steps for our community can start with small ones, and we often don‘t see until we look backwards just how far we’ve come. That’s the lesson we took from our meeting with Sue Hamel, owner of Seek Adventure and Tours. Her first small steps with local film-maker Michelle Derosier over a year ago eventually led to the creation of the Wake the Giant safe-spaces initiative…

Chamber Member businesses receive exclusive rates from our Affinity Program partners on group insurance, merchant services, telecommunications, shipping and fuel.  Whether you’re self-employed or a large employer, these can add up to significant savings on your bottom line.  See how you can save.


The Chamber's Economic Development Fund is one of the ways our Membership is able to support initiatives that support the growth or strengthening of the city’s economy.

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#ChooseTBayFirst: SEEK Adventure & Tours – Giant Steps

#ChooseTBayFirst: SEEK Adventure & Tours – Giant Steps

Giant steps for our community can start with small ones, and we often don‘t see until we look backwards just how far we’ve come. That’s the lesson we took from our meeting with Sue Hamel, owner of Seek Adventure and Tours. Her first small steps with local film-maker Michelle Derosier over a year ago eventually led to the creation of the Wake the Giant safe-spaces initiative…

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Member Minute: Welcome to REP Security

Member Minute: Welcome to REP Security

Thera recently had the chance to chat with Manish Agarwal from REP Security about the customer service ethic that underpins everything they do. Join us as we welcome Manish and his team to the Chamber!

read more
Member Profile: Olives and Bananas

Member Profile: Olives and Bananas

Olives and Bananas joined the Chamber in January 2020. They’re more than a yarn shop, aiming to supply a wider range of fibre arts supplies from wool yarn to wool roving, felting tools, knitting, crochet, spinning, weaving, macrame, cross stitch and embroidery. Natural fibres are at the heart of the shop, for both ethical and environmental reasons; slow fashion is an important key to a sustainable future.

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