Aircraft life extensions keep Pilatus busy around the clockA plethora of heavy maintenance
aviation work has been a boon for the Pilatus Centre Canada in
Thunder Bay.Since moving into a state-of-the-art
sales and service shop on the north side of Thunder Bay International
Airport in 2011, the company has expanded its workforce and evolved
into a high volume shop running 24/7.“When we moved over here four years
ago, we had six full-time maintenance guys on the floor,” said
Steve Davey, executive vice-president and COO of the Pilatus Centre.
Grain volume through the Port of Thunder Bay
picked up in September, recording a 27 per cent increase over the
Last month, 850,000 tonnes were loaded onto
ships for overseas delivery. Year-to-date grain shipments are 4.92
million tonnes, up close to a million over last yea...
More than 400 business
and opinion leaders from across the North celebrated the achievements of 11
companies and individuals at the 29th annual Northern Ontario Business Awards (NOBA)
gala on Oct. 1 at the Victoria Inn in Thunder Bay.NOBA has become
the largest annual gathering of its kind in N...
This October, BDC Small Business Week
in Thunder Bay will feature an exciting calendar of events to
recognize the contributions of small business in the community.In the Thunder Bay district, small and
medium-sized businesses make up nearly 97 per cent of all business.This year’s theme for the w...
now access census data for the years 2001 to 2011 via an online interactive
data portal.The website,
Northbynumbers.ca, is a joint venture of the Northern Policy Institute, North Superior Workforce Planning Board, and the Sault Ste. Marie Innovation Centre.The interactive