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Inaugural Ontario Economic Report Forecasts Outlook for Economy

Posted on February 8, 2017 in Advocacy, Chamber News, Media Releases

Vulnerabilities in Ontario’s economy pose challenges to our prosperity. Government must prioritize growing the economy, creating jobs and driving a competitive advantage THUNDER BAY – The Thunder Bay Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC), have released the inaugural Ontario Economic Report, a landmark agenda aimed at shaping and informing […]

February 2017 Good News & Enewsletter

Posted on January 31, 2017 in Chamber News

Good News BMO Bank of Montreal has appointed Dan Adams as Director of Aboriginal Banking – Ontario.  We are pleased to have this position located in Thunder Bay (formerly Toronto & Winnipeg).  The BMO Aboriginal Banking unit was created in 1992 to contribute to the economic self-sufficiency of Aboriginal communities, businesses and individuals across Canada. […]

The Impact of Cap & Trade on Business

Posted on January 16, 2017 in Chamber News, Issues & Insights

By Charla Robinson, President This is Ontario’s first month with the cap and trade program in effect.  At the end of 2016, a coalition of Chambers asked the provincial government to defer the program for a year.  Why?  Several reasons including the cost of the program on top of electricity prices that continue to go […]

January 2017 Enewsletter

Posted on January 6, 2017 in Chamber News

Read the Enewsletter In this edition of your Chamber ENews: Issues & Insights: Technology and our (changing) business world Welcome New Members Good News What would you like to learn in 2017? Notice to Members: Annual General Meeting Wanted: After Business host Upcoming Events Shift news

Chambers Call for Deferral in Provincial Cap & Trade Program to prevent jobs, investment from leaving the province

Posted on December 20, 2016 in Advocacy, Chamber News, Media Releases

THUNDER BAY– Today 20 Chambers of Commerce across Ontario called for a deferral of the Provincial Government’s Cap and Trade program scheduled to be implemented January 1, 2017, citing high costs of the program layered of top of skyrocketing electricity prices, lack of sector by sector economic impact, as well as a change in policy […]

NORTHERN CHAMBERS DEMAND INCREASED AFFORDABILITY AND TRANSPARENCY FOR ENERGY SYSTEM

Posted on December 14, 2016 in Advocacy, Chamber News, Media Releases

THUNDER BAY – In partnership with business leaders from across Northern Ontario, the Thunder Bay Chamber of Commerce is urging the province to address the regional challenges posed by the lack of affordability and transparency in energy pricing as it builds its Long-Term Energy Plan 2017 (LTEP). In a joint submission to the Ontario government’s […]

December 2016 Enewsletter

Posted on December 1, 2016 in Chamber News

Read the Enewsletter In this edition of your Chamber ENews: Issues & Insights: Ontario Finance Minister to Address Chamber Members Welcome New Members Small Business Week 2016 Good News Notice to Members: Annual General Meeting Business News from the Ontario Government Upcoming Events Changes to Immigration Policy Welcomed by Chamber


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