JULY 21, 2021 ISSUE
Chamber & Member Updates
- NBDCC Closed for Summer Holidays July 26 to August 6, 2021
- NBDCC Pay It Forward Challenge – Support the Personal Care Sector
- Member Highlights – support our member businesses
- Project GoVax – Need a ride to your COVID vaccination appointment?
- North Bay RNIP Program – Having difficulty hiring in high demand occupations?
- The Labour Market Group – June 2021 LabourFocus and May 2021 Jobs Report
- Canadore Alumni PERKS Program
COVID-19 Funding Relief Programs
- NEW FedNor Funding Programs …Aerospace Regional Recovery Initiative, Jobs and Growth Fund, Tourism Relief Funding and Canada Community Revitalization Fund
- Digital Transformation Grant
- Canada Digital Adoption Program – Steam 1 Grow Your Business Online
- Canada Recovery Hiring Program (CRHP)
- COVID-19 Worker Income Protection Benefit (WIPB)
- Restaurant & Bar Support Fund
- Government of Canada Resources & Support
- Government of Ontario COVID-19 Supports
- COVID-19 Energy Assistance Program (CEAP) & North Bay Hydro
Upcoming Webinars & Events
- TODAY…Ontario Chamber of Commerce – The Competitiveness of Ontario’s Cities, July 21st 12-1pm
Chamber Member Benefits
- Chambers Plan Employee Group Benefits – Real benefits for your business
- Kennedy Insurance & Economical $5K Giveaway…Call for a Quote and you could win 1 of 36 cash prizes!
- Grand & Toy
- Esso fleet plan – 3.5 cents per litre discount
- Membership Invoices for 2021
Information of Interest
- Purolator True North Small Business Grants Contest – Deadline for Nominations is August 16th.
- Summer Company 2021 – Shop Local with our amazing student-run businesses
- TBC Starter Company Plus – looking to start-up, expand or pivot your business?
- Employment Standards Act – Extension of COVID-19 Period to Sept 25, 2021.
- RAP Program – Need Help Going Digital?
- Canadian Chamber of Commerce Workplace Recovery Toolkit & Vaccine Resource Hub
- North Bay Business & Retention Program (BR+E) seeking North Bay business participants