from the desk of Chamber President Charla Robinson

Issues & Insights: Apprenticeship Proposal Provides More Opportunities for Skilled Trades Careers

Ontario’s current journeyperson-to-apprenticeship ratios make it difficult for employers to fulfill high levels of demand for skilled tradespeople as they struggle to recruit enough journeypersons to hire additional apprentices. These rules have resulted in young tradespeople struggling to work the hours necessary to complete their training which results in a limited number of certified tradespeople produced each year…

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Upcoming Chamber Events

May
22
YQT: May 2019 Webinar
Thunder Bay Chamber of Commerce
May
22
Charity Connect @ Shelter House
Shelter House Thunder Bay
Jun
5
Prosperity Northwest 2019
DaVinci Centre, Marco Polo Room
Jun
19
100 People Who Care – 2019 Second Quarter Meeting
Aly’s Mini Putt – as part of the June Member Social

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Press Release: Thunder Bay Chamber Policies Supported, Municipal Advocacy Recognized At Ontario Chamber Of Commerce Conference

Representatives of the Thunder Bay Chamber of Commerce have just returned from a successful meeting of the Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC) in Muskoka Lakes. The two-day conference included presentations by the Premier and the Leaders of the three Opposition Parties as well as discussion and debate on a broad range of provincial issues that are impacting businesses including infrastructure, competitiveness, and the growing skills shortage.

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