Issues & Insights: January 2018
By Charla Robinson, Chamber President

January is off to a roaring start and we've got a full plate of issues and activities on the go this month including Employment Standards Act Changes, Provincial Budget Hearings and Municipal Budget consultations.... read more.

2018 City Proposed City Budget

Overall, the 2018 municipal tax levy of $190.6 million represents an increase of $6.6 million over 2017. The levy is the total amount that needs to be raised from property tax payers to fund city services and contribute to capital infrastructure programs. A further breakdown of the tax levy increase can be found by going to our website.
Upcoming Chamber Events
YQT: January 24, 2018
Chamber Boardroom | 12:00pm

2018 Chair's Reception & AGM 
February 8, 2018 | 5:00pm

February After Business: Wasaya Airways LP
Exhibitor space is available!
February 21, 2018

We're very excited to have Sean Speer join us to deliver the keynote address at this year's Chair's Reception & AGM. Sean is an instructor and fellow at the University of Toronto’s School of Public Policy and Governance, a research fellow at public policy think-tanks in Ottawa and Washington, and a Thunder Bay native who received his first BA from Lakehead University.

In his keynote address, Sean will explore the way a negative public perception of business may be driving government policy-making and how our business community can adapt, thrive and change things for the better.
Have you exhibited at a Chamber event within the past year?
Safe at Work Ontario Consultations

T he Ministry of Labour invites you to join their 2018-2019 Safe At Work Ontario consultations in February 2018.

Date:February 7 th , 2018 @ 1pm – 4pm
Location: Victoria Inn
FREE to attend
Looking to escape the cold?

Through the Canadian Chamber of Commerce’ partnership with  Indus Travels , we’re able to offer custom-escorted tours in a remarkable selection of countries at unbeatable prices, in unparalleled comfort. You do not have to be a Member of the Chamber of Commerce to enjoy these offers.

There is still time to book! Departing for South Africa on February 14, 2018, visit our website
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