Top 10 Employers in Thunder Bay

With local medical and law schools at Lakehead University and with world-class medical research at the Thunder Bay Regional Research Institute, this stream of innovation will continue into the future, attracting more and more bright people.

Innovate here, live here. Enjoy this vibrant city with easy access to nature and your favourite kind of recreation. Go To Thunder Bay. For Life.

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Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre – Acute care, teaching hospital that serves Thunder Bay and all of Northwestern Ontario, operates one of the busiest Emergency Departments and is one of the top research hospitals in Canada.

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Lakehead District School Board – Elementary and secondary schools for students from Junior Kindergarten through Grade 12 and adult education for those over 18.

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St. Joseph’s Care Group – Eight facilities with care programs focused on Physical Rehabilitation and Complex Care, Mental Health and Addiction Services as well as Long-Term Care Services.

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Lakehead University – A comprehensive university offering a diverse range of programs from science and arts to professional degree programs, undergraduate, graduate, aboriginal and other programs.

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City of Thunder Bay – Municipal government that serves more than 120,000 residents.

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Government of Ontario – Provincial government service, Ontario Public Service, is operated out of Thunder Bay.

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Thunder Bay Catholic District School Board - Elementary, secondary and alternative education programs for students from Junior Kindergarten through Grade 12.

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Bombardier Transportation – The world's leading manufacturer of both planes and trains, with an extensive and diverse portfolio of winning mobility solutions, focused on making mobility more efficient, sustainable and inviting.

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Confederation College – Career-focused education programs, from apprenticeships to diplomas, degrees to post-graduate certificates, continuing education and part-time studies.

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Resolute Forest Products – Global leader in the forest products industry with a diverse range of products, including market pulp, wood products, tissue, newsprint and specialty papers. Between Resolute's three regional sawmills, the company employs close to 1,000 people.




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Why Thunder Bay

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Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre is a national leader in Patient and Family Centred Care.


“At work, every day I am warmly and kindly welcomed by Ojibwe and Oji-Cree peoples. It was hardly a time before the beauty and possibilities of the the North Shore of Lake Superior, and the national and provincial parks, had me captivated”.

- Dr. Peter Braunberger, Psychiatrist 

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