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Thunder Bay Community Economic Development Commission

Small City. Big Possibilities

The mandate of the Thunder Bay Community Economic Development Commission is to operate in a way that is:

  • Project based
  • Business led
  • Partner driven
  • Community supported

CEDC receives formal proposals on projects that will contribute to economic development. It responds quickly to new opportunities and initiatives to attract direct financial involvement from government and private sectors. CEDC’s staff will assist your business with attaining essential information for decision making.

The Thunder Bay and District Entrepreneur Centre and Tourism Thunder Bay are both located in the CEDC’s administrative office and operate under the CEDC umbrella.

We are responsible for:

  • Business development
  • Business retention and expansion
  • Entrepreneurial support
  • Opportunity promotion
  • Collection and assessment of key business data

Incorporated in December 2006, CEDC is an arms-length Community Development Corporation, led by an independent board with core funding from the City of Thunder Bay.