What is #ChooseTBayFirst?
#ChooseTBayFirst is a community awareness campaign aimed at educating shoppers about the ways Thunder Bay businesses support the community. Our stories focus on businesses and people who:
- support local jobs
- contribute to our municipal tax base
- help our charities, sports and cultural organizations
- choose #TBay businesses themselves
Know a good candidate for a feature article? Contact us to tell us about a business that Chooses Thunder Bay First!
Our airport is more than just a well-oiled machine moving people between the ground and the air; it’s also an ambassador offering our visitors gracious first impressions and pleasant last experiences of Thunder Bay. Our airport is a rain-maker, cultivating partnerships that bring more business to the city.
We interviewed Shawn Christie at Lowerys recently as part of the development of our Charity Connect program and learned about the corporate discount and specially tailored programs they offer charity partners…
Brigitte Tremblay of La Poutine told us that she loves working with other local businesses because of their character. “When you deal with a local supplier you’re not dealing with a business,” she said, “you’re dealing with people. And people have passion for their business.”
Nikos Mantis sees Pinetree Catering, the business he opened in 2013, as a grand opportunity for him and his growing team to build community through food, putting the long- and short-term good of Thunder Bay right into his bottom line where the rest of us can see it and be inspired, motivated, and – most often – made very, very hungry…
- April 10, 2018
- February 7, 2018
- December 1, 2017
- November 8, 2017
- October 27, 2017
- October 13, 2017
- August 25, 2017
- July 27, 2017
- June 13, 2017
- May 23, 2017
- April 11, 2017
- March 29, 2017
- March 1, 2017
- February 14, 2017
- January 26, 2017
- December 6, 2016
- November 1, 2016
- October 1, 2016
- September 23, 2016
- September 13, 2016
- September 8, 2016
- September 1, 2016
Learn more about the amazing people and businesses among our Members:
Support community good works with the Charity Connect program. Learn more.
Participants in the 100 People Who Care campaign donate, nominate and vote for their favourite Member charity to receive a quarterly group donation. Sign up.