Proposed changes to EI must be financially sustainable

On July 29, the Chamber Network sent a letter to the Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion to convey employers’ concerns regarding the proposed EI reforms. As part of the Government of Canada’s COVID-19 Economic Response Plan, a series of temporary measures were introduced to make the EI Program more…

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Letter to the Premier re: Lack of Health Care Services in Sudbury

March 8, 2022 The Honourable Doug Ford Premier of Ontario Legislative Building, Queen’s Park Toronto, Ontario M7A 1A1 premier@ontario.ca RE: Sudbury business concerns regarding local health care services   Dear Premier Ford, We are writing to you on behalf of the membership of the Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce to share our concerns and priorities…

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Letter to Dr. Penny Sutcliffe, Medical Officer of Health and CEO, PHSD

February 24, 2022 Dr. Penny Sutcliffe Medical Officer of Health & CEO Public Health Sudbury and Districts Sudbury, Ontario P3E 3A3 sutcliffep@phsd.ca RE: Business Concerns Regarding COVID-19 Communication   Dear Dr. Sutcliffe,   We are writing to you on behalf of the membership of the Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce to share our concerns and…

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Letter to the Premier Re: Vaccine Passport Verification Costs

Today, the Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce sent a letter to Premier Doug Ford sharing our membership’s concerns regarding the costs associated with vaccine passport verification. The chamber indicated that many businesses have operated under reduced capacity for a significant period of time and, with the introduction of the COVID-19 vaccine certificate requirements, have had to…

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Letter to the Chief of Police re: Members’ Concerns Regarding Safety of Staff, Patrons, and Property

On September 29, the Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce sent a letter to Chief Paul Pederson sharing our membership’s concerns regarding the safety of staff, patrons, and property. The chamber indicated that some member businesses in downtown and other areas of the community have faced instances of theft at their properties, loitering, indecent exposure, among other acts, that have…

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Letter to Mayor and City Council RE: Municipal Budget 2021

February 10, 2021 Mayor Brian Bigger and City CouncilCity of Greater SudburyTom Davies SquareP O Box 5000, Station ASudbury, ON P3A 5P3 RE: Greater Sudbury Municipal Budget 2021 Dear Mayor Bigger and City Council, On behalf of the Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce I appreciate the opportunity to shareour comments regarding the City of Greater…

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