Alex Ross

Alex Ross was born and raised in Sudbury, Ontario and is currently a Business Development Officer for human capital with the City of Greater Sudbury. He has experience in the private, public, and non-profit sectors, including his previous work as a senior data analyst with the Northern Policy Institute, experience in wealth management, and internationalContinue reading “Alex Ross”

Madison Mizzau

Madison Mizzau is a Community Development Consultant with the Timmins Economic Development Corporation. In her role at the TEDC she works with non-profit organizations to strengthen capacity and with community partners on projects that improve the quality of life in Timmins and surrounding regions. One of the projects includes the Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot,Continue reading “Madison Mizzau”

Paul Sayers

Paul Sayers is the Labour Force Development Coordinator with the City of Sault Ste. Marie.  He is Anishnaabe from the Garden River First Nation and a graduate of the University of Toronto. With 20+ years’ experience in Human Resources, diversity recruitment and community development, Paul has dedicated his career to assisting diverse communities obtain employmentContinue reading “Paul Sayers”

Emily Lauzon

Emily was born in Northern Ontario and grew up in Thunder Bay.  Emily’s role at the Thunder Bay CEDC builds on a 10-year career dedicated to supporting newcomers arriving in Thunder Bay. She spent five years coordinating the resettlement of refugees to Thunder Bay through the WUSC Student Refugee Program at Lakehead University.  In 2018,Continue reading “Emily Lauzon”

Patti Carr

Patti worked for 32+ years in the not-for-profit world of Chambers of Commerce assisting businesses and ensuring policies with all levels of government were conducive for economic growth and private business success. Her final large special project with the Chamber was the implementation of the Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot Program for North Bay area.Continue reading “Patti Carr”

Paula Haapanen (Facilitator)

Paula is the Senior Director of Innovation with the Conseil de la coopération de l’Ontario | Co-operation Council of Ontario, a social enterprise that is helping to build a better Ontario through the social economy. A native of Thunder Bay, Paula received her HBA from Lakehead University, majoring in languages and studying political science. HavingContinue reading “Paula Haapanen (Facilitator)”