Thunder Bay offers a wide variety of jobs, from entry level to executive management. Locals enjoy low commute times, low cost of living, incredibly beautiful landscapes and overall a lower stress lifestyle. Imagine how much time you would have with a 10 minute, stress free commute!

Due to its location, Thunder Bay is the hub of Ontario's Northwest. Career opportunities exist in growth sectors including transportation, natural resources, mining, manufacturing, energy and aerospace. These industries employ administrative personnel, skilled trades and general labourers.

The demand for professional services and knowledge workers is also growing in the city, with firms actively seeking accountants, clerks, administrative personnel, IT and healthcare workers.

Work here, live here. Further your career (and have time for your other life) as you enjoy this vibrant city and its welcoming community. To learn more about living, investing, and opportunity in Thunder Bay, visit

Employment directories

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Turn your dream business idea into reality!

Thunder Bay is home to a welcoming, thriving entrepreneurial community with access to plenty of support, learning resources and networking. Turn your vision into reality in one of the most beautiful places in the world while managing that elusive work-life balance!

Grow your business and grow your life. Enjoy this vibrant city and its abundance of natural beauty and recreation choices. Go To Thunder Bay. For Life.

Northwestern Ontario Innovation Centre

Whether you need connections, funding, resources, business expertise, training, or something completely different, the Innovation Centre is there to help you realize your vision.

Thunder Bay Chamber of Commerce

The Thunder Bay Chamber of Commerce consists of friendly, welcoming entrepreneurs. This active Chamber offers professional development and networking events, providing many opportunities for new entrepreneurs to connect into the supportive, local business community.

Thunder Bay & District Entrepreneur Centre

Thunder Bay & District Entrepreneur Centre provides free and confidential services such as consultations, business plan reviews, help with accessing funding sources, free workshops, youth programs and networking opportunities.

Small Business Resource Guide

The Thunder Bay Chamber of Commerce has created a web-based Small Business Resource Guide which provides a wealth of information for local businesses. Make sure you check it out!

Your next star employee already lives in Thunder Bay!

Post Secondary Graduates

Thunder Bay is home to Lakehead University and Confederation College which offer a multitude of recent and upcoming graduates who are looking to take the next step in their adventure and launch their careers.


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