Disclaimer & Copyright Notice

Please read this Disclaimer and Copyright Notice carefully and in its entirety before proceeding.

The Northwestern Ontario Immigration Portal (the “Portal”) has been developed through a partnership with participating Northwestern Ontario municipalities (hereby referred to as the “municipalities”). The Portal includes information that pertains generally to Northwestern Ontario, Ontario, and Canada, as well as information that has been provided by each participating municipality.

Copyright© Corporation of the City of Thunder Bay 2010 (on behalf of the participating municipalities).

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The Northwestern Ontario Immigration Portal is made available for information purposes only. The participating municipalities do not accept any responsibility for reliance thereon and all information is provided without warranty of any kind.

The municipalities do not accept any responsibility for the accuracy of information, including text that has been translated into languages other than English, nor are they responsible for any expenses or damages incurred directly or indirectly resulting from the use of this information. All such information should be verified independently before being used or relied on. The translated text has been provided for information and convenience only.

It is possible that the information contains errors or omissions. The municipalities make no representation to the contrary.

The information relates to rapidly changing subject matters. The content of this site may not be correct at the time of your access to it. Accurate information on the site may become obsolete immediately after access.

The municipalities are not responsible for and provide no warranties relating to the contents of any linked site or any link contained within a linked site. By including any link, the municipalities do not imply endorsement, investigation or verification of the linked site and all terms, conditions, including disclaimers, waivers and releases as contained herein apply to such linked sites.

There is no endorsement, either express or implied, of any thirty party products or services, to be construed by any information, material or content referred to, included on, or linked to or from this web site.

The material on this site is copyrighted by the City of Thunder Bay, on behalf of the participating municipalities. It cannot be distributed or used for commercial purposes. It may be used for information purposes if accompanied by the copyright notice.


The Northwestern Ontario Immigration Portal is best viewed at a resolution of 1024 x 768 and with Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 higher or Firefox 3.0 or higher.

This site makes use of JavaScripts, Flash and ASP.NET. When viewed using browser technology below Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 higher or Firefox 3.0 or higher, some of the functionality may be lost.

Collection of Information

When you visit our web site, our web server automatically collects a limited amount of information essential for the operation and security of our web site. Some of this information (e.g. browser type) does not identify who you are, while other information, such as your Internet domain name or address, may identify you. The extent of personal identification depends in large part, on the "naming standards" followed by your internet service provider. You may wish to check with your provider to inquire about their policies and practices in this regard.

The Northwestern Ontario Immigration Portal makes use of cookies for statistical analysis and interactive portions of the site and gathers information volunteered through such mechanisms as feedback and application forms.

Any personal information we do collect via our web site is collected in compliance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

Any questions about privacy issues related to the Northwestern Ontario Immigration Portal can be directed to the City of Thunder Bay Corporate Technology Division Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act Coordinator.


If you experience a serious problem viewing our site, please contact the Northwestern Ontario Immigration Portal Corporate Webmaster or your manufacturer for assistance.