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Federal Issues Posts

2021 Federal Election Candidates’ Forums

We’re very pleased to be working once again in partnership with the Anishnawbe Business Professional Association and media partner NetNewsledger.com to host a Candidates’ Forum on business and social issues for Thunder Bay Superior North and Thunder Bay Rainy River Districts.

Due to the ongoing public health concerns, this year’s debate will be not be open to to the public, but will be shared on our channels September 9th & 10th at 5pm.

Extending the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy, Canada Emergency Rent Subsidy and Lockdown Support

To support Canadians and Canadian businesses through the pandemic, the government introduced a comprehensive set of...

FedNor now accepting applications for new Jobs and Growth Fund

FedNor is now accepting applications from eligible Northern Ontario applicants for the Jobs and Growth Fund. The Jobs...

Canada Recovery Hiring Program Now Available

With the recently announced Canada Recovery Hiring Program (CRHP), hard-hit businesses will be able to hire the...
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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Pan-Canadian Strategy to Manage COVID-19

Pan-Canadian Strategy to Manage COVID-19

A plan to replace Canada’s current patchwork approach of reacting to daily numbers is overdue. It is neither socially nor economically sustainable to rely heavily on rotating lockdowns while we wait for an effective vaccine to be widely administered in the coming year.

Let the government know we need a plan to manage COVID-19.

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