Letter to Premier Doug Ford re Responsible Business Protocol

March 19, 2021 The Honourable Doug FordPremier of Ontario Queen’s Park,Toronto, Ontario,M7A 1A2 Dear Premier Ford, Re: Reform of COVID-19 Operating Restrictions Framework: A Responsible Business Protocol We appreciate the responsiveness of your government in combatting this pandemic and your understanding of the damaging toll it is taking on Ontario’s business community. Forecasts of rising…

Media Release: Ontario Needs More Resilient Infrastructure to Confront Challenges of 21st Century: Greater Sudbury

Report points to a $19 billion infrastructure gap which must be addressed through new accountabilities in Ontario’s Long-Term Infrastructure Plan Greater Sudbury, August 23, 2017: Today, the Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC), released Building Better: Setting the 2017 Ontario Infrastructure Plan up for Success, a report…

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: 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: Half of Ontarians fear their skills will soon be obsolete: Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce

New Ontario Chamber of Commerce report urges action to improve alignment of skills, education, career opportunities Greater Sudbury, July 4, 2017 – Businesses in Greater Sudbury and across Ontario are finding it more and more challenging to recruit qualified staff, according to a new report issued by the Ontario Chamber of Commerce in partnership with…