Weekly E-News – August 16, 2023

Aug 16, 2023 | News, Weekly E-News

Chamber and Member News

  • Member Highlights
  • Next Business After Hours August 24th at Average Joe’s Eatery and Patio Bar 
  • Chamber Perks App – Take Advantage of this FREE Marketing Tool!
  • Looking to Hire a Skilled Foreign Worker?  Check out North Bay & Area RNIP 
  • North Bay & District Multicultural Centre RFP for Strategic Plan

Advocacy and Policy

  • Canadian Chamber of Commerce Federal Pre-Budget Submission
  • Industry Associations Call for More Time to Repay CEBA Loans
  • Ontario Chamber of Commerce Housing Affordability Report

Business Supports and Funding Programs

  • 2023 Tourism Development Fund
  • Find Funding for Your Small Business with Mentor Works
  • Blue Sky Net New Website
  • Grow Your Business Online Grant (OCC)
  • Futurpreneur – Launch or Grow Your Dream Business
  • Talent Opportunities Program – An initiative of the Ontario Chamber  of Commerce
  • Indigenous Prosperity Foundation
  • Career Launcher Apprenticeships Program
  • iiON Funding Programs – iRapid and SFEP
  • The Business Centre & Digital Main Street Digital Transformation Grant
  • Indigenous Business Navigator 
  • Canada Digital Adoption Program (CDAP)
  • North Bay Works – HR Support Program
  • Government of Canada Benefits Finder
  • Government of Ontario Funding Opportunities
  • NOHFC Programs
  • Boost Innovation with SR&ED Tax Incentives

Events and Webinars

  • Bell Presents Evening of Excellence Business Awards on October 17, 2023
  • Bay Block Party – August 26, 2023
  • Yes Employment Services August Workshop & Events Calendar
  • Digital Main Street Events

Member Benefits

  • Advertising Opportunities at The Chamber – Include NBDCC in Your Marketing Strategy!
  • Chambers Plan –  Canada’s #1 Plan for Employee Benefits – Connect with Jake Lacourse for More Information
  • Kennedy Insurance & Economical Car & Home Group Insurance – Up to 25% in Savings
  • Rogers Preferred Program for Employees of NBDCC Members
  • Canadian Chamber of Commerce SME Institute Training, Support and Advice
  • Elavon Payment Processing
  • Freightcom Chamber Shipping Program
  • Meridian Credit Union
  • Grand & Toy
  • Purolator
  • Esso fleet plan

Information of Interest

  • May 2023 GDP: Canada’s Economy Set to Slow – but Still Grow in 2nd Quarter
  • CIM Northern Gateway Golf Tournament – August 25th
  • Drive-In Movie Fundraiser for Nipissing Serenity Hospice – September 25th
  • Challenge Factory – Building a Veteran Friendly Ontario
  • Intellectual Property Ontario (IPON)
  • Near North Crime Stoppers Gala – September 23rd
  • Digital Passport Photos
  • Biometric Authentication Gains Appeal Among Canadians
  • 10 Steps to Creating a Successful Social Media Marketing Strategy
  • bdc* – Inventory Management: A Guide for Entrepreneurs
  • CMHC Housing Accelerator Fund