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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 ...


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Canadore gets donated chopper airframe
The donation of a Bell 430 helicopter airframe to Canadore College will help train students in the school’s aviation program.Bell Helicopter announced it was donating the frame to the college on Dec. 11.“Our customers use our products for critical, life-saving missions all around the world, and w...
Manitoulin Global purchases Canfleet
Manitoulin Global Forwarding, a division of the Manitoulin Group of Companies, has purchased Vancouver’s Canfleet Logistics Ltd.This is the latest of many strategic investments Manitoulin has made in Western Canada in recent years to build out its offerings and coverage in the region. In a stat...
Traffic increase highlight of airport review
A discussion about the steady increase in passenger traffic and facility improvements was a highlight of a November strategy session of the Sault Ste. Marie Airport Development Corp.Passenger traffic has increased from 121,991 passengers in 2010 to 194,783 in 2014, a 59.7 per cent increase. The ...
Toyota recognizes Manitoulin Transport
Toyota Canada has recognized Manitoulin Transport with its 2014 Parts Carrier of the Year Award.For the past 14 years, Toyota has awarded the honour to the parts logistics company that has a “relentless focus on customer service with best performance transit time, quality and response,” accordi...


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