fbpx
Loading Events

Breakfast with Honourable Perrin Beatty

Friday, September 21, 2018

Friday, September 21, 2018

7:30am: Registration & Buffet Breakfast
8:15am:  Presentation

Non-Members: $40
Members:  $28

FREE ENTRANCE FOR CATALYST, COMMUNITY & CORNERSTONE MEMBERS.  Please email chamber@tbchamber.ca to confirm eligibility.

Valhalla Inn
1 Valhalla Inn Road

Join us for a Leaders Luncheon-style breakfast event with Honourable Perrin Beatty, President of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce, as he joins us a little in advance of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce AGM.

The Honourable Perrin Beatty is the President and Chief Executive Officer of the 200,000-member Canadian Chamber of Commerce, Canada’s largest and most representative national business association. Prior to joining the Canadian Chamber in August 2007, Perrin was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME).

A descendant of one of Canada’s most prominent manufacturing families, Perrin grew up in Fergus, Ontario and graduated from the University of Western Ontario in 1971.

Perrin was first elected to the House of Commons as a Progressive Conservative in 1972. During his 21 years in Parliament, he served as Minister in seven different portfolios, including Treasury Board, National Revenue, Solicitor General, Defence, National Health and Welfare, Communications and External Affairs.

In 1994, Perrin joined a number of private sector boards and worked as a consultant in the field of communications. He was an  Honorary Visiting Professor with the Department of Political Science, University of Western Ontario. From 1995 to 1999, Perrin was President and CEO of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. In 2008, Perrin was named Chancellor of the University of Ontario Institute of Technology. In 2013, he received an honorary degree, Doctor of Laws, honoris causa from Western University. In 2016, Perrin received an honorary degree, honoris causa from University of Ontario Institute of Technology.

Perrin is also a member of the board of directors of Mitsui Canada.

The Leaders Luncheon series is graciously sponsored by Cornerstone Member Intercity Industrial Supply.

Special thanks to the Thunder Bay Community Economic Development Commission for their support of this Leaders Luncheon!

Upcoming Chamber Events

More events >>

Latest News at the Chamber

2021 Candidate Profiles

2021 Candidate Profiles

Check your inboxes!  E-ballots will be sent to the designated voting rep for each of our Member organizations on Wednesday, September 15th.  You'll have until September 30th to make your decision and follow your voting link to cast your ballot. Didn't receive yours? ...

read more
2021 Federal Election Candidates’ Forums

2021 Federal Election Candidates’ Forums

We’re very pleased to be working once again in partnership with the Anishnawbe Business Professional Association and media partner NetNewsledger.com to host a Candidates’ Forum on business and social issues for Thunder Bay Superior North and Thunder Bay Rainy River Districts.

Due to the ongoing public health concerns, this year’s debate will be not be open to to the public, but will be shared on our channels September 9th & 10th at 5pm.

read more
Ontario to Require Proof of Vaccination in Select Settings

Ontario to Require Proof of Vaccination in Select Settings

The Government of Ontario, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health, will require people to be fully vaccinated and provide proof of their vaccination status to access certain businesses and settings starting September 22, 2021. As of September 22,...

read more
Experience Learning: The Virtual Workplace – August 2021

Experience Learning: The Virtual Workplace – August 2021

Mary Rose Jensen is majoring in accounting at Lakehead University, but interned as a marketer during her co-op at Animal Care Systems.  Her placement was a true remote experience, with supervisors operating out of Denver and Vancouver, giving Mary Rose continent-spanning new connections.

read more

« All Events