Last week, The Capitol Centre held its Annual General Meeting and announced its financial results for 2017. As we know from the various media sources, 2017 was a disappointing year and there is no doubt that the volunteer Board and staff will be working diligently to reverse this trend. The Capitol Centre is an important part of our community and more so, the heart of our downtown core.
We are very fortunate to have a performing arts centre in our City and the support of the community is essential to its survival. The e … Read More »
The North Bay & District Chamber of Commerce has joined forces with the North Bay Food Bank by engaging our membership in the support of a major change effort underway in North Bay. We are sending out a Chamber Challenge and calling on you to support the North Bay Food Bank’s resilience project. Support can be straightforward, the North Bay Food Bank is looking for you to help this project by engaging in the following ways:
Engage your organization to donate periodically by bringing in just one extra food item at lunch. You can support this effort by accepting a … Read More »
Special thank you to Karl Baldauf, Vice President of Policy & Government Relations from the Ontario Chamber of Commerce for his presentation today in North Bay regarding the Ontario Economic Report (OER) and the Vote Prosperity Campaign. For the presentation from today’s luncheon – click HERE.
The OER is the OCC’s annual policy document aimed at … Read More »
The North Bay & District Chamber of Commerce has watched with much interest, the news regarding Canadore College and the request for investment that was tabled a few weeks ago with Council. The resulting responses from members of Council and others, followed by the subsequent withdrawal of the request by Canadore, is an unfortunate situation, from a business perspective.
Education is one of our major economic drivers in both our City and district. Our post education facilities give us a unique advantage in that sector, with both Canadore College and Nipissing University co-located on the same campus. The annual economic impact that these facilities have on our economy, provides annual stabilization for many of our businesses. When we look at Canadore and the evolution that they have gone through, together with their strategic investments … Read More »
The Ontario Economic Report (OER) is the OCC’s annual policy document aimed at spurring growth and prosperity in Ontario. Each year the OER presents the collective voice of the Chamber Network through the Business Confidence Survey, the Business Prosperity Index and the Economic Outlook. It also details the OCC’s policy priorities for the coming year, based on economic research and consultation with our members.
This event will serve as a regional launch of the Ontario Economi … Read More »