North Bay’s world-class telecommunication infrastructure, service quality, and proximity to U.S. clients have helped the industry grow. In the IT field, North Bay is recognized for software development, application, and hardware maintenance. Canada’s twin fibre-optic routes crisscross only in North Bay, providing full redundancy and a unique competitive advantage. This sector includes:
Advantages for ICT companies operating or considering locating in North Bay include:
North Bay General Hospital was the first in the world to perform a tele-robotic surgery, in which the patient was at the hospital in North Bay and the surgeon was 400 kilometres away in Hamilton, Ontario.
North Bay is a diverse community that offers a perfect blend of opportunity and easy living. With a population of approximately 51,553 and a trading area of 112,000, North Bay offers economic advantages with easy access to larger Canadian and U.S. markets.