Benefits for new and existing manufacturers include:

  • Eligibility for generous financial support in the Northern Ontario region, from both the provincial and federal governments. Financial support includes wage subsidies, research and development grants, tax credits and incentive term loans for capital projects
  • North Bay’s municipal government has reduced industrial taxes by 66%, one of the lowest rates in Ontario making the city extremely competitive with most United States communities. In a recent survey, North Bay ranked first among 14 comparative cities for the lowest industrial tax rates
  • No industrial development charges and municipally-serviced industrial land available at competitive rates
  • Skilled and readily available workforce
A photo of a kayak being made

A diverse variety of products are manufactured in North Bay, ranging from the world’s first fuel-cell to power a locomotive, to construction consumables, drill rigs, pedal boats, kayaks, servo-writers, and more.

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