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Ontario Northland management and unions co-authored a new business plan designed to keep the Crown agency off the province’s auction block.
Ontario Northland restructuring plan in minister’s handsA report to restructure the Ontario Northland Transportation Commission (ONTC) has been delivered to Northern Development and Mines Minister Michael Gravelle.But one of the union bosses has a sneaking suspicion that Ontera, the ONTC’s telecommunications division, may still be on auction block.Brian Kelly, spokesman for the General Chairperson’s Association (GCA) representing unionized employees, said rumours are spreading that Bell Aliant may be a frontrunner to acquire the assets of Ontera, al...


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Manitoulin Transport gets ISO certification
Manitoulin Transport will become the first trucking company in Canada to receive ISO certification for its environmental management system.The Gore Bay-headquartered company will receive certification under ISO 14001:2004, an international standard that assures company management, staff, custome...
Manitoulin Transport acquires Winnipeg firm
Manitoulin Transport has added to its fleet with the purchase of Winnipeg-based company Jomac Transport.The company said this latest acquisition builds on a series of strategic investments in Western Canada, providing Manitoulin Transport with comprehensive ground coverage throughout Manitoba. M...
Sudbury airport board welcomes newbies
The Sudbury Airport Community Development Corporation (SACDC) bade adieu to some outgoing members of its board of directors and welcomed in some new folks.Scott Lund and Richard Brummer finished up their terms to make way for Brent Battistelli and Paul Kusnierczyk.Battistelli is president of Battis...
Work begun on Michigan Soo bridge plaza
Work has begun on the two-year, $8.9-million International Bridge toll plaza reconstruction project in Sault Ste. Marie, MI.Work started on June 4 after the International Bridge Authority (IBA) gave approval to contractor DeVere Construction Company and subcontractor M&M Excavating, both based ou...


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