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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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Chamber Hosts Honourable Patty Hajdu

(Left to right) Chair Anthony Davis, MP Sudbury Viviane Lapointe, Minister of Indigenous Services and Minister responsible for FedNor, Patty Hajdu, and Past-chair Neil Milner. On July 5, the Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce had the pleasure to host the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Indigenous Services and Minister responsible for FedNor, Viviane Lapointe, Sudbury…

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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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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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