CEDC News

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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Posted On Friday, July 13, 2018

Thunder Bay/Fort William First Nation leaders remain hopeful for new opportunities after learning this afternoon that Noront Resources’ ferrochrome processing plant to process chromite ore from the Ring of Fire will not be built in Thunder Bay.
Mayor Keith Hobbs and Fort William First Nation Chief Peter Collins learned of the decision from Noront’s senior officials at Thunder Bay City Hall this afternoon.
“While we are disappointed the plant will not...

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Posted On Wednesday, July 04, 2018

The fifth annual Summer Company Staples Youth Entrepreneurship Day tradeshow took place at Staples Thunder Bay today, showcasing the innovative work of young entrepreneurs.
The event highlighted this year’s participants of Summer Company – Ontario’s flagship youth entrepreneurship program, administered through the Thunder Bay & District Entrepreneur Centre every summer. The program is designed to help enterprising students between the ages of 15 and...

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Posted On Tuesday, February 13, 2018

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 www.gotothunderbay.ca.
"It...

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Posted On Tuesday, January 16, 2018

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...

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