SAMSSA Associate Members
Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC)
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.
Contact: James Smith
Centre for Excellence in Mining Innovation (CEMI)
The Centre for Excellence in Mining Innovation (CEMI) directs and coordinates step-change innovation in the areas of exploration, deep mining, integrated mine engineering, environment and sustainability for the metal mining industry. With a seasoned team of program directors, CEMI identifies, assesses and manages industry-focused applied research & development projects that extend from geology and engineering to the natural sciences. We recognize innovation is a three-phase process: research, development and implementation (R & D, I). With implementation, we turn innovative ideas into best practices.
Contact: Shannon Katary
Collège Boréal – Les Entreprises « Boréal »
Collins Barrow is Canada’s largest association of Chartered Accounting firms and the eighth largest group of chartered accountants in Canada. Our unmatched service and deep financial offerings make Collins Barrow the right choice for maximizing shareholder value.We have been and continue to serve all types of industrial companies throughout Northern Ontario for over 60 years. Our extensive understanding and firsthand experience in the trends that are impacting these industries continues to prove that our professionals are well positioned to offer valued and effective solutions. Independent, responsive and trusted. We are the true national alternative. Collins Barrow, Clarity Defined.
Crocodile Printing and Signs
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
Desjardins Business Centre
DiBrina Sure Group
Fraser Strategies Inc.
Heritage Realty Inc., where he has been associated since 1997.He is an independant contractor, working through Royal LePage. His business involves listing, selling and leasing office, retail, industrial, vacant land, and mixed commercial properties. He is also a CCIM which is a Certified Commercial Investment Member. At last count there were 4000 members in Canada and the United States, with about 400 being from Canada.The services George offers are to help a company or individual find a space to lease. He discuss’ comparable spaces and educates clients on the market. He does up the offer to lease after showing the space and making sure it is right for his client, and negotiates the offer with the owner or landlord and other agents that might be involved. He also discuss’ with the client different aspects about leasing.
Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce
Innovation Initiatives Ontario North (IION)
IION provides a plethora of programs and services including but not limited to: promoting strategic business partnerships, providing connections to specific financial or legal expertise, access to market intelligence, direction and guidance on public and private funding, business advisory and mentoring services and assisting high-growth potential technology based businesses, across the entire innovative / entrepreneurship continuum, from idea to market. With the recent addition of the SFEP, IION is now able to provide our clients with financial support, up to $5,000, to develop their business or product.
Co-located at Nipissing University and Canadore College in North Bay, IION is placed at the optional location to facilitate innovation. IION works collaboratively with both the NTA and the ONE to help commercialize your ideas
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.
Contact: Brian A. Killah
Laurentian University – Goodman School of Mines
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.
Levert WorkSafe Services Inc.
We are pleased to offer safety training by a qualified and experienced trainer and on site health and safety coordination.
Materials Joining Innovation Centre (MaJIC)
Mining Supply and Services Export Assistance Program/Ontario’s North Economic Development Corporation
The Mining Supply and Services Export Assistance Program assists mining supply and service companies in Northern Ontario take advantage of the mining sectors enormous export potential. The program is designed to enable diversification and growth of companies through Strategic “One-on-One” Export Marketing Consultation, In-Market Mentorship, and Export Marketing Assistance of up to $10,000 per year. The Mining Supply and Services Export Assistance Program will enable your company to develop a winning export strategy, leverage expert advice, and access the financial assistance for your company’s export marketing initiatives.This program is funded by the Province of Ontario through the Ministry of Northern Development, Mines and Forestry and is being delivered by Ontario’s North Economic Development Corporation.
Near North Customs Brokers
Near North Customs Brokers Inc. (formerly George A. Gray Customs Brokers Limited) has been serving the needs of the mining and trades community for more than half a century. Our focus is on a full range of trade-related services required by companies involved in international transport, from import & export Customs Brokerage to Air & Ocean Freight Forwarding services to export document preparation.
North Bay & District Chamber of Commerce
North Heritage Reality (Royal Lepage)
Specializes in Industrial and commercial property and building sales. All segments of industrial and commercial work.Ed Mallette has been a practicing broker and real estate agent in Sudbury since 1962, specializing in commercial real estate. He was a founding partner of Mallette-Goring Real Estate and since 1998 has been affiliated with Royal Lepage North Heritage Realty. He is also a current CCIM member.
Contact: Ed Mallette
Northern Ontario Business
Turnhill Business Advisory Services Inc.
Turnhill Business Advisory Services Inc., headquartered in Sudbury, Ontario provides Business and Equipment Financing, Consulting and Product Representation: Diesel Fuel additives, Anti-Microbial Solution applications, Cleaning Solutions, Energy Saving Solutions.
For equipment financing services please refer to www.equipmentleasecanada.com
Equipment Lease Canada.com is your complete source for your leasing needs, offering total solutions at very competitive pricing.
Equipment Lease Canada.com provides coast-to-coast financial services. Its affiliated partners represent Canada’s major sources of capital and are Global Leaders in the Financial Markets. In this manner we are able to provide lease financing for a wide range of applications. Equipment Lease Canada.com will match a funding source to your specific leasing requirements. Equipment Lease Canada.com provides a broad range of lease financing for all credit types from new businesses in the private sector to investment grade corporations and public sector companies.
Since 1978 the Principals have been providing Commercial Financial Services to their customers throughout Canada. We have earned their trust and have proven year after year to our customers that their continued business is our long term success.
Tytrus specializes in transforming technical and scientific concepts into powerful communication tools whether these are of the written or presentation type. The audience will always be left fully understanding. Tytrus has worked with the United Nations (UN), the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the U.S. Mines Safety and Health Administration (MSHA), the California Air Resources Board (ARB), Environment Canada, the Ontario Ministry of Labour (MOL), CANMET,and others throughout the world. The reports or presentations that Tytrus produces can be used by:
• Senior Management for investment decisions and process efficiency evaluations;
• All Companies to meet regulatory requirements and proposal preparation;
• Supply and Service Companies to land contracts or prepare technical manuals;
• All Companies to maintain their public image and produce procedural manuals or guidelines;
• Government Agencies in formulating sound policy;
• All Companies or Government Agencies to ensure their research dollars are being well spent.
Westmont Hospitality Group
Westmont Hospitality Group is a diverse collection of over 130 multi brand hotel locations across Canada. Whether you are traveling on business or pleasure, out portfolio will have a location to suite your travel requirements. Our hotel locations are designed to match your budget and most importantly exceed your expectations.With highly recognized and respected hospitality brands such as Choice Brand Properties (Comfort Inn and Quality Hotels and Suites), Travelodge, Radisson, Holiday Inn, Staybridge Suites and Best Western, we have you covered wherever you are traveling. Our hotels can be found in most major cities, close to airports, conference centres, universities, and tourist attractions coast to coast. We offer a full range of services to ensure you will find exactly what you are looking for.
Contact: Maija Holla
Workplace Safety & Prevention Services WSPS
Workplace Safety & Prevention Services (WSPS) is one of four Health & Safety Ontario partners founded in 2010 from the amalgamation of Farm Safety Association (FSA), Industrial Accident Prevention Association (IAPA) and Ontario Service Safety Alliance (OSSA).
WSPS provides health and safety products, training and consulting to Ontario’s agricultural, manufacturing and service sectors and is a trusted advisor to businesses seeking to boost productivity and profitability by reaching zero work-related injuries, illnesses and fatalities.
Workforce Planning for Sudbury & Manitoulin
Since 1997, Workforce Planning for Sudbury & Manitoulin (WPSM) has been supporting economic stability and prosperity within the Districts of Sudbury & Manitoulin by addressing the many factors that impact on the labour market. As the economy shifts and industries grow/decline, so does the supply and demand on the labour market.
At Workforce Planning for Sudbury & Manitoulin, we are committed to keeping abreast of labour market changes. Information and data from Statistics Canada along with local reports, studies and news articles are used to compile an annual Local Labour Market Planning Report (LLMP). This is supplemented by consultations with key leaders across communities and across sectors.
This information helps us to:
- Identify trends and gaps in the labour and employment markets that impact on our communities and on specific sectors,
- Develop new and innovative partnerships, programs and activities to address current and anticipated (future) needs,
- Identify training needs (through consultations, public meetings, focus groups, surveys and other data sources),
- Explore training options that are available to meet those needs in both the public and private sectors and
- Act as an objective third party at local planning tables and discussions on labour market issues.
Freelandt Caldwell Reilly LLP
Freelandt Caldwell Reilly, LLP is a full service accounting firm providing quality professional service to you and your business. With FCR, you get innovative solutions, a trusted business partner and access to professional staff that are experts in their areas of proficiency.
FCR provides a wide variety of services that are tailored to your specific needs. We can provide services in the areas of accounting, auditing, tax planning, consultation, damage quantification, forensic investigation, valuation and litigation and much more. We strive to provide timely, quality service that aims to solve some of businesses toughest problems.
Our excellent service is the result of innovative, practical, reliable and goal oriented solutions. We can help you design and update your business plan, strengthen your mission statement and align your strategic vision.
We work to provide integrated services and solutions of the highest quality, personalized to the individual needs of each of our clients. We are more than just accountants; we are trusted business advisors who are dedicated to the success of your business.
The firm was founded by Bernie Freelandt, George Caldwell, and Edwin Reilly in 1991. FCR has grown to over 60 professional staff and is dedicated to serving the Greater City of Sudbury, Espanola and surrounding areas.
Contact: Teddy Pugliese
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.
Nickel Basin Federal Development Corporation
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 $150,000; The North Eastern Ontario Network allows us to authorize loans of up to $500,000 and can be done on a term loan basis or preferred share issue.
Contact: Rainer Paull