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Northern Ontario offers a wide range of tourism-based investment opportunities for entrepreneurs, investors, and local economic developers searching for the opportunity to identify key points of interest to spur new development. Destination Northern Ontario’s investment attraction asset library is designed to increase awareness of potential development opportunities for both traditional site selectors and boost economic growth, with fulsome information easily understood and accessible by new entrepreneurs and those looking to locate to Northern Ontario.

Quick Facts about the Region

The tourism industry in Northern Ontario:

  • Generates approx. $1.6 billion in tourism receipts and contributes $450 million towards Ontario’s GDP each year
  • Welcomes 8.2 million visitors annually
  • Generates half a billion dollars in tax revenue each year
  • One out of every four businesses in the North is tourism-related, and 40% of the workforce is connected to tourism.

Major Urban Areas


Driving Distances from Toronto

  • to North Bay: 3.5 hours | 357 km
  • to Sudbury: 4 hours | 400km
  • to Temiskaming Shores: 5 hours | 509 km
  • to Elliot Lake: 5.5 hours | 553 km
  • to Sault Ste. Marie: 7 hours | 699 km
  • to Timmins: 7 hours | 703 km
  • to Dryden: 18.5 hours | 1, 725 km
  • to Kenora: 20 hours | 1,862 km

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