Weekly E-News – August 23, 2023

Aug 23, 2023 | News, Weekly E-News

Chamber and Member News
  • Member Highlights
  • Welcome Our New Members
  • Member Milestones – Leon’s Canada 100th
  • See You Tomorrow – Business After Hours 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 
  • Canadian Chamber Small Business Week Social Media Campaign – Share your Insights
  • Bay Block Party Happening This Saturday August 26th!
  • Our Hospital Walk/Run is Sunday September 24 – Get Registered Today!

Advocacy and Policy

  • What is a Pre-Budget Submission?
  • Canadian Chamber of Commerce Federal Pre-Budget Submission

Business Supports and Funding Programs

  • 2023 Tourism Development Fund
  • Find Funding for Your Small Business with Mentor Works
  • 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
  • Canada Small Business Financing Program

Events and Webinars

  • Welcome to North Bay Event – Saturday September 9, 2023 at Memorial Gardens
  • Bell Presents Evening of Excellence Business Awards on October 17, 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 – Members receive 20% discount
  • Elavon Payment Processing
  • Freightcom Chamber Shipping Program
  • Meridian Credit Union
  • Grand & Toy
  • Purolator
  • Esso fleet plan

Information of Interest

  • The Labour Market Group July LabourFocus
  • North Bay & District Multicultural Centre RFP for Strategic Plan
  • One Red Maple Pushing to Fuel North Bay Economy with Free Local Delivery
  • Drive-In Movie Fundraiser for Nipissing Serenity Hospice – September 23rd.
  • Nipissing University Homecoming – Sponsorship Opportunities and Get Registered!
  • Challenge Factory – Building a Veteran Friendly Ontario
  • Near North Crime Stoppers Gala – September 23rd
  • Best Ways to Secure More Investors
  • 7 Tips to Get in Front of Cash Flow Challenges
  • What’s New August Newsletter