Advocacy Committee

The last meeting of the Advocacy Committee included a discussion with Aime Dimatteo, Director General of FedNor.  There has been controversy for quite some time around the structure of FedNor and whether or not FedNor should become a stand-alone economic development agency.  We invited Mr. Dimatteo to our committee to learn more about the structure,…

Ring of Fire Task Force

The April 22nd meeting of the Ring of Fire Task Force included a discussion about how to promote the Ring of Fire as a project of national significance and raise awareness of its vast economic potential within Canada and abroad.   The task force also reviewed and provided input into a draft policy resolution the chamber…

Chamber releases report on Scaling-Up Business

Too Few Entrepreneurs Able to Scale Up Their Business Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce Report Identifies Six Barriers to Growth Greater Sudbury, April 21, 2016: Today, the Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC), released the report, Breaking Barriers: Ontario’s Scale Up Challenge, which identifies the major roadblocks…

Ring of Fire Progress Report

The chamber has been working to advance the Ring of Fire at all levels of government.  Our Ring of Fire Task Force for the past two years has been advocating for the prioritization of the development.  Want to learn more about our work on the Ring of Fire file?  Check out our progress report linked…

Health Transformation for Ontario

Ontario Is Ready for Health Transformation: New Study Chamber Leading Conversation about Patient-Focused Health Care –  80% of Province Ready for “Broad Reform” Greater Sudbury, March, 2016: In a landmark report released, the Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC) has outlined an opportunity to bring real and…