Thunder Bay, your gateway to a better life.

Thunder Bay has some of Ontario’s best assets and offers a diverse experience. This small size city provides big possibilities with numerous advantages over other similar cities, which are yours to discover.

Come to one of the best small cities in Canada. Located at the centre of a growing region, with proximity to the US border, diverse economic and lifestyle opportunities, and a diverse population.

People come to Thunder Bay for economic opportunities. They stay for the stunning nature, new friends and better way of life.

Quality of Life

Steps from nature and outdoor recreation, people who live in Thunder Bay enjoy sailing, hiking, camping and lake life in the summer, and skiing, boarding and snowmobiling in the winter.  Best of all, people have time here. With the average commute to work about 10 minutes, work-life balance is a daily reality for working professionals in Thunder Bay.


Thunder Bay is a welcoming and multicultural community.  It also happens to be one of the cleanest and greenest cities in Canada too. Thanks to the diverse and growing economy, the future looks bright for the local population as well as the thousands of Canadians, newcomers and international students currently enrolled in the city’s post-secondary institutions.

Cost of Living

One of the main reasons people choose to stay or move to Thunder Bay is for the low cost of living. The District of Thunder Bay offers a wide range of neighbourhoods that cater to an even broader range of people. The city and its suburbs are close to lakes, beaches, forests and parks, so residents enjoy superior living without breaking the bank. A single detached home can be purchased in Thunder Bay for under $200,000.

City Experiences

With a beautiful waterfront, modern downtown and vibrant restaurants and bars, Thunder Bay attracts young, urban and intelligent professionals, new Canadians and entrepreneurs from all over the world. The local food, arts and cultural scene feature front and centre of local life. Throughout the summer, Thunder Bay streets are lined with outdoor patios, music, festivals and events. From retail shopping and restaurants, to theatres and sports, the Thunder Bay lifestyle has everything you need.

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Follow us as we showcase the best of life as a local, from exciting activities to hidden gems, all while celebrating the high quality of life that makes Thunder Bay a great place to live.

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