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Rapid Policy Update: New Ontario Government Speech from the Throne

Speech from the Throne officially opened the first session of the 42nd Parliament of Ontario, with the new government calling itself “Ontario's government for the People.” Many of the commitments made were previously announced by the PC Party during the election campaign.

The Ontario Chamber of Commerce provides a synopsis of the Speech from the Throne with key highlights most important to business. Read more.
Upcoming Chamber Events
2018 Chamber Golf Classic Presented by Driven Cars Canada
Thursday, July 26th, Whitewater Golf Club | 11:30 am-7:00 pm
Deadline to register this week!

September Member Social @ Sleeping Giant Brewing Co.
September 19, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The SOCIAL format brings Members together in a drop-in-style gathering at a different Member establishment each time where you can focus on engaging with other Members without a formal exhibitor roster.
*This is a Member only event*
2018 Canadian Chamber of Commerce AGM
September 22 - 24, Valhalla Inn Hotel
Sponsorship & Volunteer opportunities are now available.
Join us for the 2018 Golf Classic Presented by Driven Cars Canada and you’ll have the chance to win an amazing hole-in-one prize. Hit a hole in one as you golf through Destination Thunder Bay’s hole and you’ll win a Hawaiian vacation! Sink it in one in front of the spotters at Brokerlink’s hole and waltz home with $10,000 CASH. Learn more here
Golf and WIN! Porter Airlines and Air Canada - 2 tickets per airline, some restrictions apply.
Volunteer with us at the event of the year and you’ll meet Chamber people from all across Canada. The 2018 AGM of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce will be held here in Thunder Bay September 22 through 24. Help us show our delegates Thunder Bay’s famous hospitality by taking a shift at the airport booth welcoming arrivals or the Welcome Desk at the conference.  Sign up online today!
Pinetree Catering: Putting Your Money Where Your Mouth Is
Our latest investigation into a business that Chooses TBay First took us through the swinging doors into the kitchen at Pinetree Catering. Since he started the operation in 2013, owner Nikos Mantis has seen Pinetree as a grand opportunity for him and his growing team to build community through food, putting the long- and short-term good of Thunder Bay right into his bottom line where the rest of us can see it and be inspired, motivated, and – most often – made very, very hungry.  Read the full story here .
Member Discount on Audio Conferencing & Cloud Video
By partnering with Pragmatic, Chamber Members can enjoy a savings of at LEAST 25% off their current audio conferencing rate on everything from audio conferencing to cloud video.    Learn more…
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