North Bay recently paid tribute to our community’s military history on Armed Forces Day. The event held on June 16th, welcomed thousands to Canadore College’s Aviation Campus and was followed by the City’s kick-off to Canada 150 celebrations on June 17th with an air demonstration and concert at the North Bay waterfront. Read More.
North Bay, Ont. - June 27, 2017) - The Hydrogen Business Council of Canada together with the Invest North Bay Development Corporation are pleased to be hosting Hydrogen for Sustainable Northern Communities Forum. Read More.
(North Bay, Ont. - May 4, 2017) - The Invest North Bay Development Corporation introduced a new Downtown Revitalization Committee today.
"With this group, our board is very pleased to provide some additional focus on one of the key areas of our regional economy," said George Burton, chair of Invest North Bay. "We are extremely confident that the slate of candidates will add value to our efforts aimed at improving our downtown core and the waterfront." Read more.
(North Bay, Ont. - March 6, 2017) - Today, Invest North Bay Development Corporation and Invest Yakutia signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) which focuses on development and exploration of business, educational, applied research and cultural projects between the City of North Bay, Ontario and the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia), Russia. Read more.
(North Bay, Ont. – January 19/20, 2017) – Sixteen years after Forty Words for Sorrow, the first novel in North Bay native and author Giles Blunt’s best-selling John Cardinal Mysteries series, was published, the award-winning novel has been adapted for television. Read more.
"Within a one mile radius we were able to shoot at a rustic off-the-grid cabin, in a modern high tech hospital, within an old growth forest, under a concrete underpass, on an ice covered lake, on a snow covered highway and shot “green screen” car driving process in a huge garage - And that was just our first three days. The City of North Bay is small enough that everything's close by but big enough to have all the comforts and amenities needed to service a production. I look forward to coming back for future seasons of Hard Rock Medical."
Derek Diorio, Director/Producer, Hard Rock Medical
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"S3 came to North Bay looking for a place to undertake technical trials and testing of equipment for our future sub-orbital shuttle. We were attracted by the possibilities at the airport, facilities at Canadore College and open airspace. What we have found is tremendous support and forward thinking that has made our partnership nothing short of exemplary."
Rolf Brant - S3 Representative in Canada
"I have attended, exhibited and spoken at space conferences all over the world. Rarely have I been at one which was better organised and bursting with such enthusiasm. Government, industry, academia and citizenry all united with a common purpose. North Bay has the potential to become an important center of excellence for aerospace on an international scale."
Robert Godwin - CEO Apogee Books speaking about YYB North Bay World Space Week