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Thunder Bay Housing Stats


The City of Thunder Bay offers affordable lifestyles to residents and newcomers. In 2010, the Demographic International Housing Affordability Survey ranked Thunder Bay First nationally.


Major Employers

  • City of Thunder Bay (municipal government)
  • Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre (acute care hospital)
  • Lakehead District School Board (elementary and secondary education)
  • Government of Ontario / Management Board of Cabinet (provincial government)
  • St. Joseph’s Care Group (complex care, rehabilitation, long term care, supportive housing and mental health)
  • Lakehead University (education)
  • Thunder Bay Catholic District School Board (education)
  • Abitibi-Bowater (pulp and paper, forest products)
  • Confederation College (education)
  • Bombardier Transportation ( mass transportation, equipment manufacturing)
  • Government of Canada (federal government)
  • Mining in Northwestern Ontario: (a recent study has predicted that
    • Northwestern Ontario mines will yield $136 billion in mined product and provide 13,149 jobs to Northwestern Ontarians)


Thunder Bay Links

Arts and Heritage

Community Groups & Associations


First Nations



Sports and Recreation

Thunder Bay is well known for its affordabile and accessible sports programs, sport centers, and communiiy involvement. There are many accomplished atheletes who originated from Thunder Bay and are recognized as World Class Atheletes. Beyond Thunder Bays Olympic Metalist in sking, cycling, running, swimming , there are many NHL hockey players and professional soccer players.

Sport Activities

Sports and Recreation Centers


Thunder Bay’s Air transportation has grown considerably. There are many direct flights daily to international airports and large metropolition locations both within the United States and Canada...... Air Canada, United, Porter, and West Jet Airlines. Thunder Bay International Airports Authority


Neighbouring Communities

Northwestern Ontario Municipalities