Media Release: Regulatory burden undermining business competitiveness, new chamber report finds

(Greater Sudbury, May 31, 2018) Canada’s regulatory system is smothering business, thanks to a growing mix of complex, costly and overlapping rules from all levels of government.  A new report by the Canadian Chamber of Commerce, and supported by the Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce, Death by 130,000 Cuts: Improving Canada’s Regulatory Competitiveness, calls on…

Media Release: Regulatory burden undermining business competitiveness, new Chamber report finds

(Greater Sudbury, May 31, 2018) Canada’s regulatory system is smothering business, thanks to a growing mix of complex, costly and overlapping rules from all levels of government.  A new report by the Canadian Chamber of Commerce, and supported by the Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce, Death by 130,000 Cuts: Improving Canada’s Regulatory Competitiveness, calls on…

Media Release: Budget fails to tackle high input costs, low business confidence

Ontario Government follows Ottawa’s lead in increasing taxes for small businesses Greater Sudbury, Thursday, March 29, 2018 – The Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC) and the Ontario Chamber Network, today cautioned that while the 2018 provincial budget proposes new spending for economic development, it does nothing to…

Media Advisory: Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce to host comedian Jessica Holmes for International Women’s Day

GREATER SUDBURY, March 1, 2018 – Join the Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce and celebrate International Women’s Day on Thursday, March 8th with Jessica Holmes, Celebrated Comedian, Author, and Mental Health Advocate. International Women’s Day (IWD) started in 1911 and is recognized annually around the world on March 8th to celebrate the economic, political and…

Media Release: Budget 2018: Big on Spending, Short on Growth

GREATER SUDBURY, March 1, 2018 – The 2018 Budget includes many positive measures, but does not address the fundamental issues facing Canada’s economy, says the Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce. A strong and prosperous Northern Ontario depends on a competitive business environment, but businesses are struggling with the rising cost of operations. “The chamber is encouraged by the…

Media Release: Cost of inputs and access to skilled labour remain key concerns for Greater Sudbury Businesses

Business Confidence Survey reveals diminishing confidence in Greater Sudbury’s economy Greater Sudbury, February 21, 2018 – Businesses in Greater Sudbury are citing the rising cost of inputs and access to skilled labour as key sources of concern according to data from the Business Confidence Survey commissioned by the Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce and the…