CEDC News

Posted On Wednesday, November 13, 2019

A delegation of business, government and labour representatives from Thunder Bay have just returned from Toronto following meetings with senior Provincial and City of Toronto representatives focused on discussing the many mutual benefits associated with Thunder Bay’s long-standing and important transportation relationship with Toronto.
The delegation also outlined the transportation linkages between the two cities and the need to address domestic content requirements.
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Posted On Thursday, November 07, 2019

Eric Zakrewski Named New CEO of CEDCThe Thunder Bay Community Economic Development Commission (CEDC) Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Eric Zakrewski as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of CEDC, effective November 18, 2019. Mr. Murray will stay on to assist Eric in a successful integration into the department.
"I would like to take this opportunity on behalf of the Board of Directors and staff to welcome Eric, and look forward to working together for the benefit of Thunder Bay's economic...

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Posted On Friday, October 18, 2019

Small Business Week CommitteeFor 75 years, BDC has been working alongside Canadian entrepreneurs to help them build and grow their businesses. This year, for BDC Small Business Week, they are shinning the spotlight on the changing face of entrepreneurship in Canada and the trailblazers behind the business.
At an event on Friday, Oct. 18, held at City Hall, the Mayor officially proclaimed Oct. 20 – 26 as BDC Small Business Week TM. 
“With the national theme, ‘Canada: a nation...

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Posted On Friday, October 11, 2019

 $40,000 Digital Main Street Grant will help main street businesses improve online presence.
The Thunder Bay Community Economic Development Commission (CEDC) today announced a $40,000 grant they received from Digital Main Street (DMS) is being used to fund a Digital Service Squad to help main street small businesses improve their online capabilities. The CEDC in partnership with the Waterfront District BIA will manage the program on behalf of the two participating...

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Posted On Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Go To Thunder Bay Health WebsiteA new platform specifically for the recruitment of physicians and medical professionals was launched today by Thunder Bay CEDC. An extension of its existing attraction tool, Go To Thunder Bay, the new health recruitment platform – WWW.GOTOTHUNDERBAY.CA/HEALTH – will be used to target professionals needed to fill some of the city’s most in-demand jobs, including personal support workers (PSWs), nurses, pharmacists, technicians and technologists, as well as family...
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