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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Issues & Insights: Take the Survey

“In just 5 minutes you can help us set the agenda at City Hall for the next 4 years.”
This month, Charla asks Members to complete our Business Agenda Survey.

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Upcoming Chamber Events

Jan
31
2019 Chair’s Reception & AGM
Confederation College TEC Hub
Apr
10
YQT: April 2019
Thunder Bay Chamber of Commerce

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Issues & Insights: New Year, New Municipal Budget!  

As surely as spring follows winter, the arrival of the New Year also signals the start of City Budget deliberations. The 2019 Budget document was released on January 3rd and will be dissected, debated and discussed throughout the month with final ratification expected on February 4th…

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