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Alpine Ontario awards 2019 U14 championships to 2 Thunder Bay ski hills.  Based on previous downhill events, the economic impact on Thunder Bay of a large ski race is estimated to be about $600,000. More.

Cheadles LLP is pleased to announce that, effective January 1, 2018, Rachael M. Paquette became the newest equity partner.

Confederation College is proud to announce the opening of its new Technology, Education and Collaboration (TEC) Hub, unlocking endless possibilities for students and the region.  More.

Halfway Motors Nissan and Performance KIA were handpicked as two of the Top 3 Car dealerships in Thunder Bay by Three Best Rated based on a 50-point inspection that included everything from checking reviews, ratings, reputation, history, complaints, satisfaction and trust. Read more…

For the fourth consecutive year, Research Infosource has named Lakehead University Canada’s Research University of the Year in the undergraduate university category.  More.

Researchers at Lakehead University have received new funding to work on projects ranging from the diagnosis of breast cancer to how habitat selection affects animals. In total, the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada is providing more than $1.6 million in support of 14 faculty research projects and four graduate student awards.  Read more…

Carmen Blais, a Clinical Coordinator at Matawa Health Co-operative, has been awarded a 2018 Minister’s Medal for her dedicated efforts to improving health outcomes for Indigenous communities in Northwestern Ontario.  Matawa First Nations developed the Health Co-operative to provide collaborative and accountable health services to its member First Nations. Read more…

Congratulations to Nishnawbe Aski Nation who were presented with Biomass North Development Centre’s Indigenous Leadership in Bioeconomy Award on October 17, 2018 at the Valhalla Inn. More.

The Pinty’s Grand Slam of Curling, Tour Challenge is coming to Thunder Bay November 6-11, 2018.  The Tournament Centre will play host to 60 teams from around the world.

Reid’s Countrywide celebrates 50 years in business!

Resolute Forest Products is investing $40 million in its Northwestern Ontario operations and spending an additional $13.5 million on major maintenance.  More.

Salt & Pepper Catering wins Top Chef 2018. Congratulations!

Renovations at the Thunder Bay Airport, including an expanded departure lounge and customs arrival area, are nearing completion. More.

Tom Jones Corporation is proud to announce it has achieved COR™ Certification in the province of Ontario by it’s internal target date of 2018. Read more…

The Waterfront District BIA has been awarded the NOBA’s Entrepreneurial Community of the Year Award.  Read more…

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