Training and professional development are vital to ensuring effective, long-term business practices. The list of information and resources below provides access to training tools, workshops and services on a variety of topics pertaining to small business. Training opportunities provide managers and supervisors with the skills to better lead the organization. Training is available to address every learning need from adult literacy building to business planning, provincial legislation, workplace health and safety, and information/research skills. Check the Chamber of Commerce Members Directory for a listing of local training services.

For information and resources on business and professional training see:

Canada-Ontario Job Grant

Customized Training Services - Confederation College

Infrastructure Health & Safety Association (IHSA)

Northwestern Ontario Innovation Centre

PARO Centre for Women's Enterprise

Public Service Health & Safety Association (PSHSA) 

Thunder Bay & District Entrepreneur Centre

Thunder Bay Public Library

Training, Career and Worker Information - Service Canada

Training Employees - Service Canada

Training - YES Employment Services

Workplace Safety & Prevention Services (WSPS)

Workplace Safety North (WSN)