September 19, 2021


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Sudbury attorney honoured with Chamber of Commerce Life time Accomplishment Award

Alan Arkilander acquired the award for his contributions to local government boards, fundraising strategies and neighborhood charities. &#13

Alan Arkilander, a Sudbury attorney and earlier president of the Increased Sudbury Chamber of Commerce, was honoured with a life span accomplishment award at the 126th Yearly Common Meeting on Sept. 9, in recognition of his service to his community.  

The AGM took location at Bryston’s on the Park in Copper Cliff and was hosted by Peter Xavier, vice president of Sudbury Integrated Nickel Operations. 

Termed to the Bar in 1978, Arkilander’s observe centered on household regulation, as properly as numerous other regulation disciplines. Moreover, Arkilander served on numerous boards as a director and as a member of the govt, which include the Cancer Treatment Campaign, the Coronary heart and Soul Marketing campaign, the Northern Ontario Curling Association, the HSN Foundation, and the Lions Club of Sudbury. 

Arkilander became a member of the Better Sudbury Chamber of Commerce in 1980, first through Lacroix Forest LLP, and afterwards as a result of his have observe, the Law Place of work of Alan Arkilander.  

He served on the board of directors of the Larger Sudbury Chamber of Commerce for a six-yr time period, and his election as President (Chair) took location in 1992-1993.  Arkilander also served as vice-chair of the Northeastern Chamber of Commerce, and a board member of the Ontario Chamber of Commerce.   

A release from the Bigger Sudbury Chamber of Commerce reported that throughout his tenure on the board, Arkilander performed a critical role in focusing notice on the 4-laning of Highway 69, lobbying for the design of an ethanol plant for Sudbury, and building a electricity line from Sudbury to Timmins.  

He also introduced to light-weight the troubles of the out-migration of health care specialists and the relevance of work development.