A comprehensive list of major employers in Atikokan and the surrounding area.

Atikokan General Hospital

Atikokan General Hospital is a fully accredited 41-bed facility. We offer emergency, acute care (including cardiac care), complex continuing care, long-term care, and a full range of diagnostic services. A team of rehabilitation therapists provide inpatient, outpatient and home care services.


BioPower Sustainable Energy Corporation is a Canadian manufacturer of commercial and residential grade wood pellets. We are powering new opportunities regionally and globally with clean, innovative and renewable energy solutions.

Ministry of Natural Resources / Quetico Park

As a ministry, we are working to promote healthy, sustainable ecosystems and conserve biodiversity (the variety of life on Earth). We conduct scientific research and apply the findings to develop effective resource management policies.

Northwest Catholic District School Board

This School Board has 6 Catholic elementary schools serving the communities of Sioux Lookout, Dryden, Atikokan, and Fort Frances to Rainy River and First Nations within the jurisdiction of the Board in Northwestern Ontario.

Ontario Power Generation

OPG’s Atikokan Generating Station is located near the Town of Atikokan in northwestern Ontario. This plant is the largest 100 per cent biomass-fueled power plant in North America and will generate renewable, dispatchable, peak capacity power.

Rainy River District School Board

At Rentech, we process natural resources into higher value products. We transform wood fibre into wood chips and wood pellets and natural gas and other products into nitrogen fertilizer. We operate 39 facilities in four countries and employ over 850 people.


Tramin provides specialized trades people, supervisors, engineers, managers, and trainers for any job within mining and heavy industry.

Resolute Forest Products

At Resolute Forest Products, we are one team with one vision where: Profitability and sustainability drive our future.