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Sioux Lookout Airport is being studied as a potential food distribution supply hub for remote Northern communities.

Finding ways to carve the costs of air freighting fresh food to remote First Nation communities is the focus of a feasibility study underway between three northwestern Ontario communities. Cashed up with $194,500 in ... more >>

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Nor-Arc Steel fired up over incinerator technologyPosted: 4/17/2015 2:36:46 PMDumping Toronto garage in the Adams Mine may be a distant me...
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New Red Lake gold mine edges closer to productionPosted: 4/15/2015 10:00:38 AMRubicon Minerals reports its Phoenix Gold project in Red Lak...
Prospector president calls for reform of Mining ActPosted: 4/14/2015 10:15:08 AMCobalt businessman and Northern Prospectors Association pres...
AuRico to merge with Alamos GoldPosted: 4/13/2015 1:19:01 PMAuRico Gold and Alamos Gold have agreed to a US $1.5-billion...
Thunder Bay chamber hands out the hardwarePosted: 4/13/2015 1:21:49 PMThe business and community winners were numerous at the Thun...
Collège Boréal hosts trades exploration day for young w... Posted: 4/9/2015 10:11:59 AMCollège Boréal' held their Trades and Technology Exploration...

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