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Between hospitals, long term care homes, and the private sector, there are over 150 job vacancies for Personal Support Workers. VIEW JOBS

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Meet the Summer Companies

Join us at Staples Thunder Bay on Wednesday July 5th to meet the entrepreneurial leaders of tomorrow. MORE

Welcome to the CEDC, your first stop when considering starting or expanding your business. Our free services provide a variety of tools to help you turn your idea into a successful venture. Our services meet the needs of small, medium and large businesses. Our Development Officers provide the following free and confidential services:

  • Streamline the start up and expansion process of your business idea
  • Assist with business and marketing plans
  • Information on funding, financial and legal options
  • Provide referrals and act as liaison
  • Assist on site selection
  • Collection of statistics, demographics and labour market data
  • Discuss opportunities and incentives


Our office hours are Monday to Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm.


Please speak to one of our Development Officers for more information.