If you can work from anywhere, work from here.
Life's Better by the Lake
Many of us have realized the importance of work-life balance and a lifestyle beyond the big city. In Thunder Bay you’re never more than 10 minutes away from the lake, your workplace or home. That means less time commuting and more time for living.
Stay Connected by the Lake
In recent years, Tbaytel has worked to secure fibre networks throughout the City and are currently installing a Fibre – to-the –home network to rural Thunder Bay. With a commitment to providing the best telecommunications solutions available, residents can work, do business and stay connected to the world even from home.
Best housing prices in Ontario
Thunder Bay is among the most affordable places to live In Canada. According to the Canadian Real Estate Association, the average price for a house in Thunder Bay was $311, 424 compared to the national average of $686, 371 in March 2023. Thunder Bay is as good as it gets when it comes to an affordable quality of life.
THE Best of All Worlds
Surrounded by boreal beauty, Thunder Bay is a natural playground for world class hiking, biking, camping, sailing and more. The city also boasts a thriving and energetic urban centre with an exciting diversity of people and things to do. Enjoy outdoor patios, music, festivals and events throughout the summer. From retail shopping and restaurants, to theatres and sports, the Thunder Bay lifestyle has everything you need.
THE FLAVOUR OF THE BAY
The city of Thunder Bay is known for hitting way above its weight class in trend-setting restaurants, craft breweries, and locally sourced products. In recent years, the city has undergone a food transformation. Local farmers and culinary innovators have given rise to a growing food scene featuring independent restaurants, bars, markets and food outlets. No matter what the season, there’s always great options.
And wait... There's More
With great connections and a superior quality of life, there’s never been a better time to move to a place with more space and greater affordability. Here, there is a strong love of local. You’ll find everything a big city can provide and more. Not to mention, Thunder Bay is home to world-class educational institutes and research centres.
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