District of Thunder Bay Sub-region

 

Overview 

The District of Thunder Bay sub-region is one of five sub-regions within the North West LHIN that represents a local planning area for health services. These sub-regions historically correspond to Integrated District Networks (IDNs) implemented through the Health Services Blueprint, which focus on providing equitable access to health care services for the residents within the district, improving health outcomes for the population and arranging for people to receive the level of care they need closer to home. 

District of Thunder Bay Sub-region map

Executive Summary

The District of Thunder Bay sub-region is comprised of five Local Health Hubs - Greenstone, Manitouwadge, Marathon, Nipigon and Terrace Bay.

Population

  • The District of Thunder Bay sub-region is the fifth most populated district in the North West LHIN, with a total population of 17,829
  • The District of Thunder Bay sub-region accounts for 7.7% of the North West LHIN’s total population
  • Rural area residents account for 43.7% of the population in the District of Thunder Bay sub region
  • 10.5% of residents identify as Francophone in the District of Thunder Bay sub-region; the highest proportion resides in Greenstone LHH where 22.2% identify as Francophone
  • The District of Thunder Bay sub-region has an approximate total area of 61,215 square kilometers

 

District of Thunder Bay Sub-region Planning Table Members

Director, District of Thunder Bay Sub-region - Cori Watson, North West LHIN

  • Adam Brown
  • Carolyn Tait
  • Chantel Bohemier
  • Dan Levesque
  • John Dixon
  • Kristin Shields
  • Lucy Bonanno
  • Monica Hemeon
  • Peter Ruel
  • Scott Potts
  • Shannon Cormier
  • Shannon Kristjanson