An exciting, new socio-economic landscape is emerging in Northwestern Ontario as several major development projects re-shape the regional landscape.
Tens of thousands of mining claims have been staked throughout Northern Ontario in an area called the Ring of Fire. Experts predict that mining and related business activities could be worth over $120 billion. View maps of the Ring of Fire area and learn more about the emerging opportunities.
New waterfront development projects are being spearheaded by several municipalities. One of the largest projects is in the City of Thunder Bay, which is completing a $60 million multi-use waterfront development as a catalyst for the entire region. Read more >
Major downtown revitalization projects across the region reflect the demand for better quality of life and services in our region. New businesses, services, recreation and cultural facilities, construction developments and visitor attractions are all part of the new investments in the core of our communities. Read more >
Developing green and clean energy solutions is a strategic priority for many Northwestern Ontario communities, businesses and residents. Numerous solar, wind and biomass projects are in development or driving new innovation and technologies. Read more >