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200 McIntyre St East
North Bay, ON, P1B 8V6
Harrison Jones
Tel.: 705-618-4459

Upcoming Events

Date: November 16, 2018

North Bay Film Festival

November 16 to 18, 2018  For details visit their website

Date: November 17, 2018 9:00 am

Christmas Market at 250 Clark

250 Clark presents the Christmas Market on Saturday, November 17, 2018 from 9 am to 3 pm.

Date: November 17, 2018 9:00 am

Callander's Annual Christmas Craft Show

Saturday, November 17, 2018 from 9 am to 3 pm at the Callander Community Centre – free admission, but non-perishable food items greatly appreciated.

Date: November 17, 2018 9:00 am

Ferris Glen 24th Annual Christmas Craft Show

Ferris Glen Public School – donations of non-perishable food times gratefully accepted. Saturday, November 17, 2018 from 9 am to 3 pm, 30 Voyer Road, Corbeil.

Date: November 17, 2018 9:00 am

Sturgeon Falls 25th Annual Christmas Craft Show 2018

Saturday, November 17th, 2018 from 9 am to 5 pm and Sunday, November 18th, 2018 from 9 am to 4 pm at the Sturgeon Falls Recreational Complex.

News & Updates

The signs are almost all down, political advertising is done and yes, the sun came up on Tuesday morning, following the municipal election.  The campaign period was substantially longer this year with the nomination period closing in late July and campaigning beginning almost immediately thereafter.  It certainly felt like this election campaign had more signs, more advertising and most of all, way too much political rhetoric, than we have been subject to, in prior campaigns.

None the less, the votes have been cast, tabulated and the stage is set for our new Council to take office.  The voters in each of the municipalities and school boards, have selected their representatives in each of their communities and those successful in their bids for a seat, will be our voices for the next four years.  Whether they were each voter’s individual preference or not, the democratic process is the only one we have, and they will be our community leaders, until the next term.  For all those that ran for offic … Read More »

Ontario Open for Business

Ontario Government Taking Bold Action to Make the Province Open for Business: North Bay & District Chamber of Commerce and Ontario Chamber of Commerce

From yesterday’s media release:

North Bay, ON – October 23, 2018 – Today, the North Bay & District Chamber of Commerce is pleased to present the Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC) statements in response to the Government of Ontario’s announcement regarding the Making Ontario Open for Business Act. The announcement included a near full repeal of Bill 148, dissolution of the Ontario College of Trades (the Coll … Read More »

October was a very busy month at the Chamber as we celebrated Canadore College Business Week along with our counterparts across Canada.  Small to medium sized businesses (SME’s) are the backbone of not only our district, but our entire country. According to the Business Development Bank of Canada, SME’s make up almost 70% of the private sector jobs in Canada and employing almost eight million workers across Canada.  October was the month to celebrate this sector with a week-long list of workshops, networking events and mini trade show.

On the Thursday evening of Business Week, we recognized many outstanding businesses and entrepreneurs, at the Bell Evening of Excellence.  Con … Read More »

Welcome to Canadore College Business Week 2018.  Business Week is a national celebration of Canadian entrepreneurs and their contribution to Canada’s economy. The North Bay & District Chamber of Commerce has organized events to be held during the week bringing together entrepreneurs—and prospective entrepreneurs—at workshops, networking events, trade show and awards ceremony. The goal is to provide them with opportunities to learn, network, share ideas and socialize with their peers.

The week commences tomorrow morning at the Grande Event Centre, with a w … Read More »

Over the past couple of months, we have had a chance to meet and learn about many of the candidates that have put their names forward for the upcoming municipal election on October 22.  Through the more formal debates, meet and greets, and public events that have taken place, both incumbents and hopefuls have had the opportunity to get their platforms out in front of the voters in their respective communities.  The run up to the election over the next two weeks will no doubt see and hear the reasons why you should elect these individuals. … Read More »