Weekly E-News – July 26, 2023

Jul 26, 2023 | News, Weekly E-News

Chamber and Member News
  • Member Highlights
  • Chamber Office Summer Closure
  • Next Business After Hours at Average Joe’s Eatery and Patio Bar August 24th
  • Chamber Perks App – Increase your Brand Awareness!
  • NBDCC Board of Directors Call for Nominations NOW OPEN
  • Looking to Hire a Skilled Foreign Worker?  Check out North Bay & Area RNIP 

Advocacy and Policy

  • Members Feedback Appreciated Re: Sick Notes  – Please Respond by Noon August 2nd.
  • Industry Associations Call for More Time to Repay CEBA Loans
  • Ontario Chamber of Commerce Housing Affordability Crisis Brief
  • Canadian Chamber Policy Matters – Regulatory Reform

Business Supports and Funding Programs

  • Grow Your Business Online Grant (OCC)
  • 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)
  • Youth Boost
  • North Bay Works – HR Support Program
  • Government of Canada Benefits Finder
  • Government of Ontario Funding Opportunities
  • NOHFC Programs

Events and Webinars

  • Mark Your Calendars for the Business Event of the Year!
  • Yes Employment Services July Workshop & Events Calendar
  • Urban Indigi Nation Group Exhibit – On now at WKP Kennedy Gallery
  • Bay Block Party – August 26th
  • Digital Main Street Events

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

  • Intellectual Property Ontario (IPON)
  • bdc* – Operational Efficiency: Unlock your Productivity and Profits
  • Ministry of Labour What’s New July 2023 Newsletter
  • Capitol Centre Charity Golf Classic – August 3
  • CIM Northern Gateway Golf Tournament – August 25
  • Near North Crime Stoppers Gala – September 23rd