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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200 Jobs Coming with Bombardier!

Posted in Uncategorized by lmi_thunderbay on June 15, 2010

Metrolinx and Bombardier will provide 182 light rail vehicles, with a possibility of 118 more, over the next 10 years. “Project management, production engineering and final assembly of the vehicles will be done in Thunder Bay.” This will create some 200 jobs for Thunder Bay’s workforce! Check out the article here: http://chroniclejournal.com/stories_local.php?id=272678

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