Baylor project concludes with key recommendations for city 

April 22, 2016 - Today’s community presentation marked the conclusion of the Baylor Focus Firm Partnership Project and stakeholders are feeling positive about the municipality’s future. Read more

Final Presentation

Click here for the final presentation slide deck. 

Baylor community presentation

The Baylor-North Bay Focus Firm project comes to a close with Phase II Baylor representatives presenting their final recommendations to the community on Friday, April 22 at 2 p.m. in the Nipissing University Theatre (Room F213, 100 College Drive).

All North Bay and area residents are invited to attend. Free parking will be available in lots 1 and 5. Seating may be limited due to a large expected turnout (over 150 attendees already confirmed), however, additional seating with a live feed will be available to accommodate overflow.

Live streaming of the presentation will be available at: 

A link to the presentation will also be posted on this page next week. 

Baylor to present final recommendations to community on Friday, April 22

After eight months of ongoing activity and collaboration, the Baylor Focus Firm Project comes to a close on Friday, April 22 with a final presentation to the community at 2 p.m. Read more

Invest North Bay welcomes Phase II Baylor representatives to the City

February 26, 2016 – In their final phase of information gathering, four Baylor MBA candidates representing Phase II of the Focus Firm Project are visiting the City this week. Read More

North Bay delegation returns from Waco with fresh perspective

February 2, 2016 - Strong commitment and partnership was demonstrated as Baylor University faculty and students hosted a delegation from Invest North Bay Development Corporation in Waco, Texas last week. Read More

Baylor survey launches next chapter

January 25, 2016 - The City of North Bay has officially begun Phase II of the Focus Firm project with Baylor University. Nineteen graduate students from Baylor are steering the next chapter which will focus on the key areas of opportunities identified in Phase I of the project - the development of strategic priorities, as well as the need for enhanced communication, retention and promotion. Read more

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Phase I Baylor Community Presentation



Phase I survey promo video


Survey results provide basis for recommendations and opportunities for the City

December 11,2015 - With today’s public presentation marking the conclusion of Phase I of the Baylor Focus Firm Partnership Project, all collaborators are pleased with the outcomes and eager to enter the next stage of the project. Read More

Final Presentation

Click here to access the Phase I Final Presentation.

Baylor to present survey results at public session

December 8, 2015 - Following a community-wide survey launched in November, a delegation from Baylor University is inviting the public to attend an open presentation on Friday, December 11 at 2 p.m. at the North Bay Regional Health Centre in the Auditorium. Read more

City Seeking Public Input – Baylor University Survey Available Online

November 4, 2015 - As part of a partnership between Baylor University and the Invest North Bay Development Corporation announced in September, the Baylor research team is now seeking public input through an online survey.  The survey is the result of the Invest North Bay Development Corporation’s commitment to understand how people truly feel about the community. Read more

Research Partnership Officially Kicks Off

October 2, 2015 - The research project between Baylor University and the City of North Bay is formally kicking off this week. The focus of the research project is to assist in the creation of a community vision as well as identify strategic priorities that will act as a catalyst for progress, sustain and improve capacities and ideally foster job creation within the North Bay region. Read more...

North Bay Laying the Foundation for Growth

September 21, 2015 - Earlier today, the City of North Bay announced a research partnership with Baylor University that will formulate the basis for a long-term economic development plan for the city. Baylor University, a top-ranking and internationally-respected American post-secondary institution, will engage in a multi-phased study to distinguish the municipality’s competitive outlook with insight from the community, and propose solutions for the City to remain viable and increasingly successful in the long-term. Read more...