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Welcome to Timmins! The heart of Northeastern Ontario.

The City's Economic Development Corporation and City staff through its Community Development Committee are just an e-mail away to help you with your development needs. Our Airport has direct access to Toronto's Pearson International Airport five times a day and daily flights to the far North and other Northern Cities. A skilled labour force second to none is supported by three post secondary institutions.

Timmins is a City that is open for business and we look forward to meeting new and old investors during 2005.


Mayor Victor M. Power

220 Algonquin Blvd. East

Timmins, ON

P4N 1B3

Phone: (705)-246-1331

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Quick facts

* Population -- 43,686

* Location -- 290 kilometres north of Sudbury

* Main industries -- Mining, forestry

Target growth areas

* Manufacturing

* Diversification of resource extraction and processing

* Telecommunications

Developments for 2005

* Full production at Falconbridge's Montcalm mine

* Opening of new Timmins Library

Taxes--2004 municipal tax rates

* commercial occupied -- 5.584094%

* industrial occupied -- 6.115075%

Real estate

* Average cost of 4-bedroom executive house -- $169,000

Top 5 employers

* Falconbridge, Kidd Creek, mining, 1,203 employees

* TeleTech, call centre, 840 employees

* Porcupine Joint Venture, mining, 567 employees

* J.S. Redpath, mining, 350 employees

* Wal-Mart, retail, 250 employees

Source: Statistics Canada,, Timmins EDC
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