Sault fast-tracks prep work for commercial port With a federal election looming this fall, Sault Ste. Marie is charging full-steam ahead in chasing money from Ottawa for its commercial harbour project.The municipality, Essar Steel Algoma and their consultants have taken an accelerated approach toward speeding up the pace of technical work with an aim on presenting a “shovel ready” project to the feds by mid-summer.By that time, said Jerry Dolcetti, the city’s engineering and planning commissioner, they should have a well-defined business cas...
Porter Airlines will soon be flying into North Bay.The company announced July 21 it would start offering daily
flights between Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport and North Bay’s Jack Garland Airport in October. A second route, featuring service between North Bay and
Timmins, is also being introduc...
The search is on for a new operator to take
over a Sault Ste. Marie-to-Heart passenger train service after
Canadian National Railway (CN) announced it will cease operations on
The repeated inability of Railmark Canada and
its president-CEO R. Allen Brown to obtain financing led CN, ...
Pioneer Construction has been awarded an $8.4-million contract for highway work on
Highway 71 near Sioux Narrows.The road will be
resurfaced and drainage will be improved along 26 kilometres of highway. Work
is expected to be completed in the fall.In 1936, the
world's longest single-span timber...
begin this summer on the next portion of four-laning on Highway 69 between
Sudbury and Parry Sound.The province has
announced it will provide $19.4 million for this next stage of the ongoing,
multi-year construction project.Work will begin
this summer to realign 2.7 kilometre...