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Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation

Ministry
Northern Development
URL
www.nohfc.ca
Address
SUITE 200, ROBERTA BONDAR PLACE, 70 FOSTER DRIVE
SAULT STE. MARIE
P6A6V8
Phone
(705) 945-6700
Fax
(705) 945-6701
Background
Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. N.5, s. 2 (opens a new window)
OIC 1205/2022
Function

The corporation and its board advise and make recommendations to the Lieutenant Governor in Council on matters relating to the growth and diversification of the economy of northern Ontario. The corporation was established to promote and stimulate economic initiatives in northern Ontario, to commission studies and enter into contracts to encourage such growth and diversification. The corporation also maintains a fund known as the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund.

Membership

The board is composed of at least twelve directors. The Minister is a director and the chair of the board. Every other director is appointed by order of the Lieutenant Governor in Council.

Term

There is no limitation in legislation.

Meetings
The full board meets approximately 8 times per year with more frequency for special board meetings by teleconference if required. Subcommittees generally meet once monthly.
Remuneration

Appointees to the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation receive $1.00 annually.

Appointments & Vacancies

No. Position Member Term Location
1. Chair (Part-Time) GREG RICKFORD
28-Jun-2018 - N/A
toronto
2. Member (Part-Time) E. JAMES T. HOOK, Q.C.
03-Jun-2021 - 02-Jun-2023
keewatin
3. Member (Part-Time) PETER CHIRICO
29-Aug-2021 - 28-Aug-2023
north bay
4. Member (Part-Time) SALVATORE (SAM) BIASUCCI
29-Aug-2021 - 28-Aug-2023
sault ste marie
5. Member (Part-Time) KIM CORNELL
25-Oct-2021 - 24-Oct-2024
devlin
6. Member (Part-Time) DAVID SINCLAIR
18-Dec-2021 - 17-Dec-2024
kenora
7. Member (Part-Time) BILL SPINNEY
09-Jan-2022 - 08-Jan-2025
nobel
8. Member (Part-Time) LAURIE MARCIL
09-Jan-2022 - 08-Jan-2025
north bay
9. Member (Part-Time) FRED SLADE
31-Jan-2022 - 30-Jan-2025
sudbury
10. Member (Part-Time) BERNIE KAMPHOF
16-Apr-2022 - 15-Apr-2025
murillo
11. Member (Part-Time) TONIA BLENKARN
24-Apr-2022 - 23-Apr-2025
pointe au baril
12. Member (Part-Time) MICHAEL FOX
06-Jun-2022 - 05-Jun-2025
fort william first nation
13. Member (Part-Time) DONALD MITCHELL
11-Jun-2022 - 10-Jun-2025
sault ste. marie
14. Member (Part-Time) KIMBERLY BALLANCE
18-Jun-2022 - 17-Jun-2025
ear falls
15. Member (Part-Time) LUCY BELANGER
30-Sep-2022 - 29-Sep-2025
thunder bay
16. Member (Part-Time)
17. Member (Part-Time)