Issue Update: Designated Truck Route
On Monday night, (March 4) following another round of public deputations and discussions, Council ratified the decision to move forward with the creation of a Designated Truck Route by a 7-6 recorded vote.
5 Minutes for Business: A Budget For Business or Bust
With our GDP at a standstill, businesses need to see a focus of protecting and fostering growth in the upcoming federal budget ahead of this year’s federal election. The Canadian Chamber are unsure the budget will address ongoing business concerns. Read more.
Upcoming Chamber Events
Lunch & Learn with Destination TBay
Thursday, March 21st | 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Chamber Board Room

Leaders Luncheon w Hon. John Yakabuski, Minister of Natural Resources & Forestry
Friday, March 22nd | 11:30am - 1:00pm
Italian Cultural Centre

After Business @Canadian Armed Forces (Family Friendly)
Tuesday, March 26th | 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Valhalla Inn Ballroom

Opening of Navigation Luncheon
Thursday, April 4th | 11:30am - 1:30pm
The DaVinci Centre

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

25th Annual Business Awards Gala
April 13th | 5:00pm - 10:00pm
Valhalla Inn Ballroom

Leadercast 2019: Leading Healthy Teams
May 10th | 8:00am - 4:00pm
Victoria Inn
Member Profile:
Rainbow International Restorations
After 23 years in the construction business Jim Tiller of Til-Ka Construction joined forces with one of North America’s premium restoration organizations – Rainbow International to establish Rainbow International of Thunder Bay Restorations. Read more
Book a Charity Matching Interview
During our research for our charity program last fall, we learned that, although most of our Members want to do more, many don't have the time to seek out new ways to help the community. Part of our new Charity Connect program is a "matching service" designed to create new connections between Member businesses and Member charities. Learn more about Charity Connect here.

Interested to meet your next charity match? Contact to book an interview and get started.
Feature Discount:
CAA Home & Auto Insurance
Effective February 5, 2019, our Chamber Members qualify for exclusive rates from CAA Insurance. Up to 20% off on auto insurance and up to 10% on home insurance, plus more perks.
Since 1974, CAA Insurance has provided Canadians with great coverage, outstanding claims service and competitive rates.
Free CanadianSME Magazine
Are you the owner of a small or medium-sized company? Ever wonder if you could get all the information you want in regards to new press releases, laws, upcoming events or just everyday tips from one single place concerning small or medium-sized companies in Canada? Look no further! Canadian SME has exactly what you’re looking for, and is pleased to offer you free digital copies Learn more.
Learn About
with Bacon.
Wednesday March 20 from 8am -10am, Innovated Solutions invites you to join them with Nadia Karatsoreos of Datto, the world’s leading provider of IT solutions delivered by Managed Service Providers. Enjoy a free breakfast while you learn how to protect your business from ransomware, cyber attacks, disaster, accidental data loss and more.

New Internship Program Creating More Jobs for Indigenous, Skilled Workers
Ontario's Government for the people is delivering on its commitment to create more opportunities for Indigenous people and address the skilled labour shortage across the North by making the Northern Ontario Internship Program more accessible.
Chamber Among New Signatories to Anti-Racism Accord
Representatives from five organizations signed on to become new members of the Thunder Bay Anti-Racism & Inclusion Coalition on Friday, March 1 at City Hall.
New members include:
  • Bill Bradica, Thunder Bay District Social Services Administration Board
  • Scott Pettigrew, Acadia Broadcasting
  • John DeGiacomo, Anishinabek Employment and Training Services
  • Nathan Lawrence, Thunder Bay Chamber of Commerce
  • Rhonda Crocker Ellacott, Local Health Integration Network
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