Good News of the Month


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Confederation College is proud to announce that the Tourism-Travel and Eco-Adventure program has earned SMART + Premium accreditation from Tourism HR Canada. The program is among a select few to receive this national recognition for demonstrating tourism-related programming that exceeds industry standards.

Gear Up for Outdoors announces their 12th Annual Spread the Warmth Winter Coat Drive in association with TbaytelThe Keg Steakhouse and Bar in support of Shelter House Thunder Bay [Grace Place] & Precious Bundles.

Pelletier’s Auto Body receives certification as Thunder Bay’s only Acura certified collision facility.

J B Evans Fashions & Footwear turns 106! Shop & receive a surprise discount envelope that saves 15-100% off your purchase.

Lakehead University student’s art featured on new coin.  The Royal Canadian Mint asked Mary McPherson, a fourth year Visual Arts student, to participate in the design process for the new coin.




If you like music, you will not want to miss this unique opportunity to hear a world renowned brass band with an entertaining percussion section.  The Salvation Army Canadian Staff Band will have you sitting on the edge of your seats as they thrill you with their high energy, toe tapping and soul-searching music. Check them out on Youtube!  In concert, October 13th at St. Pat’s High School celebrating the 125th Anniversary of The Salvation Army Church and joined by Sounds of Superior Chorus and St. Patrick’s High School Choir.  Tickets/ information.

The summer ended with record volumes at Thunder Bay Airport. As of August 31, the Airport has recorded a new high of 588,076 passengers representing a 4.6% increase from last year. Media release.

The Government of Canada is investing $123,000 in Science North over the next three years to deliver Girls’ Summer Science Camps across Northern Ontario during the summers of 2018, 2019 and 2020.

Congrats to the Waterfront District BIA on receiving the Northern Ontario Business “Entrepreneurial Community of the Year award”!

Congratulations to the following Chamber Members who were recipients of a 2018 Chronicle Journal Reader’s Choice Award!  What do they have in common?  They are all supporters of their local Chamber, and the business community in Thunder Bay! Check out these and our other Chamber Champions here.


Balmoral Park Acura
Bay Lock & Security
Beaux Daddy’s
Bight Restaurant & Bar
Bistro One
Bob’s Woodburners
Breathe Easy Services
CAA North & East Ontario
Canadian Tire Arthur Street
Central Car Wash Lube & Detail
Chartwell Hilldale Retirement Residence
Clare Kempe of Gillons*
Clow Darling Ltd.
Country 105.3
Craig Plumbing Centre
D&R Sporting Goods
DAVIDsTea Inc.
Dayle Pettigrew of Royal Lepage Lannon Realty
Dulux Paints
Dynamic Paiting
Equipment World
Fat Guys Auto Parts
Fountain Tire
Gateway Casinos Thunder Bay
George Jeffrey Children’s Centre
Grassia’s Auto Body Ltd.
Investors Group
J & J Sports
LCPS Chartered Accountants
Magnus Theatre
Maid for the Bride
Maltese Grocery Ltd.
Minute Muffler
Nor-Shore Self Storage
Northern Window Manufacturing Ltd.
Northwestern Veterinary Hospital
Ozone/ Street Legal
Petrone Hornak Garofalo Mauro
Pita Pit
Primary Foto Source
Prime Gelato
RBC Royal Bank
Reid’s Furniture
Rollason Flowers Ltd.
Rosa Carlino of Cheadles
Royal Lepage Lannon Realty
Salt & Pepper Catering
Sleeping Giant Brewing Co. Ltd.
Smith’s R.V. Centre
Staples Business Depot
Steen Property Management Inc.
Superior Healing Centre
Supreme Cleaners Thunder Bay Ltd.
The Chanterelle on Park
The Foundry
The Keg
The Kitchen Nook
The Whole Nine Yards
Thunder Bay Art Gallery
Thunder Pet Inc.
Tim’s Whole Health Inc.
Trevisanutto’s Greenhouses
Triad Roofing/ Shingle Warehouse
Unvelied Bridal Boutique
Valhalla Inn
Vanderwees Home & Garden
Whitewater Golf Club
Wine Kitz – Thunder Bay

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