Chamber Concerned Over Major Changes to Labour Legislation

Greater Sudbury, ON, September 17, 2015 – The Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC) has called on the province to avoid proposals that would substantially affect Ontario’s competitiveness, jobs, and the economy. Timed to coincide with the final consultations of the Ontario government’s Changing Workplaces Review, the…

Federal Priorities for the Ontario Economy

Today, the Ontario Chamber of Commerce network released its federal election platform, In Focus: Federal Priorities for the Ontario Economy. The platform outlines the key policy pledges that we believe each federal party should commit to in order to improve Ontario’s business climate and drive economic growth. This platform is a foundational piece that will inform…

Ontario Announces Pension Comparability Changes to the ORPP

Media Release: Ontario Pension Comparability Changes “A Step in the Right Direction” According to the Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce and the Ontario Chamber of Commerce (Greater Sudbury, August 11, 2015): Today, the Government of Ontario announced that it will expand the comparability rules under the proposed Ontario Retirement Pension Plan (ORPP). However, business owners…

Debbi’s Blog- Looking forward to the year ahead

As the first month of the chamber’s new fiscal year begins to wane, it’s appropriate that I reflect on the year that is unfolding. The chamber is ably governed by a board of experienced, talented and enthusiastic directors who are committed to strengthening our membership and building community prosperity.  The executive council, let by our…