Economic Development

Our mission is to enhance and expand the levels of compatible employment and assessment. To learn more about how the Economic Development Department can help you visit the Business in North Bay section of the City's website or visit us


To establish a Business Retention and Expansion program, that will help us identify and, where possible, rectify the barriers inhibiting their growth and prosperity, and identify opportunities.

To increase the success rate of our Investment Attraction program by integrating the services of The Business Centre Nipissing-Parry Sound, related community partners, and Federal and Provincial funding agencies with those of our own Business Unit to provide a turn-key service from prospect identification to project implementation.



Erin Richmond
 Manager of Economic Development
 (705) 474-0400 x2527
Tanya Bedard
 Economic Development Officer
 (705) 474-0400 x2318
Harold Wilson
 Business Development Officer
 (705) 474-0400 x2431
Vladimir Shehovtsov
 Business Development Officer
 (705) 474-0400 x2441
Annemarie Rhindress
 Administrative Assistant
 (705) 474-0400 x2417