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PRESS RELEASE: Chambers Welcome Revised Tax Reforms And Lower Small Business Tax Rate But Remain Concerned

PRESS RELEASE: Chambers Welcome Revised Tax Reforms And Lower Small Business Tax Rate But Remain Concerned

The Thunder Bay Chamber of Commerce and the Canadian Chamber of Commerce welcome the government’s plans to revise its proposed tax reforms and to reduce the small business tax rate as a result of the comments and concerns expressed through the national #ProtectGrowth campaign and in consultations
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2017 bdc Small Business Week:  Oct 15 – 21

2017 bdc Small Business Week: Oct 15 – 21

The Small Business Week calendar is available here for download. The theme for this year's events is "Future-proof Your Business," and explores emerging trends that will shape and grow Canadian companies in the years to come.  From emerging digital technologies that are redefining ways of doing business to shifting demographic trends
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Nominations Open for 2018 Business Awards

Nominations Open for 2018 Business Awards

Nominations for the Chamber's 2018 Business Awards of Excellence are now open and will be accepted until December 31. Nominate a deserving business today and you'll be entered to win flights for 2 to any Porter destination.
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Issues & Insights: Business Under Siege

Issues & Insights: Business Under Siege

In recent months, business owners have been telling me that they feel like there’s a target on their backs and the Provincial and Federal Governments are taking aim. Some Government spokespeople are using inflammatory language that paints business owners as the bad guys...
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PRESS RELEASE: Chamber Calls For Comprehensive Review of Tax System to Improve Fairness and Simplicity

PRESS RELEASE: Chamber Calls For Comprehensive Review of Tax System to Improve Fairness and Simplicity

Today marks the final day of consultation on proposed federal Corporate Tax changes and the Thunder Bay Chamber of Commerce has outlined its concerns in a written submission to the Minister of Finance.
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PRESS RELEASE: Extending Minimum Wage Implementation Will Reduce Job Loss Risk: Economic Analysis

PRESS RELEASE: Extending Minimum Wage Implementation Will Reduce Job Loss Risk: Economic Analysis

Hardest hit sectors include accommodations & food services, retail, and private health care and social services
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Chamber Launches New Event: ’tis the Season Show and Shop

Chamber Launches New Event: ’tis the Season Show and Shop

Chamber Launches ‘Tis the Season Show and Shop: New event aims to connect consumers with local business ‘Tis the Season Show and Shop will take place on Sunday, November 5th at the Valhalla Inn and will feature Thunder Bay’s leading experts in fine foods, cocktails, fashion, home décor and guesting gifts. Attendees will enjoy live demos, fashion shows, product sampling and inventory for purchase.
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5 Minutes for Business: Hammering Business

5 Minutes for Business: Hammering Business

These are not tweaks! The government has just proposed the most radical tax overhaul in 50 years. We’re particularly worried about the impact on business from (1) a new tax on investment income in a corporation and (2) tough new rules for compensation in family businesses. Why is the government doing this?
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Issues & Insights: 2,010 Jobs At Risk In Thunder Bay District From Bill 148

Issues & Insights: 2,010 Jobs At Risk In Thunder Bay District From Bill 148

Hardest hit sectors include accommodations & food services, retail, and private health care and social services
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BDC Small Business Week: Thunder Bay - Oct 15-21

Check out this short video on this week's events & activities to celebrate BDC's Small Business Week 2017.

Full list of local events can be found here : http://tbchamber.ca/wp-content/uploads/…

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Issues & Insights: Business Under Siege

In recent months, business owners have been telling me that they feel like there’s a target on their backs and the Provincial and Federal Governments are taking aim. Some Government spokespeople are using inflammatory language that paints business owners as the bad guys…

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Chamber Members enjoy access to an amazing catalogue of affordable online learning courses and seminars for themselves and their employees through Chamber eLearning. Whether you’re looking to develop skills you need in the running of your own business or support good employees who need additional skills to meet current job demands, these are a great way to help you save time, money, or gain a competitive edge.  View the course catalogue here.


Pick up new skills, new information and new ideas through these workshop sessions designed to empower you with tools for growth at work and at home.  Learn more about these events.