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Northeastern Ontario winners of the 2015 Influential Women Awards include (from left) Crystal Kaufman, Diana Fuller Henninger, Alicia Woods, Barbara Nott, Nancy Bruneau, Gayle Broad, and Karen Bird.

The northeastern Ontario winners of the 2015 Influential Women Awards were named on Monday night in Sault Ste. Marie.This marks the 18th year for the annual gala event, which celebrates the success and ... more >>

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Northern College launches e-learning platformPosted: 5/26/2015 1:22:23 PMNorthern College launched a new e-learning platform, which w...
Architect, mining exec to receive doctoratesPosted: 5/26/2015 11:39:26 AMA distinguished architect and a mining-industry executive ar...
Worker dead in St Andrew Goldfields incidentPosted: 5/25/2015 10:06:30 AMA 22-year-old woman is dead following an incident at St Andr...
Tbaytel names new V-P of sales, marketingPosted: 5/22/2015 5:16:03 PMTbaytel named Kathleen Jones as its vice-president of sales,...
Take a dip in the infrastructure poolPosted: 5/22/2015 5:13:32 PMOntario government is taking a glance at infrastructure need...
Indian consul general to visit TimminsPosted: 5/22/2015 3:48:44 PMThe consul general of India in Toronto will deliver a presen...
Timmins’ Connecting Link voted worst roadPosted: 5/22/2015 1:32:20 PMAlgonquin Avenue, Timmins’ main thoroughfare, has been voted...
Sault bridge redevelopment continues in JunePosted: 5/22/2015 11:26:45 AMThe next phase of the redevelopment of the Canadian plaza at...
Capstone commissions Goulais Bay wind farmPosted: 5/22/2015 10:40:19 AMThe Goulais Bay Wind Farm, located north of Sault Ste. Marie...

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