This week, the Thunder Bay Chamber of Commerce and Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC) released their third annual Ontario Economic Report (OER). Through the Business Confidence Survey, the Business Prosperity Index, and the Economic Outlook, this report presents a candid look at private sector sentiment and opportunities for economic growth for the year ahead.
New resources from the Canadian Chamber of Commerce have been added to our resource archive for Workplace Mental Health.
On February 7, 2019, the Thunder Bay Chamber sent a letter to the Ontario government about the importance of a balanced approach between a healthy environment and a healthy economy.
Press Release: Chamber launches new program aimed at strengthening ties between charities and businesses
At an event today involving staff, Members, and local charities, the Chamber of Commerce launched their new Charity Connect program, which is designed to support stronger ties between the organization’s business and charity Members.
Over the next two weeks, your Chamber will be providing input on the upcoming Ontario Budget through deputations presented both in person and in writing. Our submission outlines examples of specific actions that the Government can take to encourage growth and economic opportunity for businesses in Thunder Bay including addressing our concerns about workforce development and skills shortages, and investing in mining, transit and forestry opportunities.
In this edition of 5 Minutes for Business, we examine the accelerating pace of change in our economy. For many sectors, the economic fundamentals, the borders of industries, the value of different assets and even the types of competitors are rapidly shifting.