News Related to City DTR

Our municipal advocacy work focuses on two areas of concern:  Transparency & Taxation and Policies & Processes Within these areas, we advocate for fiscal transparency and accountability, and for the streamlining and reduction of regulatory burdens that make it harder for Thunder Bay businesses to compete.

Our Policies & Processes concerns include:

  • designated truck route
  • zoning reform
  • sign by-law

Our Transparency & Taxation files incude:

  • City budget
  • Program & Service Review
  • strategic planning
Letter to Council re: Designated Truck Route By-Law 110/2019

Designated Truck Route – An Update

On Monday, June 17th, City Council discussed and voted to defeat the proposed Designated Truck Route By-Law.
At the meeting, your Chamber of Commerce raised significant concerns with the proposed by-law language and the impacts it will have on business through added fuel costs, staffing costs, carbon output, vehicle maintenance, increased complexity and red tape. The concerns expressed are summarized here…

Letter to Council re: Designated Truck Route By-Law 110/2019

New Designated Truck Route Bylaw Released

City Administration has released the draft Designated Truck Route Bylaw. The Designated Truck Route By-law that was scheduled to go before City Council on Monday, April 29, has been withdrawn, to be rescheduled to a later date. Any deputations relating to this by-law will be rescheduled with the by-law.

It was recommended by Committee of the Whole that the by-law be deferred to a date when all of City Council will be present. The new date will be communicated to the public once set.

Participate in Our 2018 Municipal Election Business Agenda Survey

Participate in Our 2018 Municipal Election Business Agenda Survey

WHAT CITY ISSUES MOST CONCERN YOUR BUSINESS?
Participate in our Business Agenda Survey and help your Chamber identify key issues common to business throughout Thunder Bay. Information supplied will be kept confidential and will support the development of an election platform designed to help us all understand candidate priorities as they relate to business interests. Have your say! The survey can be completed in as little as 3 minutes.

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