Good News of the Month


Good News collected in the month of November.  Subscribe to our weekly emailed updates here.  See our weekly news archive here.

Christina’s Home and Garden celebrates their 5th Anniversary and takes home PARO‘s Established Business of the Year award – DOUBLE CONGRATS!  More

With transport drivers in increasingly high demand, Confederation College has partnered with NATT (Northern Academy of Transportation Training) to launch a new AZ Truck Driver program in northwestern Ontario. The program has been developed in direct response to the growing need for qualified drivers across the region and Canada. Confederation College Partners with NATT to Meet Growing Demand for Truck Drivers through New Program.  More


DST Consulting Engineers‘ Amanda Sauermann is the recipient of the Bob Dolan Leadership Award.  Congratulations, Amanda!






Firedog Communications celebrates 15 years in Business – Happy Anniversary!

Habitat for Humanity Thunder Bay is very happy to announce that their most recent home is ready, and the official key ceremony for Ms. Shelley and Donna Lynn Laughton will take place December 7th.

NorWest Community Health Centres is expanding its Harm Reduction Services.  Their Overdose Prevention Site opened on November 27, 2018.  Read more.

Origin Operator Training launched a pair of virtual reality workforce readiness modules designed to encourage young would-be workers to learn about the industries from the comfort of their communities. Indigenous students in remote communities can now get a virtual reality taste of what life is like in the mines or working as a lineman to deliver power to Ontario’s north. More

Albert Tjong becomes part of RBC Dominion Securities‘ 2017 President’s Club in recognition of his outstanding achievement.  Congratulations, Albert!

The Framing Post‘s Jackie Rogalla and her husband delayed their 30th wedding anniversary to get their business up and running. They head off on an Eastern Caribbean Cruise February 2019 to celebrate, albeit 2 years later.  Dedication!  Happy Anniversary!

Thunder Bay Community Economic Development Commission (CEDC) is pleased to welcome Lexie Penko to the role of Community Health Sciences Recruiter! Congrats, Lexie!

A $300,000 project to improve power supply to the Thunder Bay International Airport has gone unnoticed….which is just what the partners involved (Thunder Bay Airport, Thunder Bay Hydro and NAV Canada) had hoped for.  More

The Board of Directors for the United Way of Thunder Bay are pleased to announce that Martin Wyant has accepted the position of Chief Executive Officer effective December 3rd, 2018.  More

Westfort Foods celebrates 20 years in business!  Happy Anniversary!  Drop by their store for sales and contests the week of November 16-22.

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