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Say Yes to a City of Opportunity

Say Yes to a City of Opportunity

: Today, the Thunder Bay Chamber of Commerce released the “City of Opportunity” platform for the upcoming municipal election. The platform outlines three pillars of a strong, resilient community and includes ten recommended actions that are needed to support the development of opportunities for everyone in the community of Thunder Bay...
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Issue Update: Designated Truck Route Open House

Issue Update: Designated Truck Route Open House

Update September 12, 2018: The City has considered the feedback received from the community about the last draft and is now proposing a new designated truck route.  Residents and businesses are invited to learn more and have their say by attending the drop-in public open house, on Tuesday, Sept. 18, from 4:30 - 6:30 pm, with a the presentation taking place at 5 pm, at the Italian Cultural Centre.
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Chamber Team Welcomes New Events Manager Lesley Edwards

Chamber Team Welcomes New Events Manager Lesley Edwards

We're very excited to welcome Lesley Edwards to the Chamber team as our new Events Manager!
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Thunder Bay Chamber of Commerce
Thunder Bay Chamber of Commerce1 day ago

So proud to be hosting this amazing event right here in Thunder Bay!

Thunder Bay Chamber of Commerce
Thunder Bay Chamber of Commerce2 days ago

Join the Canadian Chamber of Commerce's panel discussion with some of Canada’s leading cannabis companies on the economic development opportunities and policy issues in front of the sector LIVE on September 24 at 8:20 a.m. http://livestream.maverickav.com/ http://livestream.maverickav.com/

Thunder Bay Chamber of Commerce
Thunder Bay Chamber of Commerce3 days ago

Last night's Member Social was a fun, interactive way for our Members to hang out. Thanks to Sleeping Giant Brewing Co. for hosting in your unique, awesome space. Did you know you can BOOK their space for YOUR own event? Corporate, Team building, weddings, parties,...

Thunder Bay Chamber of Commerce
Thunder Bay Chamber of Commerce3 days ago

DEADLINE TOMORROW: Share your feedback on Ontario government spending to help make government programs more efficient and effective.

Your feedback will be used by the Ontario Government to inform work around the line-by-line review of spending on government programs and services.

Thunder Bay Chamber of Commerce
Thunder Bay Chamber of Commerce3 days ago

Media Release: Thunder Bay Welcomes Business Leaders to Canadian Chamber Annual Conference. Local Chamber to showcase the community on national stage.
http://tbchamber.ca/sept18_cccagm/ #cccagm18

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Say Yes to a City of Opportunity

: Today, the Thunder Bay Chamber of Commerce released the “City of Opportunity” platform for the upcoming municipal election. The platform outlines three pillars of a strong, resilient community and includes ten recommended actions that are needed to support the development of opportunities for everyone in the community of Thunder Bay…

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Issue Update: Designated Truck Route Open House

Update September 12, 2018: The City has considered the feedback received from the community about the last draft and is now proposing a new designated truck route.  Residents and businesses are invited to learn more and have their say by attending the drop-in public open house, on Tuesday, Sept. 18, from 4:30 – 6:30 pm, with a the presentation taking place at 5 pm, at the Italian Cultural Centre.

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How Has Bill 148 Impacted Your Business?

The Thunder Bay Chamber of Commerce and the Ontario Chamber Network are seeking grassroots data on the impact of Bill 148, the Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, which amended the Employment Standards Act and the Labour Relations Act. How has the increase to the minimum wage, new scheduling provisions, expanded personal emergency leave, equal pay for equal work, and other changes impacted your business?

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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.