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Colin Roos, CEO of Northern Ontario Robotic Solutions and Equipment (NORSE), stands shows off ODIN, his company's first robot, created to clean blue-green algae blooms.

There aren't too many 19-year-olds who can call themselves CEO of a robotics company.But Laurentian University student Colin Roos of Sudbury now holds that title – thanks to a new ... more >>

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Energy company, Sault reach land dealPosted: 10/17/2014 3:45:09 PMElementa Group Inc. has closed a land deal with the City of ...
Outgoing deputy minister headed waaaaay northPosted: 10/8/2014 9:21:14 AMGeorge Ross, Ontario’s former deputy minister with the Minis...
Former Marathon EDO becomes a CAO Posted: 10/7/2014 4:43:27 PMMarathon’s former economic development manager has been appo...
Ontario launches Aboriginal economic development fundPosted: 10/7/2014 10:43:40 AMThe province has launched the $25-million Aboriginal Economi...
North Bay supplier drills deep, strikes FedNor moneyPosted: 10/6/2014 9:44:24 AMPilot Diamond Tools, a North Bay mining supplier, secured a ...
Another million-tonne month at Thunder BayPosted: 10/6/2014 9:49:29 AMMarine grain shipments through the Port of Thunder Bay remai...
Leaders recognized by Timmins chamberPosted: 10/3/2014 10:44:56 AMThe Timmins Chamber of Commerce honoured some of its most de...
Temiskaming gets provincial windfallPosted: 10/3/2014 10:08:17 AMThe Ontario government, through the Northern Ontario Heritag...
TransCanada acquires Northern solar facilitiesPosted: 10/3/2014 9:58:26 AMTransCanada Corp. has acquired a trio of solar power facilit...

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