Business Digest Thunder Bay Feb 13 – Feb 20

Business Digest

Business Digest

THUNDER BAY – Business – Business News Digest is a new weekly feature which will run Wednesdays offering events which are upcoming in our region.

Business Digest

Think Globally… Act Locally

Think Globally… Act Locally is hosted by the North Superior Workforce Planning Board. The keynote address by Thomas Townsend will be followed by a facilitated discussion designed to bring community partners such as you, to a common understanding of what needs to be done to ready the region and its workforce for the opportunities in the coming years. 

February 19, 2013 from 11:30 am – 2:00 pm

These opportunities will be presented through retirements of baby-boomers across all sectors, as well as sector-specific development (i.e. mining specific and related support services, forestry, manufacturing, etc.). 

For more information: Think Globally… Act Locally

SHIFT Network 

Shift NetworkJoin the SHIFT Network on Thursday February 21st at 6:30PM in Rumours Dining Room at Confederation College for a fabulous 3 course meal, cash bar, tips on formal business dinner etiquette from Lisa Lemarquand, the owner of White Fox Inn, and a speed networking tutorial by Herp Lamba (Investors Group). 

Be sure to register for this annual event as it is sure to sell out fast! 

Register at:

SHIFT Network is where Thunder Bay’s young professionals network and have fun! 

Visit the SHIFT Network Facebook Page

Central Canada Outdoor Show

Central Canada Outdoor ShowCentral Canada Outdoor Show hosted by the Thunder Bay Chamber of Commerce takes place on Feb 22-24th 2013;

Friday:  5pm – 9pm; Saturday: 10am – 5pm; Sunday: 10am – 4pm  – $6.00 Admission (12 and under free)
Includes exhibitors, entertainment, children’s activities, food vendors and presentations. Features includes: Airgun Range, Antler Measuring, Archery Range, BMX Demos, Build A Boat, Computer Games, Cycling Races, Electric Bike Trials, Inflatable Castle, Paintball, Photo Contest, Rowing Races, Watercraft Safety Exam, and Wildlife Displays. Come out and join us! Fun for the whole family!

Event takes place at: The Sports Dome located at 141 Northern Ave., Thunder Bay, Ontario.

Fort William First Nations – Mining Conference

Date: March 25, 2013 8:30 AM – March 26, 2013 4:30 PM 
Location: Fort William First Nation Community Centre, 90 Anemki Drive, Thunder Bay, ON

Open to the Public!

Hear from speakers in the mining industry about training, employment and economic development opportunities for the future.

Visit tradeshow booths from mining related industries.

For more information and to register online visit


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