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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Downtown Master Plan

The Downtown Master Plan was completed in four phases. Phase One was initiated in September 2010 and Phase Four concluded in February 2012.  In January, the draft master plan and action strategy was released. The Board of Directors  of the Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce unanimously supports the recently released draft Downtown Master Plan and…

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Driving Innovation through Experiential Learning

Issue Performance in strategic sectors of the economy requires individuals equipped with the specialized skills to leverage new technologies and develop new applications that respond to emerging opportunities in the marketplace. Research shows that these specialized skills can best be conferred through experiential, hands-on learning that provides students with exposure to – and an opportunity…

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