While the City of North Bay has a diversified economic base that provides its products and services to the global marketplace, these sectors are equally matched by a large public sector. As a result, health, education and government are among the list of the city's top employers.
Our Federal and Provincial partners play a major role in our community development initiatives. Their combined presence also has a significant economic impact in our region.
Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services Technology Solutions Branch in North Bay is responsible for the development/support for ministry programs, including dispatch and report functions for 40 municipal police services and the OPP, centralized offender information and ambulance dispatch.
The Federal Government (Service Canada) Building on Shirreff Avenue houses FedNor, Veterans Affairs and Human Resources Social Development Canada.
The Provincial Government (Service Ontario) Building on McKeown Avenue houses the Ministries of Transportation, Education & Training, Health Promotion, Finance, Northern Development and Mines, Citizenship & Immigration, Tourism, Culture, and the Ontario Rental Housing Tribunal.
Approximately 35% of North Bay's workforce is employed by various public sector employers
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.