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Local Organizations that Provide Training in Thunder Bay

Anishinabek Employment and Training Services

Anishinabek Employment and Training Services partners with local businesses to provide training to First Nation Citizens.

Canada Ontario Job-Grant

This grant provides financial assistance to employers who are investing in training for their employees.

North Superior Workforce Planning Board

This board connects community partners with the mission of improving quality of life through workforce development. They provide research into Thunder Bay's labour market and work with local businesses and organizations to create strategic plans and projects to address the specific needs of the local labour market. Contact North Superior Workplace Planning Board about their training programs.

Northwest Employment Works (NEW)

NEW provides services to help businesses in Thunder Bay with hiring and training their employees.View their calendar of upcoming workshops.

Northwestern Ontario Innovation Centre

This centre provides business support for new and existing businesses. They provide assistance through networking, mentorship, help with finding funding, training employees and providing business expertise. They offer a Training Lab which is available for rent and to send employees to one of their training courses. View the Northwestern Ontario Innovation Centre’s upcoming events.

Thunder Bay Chamber of Commerce

The Chamber of Commerce provides opportunities to help local businesses grow. Members of the Chamber can attend professional development sessions, peer networking events and luncheons to expand their knowledge and business connections. Check out Thunder Bay Chamber of Commerce's upcoming events.

Thunder Bay & District Entrepreneur Centre

The Thunder Bay & District Entrepreneur Centre is funded through a partnership between the Province of Ontario and the City of Thunder Bay. We help you determine what you need to do before, during and after launching your business. The Entrepreneur Centre also provides free training and workshops to entrepreneurs.

YES Employment Services

YES Employment Services is a non-profit, charitable, community-based organization. They represent community services, business, and labour as well as education and training locally. YES offers workshops to assist you with all aspects of your job search.



Thunder Bay has world-class health and medical research facilities, including the Northern Ontario Medical School and the Thunder Bay Regional Research Institute.


"The Innovation Centre was pivotal in our formative years providing workspace, talent, and resources to help us grow" – Eric Tribe, Health eFx Read the full story


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