Welcome to our 2016-2017 Board of Directors

 EXECUTIVE COUNCIL Tracy Nutt – CHAIR (Build North Construction Inc and ServiceMaster of Sudbury) Michael Macnamara – FIRST VICE CHAIR (Conroy Trebb Scott Hurtubise LLP) Kelly Scott  – SECOND VICE CHAIR (Barrydowne Paint ) Alyson Laking -TREASURER  (Laking Toyota) Karen Hourtovenko- PAST CHAIR (Life Zone Consulting) Debbi M Nicholson- PRESIDENT & CEO DIRECTORS Joshua Blasutti…

Gearing up for Growth Advisory Panel

In 2015, City Council created the Gearing Up for Growth Advisory Panel and gave the panel a four-part mandate designed to help Greater Sudbury become a more development friendly community.  On Tuesday, June 14th 2016, the recommendations of the panel were presented and approved by Council.  The recommendations suggest that the City of Greater Sudbury…

Succession Planning Meeting – June

The June meeting of the Succession Planning Task Force included a presentation from Paul Seccaspina, CEO at OraclePoll Research Limited on the results of the succession planning survey that was administered. The survey was aimed at current and former business owners to determine their succession planning needs.  

Advocacy Committee Meeting- June

The June meeting of the Advocacy Committee included a review of the chamber’s 2016 Public Policy Survey and a discussion around Small Business: Too Big to Ignore.  The committee also discussed being in support of the motion to freeze development charges for an additional year.

Immigration Roundtable

On June 15th, 2016 your chamber hosted an Immigration Roundtable with Allison Corbett from Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada as well as a representative from the Canadian Embassy in France to speak about the Express Entry Immigration system. This session involved discussions around the needs of employers when it comes to the immigration system. During…