Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce to host 2019 Mayor’s State of the City AddressGREATER SUDBURY, June 20, 2019 – Join the Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce on Thursday, June 27, from 12:00 – 2:00 pm as they host Mayor Brian Bigger for the 2019 Mayor’s State of the City Address.
From its inception, the annual Mayor’s State of the City Address hosted by the Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce has been a platform for municipal leadership to shine a spotlight on issues of key importance to our city. It sets the tone for both Mayor and Council as they set out to tackle the important issues that face our municipality.
WHEN: Thursday, June 27th, 2019, 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
NOTE: Luncheon address is scheduled to begin at 12:50 pm
WHERE: Caruso Club (Upper Hall), 385 Haig St, Sudbury, ON P3C 1C5
WHO: Brian Bigger, Mayor of the City of Greater Sudbury
The public and chamber members can learn more about the event and purchase tickets here.
The event is open to the media. Media is advised to arrive by 12:50 pm.
The chamber gratefully acknowledges the support of its sponsors for making the event possible.
- Gold Sponsor: Canadian National Railway
- Silver Sponsor: Eastlink Business
- Bronze Sponsor: Plan A Long Term Care Staffing & Recruitment
About Mayor Brian Bigger:
Brian Bigger is proudly serving in his second term as the Mayor of Greater Sudbury having first been elected in 2014 and again in 2018.
Brian was born, raised and educated in Greater Sudbury having graduated from both Cambrian College and Laurentian University prior to earning his Chartered Professional Accountant designation in Ontario.
Prior to serving as Mayor, Brian worked in a number of capacities nationally in the private sector and municipal sector including his role as the City of Greater Sudbury’s 1st Auditor General.
As Mayor, Brian is focused on delivering on a number of fronts including finding new ways to encourage job creating growth, investment and development in the community. He believes that Greater Sudbury is well positioned as a regional economic cluster in areas like mining, healthcare and education to leverage future growth while being an attractive community for a highly skilled and culturally diverse workforce.
In addition to strengthening the economy, Brian is focused on investing in much needed infrastructure like roads while implementing new methods, techniques and materials. Brian remains dedicated to advocating for revitalizing public transit and active transportation systems, funding for affordable housing, community safety and recreation options accessible to the whole community.
Brian is actively engaged in the community and is a member of numerous boards of directors including the Sudbury Food Bank, Greater Sudbury Development Corporation and the Sudbury Housing Corporation. As Mayor, Brian is also proud to continue to represent Greater Sudbury on the boards of FONOM, NOLUM and the Ontario Large Urban Mayors group.
Mayor Bigger and his wife Lori have two children and are proud grandparents of three little boys.