Thunder Bay District LMI Blog

Highway Construction Plans Lead to Big Employment Boost

Posted in Employment Opportunities by lmi_thunderbay on November 1, 2010
According to the September edition of Northwest Ontario Labour Market Monitor (Available here), several highway construction projects funded through the “Open Ontario” plan are set to begin shortly throughout Northwestern Ontario. A 14km section between Thunder Bay and Nipigon will create 400 jobs; a second expansion project between Thunder Bay and Nipigon will create 300 jobs; and a section of Highway 11 east of Longlac expects to create 40 positions. Good news for our labour force!
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Employment Ontario Employment Services Program Offered by NEW, YES, and LES!

Posted in Employment Opportunities, Employment Services, Government by lmi_thunderbay on August 20, 2010

Acquiring new skills and finding a job just got a little easier in Thunder Bay. On August 19th, 2010, Northwest Employment Works (NEW) (formerly JobConnect), Your Employment Services (YES), and Lakehead Employment Services (LES) joined forces to offer the full suite of Employment Ontario employment services. Job seekers of all demographics can now go to either of these organizations to access employment help! Read the full article here: http://www.tbnewswatch.com/news/Default.aspx?cid=105944

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Global Sticks Inc. – Employing between 80-100 people coming soon!

Posted in Employment Opportunities, Thunder Bay by lmi_thunderbay on May 18, 2010

May 18, 2010 – Thunder Bay made national news on Tuesday with an article in the Globe and Mail relating to the new manufacturing prospects of Global Sticks Inc. Check out the article by clicking here.

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New Call Centre – 400 Jobs On the Way!

Posted in Employment Opportunities by lmi_thunderbay on May 5, 2010

Chronicle Journal – May 5, 2010

A new call centre opening in Thunder Bay could create up to 400 local jobs, the company‘s CEO says. On-Line Support (OLS) will open its inbound call centre in the former StarTek location in Victoriaville Centre this summer, president and CEO Ross Beattie said during a news conference at city hall Tuesday afternoon. Read the rest of the story by clicking here.

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