On the Shores of Opportunity


On the Shores of Opportunity: An Economic Profile of Temiskaming Shores

March 2022 | William Dunstan and Joel Montagnes

One of Northeastern Ontario’s best kept secrets, Temiskaming Shores is, located between the Cities of North Bay and Timmins, situated on the shores of Lake Temiskaming. With a population of 9,920 in 2016, the City is also situated in a promising position to enjoy future economic growth. With rising median incomes, high labour force participation and employment rates relative to the rest of Northeastern Ontario, and resilient businesses that weathered the COVID-19 pandemic, Temiskaming Shores is – and is positioned to continue to be – a prosperous community. Temiskaming Shores is fortunate to have large Francophone and Indigenous populations, respectively, low housing costs, and low levels of economic dependency.

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