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Minimum wage increase will put 185,000 jobs at risk, says Ontario chamber

Minimum wage increase will put 185,000 jobs at risk, says Ontario chamber

Legislative changes will equal a $23-billion hit to businesses
Showcasing Thunder Bay’s south end

Showcasing Thunder Bay’s south end

Fort William BIA test drives pedestrian mall concept
Northern coffee heads south

Northern coffee heads south

New cafe in Toronto owned by Sudbury-born resident to feature Sommelier de cafe/Old Rock coffee and tea
Northern ag businesses secure $313,428 in funding

Northern ag businesses secure $313,428 in funding

Funds come from the Sustainable New Agri-Food Products & Productivity (SNAPP) program.
Three Sault startups invited to pitch at Toronto tech event

Three Sault startups invited to pitch at Toronto tech event

May event considered premier tech showcase in Canada
Northern Chambers recognized at provincial awards ceremony

Northern Chambers recognized at provincial awards ceremony

Representatives of the Thunder Bay, Sudbury and North Bay Chambers of Commerce all received awards during the annual event.
Entrepreneur support program expanding across the North

Entrepreneur support program expanding across the North

Starter Company Plus is an expansion of the original Starter Company program, which offers mentoring and funds to young entrepreneurs.
Sudburian named Young Global Leader

Sudburian named Young Global Leader

Alicia Woods, manager of Marcotte Mining, has been recognized by the World Economic Forum for her work in the mining service and supply industry.
Innovation centre gets business funding

Innovation centre gets business funding

The Northwestern Ontario Innovation Centre will launch pilot programs to help small enterprises.
Province provides $203,206 for Indigenous business initiatives

Province provides $203,206 for Indigenous business initiatives

Animbiigoo Zaagi'igan Anishinaabek, Eabametoong First Nation, and Missanabie Cree First Nation are the recipient communities.