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Swiss Space Systems has introduced the concept of an unmanned, reusable space shuttle to launch satellites into orbit. Canadore College in North Bay has signed on to facilitate some of that research and innovation.
Swiss satellite company picks North Bay as test siteCanadore College and the City of North Bay are entering a bold new frontier in aviation and aeronautics.Swiss Space Systems (S3) is setting up a shop and testing site at the college’s aviation campus at Jack Garland Airport to allow the pioneering European satellite company to continue development of a revolutionary new system that delivers small satellites into orbit.The announcement was hailed at a press conference in late June as a major foundational achievement in developing a new phase of ...


Transportation News

Ontario Northland president resigns
Ontario Northland Transportation Commission (ONTC) will transition into a new chapter of operation without president-CEO Paul Goulet.Goulet, who steered the North Bay-based Crown corporation through a rocky phase of restructuring following the Ontario government’s divestment decision in 2012, annou...
North Shore road reopened under new management
A highway link, vital to the movement of wood supply on Superior’s North Shore, has been repaired and reopened to traffic under new management.The provincial government announced in August that the Caramat Road is now accessible and is being placed under the control of the Nawiinginokiima Forest Ma...
Sault gets $4 million for harbour expansion
Sault Ste. Marie has received more than $4 million in funding to go toward the expansion of its harbour.FedNor and the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corp. (NOHFC) have each pitched in $2.12 million for a total of $4.24 million toward the multi-year endeavour.The funds will be used to complete ...
Parry Sound airport gets award-winning recognition
The Parry Sound Area Municipal Airport came away a big winner at the Ontario Association of Community Futures Development Corporations’ annual conference in early September.The airport won the Community Economic Development Award for its 10-year track record of being an economic catalyst for growth...


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