Marketplace Associates

Greater Sudbury Airport

Other

The Greater Sudbury Airport is one of Northern Ontario's busiest and is currently served by Air Canada, Bearskin Airlines, Porter Airlines, Sunwing Airlines and Prop Air.

Air Canada offers daily flights to and from Toronto's Pearson International Airport, which provides worldwide connections, while Porter Airlines offers daily service to and from downtown’s Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport, which connects passengers to various Canadian and U.S. destinations. Regular scheduled flights provided by Bearskin Airlines offer air service to and from many Northeastern Ontario centres. Sunwing Airlines offers flights from Greater Sudbury to various sun destinations from November to April. Prop Air offers passenger, cargo and medivac charter services throughout Canada and to some areas in the United States.

DPF Canada

Other

DPF Canada is a nationwide supplier of Diesel Particulate Filters (DPF) and Diesel Oxidation Catalysts (DOC) for the trucking, transit, and heavy equipment industries.  We also provide DPF / DOC cleaning and baking service.

Further, we are Diamond Shelter distributors, which shelter buildings range from 15' to 160' wide by unlimited length, to suit your requirements.

Established in Sudbury since 1998, trust us for your DPF / DOC and Shelter Building needs!

Workforce Inc.

Other

Workforce Inc. offers strategic solutions to human resource consultation, planning and supply. Our client integrated model best anticipates and mitigates hiring needs to ensure that only qualified and properly trained individuals are sourced, screened and deployed to help overcome any personnel short-comings.

With offices in all major mining centres across Northern Ontario, we successfully recruit contract, temporary-to-permanent and permanent employees for career opportunities with companies supporting natural resources sectors.

Our core business includes sourcing for:

  • Planned maintenance periods
  • Project specific roles
  • Seasonal work
  • Vacation and leave coverage
  • Volume hires
  • Hard-to-find talent

We best support resource-based companies with hiring for the following:

  • Skilled Labour
  • Office Clerical
  • Safety
  • Trades
  • Engineering
  • Geology
  • Finance, Human Resources and Sales
  • Project Management, Supervision and Management

Workforce appreciates the multi-layered benefit of respecting and working with Indigenous communities. We have proudly become a pioneer in establishing partnerships and managing the business relationships with our First Nation partners to increase our clients’ success within their communities.

Our company believes in PEOPLE ABOVE ALL.  We are proudly Client Focused – Candidate Dedicated.

 

Missanabie Cree Business Corporation

Other

Timmins Chamber of Commerce

Business Development

As one of the largest accredited chambers of commerce in northeastern Ontario, the Chamber continues to build a strong business climate through advocacy, networking, information sharing and member programs, as it has for the last 70 years.

Our initiatives allow businesses to become better equipped to handle the changing demands of the modern economy, while working to make the legislative and policy changes needed to ensure that Timmins, the province, and the country are truly a great place to do business.

Since 1949, the Chamber and its members have leveraged the rich natural resource opportunities that surround us to build a strong, vibrant local economy where business can grow and thrive.

Today, we continue to create opportunities for our members through tailored programs, exclusive marketplace offers, expanding influence with policy makers, and creating lasting business relationships.

Through the support of our members, we can continue to provide the business community with the tools they need to make good business, better.

City of Greater Sudbury

Business Development Other

Since those first nickel and copper discoveries, Sudbury has evolved from a simple mining community into the world’s most diversified mining supply and services cluster. We are home to the largest integrated mining complex in the world that features nine operating mines, two mills, two smelters, and a nickel refinery employing a combined 5,500 people. Our cluster also consists of more than 300 mining supply firms employing more than 12,000 people and generating approximately $4 billion in annual exports.

Sudbury’s leadership position in the Canadian and global mining industry has not gone unnoticed. Increasingly, international firms view Sudbury as an ideal base of operations, allowing further expansion of this influential sector. Companies that want to be close to the action have established Canadian offices in Sudbury. These include mining equipment manufacturers, engineering firms and mining contractors.

The City of North Bay

Business Development Other

The City of North Bay's Economic Development Department assists existing businesses, prospective investors, and community partners with business and community development projects such as:

  • Site searches and tours;
  • Sale/lease of municipally-owned land;
  • Public funding application and financial structuring assistance;
  • Business retention and expansion assistance;
  • Film/TV attraction and administration;
  • Support for company export initiatives;
  • Market analysis; and
  • Liaise with Provincial and Federal governments to support business and facilitate market development and trade opportunities.

Ivey Immigration & Employment Services Inc.

Business Development Other

IVEY is a complete International Recruitment & Immigration Strategy Specialist.

We offer a turnkey solution to fulfilling employment and recruitment needs for Northern Ontario businesses.  We specialize in skilled trades along with technical and operational roles including technicians, programmers and engineers.  We also offer staffing solutions for other support roles in manufacturing and mining supply related organizations.

Our personal and professional experiences have lead us to be passionate about Workforce Planning, Immigration and International Recruitment. We work in partnership with you to fulfill your short term employment requirements along with building and executing on a strategy to ensure the long term success and sustainability of your business

At IVEY we use the highest level of professionalism and ethics in our hiring practices.  We understand and take pride in knowing that our role truly changes the lives of workers and families across the globe all the while enriching your business in Canada.

Petryna Advertising

Consulting Marketing & Media Other

Petryna Advertising was formed in 1983 and we've been providing marketing services to Northern Ontario businesses for the past 36 years. We focus on strategic management services, integrated marketing and communications, and consulting services for a wide variety of clients. Petryna Advertising specializes in delivering the following services to public and private sector clients - Brand Management, Advertising (TV, Radio, Out of Home, Print, Digital), Graphic Design, Web Design & Development, Social Media and Public Relations.

Cox Roofing Systems

Other

From a modest roof product to a system used nationally

Cox Roofing Systems evolved from Stan Cox Insulation Contractors. It began in 1976 as a Urethane Foam Insulation Company and was incorporated in 1980. The insulation company eventually morphed into a full-fledged organization offering its unique roof system as Cox Roofing Systems in 1990. We serve the Toronto, Southern and Northern Ontario regions with industrial and commercial roofing, but have completed projects in  other areas  including the Arctic, Labrador and the Northwest Territories.

We were family owned and operated until 2014 where Wayne Cox took sole ownership.  We have always been and continue to be dedicated in providing well-trained, experienced personnel. The founder is Stan Cox – a respected veteran in the roofing business for over 35 years and President of the TTR® systems used by Cox Roofing.

Cox Roofing Systems is committed to safety, quality and high environmental standards. Employees go through mandatory training and each individual on the team meets all safety and certification requirements. This commitment ensures that your staff, and ours, remain safe and that you receive the best quality product – a product we stand behind with our 10,20 and 30+ year warranties.

Our goal has always been to produce the best most energy efficient roof system available. From the beginning, because of our background as an insulation contractor, we have been concerned about the total payback of the roof.

Greater Sudbury Airport

Business Development Other Hospitality

The Sudbury Airport Community Development Corporation is a not-for-profit, non-share capital corporation that manages the Greater Sudbury Airport (YSB). The Greater Sudbury Airport is one of Northern Ontario's busiest and is currently served by Air Canada, Bearskin Airlines, Porter Airlines and Sunwing Airlines. Air Canada offers daily flights to and from Toronto's Pearson International Airport, which provides worldwide connections, while Porter Airlines offers daily service to and from downtown’s Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport, which connects passengers to various Canadian and U.S. destinations. Regular scheduled flights provided by Bearskin Airlines offer air service to and from many Northeastern Ontario centres. Sunwing Airlines offers flights from Greater Sudbury to various sun destinations from November to April.

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Jean-Mathieu Chénier
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Hampton Inn and Homewood Suites by Hilton, Sudbury

Hospitality

Hampton Inn: Feel Welcomed from the moment you arrive. We are conveniently located at the gateway to the city offering central access to the mining innovation hub of Northern Ontario. Our hotel offers warm furnishings, comfortable surroundings and meaningful extras including an indoor pool, on-site fitness center and our on the house hot breakfast buffet. The hotel features modern conveniences for the business traveler including free WiFi, complimentary business centre and our perfect mix lobby offers flexible space for catching up with co-workers.

Homewood Suites: Enjoy apartment style living with all the benefits of being a hotel guest. Our spacious suites offer a fully equipped kitchen and separate living and sleeping spaces to let you live, work and relax. Enjoy amazing amenities at every turn through out your stay, whether you are lounging by the pool, connecting to free WIFI, working out in our 24-hour fitness centre, enjoying our hot breakfast buffet or evening social, you’ll love our host of complimentary amenities.

Earn valuable Hilton Honors Points on every stay at the Hampton Inn or Homewood Suites for instant perks and benefits. Plus you can redeem your points for free night stays, travel and transportation, shopping, dining, entertaining and so much more. Download the Hilton Honors App and enjoy digital check in and out, room selection and digital key via your smart phone.

www.sudburyontario.hamptoninn.com / www.sudbury.homewoodsuites.com

Rugged Geomatics Inc.

Other

Operating from offices in Timmins and Kenora Rugged Geomatics Inc., licensed Ontario and Canada Lands Surveyors,  services all of Northern Ontario including its most remote reaches. Our highly versatile, mobile and knowledgeable staff provides legal and engineering survey services to mining explorers and producers,  First Nations, private indviduals, property developers, municipalities,  transmission line constructors, Natural Resources Canada and engineering companies.

City of Temiskaming Shores

Business Development

The City of Temiskaming Shores is a community of 10,000 located centrally between Sudbury, Timmins, North Bay and Rouyn, QC.  The City is home to several mining supply companies and supports several more from the smaller communities around us.  We offer great living space while being located on beautiful Lake Temiskaming where fishing and boating opportunities are fantastic.  The community is also home to a post secondary campus of Northern College and has a private career college providing training in heavy equipment and transport truck operation.

The community has over 70 acres of serviced industrial land that is certified under the Ontario government's Certified Site Program as ready to build.  All lots are serviced with water, sanitary sewer, 3 phase hydro and natural gas.  High speed telecommunication lines are also available.  Our industrial tax rates are lower than most in the north.

Itasca Consulting Canada Inc.

Consulting Other

Itasca Consulting Canada, Inc. (ICCI) is a subsidiary of Itasca International Inc. (III). ICCI was established in 1999 as a merger between the consulting operations of Richard Brummer Associates and Itasca. ICCI provides consulting services to mining and civil clients in the fields of applied geomechanics, risk assessment, numerical modelling, mining seismology, instrumentation, mine design, large excavations in rock, and drilling and blasting.

ICCI area of expertise include

  • Mine engineering, design and sequencing
  • Design of large excavations in rock
  • Design of deep excavations in highly stressed rock
  • Tunnelling in rock and mine backfill material
  • Rock mechanics, ground control and support design
  • Advanced numerical modelling
  • Risk assessment and mitigation
  • Instrumentation and monitoring
  • Rockmass characterisation
  • Drilling and blasting engineering
  • Pit slope stability analysis and geomechanical design
  • Structural characterisation and fault analysis

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Luigi Cotesta
lcotesta@itasca.ca

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Tisdale Bus Lines Limited

Other

We are proud providers of transportation services, focused on employee transportation, local, distant and remote locations

Serving North and Northwestern Ontario to the Manitoba border, having operations in North Bay, Sudbury, Timmins and Thunder Bay

For over 25 years, we have provided service to many mines in the area, Falconbridge, Goldcorp, Tahoe, Detour. We also service all of the Post Secondary institutions, transporting Varsity Teams across Eastern Canada / USA. Many local sports teams and educational groups are also very important to Tisdale, of which we provide professional, courteous, quality service.

Tisdale are recognized by the Ministry of Transportation as an " Excellent Carrier ", our safety training, maintenance programs and adherence to Regulations allow us to maintain this high standard

 

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Ron Malette
ron@tisdalebus.com

Global Growth

Consulting

Global Growth specializes in taking Canadian manufacturing and service companies global.

We help companies grow their business. We work closely with highly engineered, Canadian manufacturing and service companies that have great ideas, strong products and the desire to accelerate growth in domestic, US and international markets. Our work begins with the CEO and management team to customize the appropriate growth strategies. We then shift focus to the sales team, providing them with the right tools and training to execute these strategies with positive, accelerated results.

As engineers ourselves, we speak the language and know the culture. As sales and marketing strategists, we ignite your business with new expertise. Our frontline experience means we bring relevant insights, practical examples and support that will energize your team.

What makes us unique is our core strengths and results:

  1. Growth strategies and execution – Global Growth brings proven expertise in developing strategies and action plans that accelerate profitable growth.
  2. Global market expansion - Global Growth provides insider knowledge on how to successfully operate in US and international markets.
  3. Competitive positioning and marketing – Success depends on a compelling competitive advantage, one that clearly differentiates you from the competition.
  4. Sales and export team strengthening – Accelerating growth requires a new sales mindset focused on education, support and leadership.

Rooney Earl and Partners (RE&P)

Business Development Marketing & Media Other

Results Based Selling

We help you take your business from being stuck with good and move you to actions and behaviours that consistently measure up to being great. We take the negative out of selling, providing you with strategies, systems and skills needed to close more business. For the last 16 years, RE&P has been in the business of helping our clients win hard to find new business.

We are an authorized licensee of Sandler Training, the largest sales and sales management training company globally with over 250 locations in 29 countries, 50 years of experience, and an army of satisfied customers.

No magic bullets. We believe in continuous on-going incremental improvement over time. We start with strategy and combine this with both systems thinking and skills development.

We help our clients overcome the stigma of selling to become more comfortable and confident in whatever selling role they have. Typically, our clients are entrepreneurial forward-thinking business owners. They come to us because they are challenged by one or all three of the following problems:

  1. They or their people were not getting in front of enough new prospects
  2. When they get in front of new prospects their closing ratios are well below their potential
  3. Management having difficulty finding the right people, getting them in the right seats, and keeping them growing and highly motivated

We are not a fit for everyone but if any of this resonates with you, maybe we should have a conversation?

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Francesco Ientile
francesco@rooneyearl.com

Commerce Management Group

Business Development Financial Research & Development

Commerce Management Group has over 25-years of quality professional service to northern Ontario businesses. We offer a full range of management business and consulting services that can help you take your development project from its initial concept, right through to assessment analysis and planning to implementation. Once you are operational, we can help you build a management strategy that works. We focus on using sound principles to develop practical solutions. Our services include:

  • Opportunity Assessment
  • Business Development, Diversification and Expansion Strategies
  • Market Research
  • Marketing Strategies
  • Financial Planning (budget management)
  • Operational and Management Reviews
  • Assets Management (acquisition/disposal)
  • Socio-Economic Analysis and Review
  • Impact Review
  • Strategic Planning
  • Risk Assessment
  • Grant Proposal Writing
  • Government Relations (Lobbyist)
MIRARCO

MIRARCO

Research & Development

MIRARCO (Mining Innovation Rehabilitation and Applied Research Corporation) has been developing innovative solutions for the mining industry and its challenges. It is a not-for-profit corporation that operates with support from the private and public sectors. The driving force behind MIRARCO is a dedicated workforce made up of experienced professionals and students at all levels of post-secondary education. Through our unique position as a hybrid organization, combining academic and professional dynamics, we help advance innovative and applied research.

MIRARCO is engaged in five core research domains:

  • Geohazard Assessment and Risk Mitigation (GRC)
  • Mining Safety Research and Risk Management (MSR)
  • Ventilation and Production Optimization (VPO)
  • Energy, Renewables and Carbon Management (ERCM)
  • Climate Adaptation and Sustainable Communities (OCCIAR)

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info@mirarco.org

PACE

PACE – Partners in Achieving Change Excellence

Business Development

A company built in Northern Ontario, for Northern Ontario, Partners in Achieving Change Excellence – PACE can help your business maintain its competitive edge and increase profits.

With our 50 years of combined experience in the mining, supply chain, inventory control, and technology sectors, and expertise in Lean, Six Sigma, Change Management and Project Management, we have helped our clients save over $10 million since 2013.

Using world renowned process improvement best practices, PACE will work with you to turn your ideas into reality, helping create efficiencies and re-allocating human resources for maximum impact and profit creation.

In addition to hands on consulting and improvement services, our Lean training and coaching sessions are proven capacity builders:

  • Up to a 500% return on investment for the first project in first year of graduation.
  • Training sessions vetted through the Canada Ontario Job Grant to provide up to 70% off training packages.
  • Northern Ontario manufacturers can receive up to 50% rebate on consulting fees up to $30,000.00. (PACE are
  • SMART certified consultants with FedNor.)

PACE is the only Lean training and consulting firm north of Barrie, offering Lean training in an open format in Timmins – Sault Ste. Marie – North Bay – Thunder Bay – Sudbury.

To register for an upcoming Lean training session, or for further information on how PACE can help maximize savings, profits and resources for your company and get the best out of your people, please visit www.yourpace.ca

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Néha T. Singh
neha.singh@timelined.ca

Materials Joining Innovation Centre (MaJIC)

Materials Joining Innovation Centre (MaJIC)

Educational Other

The Materials Joining Innovation Centre (MaJIC) is a not-for-profit organization created to fill industry's need for practical welding expertise. MaJIC was founded on the campus of Northern College with its world-renowned Welding Engineering Technology program.  Over the program's 25 years of continuous operation, the college has provided industry leading companies globally with top rated welding engineering professionals. By providing a range of services, combining technical expertise with state-of-the-art laboratory facilities, MaJIC plays a vital role in Canada's leading industry sectors by helping companies to enhance productivity and quality, meet regulatory requirements, and improve safety. MaJIC provides a full range of material or metallurgical testing capabilities, including qualification testing and failure analysis. With a fully equipped lab, you can expect quick and accurate results every time. Our technical staff has the expertise to not only interpret the results but also to provide you with pragmatic, cost effective solutions to identified problems. As part of MaJIC’s mandate of promoting the advancement of welding in industry, retained welding engineering will supplement the research, laboratory, and field services already in place. MaJIC prides itself in helping small and mid-sized organizations to maintain certificates, and improve the overall efficiency and effectiveness of welding in their operations.  

 

Contact: Jeff Molyneaux      

Title: Executive Director/ CEO

Email: jeff.molyneaux@majic-ca.org      

Phone: (705) 567-6411

 
Sudbury Credit Union

Sudbury Credit Union

Financial

Sudbury Credit Union is a full service financial institution with a specialized commercial department available to handle all of your commercial account, credit, or other financial needs.

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Paul Mainville
pmainville@sudburycu.com

RBC Dominion Securities Inc.

RBC Dominion Securities Inc.

Financial

At RBC Dominion Securities, we are here to help you reach the financial goals you’ve been working toward. With a dedicated Investment Advisor, a personalized portfolio approach, and all the strength and resources of RBC, Canada’s largest financial institution, we’ll help you get there.

As our client, you have the peace of mind of knowing that you are part of RBC Dominion Securities, Canada’s leading wealth management firm. You’re also part of RBC, the 12th largest bank in the world based on market capitalization and the fifth largest in North America. By choosing to work with us, you will benefit from the financial stability and strength of a truly global institution. Our clients have the assurance of knowing our firm has one of the highest quality balance sheets and a strong liquidity position, and they are confident in our active approach to risk management.

For over 110 years, families, businesses and foundations have trusted RBC Dominion Securities to help build their wealth, preserve capital in their portfolio and secure their wealth for transferring to the next generation or chosen charities. We look forward to providing these services to you and your family.

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John Scott
john.scott@rbc.com

Royal Bank

Royal Bank

At RBC Royal Bank, our in-depth industry specialists are ready to take the lead with your banking needs. Covering every major industry in Canada, our commercial account managers understand and speak the language of your business and work as your partner leveraging all of the resources RBC has to offer. With RBC Royal Bank as your financial partner, you’re able to draw on the services and support of a diverse group of professionals from the RBC family of companies, including wealth management, investments, insurance, capital markets and more. More businesses in Canada trust RBC for their banking needs, and we thank our clients for helping us be recognized as ‘Best Commercial Bank in Canada’ in World Finance’s 2013 Banking Awards. Let us work with you to provide the financial advice and solutions you need to help your business achieve its fullest potential.

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Robert Borello
robert.borello@rbc.com

Roynat Capital

Roynat Capital

Financial

Roynat Capital lends to and invests in the future potential of growth oriented companies with tailored financial structures to maximize the value of businesses. Since 1962, we have provided patient, long-term capital financing through thick and thin. Our customized growth capital structures are designed to provide the most flexible financing alternatives by drawing from a spectrum of financial instruments including Leasing, Term Debt , Sub-Debt, Mezzanine Capital, and Equity. Roynat Capital believes in building long-term relationships as financial partners to businesses that require experienced financial professionals to see beyond the numbers.

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Phil Malafarina
malafarinap@roynat.com

Nickel Basin Federal Development Corporation

Nickel Basin Federal Development Corporation

Financial

Nickel Basin Federal Development Corporation is a not-for-profit organization funded through Industry Canada and FedNor. Nickel Basin’s objective is to contribute to the success of local Small & Medium-Sized Enterprises (SMEs) by providing funding and advice, to promote economic growth and diversification that creates and maintains jobs in and around the City of Greater Sudbury. We provide financial assistance, in the form of repayable loans, loan guarantees, equity investments, or a combination of all three. If your chartered bank, credit union or Caisse Populaire cannot assist financially or not to the extent you need, Nickel Basin can help. Conversely, businesses that cannot obtain sufficient support from a traditional financial institution but have a viable business plan will be considered. We can assist with Working Capital for inventory and wages as well. Typically, our maximum contribution to any single project is $250,000; The North Eastern Ontario Network allows us to authorize loans of up to $600,000 and can be done on a term loan basis or preferred share issue.

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National Bank

National Bank

Financial

National Bank was established 152 years ago and presently has over 20 thousand employees and over C$180 Billion in assets , it is the 6th largest bank in Canada and according to Bloomberg Market Magazine (June 2012 edition) it was ranked the 5th strongest bank globally.
National Bank is a dominant and established bank in the Quebec market however its reach and presence in the rest of Canada is targeted at select markets that they are able to best provide its integrated group of comprehensive financial services to consumers, small and medium-sized enterprises and large corporations, while offering specialized services elsewhere in the world. It is an active player on international markets and, through our subsidiaries, are involved in securities brokerage, insurance and wealth management, as well as mutual fund and retirement plan management.
National Bank offer innovative supply chain solutions to its clients whether it is $100 thousand or over $100 Million. These solutions include such things as a supplier payment program, receivables factoring at traditional bank rates, fuel and foreign exchange hedging that is considered to be best in class. The Bank also recently launched a business transfer financing program to Ontario which caters to those who may be seeking a way to transition their business to children or to those of who are seeking to raise capital to buy a synergistic business but may have limited financial resources.

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Blair Dickson, Manager, Commercial Banking
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PBL Insurance Limited

PBL Insurance Limited

Insurance

We have grown more in the last few years than over the past two decades, and are proud to be one of the top five commercial brokers in Ontario (top 25 in Canada). We are not a ‘mega-broker’ with large overhead and unwieldy bureaucracy, or an agency with minimal services and limited market access. Our clients enjoy our outstanding industry expertise and long-term view. Our local presence also drives our high rate of client retention. Our success in the niche we have carved for ourselves in the industry gives us lift and forward momentum.
We have a unique footprint across Ontario. Our regional offices are strategically placed to serve our clients in all the major provincial centres, and provide the best insurance solutions to meet the requirements of our local, national and international clients. We see ourselves as providing just the right fit for virtually all business insurance requirements. Our clients are successful business owners or executives. They are not insurance experts. They rely on our specialists to help them define their operational exposures. Together we develop long-term solutions that support their objectives. We have the resources and responsiveness to manage any corporate risk, combined with the dependability of an established private company. Core values of service excellence and expert guidance, and our personable approach, have enabled us to move beyond ordinary business relationships. We are a true Value Added Partner.
At PBL, we intend to be around for another 100 years. Investment in advanced technologies and recruitment of top talent allow us to continually enhance our operations. Management at all levels is engaged, directing our growth and continually analyzing the latest developments in unstable economic conditions. Our entrepreneurial and nimble spirit and our dedication protect our clients, and ensure our future as a respected leader in the industry.

Northern Ontario Business

Northern Ontario Business

Marketing & Media

Northern Ontario Business (NOB) is a monthly, business to business, newspaper in Northern Ontario. For the past 25 years, it has been the only single medium with direct access to the business decision-makers of this vast region. With a press run of 11,000 per month, an average of 2.3 readers per copy establishes NOB’s average readership level at 25,000 readers per issue. Northern Ontario Business publishes the internationally distributed quarterly publication, the Sudbury Mining Solutions Journal (SMSJ), which is personally addressed to subscribers in 24 countries around the world.

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Michael R. Atkins
matkins@laurentianmedia.com

Norcat

Norcat

Research & Development

Founded in 1995, the Northern Centre for Advanced Technology (NORCAT) is a leading private, non-profit organization that empowers our clients, our staff, and our community partners to drive a culture of productivity, innovation, and life-long learning. As part of the Ontario Network of Excellence, NORCAT serves as Sudbury’s Regional Innovation Centre partnering with community stakeholders to help start and accelerate the growth of innovative companies. NORCAT is also focused on providing world-class programs, services, and resources to reduce injuries, save lives, and enhance productivity in the workplace and beyond. Finally, NORCAT operates a vibrant innovation hub to engage our clients, community, and key stakeholders by providing an environment that celebrates a culture of productivity, innovation, and life-long learning.

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Don Duval
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Northern Ontario Exports Program

Northern Ontario Exports Program

Business Development

As a Northern Ontario-based program, we are pleased to announce another intake of Export Marketing Assistance (EMA) funding for companies engaged in export marketing and sales activities. With more than half of the firms in Northern Ontario stating access to new markets, both internationally and domestically, as a top priority for growth, this program is specifically designed to increase the global reach of your products and services. As part of the Northern Ontario Exports Program proudly supported by FedNor and The Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation, Ontario’s North Economic Development Corporation has developed the Export Marketing Assistance program as a means to ‘kick open the doors’ to new global markets for the innovative products and services of Northern Ontario’s mining supply and services sector and companies from other sectors looking to export or dramatically increase their export potential.

If you are serious about growing the export potential of your business, this program provides timely financial assistance to help you engage international and out of province clients in an increasingly complex global market, expand your marketing reach outside of Northern Ontario and solidify revenue streams from a broader geographic customer base.

For more information regarding the Northern Ontario Exports Program and the Export Marketing Assistance, please contact Scott Rennie, Project Manager via email scott.rennie@sudbury.ca or via phone (705) 674-4455 x4403

Cambrian College

Cambrian College

Educational

Cambrian provides customized and ongoing training to industry integrating computer based and distance education with classroom instruction. Cambrian offers apprenticeship training in Electrical – Industrial, Industrial Mechanical Millwright, Heavy Equipment Technician, Tool and Die Machinist, Welder Fitter, Carpenter- General. It also offer post-secondary diplomas in Mining, Geology, Electrical, and Chemical Engineering Technician as well as customized training in these areas.

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Louise Turcotte
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Lloyd Research Group Inc

Lloyd Research Group Inc

Business Development Other

Lloyd Research Group, based in Sudbury, is Microsoft’s only business solutions Partner located in Northern Ontario. Specializing in business information systems consulting and over 25 years of experience, Lloyd Research Group aims to make business processes simpler and more user friendly with key solutions in the areas of:

• Accounting, field service and sales force automation solutions
• Powerful Quality Health and Safety (QHSA) management
• Self-serve web portals including: customer service and partner (agent) portals

Their expertise lies in designing business management solutions and bringing simplicity to the selection and implementation process. Their goal is maximizing productivity as well as return on investment for their customers when making strategic technology purchases. LRGI are experts who use a proven approach to the selection and implementation of solutions for small to medium sized businesses which allows them to function more effectively and realize better results while growing to new heights. LRGI will help you to manage your risk while scaling up your operations.

Known for excellence in customer service and certified as a Microsoft Dynamics partner, LRGI helps customers choose the right accounting (ERP) and customer relationship management (CRM) solutions. Lloyd Research Group has the right solutions for your business and will help you find them.

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Daniel Kaltiainen
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Laurentian University – Goodman School of Mines

Laurentian University – Goodman School of Mines

Educational Research & Development

The Goodman School of Mines was created to help Canada meet the impending employment shortfall in the mining industry that is estimated to be between 60,000 and 130,000 new workers by 2020, many of which will require a university degree. Our vision is to be The University for the development of world-class credentials in the five key areas that define the mining cycle: Mineral Exploration, Project Feasibility, Mine Development, Mine Closure and Monitoring and in the three key areas in society–People and Community, Environment and Ecology, and the Economy–that are impacted by it.The Goodman School of Mines is mandated to:
Expand interdisciplinary majors and minors, thereby enhancing the skills of future professionals in mineral exploration and mining, in areas such as occupational health and safety, Indigenous relations, mining management and finance;
Drive the creation of executive programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels, in modular, short-course or distance education formats, and other delivery mechanisms as opportunities may arise;
Formalize new provincial, national and international alliances with other post-secondary institutions, including an International Network of Schools of Mines with Laurentian serving as a major hub;
Double enrolment in mining related programs by 2020.

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Denyse Leroy
dleroy@laurentian.ca

KPMG Enterprise

KPMG Enterprise

Accounting

KPMG Enterprise serves hundreds of private companies in Northern Ontario, providing each with one-on-one personalized service. Our professionals are an integrated team of advisors; a team that seeks to continually understand the challenges and opportunities facing private companies locally, across the country and around the world. From tax planning and financing your business, to managing your growth and measuring your results, KPMG Enterprise has accomplished professionals to help address your issues. We believe this is why we are a Canadian leader in audit market share per the RoB Private 350 list.Our dedication to the Mining industry is evidenced by KPMG’s Global Mining Network, our support of the Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) and our Annual Mining Executive Forum. Our network acts as a point of access to the knowledge that member firms can offer locally and around the world. Our Canadian Mining Centers are based in Toronto and Vancouver. These Centers play a key role in developing thought leadership and a worldwide focus. KPMG Enterprise Advisors cover Northern Ontario through offices located in North Bay, Sudbury, Elliot Lake and Sault Ste. Marie. KPMG is a global network of professional firms providing Audit, Tax and Advisory services. We have 140,000 outstanding professionals working together to deliver value in 146 countries.

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Brian A. Killah
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Greater Sudbury Utilities

Greater Sudbury Utilities

Utilities

GSU Inc. is a diversified, community-owned company focused on excellence, innovation and growth. Our family of companies provide leadership in energy distribution, conservation and alternative generation as well as leading edge telecommunications technologies and services.
Companies in our Family:
Greater Sudbury Utilities
Greater Sudbury Hydro
Agilis Networks
@Home Energy
Convergen

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Wendy Watson
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Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce

Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce

Business Development

As the voice of business, the Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce advocates for business and community prosperity. The chamber represents over 800 businesses throughout Greater Sudbury at all three levels of government and offers numerous services and support to its members and the community.

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Debbi Nicholson
debbi@sudburychamber.ca

Dynamic Earth

Dynamic Earth

Educational Other

Since Dynamic Earth opened its doors in April 2003, this Science North attraction has welcomed more than 280,000 visitors into the world of earth sciences, mining and mining technology. Dynamic Earth features interactive exhibits and multimedia shows that highlight the area’s unique geology and rich mining heritage. It is a place where people can gain knowledge, insight and understanding of the importance that earth sciences play in the world around us.

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Julie Moskalyk
moskalyk@sciencenorth.ca

Desjardins Business Centre

Desjardins Business Centre

Financial

The Desjardins Business Centre is an extension of it’s caisses that centralizes a group of commercial and industrial experts in one location. This configuration allows Desjardins to offer customized business solutions to their clients with judicious advice from experts who are very familiar with the industry. It also allows competitive financial services to entrepreneurs and access to a vast pool of resources and subsidiaries.Our Account Managers have clients in various sectors such as mining services and supply, manufacturing, transportation, commercial real estate, land development and construction in general. We are also supported by a Specialized Business Unit and a strong Risk Management Team based at our Regional Offices in Ontario and Quebec.We offer financing products such as term loans, operating lines of credit, construction loans and business VISA credit cards. Also, we offer cash management tools such as chequing accounts, online banking, payroll services and foreign currency chequing accounts.

Crocodile Printing and Signs

Crocodile Printing and Signs

Marketing & Media

Since 1988, Crocodile Printing and Signs has been providing printing solutions to the mining and construction industry. We are experienced. Our knowledgeable staff are capable of handling any sized job, large or small. Our in house capabilities set us apart. Whether it’s offset printing, vehicle wraps, signs, banners, tradeshow displays, digital printing, rubber stamps, t-shirts, stencils, lamacoids, reflectives, design or multimedia, you name it, we can help. With everything done in house under one roof, not only will you save time but money too. We are fully equipped with new and up-to-date equipment in order to provide our customers with fast, efficient and effective services at a price that can’t be beat.

We print direct to steel, plywood, paper, fabrics, aluminum, cardboard, plastics, glass, and ceramics. We print with thermochromatic, oxidizing, vegetable, invisible, oil, dye-sublimation, micr, toner, latex and UV curing inks. We grommet, engrave, imprint, hot brand, wrap, cut, laminate, heat transfer, stamp and coat. We print, and a whole lot more…..

Visit our website, drop us a line, fire off an email, drop in… we would be happy to help.
We put your mark, where you want it, when you need it

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Canadore College

Canadore College

Educational

Canadore College provides a variety of full-time, part-time and training options in Trades & Technology, Information Technology, and Business delivered through distance education or in the classroom. Apprenticeship training is available in Surface Blaster, Heavy Duty Equipment Mechanic, General Machinist, and Fitter Structural Steel. Full-time skilled trades programs are offered in Electrical, Machinist, Millwright, Motive Power, Plumbing, and Welder Fitter. Canadore College also offers a pre-technology program designed to strengthen the student’s skills while exploring career options in technology.

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Darrin Caron
info@canadorec.on.ca

Canadian Trade-Ex

Canadian Trade-Ex

Business Development Marketing & Media

Canadian Trade-ex are marketing specialists who connect our clients through trade events, publications and web based technologies. As facilitators to these channels we are guided by our Northern Values, where we understand that our products and our performance directly affects our communities and neighbours. This level of accountability is evidenced with every employee, ensuring that each and every client gets our best representation in the markets we serve. We pride ourselves in growing regional products and services to National Event status.

Canada Brokerlink

Canada Brokerlink

Insurance

Canada Brokerlink, one of the largest privately owned insurance brokerages in Canada, provides the mining industry with a wide range of specialized property and casualty insurance products covering both domestic and foreign exposures.

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Brian Hayes
bhayes@brokerlink.ca

Cambrian Insurance

Cambrian Insurance

Insurance

Cambrian Insurance is an independently owned property & casualty brokerage firm based in Sudbury. In business since 1965, we specialize in Personal and Commercial Insurance, with other divisions specializing in niche liability and individual life and disability coverage. Group benefits packages and a range of financial products round out our product offering.Cambrian has a network of eight offices and representatives which/who cover the North. We have three offices in the Sudbury area. In addition, there are retail locations in North Bay, Sault Ste. Marie, West Nipissing, Cochrane and Kapuskasing.

Cambrian Innovates

Cambrian Innovates

Educational Research & Development

Established in 2009, Cambrian Innovates is Cambrian College’s research development arm. Our mission is to create an environment of partnership, development and learning that will benefit our industry partners, students, faculty and our community. Located in Sudbury inside the College’s Glencore Centre for Innovation, partners have access to more than 350 highly skilled staff and faculty, as well as students from more than 80 programs from Cambrian College.

Cambrian Innovates works with businesses small and large to improve performance, education and training, and the economic and social development of our region. Collaboration underlies all we do. We bring together industry, funding partners and Cambrian faculty and students to provide market solutions for current business challenges.

These partnerships are beneficial for everyone. The students receive paid working experience to put on their resumes. Faculty keeps their industry-specific skills and knowledge current. Industry connects with bright upcoming workers and solves problems with fewer wasted resources. Everyone wins!

The future for Cambrian Innovates is brighter than ever. Ranked among Canada’s top 50 applied research colleges in 2014, we continue to act as a catalyst for innovation in order to enhance our community.

TD Commercial Banking

TD Commercial Banking

Financial

Headquartered in Toronto, Canada, with more than 85,000 employees in offices around the world, The Toronto-Dominion Bank and its subsidiaries are collectively known as TD Bank Group (TD). TD offers a full range of financial products and services to 26 million customers worldwide through three key business lines:

  • Canadian Retail including TD Canada Trust, Business Banking, and TD Wealth (Canada), TD Direct Investing and TD Insurance
  • S. Retail
  • Wholesale Banking

TD Business Banking provides financial solutions to Canadian businesses of all sizes across a wide range of industries. For businesses with more complex financial needs, your local TD Commercial Banking Relationship Manager will take the time to understand your business and then work with you to identify the products and services to help meet your unique business needs.  As your business needs change, we are committed to devoting the time, energy and expertise to help you meet your evolving business goals.  Your relationship team can also connect you with other specialists at TD to help move your business forward.

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John Doris
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Symboticware Incorporated

For any supplier out of Northern Ontario looking to launch their new venture into the mining industry, MineConnect provides a one-stop platform to maximize their exposure regionally, nationally and globally. The visibility provided by the MineConnect website, news feeds, trade articles, trade missions and member word-of-mouth are of tremendous value. Our success from start-up in 2008, has been through the strength within belonging to a regional mining technology cluster that is known internationally, which has provided us with world-class brand recognition.