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Passenger rail in the Algoma district has hit the skids with no immediate federal funding help.

Passenger rail preservationists are facing a steep grade after Transport Canada pulled a critical federal subsidy to restore the northeastern Ontario service. Federal Transport Minister Marc Garneau made it known during a trip to ... more >>

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BonTerra creates 3D model for Larder Lake propertyPosted: 7/26/2016 2:27:19 PMBonTerra Resources has created a 3D geological model for its...
Sault local food festival celebrates third yearPosted: 7/26/2016 11:12:51 AMThe Eat Algoma food festival will mark its third year on Sep...
Sudbury French college anoints new presidentPosted: 7/22/2016 10:14:12 AMDaniel Giroux has been named the new president of Collège Bo...
Province providing $1 million for Northern businessesPosted: 7/21/2016 12:28:57 PMThe NOHFC has announced close to $1 million in funding for f...
First Nations contractor digs into gold projectPosted: 7/21/2016 10:58:04 AMA First Nation-owned construction company is cutting its tee...
Komatsu acquires Joy Global for US$2.89 billionPosted: 7/21/2016 10:35:30 AMJapanese mining equipment manufacturer Komatsu has acquired ...
Lithium is new resource in KenoraPosted: 7/20/2016 9:46:02 AMLithium is the new gold in the Kenora district....
Sault airport gets money for power upgradesPosted: 7/20/2016 3:31:45 PMThe Sault Ste. Marie Airport has received $360,868 for upgra...
Dome Mine to remain operational in TimminsPosted: 7/20/2016 12:21:20 PMGoldcorp has announced it will keep Dome Mine in Timmins ope...

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