Thunder Bay Truck Centre 40th!
Thunder Bay Truck Centre Celebrates 40th Anniversary serving Northwestern Ontario by Scott A. Sumner It isn’t every day you get to visit a long time successful business in our area. It was fun to sit down with Dave Mack, General Manager of Thunder Bay Truck Centre, to talk about their 40th year anniversary of starting as a Peterbilt dealer in 1977. The company was previously known as KBM with various businesses. The maintenance division of that company was turned into the Peterbilt division! ... Read More
BDC Office Celebrates 55 Years
BDC Office Celebrates 55 Years in Thunder Bay by Scott A. Sumner Many years ago as a young person who had recently finished the Honours Bachelor of Commerce program at Lakehead University I got a job in business banking.That job was with the FBDB or Federal Business Development Bank which is now known as BDC! It was fun to sit down with John Guarasci, age 41, the Manager Business Centre Ontario North Thunder Bay and Sault Ste Marie to find out the Thunder Bay BDC has been open for 55 years. 55 years ... Read More
Five New Companies Announced
Five New Companies Announced for Costarter by Scott A. Sumner The Costarter Accelerator Program introduced its third cohort of five innovative companies at the hub:north incubator space in Waverley Library. The Costarter Accelerator Program is a three month intensive and mentorship-driven program in which the five companies receive a small investment of $15,000, office space, advisory assistance and access to funders. Over the three month period, each company will focus on moving their idea or early ... Read More