Media Release: Extending Minimum Wage Implementation Will Slash Job Loss Risk by 74%: Economic Analysis

Final analysis of Bill 148 reveals $12 billion economic problem that the Ontario Government must resolve Greater Sudbury, Wednesday, September 27, 2017 – Today, the Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC) and the Keep Ontario Working (KOW) Coalition released two major reports that broadly capture the challenges…

Media Release: Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce one of five finalists in national chamber competition

Chamber’s succession planning videos garnering national recognition Greater Sudbury, September 13, 2017: The Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce is one of five finalists in the 2017 Chambers Competition, an annual competition among chambers of commerce across Canada. The theme of this year’s competition is “Telling Your Chamber’s Story through Video”. The chamber is being recognized…

Media Release: Chamber applauds announcement of all-season road to Ring of Fire

Chamber has long advocated for development of mining project and construction of all-season road (Greater Sudbury, August 22, 2017) The Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce is applauding the announcement of an all-season road connecting provincial highways to the Ring of Fire mining development. The road will connect the Nibinamik First Nation, Webequie, and the Ring…

Media Release: Chamber to launch awareness campaign on Bill 148, workplace reform

Chamber highlighting the implications for business of Bill 148, Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act (Greater Sudbury, August 22, 2017) The Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce has launched an awareness campaign around Bill 148, the Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, to help businesses understand the impact it could have on them. This awareness campaign follows the…

Media Release: 185,000 Ontario Jobs at Risk from Bill 148: Independent Economic Impact Analysis

Bill 148 will increase the cost of consumer goods and services by $1,300 per household starting in 2018, according to new analysis by leading economics firm Greater Sudbury, Monday, August 14 – Today the Keep Ontario Working Coalition (KOW), in partnership with the Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC) and the Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce…

Media Release: Canadian and Greater Sudbury Chambers of Commerce Release Report on Infrastructure

Canada can’t afford not to invest in digital economy, new Chamber report finds (Greater Sudbury, July 19, 2017) The Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the Canadian Chamber of Commerce, has released a report warning that businesses and communities in Canada’s rural and northern regions will be unable to reach their full potential…

Media Release: Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce Raising Mental Health Awareness

(Greater Sudbury, July 18, 2017) The Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the Ontario Chamber of Commerce, is promoting mental health in the workplace through the release of a new toolkit entitled Working Towards Mental Wellness: A Toolkit for Employers. The toolkit seeks to illuminate the distinctive character of mental wellness in the…

Media Release: Labour Relations and Employment Standards Changes Too Much, Too Fast

Labour Relations and Employment Standards Changes Too Much, Too Fast The Keep Ontario Working coalition calls for Ontario Government to give employers more time to adjust to sweeping reforms (Greater Sudbury, July 10, 2017) Today, the Keep Ontario Working group, a coalition of Ontario’s leading industry and sector associations including the Greater Sudbury Chamber of…

Media Release: Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce Supports Council’s Arena Decision

Media Release: Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce Supports Council’s Arena Decision The chamber urges development of the project as expeditiously as possible Greater Sudbury, June 28: The Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce wishes to congratulate city council on selecting a site for the new arena/events centre and True North Strong on their successful proposal. This…

Request for Expressions of Interest: Multimodal Freight Facility Economic Feasibility Study

The Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce is seeking a qualified consultant to execute an economic feasibility study on a potential multimodal freight facility in Greater Sudbury. The purpose and intent of this Request for Expressions of Interest (RFEI) is to identify a short list of consulting firms qualified to undertake the proposed economic feasibility study.…