Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce, Lockerby Taxi and Desjardins Launch Project GoVax

GREATER SUDBURY, May 17, 2021 – The Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce, with a generous donation of $10,000 from Desjardins and in partnership with Lockerby Taxi, will launch Project GoVax on Tuesday, May 18, to provide transportation to those in need to attend their COVID-19 vaccine appointments. With increased vaccine supplies allowing the COVID-19 vaccine…

COVID-19: Rapid Testing Kits

The Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that, in partnership with the Ontario Chamber of Commerce, the Government of Ontario and the Government of Canada, the chamber will be providing free COVID-19 rapid self-screening kits to small- and medium-sized businesses with 150 or fewer employees, throughout the Greater Sudbury region.  These rapid self-screening tests…

RAP – Driving Online Sales with Strategic E-Commerce

Wednesday, May 12 at 11:00 AM EST Join our Manufacturer’s Growth Series! The COVID-19 pandemic has placed a significant strain on the manufacturing industry, pressuring companies to reduce costs and improve processes to survive. Developed in partnership with Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters’ (CME), our speakers will share unique perspectives on how the industry can adapt and stay…

COVID-19: Provincial Paid Sick Leave

Today, the Government of Ontario announced that it will introduce the COVID-19 Putting Workers First Act. The legislation, if passed, would provide up to three paid sick days per employee. This program will be retroactive to April 19, 2021 and effective until September 25, 2021, the date the federal Canada Recovery Sickness Benefit (CRSB) will expire. Employers will…

Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce to host Paul Lefebvre, MP Sudbury and Marc G. Serré, MP Nickel Belt for a virtual President’s Series Address

GREATER SUDBURY, April 22, 2021 – The Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce will host Paul Lefebvre, MP Sudbury, and Marc G. Serré, MP Nickel Belt, for a virtual President’s Series Address on Tuesday, April 27 from 12:00 – 1:00 pm via Zoom. WHEN:                     Tuesday, April 27, 2021, 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm WHERE:                   Online –…

Canada’s Budget 2021 Delivers Historic Support Against Uncertain Backdrop: Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce

GREATER SUDBURY, April 20, 2021 – Today, Cora DeMarco, Chair of the Board of Directors of the Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce, released the following response to the Government of Canada’s 2021 Budget: “Today, the Federal Government released a historic budget at a time when Canada needs it most. Canada’s 2021 Budget gives businesses in Greater…

COVID-19: Province Announces New Restrictions

Today, the Government of Ontario announced additional restrictions aimed at stopping the spread of COVID-19, including an extension of the provincewide stay-at-home order first issued on April 7, enhanced enforcement measures, and inter-provincial travel restrictions.  The stay-at-home order currently in effect requires everyone to remain at home except for specified purposes, such as going to…