Thunder Bay releases economic development action plan

Northern Ontario Business
February 2, 2023
Category: Business & Politics
Region: Canada, Canada East

Supporting northwestern Ontario’s mining and forestry economy is one of the stated goals of a new strategic action plan tabled by the Thunder Bay Community Economic Development Commission (CEDC). The CEDC released its 2023-2025 Strategic Action Plan, Shaping a Sustainable Future, on Jan. 31. Growing and promoting the northwestern Ontario’s city’s growing service and supply companies engaged in natural resources sectors was listed among five “strategic pillars’ that included workforce and immigration, tourism, and strengthening the community and supporting business. …The commission has identified that it wants to attract investment and support research and innovation in manufacturing, mining, commodity processing, agriculture and energy while looking to involve Indigenous partnerships.

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