Media Release: Comprehensive, Pro-Growth Policies Needed in 2018 Provincial Election

Ontario’s Chamber Network provides recommendations to Drive Economic Development to the Forefront of Political Discourse Greater Sudbury, Wednesday, October 11, 2017 – Today, the Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC), released Vote Prosperity, a platform and campaign outlining the Ontario business community’s priorities for the upcoming 2018…

Media Release: Proposed tax changes ignore realities of business ownership

Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce objects to federal government proposals to reform tax code Greater Sudbury, October 3, 2017: The Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce has sent a submission to Minister of Finance Bill Morneau in response to the Canadian government’s discussion paper proposing radical changes to corporate taxation. On behalf of Greater Sudbury’s business…

Media Release: Extending Minimum Wage Implementation Will Slash Job Loss Risk by 74%: Economic Analysis

Final analysis of Bill 148 reveals $12 billion economic problem that the Ontario Government must resolve Greater Sudbury, Wednesday, September 27, 2017 – Today, the Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC) and the Keep Ontario Working (KOW) Coalition released two major reports that broadly capture the challenges…

Media Release: Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce one of five finalists in national chamber competition

Chamber’s succession planning videos garnering national recognition Greater Sudbury, September 13, 2017: The Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce is one of five finalists in the 2017 Chambers Competition, an annual competition among chambers of commerce across Canada. The theme of this year’s competition is “Telling Your Chamber’s Story through Video”. The chamber is being recognized…

Media Release: Ontario Needs More Resilient Infrastructure to Confront Challenges of 21st Century: Greater Sudbury

Report points to a $19 billion infrastructure gap which must be addressed through new accountabilities in Ontario’s Long-Term Infrastructure Plan Greater Sudbury, August 23, 2017: Today, the Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC), released Building Better: Setting the 2017 Ontario Infrastructure Plan up for Success, a report…

Media Release: Chamber applauds announcement of all-season road to Ring of Fire

Chamber has long advocated for development of mining project and construction of all-season road (Greater Sudbury, August 22, 2017) The Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce is applauding the announcement of an all-season road connecting provincial highways to the Ring of Fire mining development. The road will connect the Nibinamik First Nation, Webequie, and the Ring…

Media Release: Chamber to launch awareness campaign on Bill 148, workplace reform

Chamber highlighting the implications for business of Bill 148, Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act (Greater Sudbury, August 22, 2017) The Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce has launched an awareness campaign around Bill 148, the Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, to help businesses understand the impact it could have on them. This awareness campaign follows the…

Media Release: 185,000 Ontario Jobs at Risk from Bill 148: Independent Economic Impact Analysis

Bill 148 will increase the cost of consumer goods and services by $1,300 per household starting in 2018, according to new analysis by leading economics firm Greater Sudbury, Monday, August 14 – Today the Keep Ontario Working Coalition (KOW), in partnership with the Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC) and the Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce…

Media Release: Canadian and Greater Sudbury Chambers of Commerce Release Report on Infrastructure

Canada can’t afford not to invest in digital economy, new Chamber report finds (Greater Sudbury, July 19, 2017) The Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the Canadian Chamber of Commerce, has released a report warning that businesses and communities in Canada’s rural and northern regions will be unable to reach their full potential…