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Chamber advocacy contributes to extension of immigration pilot

On August 26, Sean Fraser, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship announced the extension of the Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot (RNIP) program to 2024 and that the boundaries for seven of the 11 participating communities have been expanded. The Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce and the Chamber Network have been long-term supporters of RNIP program…

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Downtown Business Incubator Now Open

Innovations Quarters is a specialized incubator program designed as a space to accelerate the growth and success of new tech-enabled companies through an array of business support resources and services such as physical space, coaching, mentorship, training, shared business services and professional network connections. As your local business champion, the chamber is providing free membership…

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Extend the Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot Program

June 3, 2022 The Honourable Sean FraserMinister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship CanadaHouse of CommonsOttawa, ON K1A 0A6 Dear Minister Fraser: RE: Rural & Northern Immigration Pilot The Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot, launched by your Government in 2019, has provided a much-needed path to permanent residence for skilled foreign workers who want to live…

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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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UPDATE: Health Unit Issues Strong Recommendations for Additional COVID-19 Protective Measures

Today, the Medical Officer of Health issued legally enforceable instructions to businesses and organizations, further rolling back the clock to reinstate work-from-home requirements.  In ADDITION to those measures announced earlier today, the Medical Officer of Health has issued strong recommendations for all workplaces. It is strongly recommended that all workplaces within the Public Health Sudbury & Districts service area…

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