Pre-Budget Deputation to the Ontario Government
Over the next two weeks, your Chamber will be providing input on the upcoming Ontario Budget through deputations presented both in person and in writing. 
Our submission outlines examples of specific actions that the Government can take to encourage growth and economic opportunity for businesses in Thunder Bay including addressing our concerns about workforce development and skills shortages, and investing in mining, transit and forestry opportunities. Read the deputation on our website.
Upcoming Chamber Events
YQT: Your Quarterly Training Webinar
January 29, 2019, 12:00pm - 12:30pm
Log on to learn about Chamber benefits, discounts and how to take your business to the next level. For Members and non-Members alike!
Free webinar from the comfort of your desk

Diversity Lunch and Learn
February 5, 2019, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Registration coming soon

Leader's Luncheon with Ontario Finance Minister Vic Fedeli
February 7, 2019
Prince Arthur Waterfront Hotel & Suites

Leader's Luncheon: City Hall Edition
February 15, 2019
Airlane Hotel & Conference Centre

Member Social
February 20, 2019
Casual drop-in from 5 - 7pm.
The Foundry

Save the Date: 100 People Who Care
February 20, 2019
During the Member Social at The Foundry
Stay tuned for more information!

YQT: Your Quarterly Training
April 10, 2019 | 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Held in the Chamber Boardroom

Leadercast 2019: Leading Healthy Teams
May 10, 2018 | 8:00am - 4:00pm
Victoria Inn
Don't miss these upcoming opportunities to meet and learn from key influencers at the provincial and municipal levels:, Ontario Minister of Finance Vic Fedeli and Thunder Bay's own Mayor Bill Mauro. Register online today!

Leaders Luncheons are made possible by series sponsor Intercity Industrial Supply.
Lakehead Ironworks

Since opening its doors in 1990, Lakehead Ironworks has grown from a 2,000 sq-ft shop to a custom built, 29,000 sq-ft state of the art steel fabrication facility able to warehouse steel, cut to size and fabricate to detailed specifications, custom weld either in shop or on site and supply, fabricate and install pretty much anything metal ... Read more on our website.
Cannabis: Impairment in the Workplace Seminar
This 1-hour Awareness Session includes an overview of the new cannabis legislation (Federal and Provincial), implications and risks involved in the workplace, elements of an impairment policy with group discussions, as well as next steps for employers to consider as they navigate this new regulatory landscape. Presented by Pam Patry from Workplace Safety and Prevention Services.

February 14, 2019
9:00 a.m.—11:00 a.m.
Thunder Bay District Health Unit,
999 Balmoral St.

To register, email or call 625-8315 Light breakfast and refreshments provided. Please RSVP by February 11.
Good News
Good News collected this week highlighting the following Chamber Members:

St. Joseph's Care Group
Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre

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