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Tourism & Cultural Industries

In North Bay it is easy to enjoy four seasons along with the sights, sounds and tastes of favourite hot spots. Galleries, festivals, performances, and classes, coupled with tranquil scenery make it easy to get inspired and get creative.

North Bay is a well-known tourism destination for outdoor activities across all four seasons, from ice fishing on frozen lake Nipissing, and skiing on Laurentian hill, to swimming and canoeing in beautiful Trout Lake, and hiking the Duchesnay Falls trails.

Beyond nature's embrace, North Bay boasts a vibrant arts and culture scene, contributing significantly to the region's economic landscape.


Tourism is a significant contributor to the North Bay region’s economy with an estimated 1.2 million visitors annually. In addition to being a destination for adventure and relaxation, the city is host to a plethora of sporting and meeting events throughout the year, providing ample opportunities for growth and investment.

Cultural Industries

North Bay provides many opportunities to experience arts, culture, and entertainment. Art and performances from our abundance of talented artists can be viewed at local art galleries, theatres, pubs, bars, and markets.

Embrace the advantages of North Bay's flourishing tourism and cultural sectors, where the intersection of nature and creativity provides a distinctive backdrop for business growth and work-life balance.

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