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The Conference Board of Canada shined the spotlight on Sault Ste. Marie and Timmins as two mid-sized Canadian cities on the right track for economic growth.

The Conference Board of Canada shined the spotlight on Sault Ste. Marie and Timmins as two mid-sized Canadian cities on the right track for economic growth. The report, released June 30, includes historical economic ... more >>

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Sault aqueduct project receives government fundingPosted: 7/3/2015 1:07:38 PMMore than $30 million is being poured into a major storm wat...
Essar upping emission control upgradesPosted: 6/26/2015 9:51:13 AMEssar Steel Algoma said ongoing upgrades at its Sault Ste. M...
Mining group names new chairPosted: 6/26/2015 9:09:05 AMMarc Lauzier, Goldcorp’s vice-president of operational suppo...
Governor General’s Canadian Leadership Conference expan... Posted: 6/26/2015 2:39:45 PMSixteen young leaders from across Canada got a good taste of...
Winnipeg institute breathes new life into outdoor resea... Posted: 6/30/2015 9:32:20 AMThe Experimental Lakes Area, near Kenora, now entering its s...
Pioneer awarded highway contractPosted: 6/25/2015 2:34:21 PMPioneer Construction has been awarded an $8.4-million contra...
Ring of Fire junior picks mine-building boss Posted: 6/24/2015 10:25:31 AMSteve Flewelling has been named Noront Resources’ senior vic...
Ontario invests in Aboriginal developmentPosted: 6/24/2015 10:26:36 AMOntario is investing in 16 projects through the Aboriginal E...
$9 million for better connectivity Posted: 6/24/2015 10:27:36 AMNipissing-Timiskaming MP Jay Aspin dropped more than $9 mill...
Contractor lands railway, bridge-building contractPosted: 6/24/2015 10:28:28 AMAecon Construction and Materials has been awarded a $19.4-mi...

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