Video Update: Charla talks about Ontario's Fall Economic Statement
In this 3-minute video, Charla reviews key items in the Ontario government's Fall Economic Statement with an eye to how they'll affect Thunder Bay businesses.

Looking for more information on this? Read the Ontario Chamber's Rapid Policy Update here.
"Giving for the Holidays" at After Business
Planning to join us at After Business on Wednesday? You can help your fellow Members at Phelpsgroup and Gear Up for Outdoors make the holiday season a little warmer and merrier for the less-fortunate in our community!
  • Drop your business card off at Phelpsgroup's booth. For every card collected that evening they'll donate a food item to Thunder Bay's food banks!
  • Bring your gently-used clothing - especially coats or jackets - to Gear Up for Outdoors' booth to contribute to their Spread the Warmth campaign. To say thanks, they'll give you a certificate for 15% off a new winter coat or jacket! Learn more.
Upcoming Chamber Events
After Business @Valhalla Inn
Wednesday, November 21 | 5:00 - 7:00pm
Join us in the beautifully-renovated SKAL Lounge as we celebrate the start of the holiday season!

WEBINAR YQT: Your Quarterly Training
Wednesday, November 28 | 12:00 - 1:00pm
Join us by webinar from the convenience of your desk to learn about what we do, Chamber Member benefits, how to take advantage as both a Member and non-Member. 

DEADLINE for 2019 Business Awards Nominations
January 5, 2019 | 11:59pm
Enter to win Porter flights for 2 with every nomination you make.

2018 AGM and Chair's Reception
January 31, 2019
Location To Be Announced
Registration Coming Soon
CEDC's Home for the Holidays - Health Care Career Fair - Exhibitor Space Available
This event is paid for by the Thunder Bay Community Economic Development Commission, and as such they are happy to sponsor all Thunder Bay organizations to participate with a free booth. They further welcome Regional Recruiters to participate as well at a fee of $50/booth.

Booths will include 2 chairs, a 6' table, a table cloth, as well as light snacks and coffee throughout the day. Please note lunch is not provided. Tables do not come with power.

This event will be well promoted including direct promotion to students/programs at multiple schools, targeted facebook ads, Ads through the Argus (Lakehead University), and radio. In the past they typically see on average of 100-200 job seekers.

To book a booth, click here.
5 Minutes for Business - Mentally Healthy Workplaces: The Best Investment Your Business Can Make
With most adults spending more of their waking hours at work and with one in five Canadians experiencing a mental health problem or illness, addressing the issue of mental health at work is vitally important for all people in Canada—especially employers. Mentally healthy workforces perform better and create opportunities that allow for inclusive growth for all sections of society. Read this edition of 5 Minutes for Business here .
Good News
Good News collected this month highlighting the following Chamber Members:

Westfort Foods

The Thunder Bay Community Economic Development Commission (CEDC) invites you to hear the Greenstone Gold Mines Management Team deliver a project update regarding the Hardrock gold deposit.

This is a free event. Please RSVP here.
Greenstone Gold Mines Presentation Outline:
Hardrock Project General Update
• Environmental Assessment
• Permitting
• Agreements
• Engineering
• Financing
• Critical Next Steps
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