Economic officials are going to focus on several business sectors in the next three years.
Thunder Bay’s Community Economic Development Commission has launched its latest Strategic Plan for 2019-2022.
CEO Doug Murray highlighted many initiatives including repurposing the Ontario Power Generation plant for something forestry related.
He also emphasized the need to put more effort into getting new contracts for our local Bombardier plant.
Murray emphasized the importance of tourism noting several hotels are looking to open up shop in our city.
The CEDC CEO is proud of the recent Porter announcement of a new maintenance base saying they’ve been working on that file since 2016 and more announcements should come shortly.
Murray stresses the future of business will require partnerships with Fort William First Nation, Matawa and others.