COVID-19: Benefits and Business Supports Extended

On July 30, the Government of Canada announced an extension to the following benefits and supports for individuals and businesses: Extension of the eligibility period for the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy, the Canada Emergency Rent Subsidy and Lockdown Support until October 23, 2021, and increase to the rate of support employers and organizations can receive…

COVID-19: Support for Francophone Communities

Today, the federal government announced an investment of more than $2.4 million through FedNor to support four strategic projects to maximize economic opportunities and create jobs in official-language minority communities (OLMCs). The investments announced today will support Place des Arts, the Conseil de la Coopération, Voilà Community Help, as well as the Conseil scolaire public du Grand Nord de l’Ontario.…

COVID-19: Funding Opportunities For Your Business

Digital Transformation Grant On July 19, the Ontario government announced an investment of $10 million towards the Digital Main Street program for 2021-22 to help over 13,000 small businesses expand their digital presence and market their services online. Small businesses across Ontario with a brick-and-mortar location and one to 50 employees can apply for $2,500…

Jobs and Growth Fund

On Tuesday, July 13, the Government of Canada launched the Jobs and Growth Fund. The Fund, delivered by Canada’s regional development agencies (RDAs), provides $700 million nationally over three years, which includes up to $70 million dedicated to businesses created after January 2020 that meet eligibility criteria.  In Northern Ontario, FedNor is investing $26.6 million through this…

Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce and its Partners Receive Letter of Recognition from PHSD for Project GoVax

May 31, 2021 DesjardinsLockerby TaxiChamber of Commerce Dear Community Partners: Please accept my thanks, as Chair of the Board of Health for Public Health Sudbury & Districts, for your contributions towards making free local transportation services available to community members during this pandemic. The free transportation provides equal opportunity for our marginalized population to access…

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…

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…

Media Release: Budget 2021 Delivers Funding to Confront Ongoing Pandemic and Support Hardest Hit While Laying the Foundation for an Inclusive Economic Recovery: Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce

Budget 2021 Delivers Funding to Confront Ongoing Pandemic and Support Hardest HitWhile Laying the Foundation for an Inclusive Economic Recovery: Greater SudburyChamber of Commerce GREATER SUDBURY, March 25, 2021 – Today, Cora DeMarco, Chair of the Board ofDirectors of the Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce, released the following response to theGovernment of Ontario’s 2021 Budget,…