The confidence of small business owners
took a hit in March after two months of encouraging growth, according
to the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB). The
Business Barometer® index dropped three-and-a-half points from
February's results to 62.9."The numbers show a decline in
Lake Shore Gold Corp. announced Feb. 6
that Brian Buss, its vice-president of project development, is
leaving the company on Feb. 15 for personal reasons.Its Timmins project development group
will report to Dan Gagnon, senior vice-president of operations.Lake Shore president and CEO Tony
Sudbury's BESTECH has been named among
the 50 Best Small & Medium Employers in Canada for the second
consecutive year.The list appears in the March issue of
Profit magazine and is viewable online at www.profitguide.ca.BESTECH, an industrial, environmental
and software development services compa...
Northern Iron Corp. announced the
completion of the winter dewatering program of its open-pit Griffith
Mine in northwestern Ontario until the spring thaw.The dewatering program, which was
halted January 3, has pumped more than four million litres since Oct.
22."Dewatering the pit will allow our...
The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) and the federal government has launched a new online
tool – thegreenestworkforce.ca – that provides information on the
direction of the industry and career opportunities across Canada.“The forest products sector is now a
future oriented business t...
Canadian National Railway (CN) plans to
spend $1.9 billion this year for maintenance and upgrades to its rail
network.The investment will include the
replacement of rail, ties and other track materials, and bridge work,
as well as capacity and productivity improvements.Included in the plan is t...
The Sault Ste. Marie Innovation Centre
will host a Feb. 13 workshop to discuss biomass and biofuels in
Ontario.Discussion will centre around the
region’s biomass resources, its availability, and costs; technology
options available to leverage these resources and their associated
The Xstrata Nickel Sustainable Energy
Centre (SEC) at Cambrian College in Sudbury has earned gold status in
Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED).The certification is granted through
the Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC), which administers a
third-party certification program ...
Miners in Sudbury have made a
contribution of more than $60,000 to the Northern Cancer Foundation
following a recent hockey tournament.Miners for Cancer has made a
contribution of $60,540, which was raised at the annual Allan Epps
Memorial Hockey Challenge at the end of January.“This was a real...
Pele Mountain Resources has released
the results of a 13-hole drill program that began in October at its
Elliot Lake uranium project.The company says results of drill
program demonstrate the Eco Ridge Mine Rare Earths and Uranium
Project’s potential to become a profitable producer of rare earth...
The United Steelworkers has donated
$50,000 towards the newly established research chair position at
Laurentian University’s Centre for Research in Occupational Safety
and Health (CROSH) in Sudbury.“Occupational health and safety is
critical for the well-being of all workers and the overall eco...
Before Sudbury MPP Rick Bartolucci
could even officially announce his resignation from politics on Feb.
7, media speculation immediately turned to a Liberal party colleague
to the west as his likely successor to a coveted provincial cabinet
post.But Sault Ste. Marie MPP David
Orazietti was sho...
Young business owners are being sought
for a $100,000 award from the Business Development Bank of Canada
(BDC).The 2013 BDC Young Entrepreneur Award
is given to an entrepreneur aged 18 to 35 who has reached a turning
point with his or her company and has found a solution to take the
Upon recall of the Ontario Legislature
this month, the Liberals and their new leader need to repeal Bill 119
and its crippling tax on small businesses, independent tradespeople
and contractors, Nipissing MPP Vic Fedeli said.Fedeli was joined by local tradespeople
Steve Ciglen, Brent Tremblay an...
Limited spots are still available for
the 2013 Aboriginal Youth Business Conference being hosted by
Waubetek Business Development Corp. March 7 and 8.The conference is open to Aboriginal
youth, aged 15 to 29, in Waubetek’s service area. It will be held
March 7 and 8 at the Radisson Hotel in Sud...
The Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada's (PDAC) annual convention takes place March
3-6 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre."Canada leads all countries with
18 per cent of the world's mineral exploration spending and Toronto
is the global capital of mining finance-it makes sense...
Dr. Tammy Eger of Laurentian University’s school of human kinetics has been named the recipient
of the university’s 2012-2013 Research Excellence Award.“Success in research is measured in
many ways, and Tammy has excelled in each of them,” said Dr.
Patrice Sawyer, vice-president for francophone ...
The service cage project has been
completed at Kirkland Lake Gold. It will be utilized initially to
clear a heavy backlog in material waiting to go underground, and to
free up the main production hoist to reduce a heavy backlog of ore
and waste ready to be hoisted to surface and of equipment wa...
The Northern Centre for Advanced Technology (NORCAT) wants students to come up with ways to make their
lives easier as part of its 2013 student business plan competition.The competition is open to all
post-secondary students in the Greater Sudbury area. NORCAT will host
the competition on March ...
Dura 21 Inc. has signed a distribution
agreement with Mansour Mining Technologies Inc., a market leading
supplier of mining products throughout Canada. The agreement names
Mansour Mining Technologies Inc. as the exclusive distributor of Dura
21 products to the Canadian mining industry.“As the e...
The Canada Nevada Business Council
(CNBC) is developing memorandums of understanding (MOUs) with
Sudbury-based businesses and organizations in the areas of health
care, education and tourism.The city originally connected with the
council during MINExpo, the Las Vegas mining conference, this pas...
Stuart MacDonald, the founder of travel
service website Expedia.ca, will be a guest speaker at the Northern Centre for Advanced Technology (NORCAT) on Feb. 13.The event will take place from 8 a.m.
to 9:30 a.m. in NORCAT’s upper atrium in Sudbury. There is no cost
to attend, but guests are asked ...
Montreal's Resolute Forest Products is
building a new $50-million sawmill in northwestern Ontario, near
Atikokan.In a Jan. 31 statement, the company
states the mill will involve the construction of a single-line,
random-length sawmill with an annual capacity of 150 million board
feet. There wi...
Ontario high school students have until
March 20 to enter the So You Think You Know Mining video contest,
which encourages students to explore the ways in which mining affects
their lives.The fifth annual competition offers
$36,500 in cash prizes for students who enter a two- to three-minute
The Liberal government's long-awaited
Northern Policy Institute is finally starting to take shape.Ten appointees from seven Northern
Ontario communities were named Feb. 1 to serve on the inaugural board
of directors.Selected to the board is: Florence
Bailey (Sioux Lookout), Martin Bayer (Sudbur...
Marc Levasseur will continue in a
second term as president of the Sudbury & District Home Builders’ Association.“The board and I are excited about
the coming year and the opportunity to complete and further our
goals,” Levasseur said in a news release. “We have broadened our
goals in advocacy, ...
Solid Gold Resources is suing the
Ontario government for $100 million in damages stemming from a
consultation flare-up involving the province and a northeastern
Ontario First Nation community over an exploration project near Lake
Abitibi.The Toronto junior miner announced Jan.
30 that an Ontar...
The search is on for Canada’s safest
employers.Canadian Occupational Safety is seeking
nominees for its 2013 Canada’s Safest Employers awards.Categories include: building and
construction, manufacturing, retail, hospitality (includes hotels,
tourism, restaurants), transportation (land, air and ...
Tembec reported a net loss of $10
million in its first quarter, ending the end of December, on
consolidated sales of $376 million.For comparison, in the previous
quarter, Tembec reported a net loss of $16 million on consolidated
sales of $401 million.Operating earnings before depreciation,
Canadian entrepreneurs started the new
year with a healthy boost of optimism, according to the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB). The Business Barometer®
index jumped three points to 65.7 in January.“After a lacklustre November and
December, small business owners across Canada a...
Women of Aboriginal descent are being
invited to participate in a one-day workshop on business basics.Hosted by the Waubetek Business Development Corp. and Sudbury’s Regional Business Centre,
Aboriginal Women Business Day will be held Feb. 22, from 8:30 a.m. to
4:30 p.m., at the Holiday Inn in S...
The Sault Ste. Marie Airport has shattered records in 2012, posting new highs for both passenger and
aircraft traffic.Passenger traffic reached an historical
record since the Sault Ste. Marie Airport Development Corp. took over
ownership in 1998. A total of 187,884 people passed through the
In order to meet the needs of a
qualified workforce, Canadore College’s Board of Governors passed a
motion to deliver a new Applied Management Certificate program at its
January meeting.This online certificate has been
designed to provide graduates with the knowledge and concepts
relating to h...
Northern College unveiled its 2013-2016
strategic plan to members of the public. The plan outlines the
college’s vision, mission and strategic directions for the next
three years and will come into effect on April 1, 2013.Essential to the development of the
plan was a region-wide public consult...
Xstrata Nickel in Sudbury and Mine Mill
Local 598/CAW reached a tentative deal for a new collective
agreement, Feb. 1.Although union's agreement expired at
midnight Jan. 31, negotiators from both sides stayed at the
bargaining table past the strike deadline.Local 598 president Richard Paquin sa...
Brian Davey was introduced Jan. 31 as
the new executive director of the Thunder Bay-based Nishnawbe Aski Development Fund (NADF).He moves up from his position as a
special initiatives advisor in the not-for-profit organization's
resource services.“We are pleased to have someone lead
A fully-integrated mining industry has
given Canada a global “competitive edge,” said the Canadian Chamber of Commerce in a report released Jan. 30.
The report entitled: Mining Capital:
How Canada Transformed Its Resources Endowment Into a Global
Competitive Advantage, details how Canadian min...
The Ontario Business Confidence Index
shows that 72 per cent of Ontario businesses are confident in their
own outlook with 60 per cent planning to expand over the next five
years.But about 41 per cent are unsure about
the overall direction of Ontario’s economy.The index is a survey of 2,386
FedNor is providing $46,200 to the Owen
Sound Transportation Company (OSTC) to figure out how to increase
ridership on the Chi-Cheemaun ferry.The ferry, which runs between South
Baymouth on Manitoulin Island and Tobermory on the Bruce Peninsula,
has seen its numbers decline in recent years. The...
Less than two months after announcing
his retirement, Ron Common has postponed his exit as president of
Sault College.The school made the announcement in a
Jan. 25 news release, citing the board’s desire to keep Common on
while instituting projects such as the construction of the health
The municipality of Greenstone is
hosting a mining expo in Thunder Bay this spring to showcase
development and job opportunities in this rural northwestern Ontario
community.Greenstone is slated to be the site of
a future logistics staging base and transload facility for handling
chromite and ...
Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Grand Chief Harvey Yesno said revenue sharing from natural resources projects is a “high priority” on the meeting agenda with Ontario's new premier.“Treaty and resource revenue sharing are key to addressing the pressing and dire challenges facing the remote First Nations...
The union representing Vale miners in Sudbury said a Ministry of Labour (MOL) report on the death of miner Stephen Perry reinforces the need for increased safety measures to protect workers.Following the ministry's year-long investigation into the Jan. 29, 2012, fatality at Vale’s Coleman Mine, the...
Career diplomat and political strategist Derek Burney has been chosen as the eight chancellor of Lakehead University.“Dr. Burney is an accomplished individual with a national and international reputation and deep roots in Thunder Bay,” said Brian Stevenson, Lakehead University president and vice-ch...
Construction permits for the foundation and parking garages for the hotel and two condominiums at Prince Arthur’s Landing were issued by the City of Thunder Bay to Manshield Construction.“We are very pleased to see this development get underway, with completion planned over the next few years,” sai...
Open Dragons’ Den auditions are coming to Timmins Feb. 6. Entrepreneurs from the region have another chance to face the Dragons for a shot at receiving financial backing for their business ventures.The auditions will be held from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Northern College, 4715 Highway 101 East, South P...
Two credit unions in northwestern Ontario have entered into discussions to merge by May 1.If regulatory approvals are received, Copperfin Credit Union and Superior Credit Union expect to have their members vote in favour of “this growth opportunity” under the proposed name of Copperfin Credit Union...
Sault Ste. Marie businessman Gerry Bugyra has been hired as business development manager at the city’s innovation centre.In his new role, Bugyra will work with business incubator clients at the Sault Ste. Marie Innovation Centre and provide guidance and assistance to science and technology-based bu...
Canadore College has signed a memorandum of understanding creating a partnership with all the Northern Ontario colleges including, Confederation College, Sault College, Cambrian College, Collège Boréal and Northern College. The agreement reinforces a collaborative approach for student access to pro...
Waubetek Development Corp. is seeking nominees for its 2013 Business Awards, which will be bestowed next fall.Categories include new entrepreneur of the year, business merit, business achievement and youth entrepreneur of the year. The awards will be handed out on Nov. 7 during the annual gala, whi...
Fowler Construction of Bracebridge has been awarded an $8.4 million provincial highway contract in northeastern Ontario.The province said 80 jobs will be created from reconstructing 25 kilometres of Highway 60 through Algonquin Provincial Park. Construction begins this spring with completion someti...
FedNor continues to shell out funds this week for renovations to community halls and hockey rinks through its Community Infrastructure Improvement Fund.On Jan. 23, the Town of Iroquois Falls was the recipient of $98,500 to replace roofing at the Jus Jordan Arena and Iroquois Falls Sports Complex, w...
Women in remote communities in northwestern Ontario will have more access to small business loans.Thunder Bay's PARO Centre for Women’s Enterprise is receiving $178,500 from the province to expand its small business loan program in northwestern Ontario.The money is coming from the Microlending for ...
Sault Ste. Marie’s Invasive Species Research Institute has received $112,400 in provincial money to hire an intern and train volunteers to identify and map invasive terrestrial plants in the Sault area.Of the funding, $84,900 from the Ontario Trillium Foundation will go towards training volunteers ...
Red tape is having a negative impact on Canadian farmers, according to the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB).Most businesses cite red tape as their second highest concern behind the total tax burden, but recent CFIB data puts red tape at the top of the list of farmers' concerns (79...
Northwestern Ontario municipal leaders say they were left out of the discussion on how the province plans to implement its controversial Endangered Species Act.In a Jan. 23 release, the Northwestern Ontario Municipal Association (NOMA) expressed “extreme disappointment” and wants an explanation fro...
Terranorth Construction and Engineering was fined $115,000 in a Thunder Bay court following a fatality on a highway project in 2011.The Sudbury-based contractor was working on a $12.7-million four-laning contract to do the eastbound and westbound bridge spans and decks over the Mackenzie River on H...
The Anishinabek Nation is seeking nominees for its awards of excellence.Anishinabek Lifetime Achievement Awards are bestowed on Anishinabek citizens who have made a lifetime commitment to improving the quality of life on First Nations through hard work and dedication in the categories of arts, busi...
IAMGOLD Corp. has announced a mineral resource update for its Cote Gold project, located halfway between Timmins and Sudbury.The vast majority of the project's mineral resources are now classified as indicated. The updated resource estimate represents a 114 per cent increase in indicated resources ...
Community halls, rinks and rec centres across Northern Ontario are receiving funding from FedNor's Community Infrastructure Improvement Fund.The North Bay YMCA received $90,000 for renovations to the public change rooms.The Wakenagun Community Futures Development Corporation in Moose Factory on the...
The Mining Association of Canada (MAC) said world interest in Canadian minerals and metals reached a peak in 2011 based on its new Facts & Figures 2012 report released Jan. 21.Exploration investment in Canada reached $3.9 billion in 2011, with spending for 2012 expected to have climbed even higher....
The Shania Twain Centre in Timmins will be sold to Goldcorp for $5 million. The sale price was approved at a city council meeting Jan. 21.The centre was declared surplus Jan.7 by council, and its sale to Goldcorp was approved.Marc Lauzier, Porcupine Gold Mines general manager, said once the deal do...
WipWare Inc. of North Bay has an agreement with Konvels Automation Ltd. to represent and distribute WipWare products in the former Soviet Union.According to its website, Konvels Automation, with locations in Moscow and St. Petersburg, represents a number of foreign manufacturers of instrumentation ...
Porcupine Engineering Services of Timmins is joint venturing with a Richmond Hill outfit for the engineering and design of a graphite mine.Northern Graphite Corporation announced Jan. 18 that it has awarded a $3.5 million contract to Porcupine Engineering and Becma for the front end engineering and...
Renovation and reconstruction work has begun at the site of the future Laurentian School of Architecture in downtown Sudbury. Cy Rheault Construction Ltd. of Timmins won the contract for the work, which has a value of $5,548,000. The work will employ 70 people, most of whom will be hired in Sudbury...
An annual week long celebration of mining activity in Sudbury has been rebranded to better reflect changes in the industry.Formerly known as Sudbury Mining Week, the event has been renamed Modern Mining & Technology Sudbury. Over the course of a week, students from around the city participate in a ...
Noront Resources announced Jan. 21 that its board of directors received the resignation of Wes Hanson as president and chief executive officer.The Toronto-based Ring of Fire junior miner has appointed Paul Parisotto as interim president-CEO. The search has begun to find a replacement.Ted Bassett ha...
are now being accepted for the 16th
annual Influential Women of Northern Ontario Awards.Six
women will be recognized for their career success, business drive and
contributions to their community.Three
recipients from northwestern Ontario will be recognized at the first
Miller Paving landed an $8.1 million
provincial road contract for improvements to Highway 66 near Kirkland
Lake.A Jan. 18 Ontario government release
said more than 11 kilometres are being reconstructed beginning this
spring. The job should be finished by year's end.The highway is the main link ...
The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency has started a federal environmental
assessment for Treasury Metals' Goliath gold project in northwestern
Ontario.In a Jan. 18
release, the agency is inviting public comment on the environmental
impact of this proposed mine, 20 kilometres east of Dryd...
Nuclear energy giant Bruce Power is pairing up with the Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) to initiate research associated with the environmental and human impacts of the nuclear power industry. The med school has appointed Dr. Douglas Boreham as division head of medical sciences and the Br...
The Sault Ste. Marie EconomicDevelopment Corp. and Gangplank Sault are launching a new networking
exchange for entrepreneurs to meet like-minded people and share
experiences.The Sault Community
Entrepreneur Network Exchange (SCENE) will meet for the first time
next week. Those interested can vi...
The start of production at the
Young-Davidson mine contributed to a “transformational year” at
AuRico Gold.The Toronto gold miner released its
four quarter and annual operational results on Jan. 18.Company president and CEO Scott Perry
was pleased with progress made at its newly commissioned
The Federation of Northern Ontario Municipalities (FONOM) said electricity could get much more expensive
for many Northerners.“A new northeastern Ontario regional
electricity distribution utility as proposed by a provincial panel
that consolidates municipal utilities with Hydro One could mean
FedNor Minister Tony Clement continues
to roll out federal funds across Northern Ontario.This week, the Township of Matachewan
received $25,476 to do a community and economic development strategic
plan.“Thanks to FedNor and the Government
of Canada, we will have a development road map and actio...
The Ontario government is working with
the Town of Hearst, the Township of Moonbeam and the City of Timmins
to keep visitor services at local provincial parks.Under a two-year pilot project, Ontario
Parks will work with the municipalities to operate Fushimi Lake, René
Brunelle and Ivanhoe Lake ...
The president of the Federation ofNorthern Ontario Municipalities (FONOM) said some Liberal leadership
candidates vying for the premier's job promise to rethink the
province's divestment of the Ontario Northland Transportation Commission (ONTC).FONOM president Al Spacek met recently
with some ca...
The Ontario government is putting one
of Sault Ste. Marie's landmark buildings, Roberta Bondar Place, up
for sale.It's part of the McGuinty government's
Realty Transformation Strategy which includes selling off other
provincial buildings across Ontario, including government buildings
Dr. Bruce C. Jago has been named the
founding executive director of Laurentian University’s Goodman
School of Mines. Jago is a professional geologist and
experienced mining executive who has worked with such companies as
Wallbridge Mining (vice-president, exploration), Inco Ltd. (applied
Zenyatta Ventures has hired Peter Wood
as its vice-president of exploration.Wood, who has more than 25 years in
mineral exploration and development in base metals and gold, will
oversee the company's exploration programs in Manitoba and at its
Albany graphite deposit, west of Hearst and near th...
A group of Highway 11 communities
received FedNor funding for a new area marketing strategy.FedNor Minister Tony Clement delivered
$134,250 for a tourism and economic opportunities initiative in the
Central Almaguin region.The money for the Township of Strong is
earmarked for a marketing strate...
The Bharti School of Engineering at
Sudbury's Laurentian University is establishing a research chair in
open-pit mining and Iamgold Gold is assisting with a donation of
$1.25 million."This investment represents a
critically-important enhancement of our research capacity at the
Bharti School," ...
Having a headframe on the local horizon
is beneficial to the regional economy.The Ontario Mining Association's (OMA)
economic impact study – Mining: Dynamic and Dependable for
Ontario’s Future – indicated about 75 per cent of the services
and supplies purchased by an Ontario mine are acquired ...
The Passport to Unity multicultural
festival will expand in Sault Ste. Marie thanks to provincial
funding.The Sault Community Career Centre,
which has hosted the festival since 2006, received $75,000 from the
Ontario Trillium Foundation. The festival celebrates multiculturalism
in the city, at...
Sault College has received $1 million
from the province to help build an enclosed link that will connect
the school’s student health and wellness centre with other
buildings on campus. The all-weather link will ensure student
mobility and barrier-free access throughout the campus.The centre is ...
Penguin Automated Systems Inc. has
received a grant from FedNor that will allow it to develop prototype
robots designed to inspect and map wastewater pipes.The Sudbury-area company received
$400,000 through the federal funding agency. Once the prototypes have
been successfully field tested, the...
Dereck Whitmell has been appointed the
new chair of the board of directors of the Sault Ste. Marie Innovation Centre.Whitmell has served with the board for
eight years and moves from the role of secretary to assume his new
position. He replaces outgoing chair Chris Wray, who served on the
Public hearings as part of the inquiry
into the collapse of the Algo Centre Mall roof in Elliot Lake are
expected to start the week of March 4.The hearings will go ahead provided the
construction of the hearing room, located in the Elliot Lake Centre
for Development, is completed in time and th...
Citing volatile market conditions and
cost challenges, Vale announced today that it plans to move to a
single-furnace operation at its Copper Cliff smelter in
Sudbury.Northern Life newspaper reports the move will have
immediate effects on the company's $2-billion Clean Atmospheric
Thunder Bay International Airport
posted a new record for passenger volume in 2012.The airport reports 761,300 passengers
passed through the terminal last year, a 5.8 per cent increase over
the previous year.“We are starting the year with all
winter charter companies reporting strong demand,” s...
Foundation Resources, a Vancouver
junior miner, has signed an agreement with the Wahgoshig First Nation
as part of its acquisition of Sheltered Oak Resources.In a Jan. 8 release, Foundation
announced that Wahgoshig (WFN) agreed to amend its memorandum of
understanding with Sheltered Oak Resourc...
Former Sudbury Inco boss Mark Cutifani
has been anointed as the new chief executive for Anglo American.The move becomes official on April 3.
He replaces Cynthia Carroll, who will leave the company at the end of
that month.Cutifani had been CEO at AngloGold
Ashanti, a South Africa-based gold pro...
Nipissing MPP Vic Fedeli wants feedback
on the future of the New Liskeard Agricultural Research Station.In a Jan. 9 release, Fedeli said
provincial agriculture minister Ted McMeekin has given stakeholders
two years to put together a partnership agreement in a bid to keep
the facility open.Fedel...
The Ontario and Canadian governments
are providing Elliot Lake with funds to help develop its new mall,
dubbed Pearson Plaza.Each of the governments is providing $1
million for the development, which will go towards site preparation
of the seven-acre parcel of land being prepared for the new
Rubicon Minerals has appointed a new
vice president of operations and hired a new director of investor
relations."Putting in place a team that can
take us to the next level is one of my key priorities," said
Michael Lalonde, Rubicion president and CEO, in a Jan. 7 statement.Dan Labine is the ne...
official tourism guide for the City of Thunder Bay is out and
available in both digital and print editions.Thunder
Bay Experience Magazine is a free, 88-page annual publication that
serves as a comprehensive guide to the four seasons of great events,
attractions, accommodations and culinar...
Osisko Mining announced Dec. 28 of the successful completion of a plan of
arrangement on its acquisition of Queenston.Osisko
has acquired all of the issued and outstanding common shares of
Queenston Mining. Each former Queenston shareholder is entitled to
receive 0.611 of an Osisko common share...
Liberty Mines, a Toronto-based mid-tier nickel miner, announced Dec. 31 it
was extending the maturity date for two loan and restructuring
agreements signed with Jien International Investment Ltd. to March
are very pleased with Jien's continued support and commitment to
The Sharpe Group of Stratton has been
awarded a $3-million Ontario government contract to replace a Highway
11 bridge near Atikokan.Work begins this spring with completion
later in the year.In a Dec. 28 news release, the Ontario
government said the project to reconstruct the McCauley Creek brid...
The Sudbury Community Foundation has
received $50,000 in FedNor money to fund a study into developing a
convention centre in Sudbury’s downtown.“Downtown revitalization projects are
proven economic drivers for Northern Ontario communities,” FedNor
Minister Tony Clement said in a news release. “...