Whiz kids’ robotics company sets sights on blue-green algaeThere 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 company he started with some former classmates and friends, called Northern Ontario Robotic Solutions and Equipment, or NORSE for short.Roos and his friend Matteo Neville were founding members of Lo-Ellen Park Secondary School's robotics team.Along with team members Xuan Han, Edmund Noble and Alex Bertrand, they made ...
A pioneer of Sudbury’s business
community died Aug. 19 at the age of 86.Donald Steel was born in Drake, Sask.
in 1928, and was raised in Teeswater, Ont. He settled in Sudbury in
1946, and established Steel Electronics in 1958, which sold two-way
radios.Along with business partner Tom Smith,
After months of demolition, renovation
and reconfiguration, the new incubation centre in downtown Sault Ste.
Marie is ready and waiting to welcome tenants.Millworks, which is located at Mill
Square on the former St. Marys Paper sawmill property, is expected to
open in early October, and there h...
Three and a half years after a fire
destroyed her downtown North Bay business, Jennifer Bywater still
gets emotional talking about it.“I thought I was past it,” said
Jennifer, her voice breaking. “But I guess not.”The January 2012 blaze, ignited by an
electrical malfunction, gutted the 100-year...
is introducing a new framework that will allow beer to be sold in grocery
stores.On Sept. 23,
the province announced grocery retailers can now bid to be one of 450 stores to
sell beer, starting with 60 locations to be announced this December. Eligible
stores must meet certain crit...