Media Release: National Chamber President to Address Local Business Community
THUNDER BAY, ON, September 17, 2018
THUNDER BAY, September 17, 2018 – The Thunder Bay Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Breakfast with the Hon. Perrin Beatty on Friday, September 21 at the Valhalla Inn.
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 his tenure at the Chamber, Mr. Beatty was President and Chief Executive Officer of Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) and President and CEO of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.
Mr. Beatty also served as Member of Parliament for 21 years, first elected to the House of Commons in 1972. During his time 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.
Mr. Beatty’s keynote will address the impacts, actual and potential, of the current NAFTA renegotiations, and what Canada can do right now to insulate itself from further US-related risk to make sure that Canadian companies can still prosper.
Registration & breakfast will begin at 7:30am with the keynote beginning at 8:10am. Limited tickets are still available through online registration at www.tbchamber.ca
Media are invited to attend.
For more information, contact:
Charla Robinson, President
Thunder Bay Chamber of Commerce
(807) 624-2626 email@example.com
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