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Press Release: Access to Talent Required to Keep Ontario Competitive

Press Release: Access to Talent Required to Keep Ontario Competitive

Today, the Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC) and the Thunder Bay Chamber of Commerce called on all political parties to take bold action in improving the alignment of skills, education, and career opportunities across the province with election day just weeks away.
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Press Release: Strategic Growth Plan Required to Keep Ontario Competitive

Press Release: Strategic Growth Plan Required to Keep Ontario Competitive

With election day just weeks away, the Thunder Bay Chamber of Commerce and the Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC) is calling on all political parties to commit to reducing input costs and the regulatory burden felt by businesses across the province.
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Press Release: Review of Public Holiday Rules Welcomed

Press Release: Review of Public Holiday Rules Welcomed

The Thunder Bay Chamber of Commerce welcomes the review of public holiday rules under the Employment Standards Act, 2000. The rules for holiday pay were changed by Bill 148, which came into effect on January 1st, resulting in significant concerns from the business community.
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Press Release: Concerns Of Business Cannot Be Ignored This Election Campaign

Press Release: Concerns Of Business Cannot Be Ignored This Election Campaign

The Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC) and the Thunder Bay Chamber of Commerce are mobilizing this election to bring their recommendations in Vote Prosperity to political leaders and local candidates across the province.
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Issues & Insights: Preparing for Prosperity

Issues & Insights: Preparing for Prosperity

Charla recaps some of the discussions from the Ontario Chamber of Commerce' Annual Convention held in Hamilton on April 27 and 28: The Auditor General's Pre-Election Report, aviation fuel tax exemption for our Northern neighbours, a provincial forestry strategy and more.
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Call for Nominations to the Thunder Bay Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors

Call for Nominations to the Thunder Bay Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors

The Thunder Bay Chamber’s Nominating Committee is seeking nominations from members to serve on the Chamber Board of Directors for a three year term, commencing November 1, 2018....
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Press Release: Thunder Bay Highlights Local Concerns at Ontario Chamber Meeting

Press Release: Thunder Bay Highlights Local Concerns at Ontario Chamber Meeting

The Thunder Bay Chamber of Commerce, the Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC) and the Chamber Network in 135 communities across the province are calling on the Ontario Government to remove two proposed tax reforms that will cost employers nearly half a billion dollars in new taxes from the 2018 budget.
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Vote Prosperity: Our 2018 Provincial Election Platform

Vote Prosperity: Our 2018 Provincial Election Platform

Vote Prosperity’s 4 pillars and the 18 recommendations beneath them will serve as a lens for measuring candidates in the upcoming Provincial election.
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May
30
Leaders Luncheon: Mining Opportunities 2020
DaVinci Centre, Marco Polo Room
May
30
Provincial Election Candidates’ Forum
DaVinci Centre, Marco Polo Room
Jun
14
YQT: June 2018
Thunder Bay Chamber of Commerce
Jun
20

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Foster job creation by supporting incentives that encourage high performing businesses to continue to grow. www.tbchamber.ca/voteON

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Ontario's Business Advocate calls on Ontario’s next government to take bold action in fostering job creation.

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Ensuring that industry and post-secondary program offerings reflect the labour market is essential to global competitiveness of the province. www.tbchamber.ca/voteON

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United Way of Thunder Bay is looking for someone to join their team this summer. If you or someone you know is looking for summer employment, be sure to check this out!

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We need to create a robust labour market by redesigning Employment Ontario services for job seekers and employers.
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Press Release: Review of Public Holiday Rules Welcomed

The Thunder Bay Chamber of Commerce welcomes the review of public holiday rules under the Employment Standards Act, 2000. The rules for holiday pay were changed by Bill 148, which came into effect on January 1st, resulting in significant concerns from the business community.

read more

Issues & Insights: Preparing for Prosperity

Charla recaps some of the discussions from the Ontario Chamber of Commerce’ Annual Convention held in Hamilton on April 27 and 28: The Auditor General’s Pre-Election Report, aviation fuel tax exemption for our Northern neighbours, a provincial forestry strategy and more.

read more

Be heard where it matters, when it matters most.

We gather feedback from our Members in order to advocate on municipal, Provincial and Federal issues that affect our Member businesses and the economy that drives our community.

The Thunder Bay Chamber of Commerce' advocacy work is made possible thanks to the generous support of our

Cornerstone Members:

                              

The Chamber maintains a directory listing just for Members offering online shopping!  Click here to visit the list and get clicking, or contact us if you don't see your online store listed and would like your business to be included.

Grab a coffee and some team-members and take a learning break! Each of these 70 videos is under 15 minutes long and designed to start or advance your business' online marketing efforts. Members enjoy free access to the entire series and can watch them any time, as often as they like.  Learn more.

 

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.

Info Resources

Working at the local, Provincial and Federal levels for as long as we have has let us put together a pretty extensive library of information on topics ranging from Federal policy-making to local marketing to personal professional development. Browse the library here.


Are you starting or growing a business in Thunder Bay?
 
The Small Business Resource Guide website has been developed by the Small Business Development Committee to assist Chamber members with information and resources that they may find useful in starting and managing their business.  Click here to visit.


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.