Weekly E-News – July 12, 2023

Jul 12, 2023 | News, Weekly E-News

Chamber and Member News
  • Member Milestone – Homewood Suites 6th Anniversary
  • Chamber Perks App – Increase your Brand Awareness!
  • Member Highlights
  • NBDCC Golf Tournament  – Thank You for Your Support!
  • CALL FOR NOMINATIONS NOW OPEN – 2023 Business Awards (Nomination Deadline is July 14th!)
  • NBDCC Board of Directors Call for Nominations NOW OPEN
  • Business After Hours at GD2GO on July 20th – NEXT WEEK!
  • Open House at 22 Wing Tomorrow July 13, 2023 – Tour facilities and meet with military personnel!
  • Looking to Hire a Skilled Foreign Worker?  Check out North Bay & Area RNIP 
  • Clean Green Beautiful Streetscapes  – Recognize beautiful business and storefronts in our community and nominate them!
  • Canadian Chamber of Commerce Inclusive Growth Awards

Advocacy and Policy

  • Ontario Chamber of Commerce Housing Affordability Crisis Brief
  • Letter to Prime Minister Trudeau regarding the strike action at Canada’s West Coast ports

Government News

  • Ontario government will require Temporary Help Agencies to have a licence to operate
  • Federal government launches Canada’s first tech-talent strategy
  • Public Services and Procurement Canada implements new suite of online services
  • Important Information from Smart Service Ontario – Recertification Window Extended

Business Supports and Funding Programs

  • Futurpreneur – Launch or Grow Your Dream Business
  • 2SLGBTQI+ Entrepreneurship Program
  • Talent Opportunities Program – An initiative of the Ontario Chamber  of Commerce
  • ApprenticeSearch.com
  • 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)
  • Grow Your Business Online Grant (OCC)
  • Youth Boost
  • North Bay Works – HR Support Program
  • Government of Canada Benefits Finder
  • Government of Ontario Funding Opportunities

Events and Webinars

  • Mark Your Calendars for the Business Event of the Year!
  • Get out to Support our Businesses in West Ferris for Ferris Fun Fair on July 15, 2023!
  • Yes Employment Services July Workshop & Events Calendar
  • Urban Indigi Nation Group Exhibit – On now at WKP Kennedy Gallery

Member Benefits

  • Advertising Opportunities at The Chamber – Include NBDCC in Your Marketing Strategy!
  • Chambers Plan –  Real Benefits for Your Business – 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

  • 5 Steps to Solve Complex Business Problems
  • Government of Canada Business Insights July 2023
  • Capitol Centre Charity Golf Classic – August 3
  • CIM Northern Gateway Golf Tournament – August 25