Media Release: Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce mobilizes businesses to put shared prosperity, economic development front-and-centre in upcoming election

SUDBURY, Wednesday, February 14, 2018 – Today the Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce, in collaboration with the Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC), launched a major letter writing campaign urging businesses to encourage their provincial candidates in the Sudbury and Nickel Belt ridings to support the OCC’s election platform, Vote Prosperity. To ensure economic prosperity is…

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Media Release: Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce to Host Alan Coutts, President and CEO of Noront Resources

Chamber to host Coutts at inaugural Procurement, Employment and Partnerships (PEP) Conference and Tradeshow Greater Sudbury, February 2, 2018 – Alan Coutts, President and CEO of Noront Resources, will deliver a keynote address at the Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce’s inaugural Procurement, Employment and Partnerships (PEP) Conference and Tradeshow, presented by SNC-Lavalin and in partnership…

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Media Release: Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce to Host Hon. Glenn Thibeault, MPP for Sudbury, Minister of Energy

Chamber to host Thibeault at inaugural Procurement, Employment and Partnerships (PEP) Conference and Tradeshow Greater Sudbury, February 1, 2018 – The Hon. Glenn Thibeault, MPP for Sudbury and Minister of Energy, will deliver a keynote address at the Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce’s inaugural Procurement, Employment and Partnerships (PEP) Conference and Tradeshow, presented by SNC-Lavalin…

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Corporate Tax Changes Update

Corporate Tax Changes Update Since the federal government released its July 2017 discussion paper on changes to corporate taxation, much has happened. The chamber network across Canada spoke up and made its concerns known. Among other things, your chamber sent a letter to Minister of Finance Bill Morneau, hosted a luncheon to educate business owners on the impacts of…

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Principles for an Effective Pharmacare Program

In recent years, there have been increased calls for implementing a national pharmacare program in Canada. At their annual meeting in July 2017, the Premiers requested that the federal government engage in discussions on establishing a national pharmacare program. In addition, in January 2018 the Ontario government launched a new children and youth pharmacare plan…

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OCC 2018 Pre-Budget Submission

On Monday, January 15, 2018, the Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC) provided the Ontario government with 11 recommendations for the upcoming provincial budget that will help businesses manage costs and secure the province’s competitive advantage. The submission, presented to the Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs, calls on the government to implement taxation reforms…

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