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Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation

Ministry
Northern Development, Mines, Natural Resources and Forestry
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)
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) DAVID SINCLAIR
18-Dec-2018 - 17-Dec-2021
kenora
3. Member (Part-Time) BILL SPINNEY
09-Jan-2020 - 08-Jan-2022
nobel
4. Member (Part-Time) LAURIE MARCIL
09-Jan-2020 - 08-Jan-2022
north bay
5. Member (Part-Time) FRED SLADE
31-Jan-2019 - 30-Jan-2022
sudbury
6. Member (Part-Time) BERNIE KAMPHOF
16-Apr-2020 - 15-Apr-2022
murillo
7. Member (Part-Time) TONIA BLENKARN
24-Apr-2020 - 23-Apr-2022
pointe au baril
8. Member (Part-Time) MICHAEL FOX
06-Jun-2019 - 05-Jun-2022
thunder bay
9. Member (Part-Time) DONALD MITCHELL
11-Jun-2020 - 10-Jun-2022
sault ste. marie
10. Member (Part-Time) KIMBERLY BALLANCE
18-Jun-2020 - 17-Jun-2022
ear falls
11. Member (Part-Time) LUCY BELANGER
01-Oct-2020 - 30-Sep-2022
thunder bay
12. Member (Part-Time) SUE PRODANIUK
26-Nov-2020 - 25-Nov-2022
thunder bay
13. Member (Part-Time) E. JAMES T. HOOK, Q.C.
03-Jun-2021 - 02-Jun-2023
keewatin
14. Member (Part-Time) PETER CHIRICO
29-Aug-2021 - 28-Aug-2023
north bay
15. Member (Part-Time) SALVATORE (SAM) BIASUCCI
29-Aug-2021 - 28-Aug-2023
sault ste marie
16. Member (Part-Time) KIM CORNELL
25-Oct-2021 - 24-Oct-2024
devlin
17. Member (Part-Time)