End of wheat board monopoly helps Thunder BayOptimism abounds at the port of Thunder Bay heading into the 2013-14 navigation season.Marine operators on the Great Lakes are
forecasting a big swell in traffic along the length of the St.
Lawrence Seaway and those waves of good vibes are stretching all to
the Lakehead as the new shipping season got underway in late March.
Last year, the western Lake Superior
port handled more than 7.8 million tonnes of cargo during the
shipping season and recorded 408 ships in the harbour loading and
Northeastern Ontario municipal leaders were hoping to pin down Premier Kathleen Wynne in Parry Sound this week to make a firm commitment to keep the Ontario Northland Transportation Commission (ONTC) in public hands.Mayors, including Kapuskasing's Al Spacek, were scheduled to meet the premier at a ...
Aviation Academy has been awarded a contract to provide training for the Air
Cadet Power Pilot Scholarship Program. The contract includes providing flight
training for 10 Air Cadets toward their private pilot licence during a seven-week
period this summer.Based at the Greater
Low water levels in Lake Huron are
being blamed for a delay in service of the Chi-Cheemaun ferry.The ferry, which runs between South
Baymouth on Manitoulin Island and Tobermory in Bruce County, is one
of two links to the island, and is a vital component of the area’s
tourism industry.Service, w...
is purchasing 12 CS100 airliners from Bombardier Aerospace, with options for an
additional 18 aircraft. The agreement also includes purchase rights on six Q400
NextGen aircraft.The agreement is
worth US$870 million, but could increase to US$2.08 billion if Porter follows