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Canadian Drone Service of North Bay uses an unmanned aerial vehicle to conduct surveys, do thermal imaging, and take film and photographs for customers across industries.

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Northern leaders state their case at Good Roads confere... Posted: 2/25/2015 3:10:24 PMCommunity leaders from across northeastern Ontario brought t...
Tulloch Engineering acquires Hamilton firmPosted: 2/25/2015 3:04:39 PMTulloch Engineering is expanding into southern Ontario with ...
See ya in court, CN Posted: 2/25/2015 2:54:06 PMThe City of Thunder Bay wants a judge to determine if CN Rai...
Four Northern communities in running to host repository... Posted: 2/25/2015 12:54:45 PMFour communities on Lake Huron’s North Shore – Elliot Lake, ...
Delays force Rentech to borrow to finish pellet plantsPosted: 2/20/2015 2:46:16 PMA California wood pellet manufacturer, which landed a long-t...
Fraser Institute, junior miners slam Ontario Mining Act... Posted: 2/24/2015 10:36:13 AMThe uncertainty created by the Ontario government in its mis...
Thunder Bay tourism companies join forces on adventure ... Posted: 2/19/2015 2:49:31 PMTwo Thunder Bay tourism companies, Wilderness North and Sail...
Retention efforts underway in HearstPosted: 2/19/2015 2:12:59 PMThe Hearst Economic Development Corp. is continuing its attr...
Province doles out infrastructure millionsPosted: 2/25/2015 1:01:23 PMThe province announced funding for 78 projects to build and ...

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No need for another rate cut, Bank of Canada decides
The Bank of Canada keeps its benchmark interest rate steady at 0.75 per cent, a sign the bank thinks there's no need for another move just yet after cutting the rate in January for the first time in five years.
U.S. Senate fails to override Obama's Keystone XL veto
Senate Republicans have failed to muster enough votes to overrule U.S. President Barack Obama's recent veto of a bill that would have appproved the Keystone XL pipeline.
'Leanwashing' marketing tactic used to drive junk-food sales
A team of researchers from international universities, including Simon Fraser in Vancouver, coined the term "leanwashing" last year. It was in response to a trend in advertising that links eating junk food while increasing physical activity.
Seniors' discounts should be scrapped, study suggests
A new report is calling on municipal governments to scrap seniors' discounts, saying the elderly are no longer as badly off as they were in the 1960s and '70s when the discounts started.
Tax time 2015: What's new this year
Every year, the federal government tinkers with the rules that determine how much income tax we pay. This year, as Canadians prepare to file their 2014 returns, we highlight 10 changes that could affect how much you owe - or how much you save.
$1M now the entry price for average detached home in Toronto
The average price of a detached home in Toronto within the 416 area code has now surpassed $1 million.

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