Designated Truck Route Decision Postponed
The issue of the Designated Truck Route was deferred by the Committee of the Whole on October 15, 2018 until January 2019 when it may be addressed by the newly-elected Council.

In advance of the October 15th meeting a new report was prepared, along with a corresponding proposed DTR map.  Visit our website to view these resources.

This issue remains ongoing and is of particular concern to your Chamber. If you have concerns about the way this matter may affect your business, contact Charla Robinson, President, at (807) 624-2626 to be included in discussions.
Every Vote Counts
Your Chamber team hopes our City of Opportunity platform has helped you decide which candidates deserve your vote in this election.

If you haven't checked out the platform and you're still looking for resources, may we suggest:

Upcoming Chamber Events
Leaders Luncheon
with Honourable Patty Hajdu
Friday, November 2 | 11:30am - 1pm
Prince Arthur Waterfront Hotel & Suites

APEX Speaker Series Breakfast: Best Practices in Inclusive HR Policies
Wednesday, November 14 | 7:30 - 9:00am
Presented by Madge Richardson, North Superior Workforce Planning Board

After Business @Valhalla Inn
Wednesday, November 21 | 5:00 - 7:00pm

DEADLINE for 2019 Business Awards Nominations
January 5, 2019 | 11:59pm
Enter to win Porter flights for 2 with every nomination you make.
La Poutine Chooses TBay First For Character
Your Chamber team recently took a tasty trip into La Poutine to learn why head chef and owner Brigitte Tremblay chooses so many local ingredients.

Read on for the delicious detes on the ways this femme fabuleuse showcases local products, and you might find yourself wanting to #choosetbayfirst for your next snack attack. Visit for the whole story.
Good News
Good News highlighting the following Chamber Members:
Cheadles LLP
Confederation College
Lakehead University
Matawa First Nations
Performance KIA
Reid's Countrywide
The Pinty's Grand Slam of Curling
Tom Jones Corp.
Waterfront District BIA

Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act Review - Feedback Wanted
Ontario has appointed the Honourable David Onley, CM, O.Ont., senior lecturer in the Department of Political Science at the University of Toronto Scarborough and Ontario’s 28th Lieutenant Governor, to lead a review of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA).
As part of the review process, Mr. Onley would like to hear from interested parties and people with disabilities to determine their views on the progress and effectiveness of the AODA, and their vision of accessibility through to 2025 and beyond. This session takes place on Tuesday, October 30th, from 1pm - 3pm at the  Valhalla Inn. To learn more about this review,  click here.
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