THUNDER BAY – Business – The Thunder Bay Chamber of Commerce is hosting a luncheon on August 14th with special guest speaker the Honourable Greg Rickford, the Minister of State (Science and Technology and Fednor).
Minister Greg Rickford was elected in 2008 & 2011 as Member of Parliament for Kenora. In July 2013, he was appointed Minister of State for FedNor with special responsibility for the development of the Ring of Fire. The Ring of Fire has enormous economic potential for Northwestern Ontario, there are a number of mining companies, including Cliffs Natural Resource, and Noront Resources to name only a few who are exploring the region for chromite.
The Chamber of Commerce luncheon offers the first time since Minister Rickford was appointed to the Harper cabinet, for local members of the business community to hear from the new Minister.
11:45am Buffet Lunch
12:10 pm Minister’s Speech
12:45 pm Q & A
Members: $30+ HST
Non-members: $45+ HST