North Bay Feature

North Bay photographer Patrick Gilbert is showcasing his hometown through a series of corporate videos for the City of North Bay.
Photographer reinventing the corporate videoThe prospect of shooting mundane corporate videos may pay the bills, but it really didn’t stir Patrick Gilbert’s creative juices.So the North Bay photographer and multi-media producer decided to create a demonstration project that would showcase his full range of ability and skill.Gilbert wanted a corporate video that didn’t look corporate; something that was deeply personal, that lived and breathed the lives of the people he was profiling.“I’d done some corporate videos, but I was havin...

North Bay News

Working at height with no safety belt?
The director of a Mississauga company pleaded guilty and was fined $3,000 in a North Bay courtroom for failing to ensure that workers on elevated work platforms were using safety belts.The workers were performing stucco work on the exterior of a five-storey office building in North Bay on October 2...
Fourth tenant arrives at North Bay business park
Comsatec, a Callander-based energy management firm, is joining the parade of companies heading up to the new business park at North Bay’s Jack Garland Airport.The company will build a 20,000-squarefoot hangar this spring to provide leasing space opportunities for aircraft. Comsatec principal ...
Cementation picks up industrial land property
North Bay-based mine builders Cementation Canada have picked up some land in the city’s Gateway Industrial Park with an eye on future expansion.The 6.5-acre property is adjacent to the company’s existing shop on Legault Street where its raise boring and shaft sinking equipment is stored.Company...
North Bay studies waterfront options
The frozen shores of North Bay’s waterfront may be a magnet for ice anglers, but the city wants to attract more people down to Lake Nipissing on a year-round basis.The city embarked last year on a waterfront tourist commercial attraction feasibility study looking to attract more tourists and cr...

North Bay Community Profile

Quick Facts  2013 Municipal Tax Rate 

Population: 53,651

Location: 3.5-hr drive from Toronto and Ottawa

Main industries: mining supply and services, health, aerospace, ICT, and advanced manufacturing 

Commercial occupied: 

3.84% (municipal + education)

Industrial occupied:

3.18% (municipal + education)

Target Growth Areas  Real Estate 


Advanced manufacturing

Mining supply and services

Information communications technology (ICT)

Average cost of a four-bedroom home: $240,000 for detached bungalow

 Developments for 2014  Top 5 Employers 

McKeown Avenue

Expansion at (North Bay Jack Garland Airport) 


North Bay Regional Health Centre

School Boards

Canadian Forces Base North Bay

Ontario Northland Transportation Commission

Provincial Government