Local businesses have laid their concerns out in the open.

The Timmins Chamber of Commerce hosted a roundtable with Conservative Party Leader Patrick Brown and city employers last night. Chamber Manager of Policy Nick Stewart says Brown was able to discuss what challenges are hindering business growth in Timmins.

Stewart says it is important to host these meetings so political leaders can hear the issues straight from the business owners. He says that the chamber will continue to bring all issues to party leaders for their help an input.