The Thunder Bay District Health Unit is a community health resource for the community's well being and quality of life in the district of Thunder Bay, Ontario. Our multi disciplinary team of health professionals is recognized as leaders and consultants in the areas of healthy lifestyle promotion and injury and disease prevention.

Thunder Bay Regional Hospital - Construction is expected to be completed by the end of 2003 with the first patients being transferred to its new location (across from Lakehead University) in early 2004. Our new hospital will have potential for Health Research Centre and also potential as a Teaching Facility.For more information, click here

The Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) oversees Ontario's workplace safety education and training system, provides disability benefits, monitors the quality of health care, and assists in early and safe return to work. www/

The Thunder Bay and Northwestern Ontario branch of St. John Ambulance is your source for First-Aid, CPR, babysitting courses and supplies. They work to improve the health and safety of our community by providing training and community service. To browse through their website, click here.

Thunder Bay Testing & Engineering (TBT Engineering) is an engineering firm in business for more than 30 years. A few of their services available are highway design, geotechnical, technical training and certification programs, construction inspection and administration, etc. For more specific information, visit their web-site at

Brain Injury Services of Northern Ontario provides a number of support services to individuals and their families to promote potential for independence and quality of life, including community involvement. Additional information can be obtained at:

Canadian Red Cross The Canadian Red Cross is the leading humanitarian organization through which people voluntarily demonstrate their caring for others in need. Their mission is to improve the lives of vulnerable people by mobilizing the power of humanity in Canada and around the world. For more information about the services they provide and how you can help, visit their website at

The Education Safety Association of Ontario (ESAO) can provide interactive CD's on topics such as the following:

  • Occupational Health and Safety Orientation
  • WHMIS For Everyone
  • Contracted Services
  • Introductory Training for Educational Assistant

Information on the available interactive CD's can be found on the ESAO web site . Simply click on "CDs" on the index page for ESAO CD ROM Training Products.

Ontario Provincial Police On their site, you can discover about the work that the OPP officers do at the community, regional and provincial levels to maintain security and to address crime and safety concerns. You can learn more about their organization, which is amont the largest deployed police services in North America. For more details, visit

Ontario Service Safety Alliance can help you make health and safety an integral part of your business. Many of the training resources and education materials available to OSSA members are "free" when downloaded off their web site

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police is the Canadian national police service and an agency of the Ministry of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness Canada. The RCMP is unique in the world since it is a national, federal, provincial and municipal policing body. They provide a total federal policing service to all Canadians and policing services under contract to the three territories, eight provinces (except Ontario and Quebec), approximately 198 municipalities and, under 172 individual agreements, to 192 First Nations communities.

CN Railway (CN) is the only railroad which crosses the continent east-west and north-south, serving ports on the Atlantic, Pacific and Gulf coasts while linking customers to all three NAFTA nations.

Over the years CN had built strong relationships with the communities through which their trains pass. These are based on their mutual responsibility to ensure the safety of citizens and employees alike. They work closely with federal and provincial agencies to meet safety standards and environmental regulations.They are committed to making CN the safest railroad in North America. For more information, visit the CN web site.

Corporation of City of Thunder Bay

Thunder Bay is a distinctly multi-cultural community. It features a rich ethnic mosaic with strong roots in Europe. As a major regional centre, Thunder Bay offers a unique and rewarding lifestyle for both the resident and the visitor. The City features better than average sports and recreational facilities and one of the continent's finest aquatic sports facilities. more information about Thunder Bay can be found at

The Safe Communities Foundation is a national, not-for-profit organization that promotes a goal of zero tolerance for injuries at work, home and play. They work in partnership with the private and public sectors to improve the health and safety of workers and people throughout communities across Canada. Additional information on how your community can become a "safe community" can be found at

At Ontario Power Generation, their commitment to safety and protection of the environment is uncompromising and absolute. They operate in the safest manner possible in the interest of their workers, their customers and communities across Ontario which host OPG generating facilitiesl They do provide safety information on a variety of topics. More information can be obtained on the website at

Other Partners and Supporters:

Healthcare Health and Safety Association

Ministry of Transportation

NorWest Community Health Centre

Sears Canada Inc

Young Drivers of Canada

Ministry of Labour (Ontario)

PUSH Northwest

Family Services Thunder Bay

Community Care Access Centre of Thunder Bay

City of Thunder Bay, Mayor and City Council

Office of the Employer Advisor

Canadian Mental Health Association

Union Gas

Thunder Bay Elementary and Secondary Schools

Partners and Supporters with no available website:

  • City of Thunder Bay Fire Services
  • Thunder Bay Automotive Association
  • Falls Prevention Coalition
  • Community Traffice Awareness Committee (CTAC)
  • Thunder Bay Violence Prevention Action Council
  • Council on Positive Aging
  • Thunder Bay Local Employer Mentors