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Confederation College 50th!
Confederation College Celebrates 50 Years! by Scott A. Sumner Confederation College has been an important part of Thunder Bay for 50 years now and 2017 will be a year of celebration! The college opened in September 1967 with a grand total of 238 students and 9 programs with a staff of 9. It intially opened on May Street and at Churchill High School before their initial building at the current site, the McIntyre building. “ We still have one old portable that has been with us for 50 years. ... Read More
NW Economy in 2017
How Is The Economy Of Northwestern Ontario Doing in 2017? I asked three Thunder Bay people involved in our economy for their opinions about what to expect in 2017 in Northwestern Ontario. Here is what they said! Richard Pohler, Senior Economic Development Officer at the CEDC What is your opinion of our current local economy? “ It is an economy that is in constant change and transition. We have seen new activities come to the region particularly in gold mining. Forestry has rebounded somewhat ... Read More