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Responding to a sea of criticism over its handling of the Ring of Fire, the province's Minister of Northern Development and Mines insisted on Nov. 26 his government's strategy will ... more >>

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Hearst distillery gets innovation nodPosted: 11/28/2014 12:31:15 PMRheault Distillery of Hearst has received a Premier's Award ...
Organization gets funding to promote women in miningPosted: 11/28/2014 12:22:39 PMWomen in Mining Canada has received funding to implement a n...
Superior Copper returns promising drill hole resultsPosted: 11/28/2014 10:39:51 AMResults from recent drill samples taken from Superior Copper...
Traffic increase highlight of airport reviewPosted: 11/26/2014 11:33:22 AMThe board of directors for the Sault Ste. Marie Airport Deve...
Coroner announces inquest into North Bay construction d... Posted: 11/26/2014 10:45:50 AMThe coroner’s office for the north region will conduct an in...
Porcupine Gold Mines signs exploration deal with First ... Posted: 11/26/2014 10:32:18 AMPorcupine Gold Mines has signed a resource development agree...
First Nation drops lawsuit against Red Lake gold minerPosted: 11/25/2014 12:27:00 PMRubicon Minerals and Wabauskang First Nation have reached se...
Toyota recognizes Manitoulin TransportPosted: 11/21/2014 3:07:51 PMToyota Canada has recognized Manitoulin Transport with its 2...
Aecon cuts nine in Timmins officePosted: 11/21/2014 11:28:55 AMA lack of work in the project pipeline has led Aecon Group t...

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