Economic Development

The Economic Development Department assists existing businesses, prospective investors, and community partners with business and community development projects.

  • Site searches and tours;
  • Sale/lease of municipally-owned land;
  • Market analysis;
  • Public funding application and financial structuring assistance;
  • Film/TV Division administration;
  • Business retention and expansion assistance;
  • Export initiatives support; and
  • Liaise with Federal and Provincial governments to support business and facilitate market development and trade opportunities.

Together with the Regional Small Business Enterprise Centre, the Economic Development Department provides additional guidance and support related to unique client needs.

General Contact Information

Economic Development Department
Corporation of the City of North Bay
200 McIntyre St. East
North Bay, ON Canada
P1B 8H8

Telephone: (705) 474-0400 
Toll Free: (800) 465-1882
Fax: (705) 474-4493


Erin Richmond
 Manager of Economic Development
 (705) 474-0400 x2527
Tanya Bedard
 Economic Development Officer
 (705) 474-0400 x2318
Annemarie Rhindress
 Administrative Assistant
 (705) 474-0400 x2417
Leslie Burn
 Economic Development Officer
 705-474-0400 ext. 2431