THUNDER BAY ON ---- April 3, 2013 ---- Harold Wilson was elected as the canidate for the Progressive Conservative in the Thunder Bay-Atikokan riding. With over 25 years of experience in economic development, working to strengthen businesses and communities, Harold has decided it is the right time to seek to represent the people of Thunder Bay-Atikokan.
"I believe we have great opportunities in our region. But I have learned you have to fight everyday to turn these opportunities into reality, into good jobs. We have to see things through. I am ready to fight, to work every day, to get what we need to progress. Every day.” Harold Wilson
Harold Wilson was born and raised in Thunder Bay. He has an Honours Bachelor of Commerce from Queens University. Harold’s professional career has been a combination of public and private sector positions including Manger of Trade Investment and Strategic sectors for MNDM, Executive Director of the Northwestern Ontario Development Network and recently the President of the Thunder Bay Chamber of Commerce.
Working tirelessly to reframe the economic conditions of the Northwest, Harold has volunteered his time as the Chair of the Premier’s Conference on Jobs and Prosperity for Northwestern Ontario, a Member of the Smart Growth Panel for Northwestern Ontario Past Director, Economic Developers Council of Ontario, and Governor of the Thunder Bay Regional Hospital.
Harold and his wife Lena are the proud parents of three daughters, aged 14, 12 and 5