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Community Economic Development Commission Wins Advertising Award

Posted on Monday, February 12, 2018 07:00 PM

February 13, 2018 - Thunder Bay's Community Economic Development Commission (CEDC) has won an Economic Developers Council of Ontario (EDCO) Award of Excellence for advertisements that were placed on Toronto Transit Commission vehicles in 2017. 

The winning advertising campaign encouraged residents of Toronto, or anyone else riding that city's transit, to consider the advantages of living, working or investing in Thunder Bay and to visit

"It is an honour to be recognized...

Thunder Bay 1 of 4 Cities in the Running for Noront Ferrochrome Production Facility

Posted on Monday, January 15, 2018 07:00 PM

January 16, 2018 - At the first of two Public Information Sessions, Doug Murray, CEO of the Community Economic Development Commission (CEDC), presented some of the City and Fort William First Nation`s Request for Proposal to be the location for the Noront Resources ferrochrome production facility.

The four-city competition is between Thunder Bay/Fort William First Nation, Sault Ste. Marie, Sudbury and Timmins. The deadline for submissions is Feb. 2.

"We have been working with Fort William First Nation...

Celebrating Small Businesses

Posted on Thursday, October 12, 2017 08:00 PM

October 13, 2017 - The Community Economic Development Commission, various City partners, and the Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC) will be celebrating entrepreneurship during BDC Small Business WeekTM. BDC Small Business Week runs from Oct. 15 - 21, as declared by Councillor Shelby Ch'ng this morning at City Hall. 

BDC Small Business WeekTM (SBW) is an annual celebration of entrepreneurship that the Business Development Bank of Canada has been organizing for 38 years.

BDC, along with partners...

Greenstone Gold Delivers Update on Hardrock Project

Posted on Thursday, August 24, 2017 08:00 PM

August 25, 2017 - Greenstone Gold Mines GP Inc. (GGM), a joint venture partnership between Centerra Gold Inc. and Premier Gold Mines Ltd., is planning the development, construction, and operation, of an open pit gold mine and mill known as the Hardrock Project located in Geraldton. General Manager Eric Lamontagne and members of his management team delivered an update last evening to a group of over 100 people at the Victoria Inn regarding the world class gold deposit. The event was hosted by the...

Noront Resources Considers Thunder Bay for Ferrochrome Processing Facility

Posted on Wednesday, July 19, 2017 08:00 PM

July 20, 2017 - Noront Resources LTD. delivered a presentation on their plans to construct a ferrochrome processing facility (FPF) in Northern Ontario. Alan Coutts, Noront CEO and President, and Stephen Flewelling, Chief Development Officer, spoke to a group of community leaders and representatives from regional mining service and supply companies, Aboriginal and Indigenous groups, and all levels of government. The event was organized by the Thunder Bay Community Economic Development Commission (CEDC)...