CEDC News

Posted On Wednesday, July 10, 2019

The sixth annual Summer Company-Staples Youth Entrepreneurship Day took place today at Staples Thunder Bay. The tradeshow showcased this year’s participants of Summer Company – Ontario’s flagship youth entrepreneurship program which is administered through the Thunder Bay & District Entrepreneur Centre every summer. The program is designed to help enterprising students between the ages of 15 and 29 start and run their own businesses over the summer months....
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Posted On Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Following the announcement of significant pending job losses at the local Bombardier plant, the City will continue to do everything within its power to support residents and maintain the economic stability of Thunder Bay and the region.
“We have been talking to everybody who is relevant to this situation and working hard for some time,” said Mayor Bill Mauro. “We would like to see all parties work together to come to an agreement that would see jobs remain...

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Posted On Monday, July 08, 2019

Joint media release from CEDC (Community Economic Development Commission) and CEMI (Centre for Excellence in Mining Innovation):
Mining Innovation: CEMI, Sudbury, Ontario and CEDC, Thunder Bay, Ontario sign memorandum of understanding to co-develop capacity of the mining innovation ecosystem.
In an effort to help strengthen collaboration across Ontario and leverage resources within the mining innovation ecosystem, the Centre for Excellence in Mining Innovation (CEMI)...

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Posted On Thursday, December 20, 2018

The Thunder Bay Community Economic Development Commission (CEDC) hosted the 17 th Annual Home for the Holidays Healthcare Career Fair today at the Victoria Inn.
Healthcare students, professionals, physicians, and recent graduates attended the networking event, having the opportunity to meet and talk to 28 exhibiting healthcare organizations from Thunder Bay and throughout the region. Home for the Holidays initially started as a reception for local medical students attending...

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Posted On Friday, October 12, 2018

BDC Small Business Week will be Oct. 14 through Oct. 20, as declared by Mayor Hobbs this morning.
BDC Small Business Week has been celebrating entrepreneurship since 1979. Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC), along with partners Thunder Bay Community Economic Development Commission (CEDC)/Thunder Bay & District Entrepreneur Centre (EC), PARO Centre for Women’s Enterprise, Northwestern Ontario Innovation Centre, Thunder Bay Chamber of Commerce, Thunder Bay Ventures,...

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