North Bay airport to host annual industry convention
By: Northern Ontario Business staffNorth Bay's JackGarland Airport will host industry professionals from across the country next
week during the annual convention of the Airport Management Council of Ontario
(AMCO).The 31st annual convention
will take place Oct. 3-5 at the Best Western Hotel and Conference Centre in
North Bay. I...
Industrial fabrics manufacturer reduces workforce by 20
By: Northern Ontario Business staffThere has been a major layoff at one of
North Bay’s biggest employers.Fabrene, owned by Indiana-based Berry
Plastics, has cut its workforce by a total of 20 hourly and salaried
workers.It happened in mid-August “through a
combination of early retirements and permanent layoffs,” Eva
Progress coming on North Bay recommendations for change
By: Lindsay KellySince North Bay received the Baylor
Report in June, complete with recommendations on how to improve the
city and its prospects, work has been steadily underway as the city
and its economic development arm tick off the boxes one by one. But
for George Burton, progress still isn’t happening fast ...
Canadore launches new film program, production facility
By: Lindsay KellyThe future of film and television
production in North Bay is about to get brighter with a new
investment by Canadore College in its film programming and
facilities.In June, the school announced it would
start offering a one-year post-production graduate certificate
program in addition to the b...
Interpaving and Sudbury both charged in pedestrian death
By: Northern Ontario Business staffThe Ontario
Ministry of Labour has laid charges against the City of Greater Sudbury and
Interpaving Ltd. in the death of a pedestrian in September, 2015.The charges come
as the one-year anniversary of the death of 58-year-old Cécile Paquette
approaches. She was killed last year at the corner of...
Dealing with demographics
By: Kris Ketonen
Northwestern Ontario must work to attract new
residents from other places if current economic levels are going to
That was the message at Common Voice
Northwest’s conference on Sept. 23 in Thunder Bay, which drew
people from across the region to the Victoria Inn to discuss the...
“Sky the limit” for Sudbury film industry
By: Aaron Pickard
Paul Bronfman, chair and CEO of William F.
White International Inc., said he is pleasantly surprised by the
success of the film industry in Sudbury and Northern Ontario.
Bronfman was one of several keynote speakers at
a Sudbury training symposium at Northern Ontario Film Studios to
Intake clinic for aluminum powder set for Oct. 3-4 in Sudbury
By: Lindsay KellyOn Oct. 3 and 4,
Sudbury will host the second of two intake clinics for miners who believe their
health has been negatively impacted by the inhalation of McIntyre Powder while
working at Northern Ontario mines.First introduced
in 1943, McIntyre Powder was finely ground aluminum that miners work...