Top Stories

Laurentian University is in the money again.

Laurentian University is in the money again.The Sudbury institution is receiving $27.3 million to support its $60-million Research, Innovation and Engineering Centre (RIE Centre), and an expansion to its Science and Engineering building, adding ... more >>

Latest News

Intake clinic for aluminum powder set for Oct. 3-4 in S... Posted: 9/23/2016 10:09:31 AMThe McIntyre Powder intake clinic will take place Oct. 3-4 i...
Canadian Chamber backs Northern-conceived resolutionsPosted: 9/22/2016 10:56:38 AMNorthern Ontario concerns got attention at the Canadian Cham...
Canadian airship developer signs deal for African relie... Posted: 9/20/2016 10:41:32 AMCanadian airship manufacturer Solar Ship has announced an ag...
St. Joe’s Island logger tops in safety Posted: 9/16/2016 9:53:34 AMA strong safety culture has made an Algoma district logging ...
Greg Rickford joins Indigenous engagement firmPosted: 9/15/2016 4:33:37 PMFormer Natural Resources Minister Greg Rickford has signed o...
Tenaris to recall laid off employeesPosted: 9/14/2016 2:25:47 PMTenaris AlgomaTubes will recall between 120 and 150 employee...
New hope for HornepaynePosted: 9/13/2016 3:00:24 PMUncertainty over the Canada-U.S. softwood lumber agreement h...
Co-op building Dryden propane storage facilityPosted: 9/13/2016 3:04:50 PMFederated Co-operatives (FCL) is establishing a new propane ...
Northern cities chasing Noront’s ferrochrome smelter Posted: 9/7/2016 9:29:03 AMFour Northern Ontario cities have put the word in with Noron...
Franco Nevada boss makes whopping Sudbury earth science... Posted: 9/7/2016 9:47:24 AMThe head of the world’s leading gold-streaming company is ma...


Michael Atkins

David Robinson
Dr. David Robinson Associate Professor of Economics
Laurentian University
Latest Articles

Laurie Bissonette

Charles Cirtwill

Send us your news, story ideas or comments
Contact Ian Ross at or 705-673-5705 ext. 312.

Business News from the CBC

Top 5 ways to save big bucks on groceries
Personal finance expert Kerry Taylor took Peter Armstrong — host of On the Money on CBCNN — to a grocery store to share some of her best cost-cutting tips.
Foreign buyers tax for Toronto-area real estate called 'knee-jerk' reaction
Calls for the implementation of a tax on foreign buyers of property in the Greater Toronto Area are "premature," a pair of real estate groups say.
Think you paid fees over the advertised price for your car?
You've bought a car at a dealership and you think you have been charged fees on top of the advertised price for the vehicle. You'd like to get that money back, but the problem is you don't have a copy of the original ad showing the price that brought you into the dealership. What do you do now?
Natural resources minister rejects idea First Nations united against pipelines
Natural Resources Minister Jim Carr is dispelling the idea that all Indigenous groups in Canada are united against pipelines after a group of First Nations in Canada and the United States signed a treaty opposing new projects that carry Alberta oilsands.
Trudeau's pipeline remark puts focus on Pacific Northwest LNG project
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau may have signalled that his cabinet is prepared to sign-off on a massive natural gas pipeline project that will traverse through B.C.'s north.
Twitter shares jump more than 21% on report of takeover talks
Shares in social media company Twitter jumped by more than 21 per cent on Friday after a report that Google's parent company may be considering buying it.


S&P/TSX Composite

Northern Ontario Business Events

Northern Ontario Business Publications