All chamber committees and task forces are powered by our members. They have strong mandates and clearly defined outcomes.

2019 - 20

Municipal Advocacy Committee (MAC)

MANDATE:

The Municipal Advocacy Committee (MAC) will provide leadership in addressing municipal issues of importance to the Greater Sudbury business community. It will attempt to identify, communicate, and remove barriers to doing business and enhance the overall economic prosperity of the city. The committee will pay particular attention to:

  • major projects;
  • core services review;
  • City’s Official Plan review;
  • infrastructure investments; and
  • City’s 2020 budget

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Provincial Advocacy Committee (PAC)

MANDATE:

The Provincial Advocacy Committee (PAC) will provide leadership in addressing provincial (and federal) issues of importance to the Greater Sudbury business community. It will attempt to identify, communicate, and remove barriers to doing business in the province and enhance the overall economic prosperity of Northern Ontario. The committee will pay particular attention to:

  • engagement with the federal government;
  • Highway 69 four-laning;
  • the cost of doing business; and
  • energy prices.

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Ring of Fire Task Force

MANDATE:

The Ring of Fire Task Force will provide leadership in advancing the development of the Ring of Fire. It will continue to urge the provincial government to prioritize the development of the Ring of Fire and ensure the voice of Greater Sudbury is heard in the process.

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Workforce Task Force

MANDATE:

The Workforce Task Force (WTF) will provide leadership in addressing issues pertaining to the workforce in Greater Sudbury.  It will pay particular attention to:

  • the attraction of employees;
  • the retention of our workforce; and
  • immigration as an attraction tool.

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2018 - 19

Municipal Advocacy Committee (MAC)

MANDATE:

The Municipal Advocacy Committee (MAC) will provide leadership in addressing municipal issues of importance to the Greater Sudbury business community. It will attempt to identify, communicate, and remove barriers to doing business and enhance the overall economic prosperity of the city. The committee will pay particular attention to the five tenants of its 2018 municipal election platform, which include:

  • the Kingsway Entertainment District and the Junction;
  • infrastructure investments;
  • Tom Davies Square;
  • skilled work force; and
  • municipal water systems.

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Provincial Advocacy Committee (PAC)

MANDATE:

The Provincial Advocacy Committee (PAC) will provide leadership in addressing provincial issues of importance to the Greater Sudbury business community. It will attempt to identify, communicate, and remove barriers to doing business in the province and enhance the overall economic prosperity of Northern Ontario. The committee will pay particular attention to:

  • the cost of doing business;
  • energy prices;
  • labour and employment laws; and
  • Highway 69.

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Ring of Fire Task Force

MANDATE:

The Ring of Fire Task Force will provide leadership in advancing the development of the Ring of Fire. It will continue to urge the provincial government to prioritize the development of the Ring of Fire and ensure the voice of Greater Sudbury is heard in the process.

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Immigration Task Force

MANDATE:

The Immigration Task Force (ITF) will seek to advise the Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce in advocating for policies and programs that will help address the business community’s skilled workforce shortage through skilled immigration to the community.

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2017 - 18

Municipal Issues Committee (MIC)

MANDATE: The Municipal Issues Committee will provide leadership in addressing municipal issues of importance to the Greater Sudbury business community. It will attempt to identify, communicate and remove barriers to doing business and enhance the overall economic prosperity of the city. It will monitor the development of comprehensive master plans and participate if appropriate and feasible. The committee will pay particular attention to: red tape and by-laws; progress on the major projects; and downtown development.
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Provincial Issues Committee (PIC)

MANDATE: The Provincial Issues Committee (PIC) will provide leadership in addressing provincial issues of importance to the Greater Sudbury business community. It will attempt to identify, communicate and remove barriers to doing business in the province and enhance the overall economic prosperity of Ontario. The committee will pay particular attention to: Bill 148 (changes to labour and employment laws); access to skilled labour; energy prices; and the 2018 provincial election.
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Ring of Fire Task Force

MANDATE: The Ring of Fire Task Force will seek to advance the development of the Ring of Fire and ensure the voice of Sudbury and surrounding communities is heard in its development.
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2016 - 17

Municipal Issues Committee (MIC)

MANDATE: The Municipal Issues Committee will provide leadership in addressing municipal issues of importance to the Greater Sudbury business community. It will attempt to identify, communicate and remove barriers to doing business and enhance the overall economic prosperity of the city.

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Provincial Issues Committee (PIC)

MANDATE: The Provincial Issues Committee will provide leadership to influence and impact provincial legislation and regulation affecting the Greater Sudbury business community. It will attempt to identify, communicate and remove barriers to doing business in the province and enhance the overall economic prosperity of Ontario.
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Ring of Fire Task Force

MANDATE: The Ring of Fire Task Force will seek to advance the development of the Ring of Fire and ensure the voice of Sudbury and surrounding communities is heard in its development.
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Major Projects Task Force

MANDATE: The Major Projects Task Force will provide leadership in seeking to advance the development of one or more of the four major projects in the City of Greater Sudbury (art gallery/library, events centre/arena, Synergy Centre, and Place des Arts).
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