Northern companies to be featured at Toronto conference
By: Northern Ontario Business staffTwenty-one companies
from northern communities will be part of the Northern Ontario Innovation
Pavilion at the Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE) Discovery Conference to be
held in Toronto, May 27th to 28th, 2013.With $117,500 in
FedNor funding provided through the Northern Ontario Development...
Seedlings slated for planting in Sudbury
By: Northern Ontario Business staffCN has donated
20,000 trees to be planted in the Sudbury community of Coniston.The initiative is
a partnership between CN, Tree Canada and the City of Greater Sudbury to enhance
the city’s ongoing regreening efforts. The trees will be planted at
predetermined sites through the spring and fall."...
Fatal accident under investigation in Sudbury
By: Northern Ontario Business staffThe Greater
Sudbury Police Service and the Ministry of Labour are investigating a fatal
industrial accident at High Strength Plates and Profiles Inc. in the Greater Sudbury
community of Lively.On May 21, at
approximately 11:47 a.m., police received a 911 call reporting that an employee
Former Essar Algoma head featured in lecture series
By: Northern Ontario Business staffDenis Turcotte, the former head of Essar Steel Algoma Inc.,
will be a featured speaker in the Local Leaders series in Sault Ste. Marie on June
12.Hosted by Strive Young Professionals Group, Turcotte will
speak about the experiences and successes he’s encountered in his career as a
Vulnerable Persons Registry gets funding in Sault
By: Northern Ontario Business staffThe provincial government is providing $82,090 in funding
for the Vulnerable Persons Registry.The Vulnerable Persons Registry (VPR) is a free, voluntary
and confidential service aimed at improving the safety of Sault Ste. Marie
residents living at home who would be at greater risk during emergen...
A FONOM-enal feel good event
By: Northern Ontario Business staffFederation of Northern Ontario Municipalities (FONOM) reps returned home from their annual meeting
feeling good after getting plenty of face time with Premier Kathleen
Wynne and her cabinet ministers.“Over the past year, we have attended
literally dozens of meetings with decision makers,” said A...
Sudbury chamber celebrates the best in business
By: Northern Ontario Business staffCatch words like innovative, economic driver and success
were uttered loud and often Tuesday night at the Caruso Club in Sudbury.Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce used those words to describe this year's
slate of winners for the 16th annual Bell Business Excellence Awards.The chamber handed out...
Natural resources minister tours Sudbury
By: Northern Ontario Business staffJoe Oliver,
Canada’s minister of natural resources, highlighted the extension of the
Mineral Exploration Tax Credit for an additional year under Economic ActionPlan 2013 while visiting a former mine site on the Podolsky property in Sudbury
on May 16.“Mining workers
and communities across Canada...