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Resolutions to be Presented for Approval

at the Canadian Chamber of Commerce

Each Fall, the Canadian Chamber of Commerce holds its Annual General Meeting & Convention which brings together chamber of commerce executives and community business leaders to discuss the economic and political issues affecting the prosperity of Canadian business and set the policy agenda for the upcoming year..  As part of the proceedings, your Chamber will be submits resolutions for debate and approval by the CCC Membership which address concerns specific to Thunder Bay and Northwestern Ontario.  If approved, these resolutions will be adopted by the organization for implementation in the year to come.

2021 CCC Resolution: Improper Collection of Duties Negatively Impacts Canadian Retailers and Federal Tax Revenues

2021 CCC Resolution: Improper Collection of Duties Negatively Impacts Canadian Retailers and Federal Tax Revenues

Canadian importers/exporters are often required to pay tariffs to gain access to International markets. In some situations, importers/exporters are able to seek relief from paid tariffs through the submission of a drawback claim to the Canada Border Services Agency or a remission approval from the Ministry of Finance. Unfortunately, the claims process is a time and resource drain to companies without the necessary expertise and/or administrative staff to manage the requirements…

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2019 CCC Resolution: Enhancing Tariff Claims Process to Address Business Needs & Encourage Trade Growth

2019 CCC Resolution: Enhancing Tariff Claims Process to Address Business Needs & Encourage Trade Growth

Canadian importers/exporters are often required to pay tariffs to gain access to International markets. In some situations, importers/exporters are able to seek relief from paid tariffs through the submission of a drawback claim to the Canada Border Services Agency or a remission approval from the Ministry of Finance. Unfortunately, the claims process is a time and resource drain to companies without the necessary expertise and/or administrative staff to manage the requirements…

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Letter to Ontario Government: Request for Further Business Supports

Letter to Ontario Government: Request for Further Business Supports

Businesses have suffered greatly over the last 19 months and continue to face unprecedented cash flow constraints and uncertainty. Many have operated under reduced capacity for a significant amount of time and have had to hire additional staff to verify documents or to implement new staff for security purposes because of the COVID-19 vaccine certificate requirements. In addition, due to travel restrictions and the closure of the US-Canada border, tourism has been at an all-time low, further impacting these businesses.

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

Cornerstone Members: