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ACO Services celebrates 23 years in business, providing computers and electronic products and support to Thunder Bay.

Canadian Cannabis celebrates their first anniversary in Thunder Bay.

The CEDC, in conjunction with the Northwest Ontario SEO and the Northern Policy Institute, introduce Yaye Peukassa, a brand new Employability and Entrepreneurship Advisor.  Yaye’s goal is to work with employers to familiarize them with various immigration programs.



Days Inn – Thunder Bay North was recently honoured with the Days Inns – Canada Guest Choice Award for 2017 at the Wyndham Hotel Group Global Conference in Las Vegas.

Driverseat Thunder Bay has won the prestigious Franchisee of the Year award for 2017 at the recent corporate conference, held in Lakeview, Ontario.  This award has capped off what has been a record setting year for the Thunder Bay franchise where they held the records for Highest Repeat Customer Rate, Longest Trip and the new record for the Greatest Amount of in a 24 Hour Period, which was set this past New Year’s Eve.

The North Superior Workforce Planning Board and their partners have launched their newest data and research tool, Community Accounts. Northern Ontarians will have open access to information on key economic and social indicators at the community level.

Mental health workers, police officers working together under new crisis-response program as the North West LHIN pledges $400K to new Thunder Bay Joint Mobile Crisis Response Team.

Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation has a new Executive Director.  Melanie Muncaster joined the NOHFC in 2004, and has in-depth knowledge of all aspects of the NOHFC.

Northern Ontario School of Medicine establishes cross-border project to improve opportunities for First Nation, Metis and Native American populations.

Local leader and founding executive director of Paro Centre for Women’s Enterprise and co-founder of the national Women’s Economic Council, Rosalind Lockyer, named an International Woman of the Decade for Community Leadership at the Women Economic Forum 2018 in New Delhi, India.

Primary Foto Source celebrates its 40th year in business in Thunder Bay.  Congratulations to John and Donna-Rae!

Rosslyn Service Ltd. has been a local business since 1950 and last year they were the #1 Cub Cadet dealer in ALL OF CANADA! This family owned business is a stand-out example of truly showing expertise and caring for your customers.

Thunder Bay Airport Partners with URIDE.  Passengers coming to and from the Thunder Bay Airport now have the option to access
URIDE, a local ride sharing app native to Thunder Bay, Ontario.

Thunder Bay’s Community Economic Development Commission (CEDC) has won an Economic Developers Council of Ontario (EDCO) Award of Excellence.  To view the winning ads, visit gotothunderbay.ca/TTC_Ads

Touch Unwired is celebrating their 45th anniversary with a myriad of sales and promotions to say THANK YOU, Thunder Bay!

United Way of Thunder Bay is very excited to formally announce Stephanie Noel as their 2018 United Way Campaign Chair.  read more…

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