Sudbury’s host for almost 70 yearsSudbury’s largest hall had a modest
beginning in the heart of the city’s Italian community almost 70
years ago.On May 18, 1947, members of Sudbury’s
Italian community, including Luigi Battaino and Antonio Buttazzoni,
met at the Ryan Community Club in the city’s west end, and decided
to form their own association, as other communities in the outlying
region had already done.The proposed name for the association
was Fratellanza Italiana di Sudbury, or the Italian Brotherhood of
More than 20 years ago, Nadene and
Jordy McBride decided to create a back-to-nature retreat that was a
little off-the-beaten path.Located 45 minutes from Kenora and
three hours from Winnipeg, Minaki Yurt Adventures sprang out of the
couple’s involvement in a not-for-profit group maintaining a t...
A money-losing museum in Kirkland Lake
has found new purpose as a state-of-the-art convention centre.Hockey Heritage North is experiencing a
rebirth as a popular community gathering place for social, training
and corporate events.The 17,000-square-foot facility opened
in 2006 as a government-su...
Bryce Campbell wants the Copper River
Inn & Conference Centre to be the preferred place for meetings
and conventions in the Rainy River district of northwestern Ontario.“Without a doubt that’s our goal,”
said Campbell, who acquired the former Adventure Inn in Fort Frances
in February 2014. “Whe...
An Aboriginal training institute is
aiming to host large-scale conferences in Kenora by renovating space
at a former high school.Seven Generations Education Institute
received almost $1.2 million from FedNor in early July to begin work
this summer to upgrade more than 30,000 square feet at its ...