During his participation in the Manitoba Chambers of Commerce Speakers Series, Ron Lemieux, Minister of Local Government, suggested that he would like to have an open discussion with local chambers about their community needs and how his portfolio could work with them and the municipalities.
True to his stated intent, the Minister attended the MCC 2010 AGM, provided some comments (see video below) and participated in and listened during a wide-ranging open forum.
A transcript of the discussions is available here.
To continue the momentum on the issues discussed the MCC has already created two discussion forums (click on the title to access):
- Manitoba’s Internet Connectivity (or lack thereof) and
- The Business Retention and Expansion (BRE) Program.
The Manitoba Chambers of Commerce thanks the Russell and District Chambers of Commerce for hosting our 2010 AGM and these sponsors for making the event possible (click on the company name to access their website):
2010 Speakers Series Keystone Sponsor:
2010 Speakers Series Diamond Sponsor: