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Could this have been the last Civic Holiday that stores will be forced to close?

(Greater Sudbury, August, 2014) During the recent long weekend businesses were prohibited from opening on the Civic Holiday on Monday August 4, 2014 as a result of municipal by-law 2007-143. Although certain exemptions apply, the vast majority of retail businesses in Greater Sudbury were forced to shut their doors on Monday and Sudburians might have…

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Last week, top officials at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned that they may not be able to control the spread of  COVID-19. The CDC released several resources to help prepare businesses and communities for the potential spread of COVID-19. We have also prepared resources, including a Crisis Communications Plan and a Business…

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COVID-19: Message from Debbi Nicholson, President & CEO

Dear valued members and partners, These are unprecedented times.  The on-going coronavirus has introduced extraordinary challenges to the health of our communities, the prosperity of our businesses, and the strength of our economy.  Our Chamber Team wants you to know that we understand the challenges you are facing and are here to support you.  We…

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COVID-19: Support for Francophone Communities

Today, the federal government announced an investment of more than $2.4 million through FedNor to support four strategic projects to maximize economic opportunities and create jobs in official-language minority communities (OLMCs). The investments announced today will support Place des Arts, the Conseil de la Coopération, Voilà Community Help, as well as the Conseil scolaire public du Grand Nord de l’Ontario.…

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Death By 130,000 Cuts: Improving Canada’s Regulatory Competitiveness

Death by 130,000 Cuts: Improving Canada’s Regulatory Competitiveness On May 31, 2018 the Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the Canadian Chamber of Commerce and the wider Chamber Network, released a report on Canada’s regulatory framework entitled Death by 130,000 Cuts: Improving Canada’s Regulatory Competitiveness. The report calls on Canada’s federal and provincial governments…

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