TIMMINS CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
Today, the Chamber is proud to continue creating opportunities for Timmins businesses, especially Francophone business owners and operators, as Senior Policy Analyst Cameron Grant is re-elected to the provincial body known as the name of the Federation of Francophone Businessmen of Ontario (FGA).
Created in 2021 to bring together, represent and advance the social and economic interests of member Francophone businesses and associations, the FGA works with different levels of government, business partners and the general public through the development of policies based on principles, ingenious business services and innovations. activities to amplify the development of Francophone business markets.
“The association with the FGA is a natural choice for the Chamber. It is our role to advocate and represent the interests of our supporters and members, especially those who may find themselves underrepresented on the provincial stage,” said House Speaker Rob Knox. “Since working with the FGA, the Chamber has had access to greater insight and resources for our French business leaders and an opportunity to lobby the provincial government through new channels – which will benefit our entire business community.”
Here are some of the benefits Timmins businesses can take advantage of:
- Support for business creation;
- Obtaining public contracts;
- Opportunities to become a mentor or mentee through a provincial network of professionals;
- An ecosystem of business incubators to support start-up Francophone businesses in Ontario through Inkubo; and
- Exclusive access to a free business center for entrepreneurs needing to do business in Toronto.
“At the end of our first year of existence, we are proud of what the Fédération des gens d’affaires francophones de l’Ontario (FGA) has accomplished and I would like to warmly congratulate the directors who have just been elected or re-elected. We are particularly pleased that Cameron Grant has agreed to renew his term on the Board of Directors for the next two years,” added Dominic Mailloux, President of the FGA.
“Since the start of our organization in January 2021, Cameron’s expertise and unwavering commitment to Francophone communities and the economic development of businesses located in the North of our province have proven invaluable in advancing our mandate. We are fortunate to have the support of Cameron and the Timmins Chamber of Commerce to work together to ensure the prosperity and vitality of our local and provincial economy. »
Chamber members are encouraged to connect with their chamber to learn more about how they can benefit from this partnership. To learn more about the FGA, visit fedefranco.ca/fr/.