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Tourism & Local Restaurateurs Launch Northern Delights

Northern Delights Festival Returns to Celebrate the Culinary Scene

Posted on Thursday, January 23, 2020 11:15 AM

Tourism Thunder Bay is pleased to announce the Northern Delights Festival will be returning to Thunder Bay for its fifth celebration. Held bi-annually, Northern Delights is Thunder Bay’s fall and winter culinary festival which was first established in 2015 by local Restauranteurs. The Festival, now led by Tourism Thunder Bay, offers the perfect opportunity for patrons to discover delicious cuisine and celebrate the local restaurant and food scene.

“Thunder Bay has a culinary scene that is the envy...

David Campbell Speaks at Town Hall

Local Immigration Partners Aim to Educate on Positive Economic Impacts of Immigration

Posted on Wednesday, January 22, 2020 04:45 AM

A public information session was hosted by the Northwestern Ontario Local Immigration Partnership and Thunder Bay Multicultural Association in partnership with the Thunder Bay Community Economic Development Commission (CEDC) on Tuesday, Jan. 21, at the Italian Cultural Center. The event featured keynote speaker David Campbell, President of Jupia Consultants Inc. and former Chief Economist with the Government of New Brunswick. Attendees were encouraged to start the conversation about the economic...

Viking Cruise Ship Photo

Thunder Bay Announced As Major Embarkation Point for Viking Expeditions Cruises

Posted on Thursday, January 16, 2020 05:30 AM

Tourism Thunder Bay is pleased to announce the largest vessel and investment in Great Lakes cruise shipping will see Thunder Bay positioned a major embarkation hub for Viking Expeditions. On Jan. 15, Viking announced that it will expand its destination-focused travel experiences with the launch of new expedition voyages.

Viking Expeditions will begin sailing in January 2022 with its first vessel, Viking Octantis, embarking on voyages to Antarctica and North America’s Great Lakes. The new Polar Class...

Emily Lauzon presents RNIP program

Thunder Bay CEDC Seeks to Bridge Local Labour Gap by Uniting Foreign Skilled Workers with Local Employers

Posted on Tuesday, January 14, 2020 09:15 AM

The Thunder Bay Community Economic Development Commission (CEDC) hosted an employer information session today aimed at educating local employers about the Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot (RNIP). There was over 13 employers in attendance with a few already signed up to take part in the program. St. Joseph’s Care group is one of Thunder Bay’s the major employers and are one of the first employers to register for the Thunder Bay RNIP program.

“Unfortunately, staffing shortages are common, and in...

Ryan Moore, Entrepreneur Centre2

Launch of 2020 Starter Company Plus Program

Posted on Friday, January 10, 2020 06:45 AM


The Entrepreneur Centre celebrates five years of success in supporting local entrepreneurship and launches another year of the Starter Company Plus


The Thunder Bay & District Entrepreneur Centre (EC) hosted the launch of the 2020 Starter Company Plus program on Thursday, Jan. 9, at the Courthouse Hotel. The 2020 Starter Company Plus program, originally known as the Starter Company, is now embarking on its sixth year of operation. The program launch was celebrated by past participants,...