Your chamber meets with Tom Mulcair

Your chamber recently accepted an invitation to meet with Tom Mulcair, NDP and Official Opposition leader. Nickel Belt and Sudbury MPs, Claude Gravelle and Glenn Thibeault were also on hand. The hour long, informal lunch session covered a range of issues including, mining (“good, providing it’s done responsibly and in consultation with environment and First…

Greater Sudbury Chamber on hand to open TMX

  On January 30, your chamber joined with the Canadian Chamber of Commerce and industry partners to issue a report aimed at clarifying mining sector needs. The report, (“Mining Capital: How Canada Transformed Its Resources Endowment Into a Global Competitive Advantage“) examines how Canada has leveraged its metal and mineral endowment not just by extracting and…

Trades Recruitment Opportunity

As part of the city’s Talent Attraction Strategy, they have identified the Employment Ontario London Job fair taking place on February 13th, as a great opportunity to interact with a talent pool of skilled workers currently looking for employment opportunities.  It is anticipated that with the recent closures of the Ford Talbotville plant and the…

New Liberal Premier

On Saturday, Kathleen Wynne was named Ontario’s 25th Premier, chosen by Ontario Liberal delegates at the Ontario Liberal Leadership Convention. Recently, the Ontario Chamber of Commerce asked Ms. Wynne to answer five questions on how she would advance the Emerging Stronger Agenda and help business grow and prosper in the province. Find out what she said.

Potential impact of Canadian anti-spam legislation (CASL) and suggested actions

The Canadian Chamber is very concerned about new “anti-spam” rules the federal government announced two weeks ago. Canadian anti-spam legislation and the corresponding regulations have taken a “ban-all”  approach to regulating commercial electronic messages (CEMs). All emails, SMS texts, social media sent in a commercial context are captured. The legislation will obligate the sender to…