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Nishin Meawasige (left) and Blair Hagman have launched Swingbridge Ale, the first brew out of Manitoulin Brewing Company, based in Little Current.

For the denizens of Manitoulin Island, who flock to the popular vacation spot when the warm weather hits, summer is filled with sun, lakes, barbecues — and now, a homegrown beer.In June, Manitoulin ... more >>

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North American Palladium posts second quarter loss Posted: 7/31/2015 3:55:51 PMIt was a tough second quarter for North American Palladium (...
New Gold forges ahead with mine constructionPosted: 7/31/2015 3:50:24 PMConstruction of the Rainy River open-pit gold mine in northw...
Terminal expansion finally coming for Sioux Lookout Air... Posted: 7/31/2015 3:52:14 PMIt’s been an odyssey but the Sioux Lookout Airport is finall...
Program exposes youth to natural resource careersPosted: 7/31/2015 3:54:16 PMAn educational program in northwestern Ontario is exposing F...
Manitoulin beer enters retail marketPosted: 7/28/2015 1:38:58 PMIn time for the long weekend, The Beer Store in Little Curre...
Essar calls 2015 “milestone year”Posted: 7/28/2015 12:17:48 PMEssar Steel Algoma is calling 2015 a “milestone year,” after...
Gowest acquiring more mining claimsPosted: 7/27/2015 12:23:26 PMGowest Gold Ltd. has entered an agreement to acquire mining ...
Northern rep joins provincial tourism boardPosted: 7/27/2015 10:20:34 AMIan McMillan, executive director of Tourism Sault Ste. Marie...
Webequie joins the North Star club Posted: 7/24/2015 10:53:43 AMThunder Bay’s North Star Air announced it has signed a “stra...

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