Northern Chambers Take Their Message to Queen’s Park


Representatives from five Northern Ontario Chambers, Sault Ste. Marie, North Bay, Sudbury, Timmins and Thunder Bay are at Queen’s Park this week for two Days of Northern Advocacy.

During the whirlwind mission, the Chambers and members of their delegations will hold several meetings with various Ministers, Deputy Ministers, and top ministry staffers from several departments.

The Chambers hope to put the spotlight on some of the key challenges facing the Northern Ontario economy and northern businesses. They also plan to emphasize that there is an abundance of opportunities here as well, along with a well-trained workforce and businesses ready to work with the government and the rest of the province to make Ontario stronger.

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The Sault Ste. Marie Chamber of Commerce has been serving the Sault since 1889. Two years after the first Canadian Pacific railway reached Sault Ste. Marie, a group of businessmen formed an organization dedicated to community welfare and development. During the two years leading up to the Chamber's founding railway spurred an economic boom. Business prospered, the population doubled, and on June 25, 1889 forty businessmen organized the Sault Ste. Marie Board of Trade. Today, this non-profit organization continues to serve the interests of business in a rapidly changing economy. The Sault Ste. Marie Chamber of Commerce is funded through annual membership of its's member businesses and agencies, enabling it to advocate on behalf of business. Through the years, the Chamber has worked closely with the business community and various levels of government to find solutions to challenges faced by the community and has spearheaded numerous solutions.

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