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The new vision for North Bay’s already-picturesque waterfront revival remains a work in progress, but the skeletal work of new construction on its fringes is already well underway.Structural work for a new hotel ... more >>

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What’s one more Ring of Fire road study?Posted: 8/26/2016 11:57:53 AMAs the Ontario government sifts through three separate Ring ...
Heritage Fund cashes up mining suppliers Posted: 8/26/2016 11:51:32 AMSudbury’s mining service community hauled in more than just ...
Temiskaming eyes airport authority model Posted: 8/24/2016 10:41:01 AMSome management changes are in store for the Earlton-Timiska...
Kapuskasing emerging as agri-food hub for the NorthPosted: 8/24/2016 10:39:14 AMA decision five years ago to flag agriculture as a priority ...
Driving towards a trucker shortagePosted: 8/24/2016 10:53:27 AMCanada’s trucking industry is speeding towards a driver shor...
Mine mill fined $75,000 for conveyor injuries Posted: 8/23/2016 3:15:32 PMMohawk Garnet, a mining mill operating in Wahnapitae, east o...
Noront boss puts pressure on province for Ring of Fire ... Posted: 8/23/2016 3:03:14 PMA Ring of Fire developer is putting the onus squarely on Que...
Sundridge truss mill shuts downPosted: 8/23/2016 3:12:51 PMBayToday.com reported that Kent Trusses in Sundridge has shu...
Northern reps selected for municipal boardPosted: 8/19/2016 9:59:24 AMThe Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO) has annou...

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