North Bay’s diverse local economy is supported by vibrant business and industry sectors. With a strong balanced mix of commercial, industrial and institutional operations, North Bay continues to grow by encouraging local expansions and by attracting new compatible companies.
Our industrial firms experience a high level of success because they have a diversified offering, produce highly engineered, high margin, low volume products for a global market.
The diversified economy is comprised of the following priority sectors: advanced manufacturing, aviation and aerospace, education, health sciences, information communication technology, and mining supply and service. Other key sectors include construction, film and television, forestry, public administration, trade and commerce, transportation and tourism. The available skilled workforce, often educated at the local post-secondary institutions, is experienced and highly regarded.
North Bay is a diverse community that offers a perfect blend of opportunity and easy living. With a population of approximately 54,000 and a trading area of 112,000, North Bay offers economic advantages with easy access to larger Canadian and U.S. markets.