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…

RAP – Manufacturer Growth Series

On behalf of Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters (CME), we are delighted to share the next event in our Manufacturer Growth Series, in partnership with the Toronto Region Board of Trade and The Scale-Up Institute Toronto’s Recovery Activation Program (RAP). Manufacturers within your network are invited to attend our free virtual Business Process Development Digital Certificate Workshop next Wednesday, June 2nd from 9:00 am – 12:30 pm, which will cover: Business process improvements and…

COVID-19: Provincial Roadmap to Reopen

Today, the Ontario government released its Roadmap to Reopen, a three-step plan to safely reopen the province and gradually lift public health measures based on provincewide vaccination rate and improvements in key public health and health care indicators. Additionally, in response to recent improvements to these indicators, Ontario will allow more outdoor recreational amenities to…

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…

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…