CEDC News

Posted On Monday, June 29, 2020

Kirsten Kabernick, Program Coordinator - Thunder Bay CEDCThe Thunder Bay & District Entrepreneur Centre (EC) is pleased to announce the successful entrepreneurs who will receive a $5000 grant through the second round of the 2020 Starter Company Plus program. The 2020 Starter Company Plus program, originally known as the Starter Company, is in its 6 th year of operation and has been helping local entrepreneurs start up, expand, or buy their business. 
The second round of the program started just as the COVID-19 pandemic...

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Posted On Wednesday, June 24, 2020

Emily Lauzon, Workforce Development Officer, CEDCThe Thunder Bay Community Economic Development Commission (CEDC) continues to move forward with the Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot (RNIP) program despite the COVID-19 pandemic. The program is continuing remotely with great success. This past week Emily Lauzon, Workforce Development Officer with CEDC, announced that 12 healthcare workers including Registered Nurses, Registered Practical Nurses and Personal Support Workers have received community recommendations through the...
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Posted On Friday, June 05, 2020

CEDC_Logo_col Thunder Bay CEDC announces Economic Recovery Task Team and $75,000 in additional funding for local entrepreneur training program
Today the Thunder Bay Community Economic Development Commission (CEDC) announces the creation of an Economic Recovery Task Team (ERTT) consisting of CEDC staff and members of the City’s Executive Management Team. CEDC staff are engaged in outreach across all business sectors in Thunder Bay and are asking business owners how the COVID-19...

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Posted On Tuesday, June 02, 2020

CEDC_Logo Thunder Bay CEDC is here to support local business, industry & tourism partners through re-opening
The COVID-19 pandemic has undoubtedly affected the business community globally, in Canada, Ontario, and Northwestern Ontario. The Thunder Bay CEDC is a local resource committed to ensure the prosperity of Thunder Bay businesses, industry and tourism partners.
Many local businesses have adapted to the reality of COVID-19 and are now working hard to minimize its negative...

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Posted On Tuesday, June 02, 2020

Website-City-lrg Local COVID-19 business survey shows 91% experienced a decrease in sales; new and repeat business participation sought for second round
The partnership launched in April to survey the effects of COVID-19 on businesses in the Thunder Bay district has released the results of its first round of the survey, collected at the end of April. The Thunder Bay Chamber of Commerce, North Superior Workforce Planning Board, Thunder Bay CEDC and Northern Policy Institute agreed to collaborate...

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