Sudbury cancer research could turn into a 'global business'
By: Northern Ontario Business staffA research team at Health Sciences
North in Sudbury has developed a method that could see breast cancer
treatments tailored to the particular genetic makeup of the patient.The research has been promising enough
to catch the attention of Toronto-based York Medtech Partners. “We
are a group that ...
Mayors meet in T-Bay
By: Northern Ontario Business staffThunder Bay will be hosting
representative from 100 municipalities this week at the spring
meeting of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM).“We’re proud to have been chosen to
host these important events,” said Mayor Keith Hobbs in a March 3
news release. “I’m looking forward to the m...
Fourth tenant arrives at North Bay business park
By: Ian RossComsatec, a Callander-based energy
management firm, is joining the parade of companies heading up to the
new business park at North Bay’s Jack Garland Airport.The company will build a
20,000-squarefoot hangar this spring to provide leasing space
opportunities for aircraft.
Comsatec principal ...
Cementation picks up industrial land property
By: Ian RossNorth Bay-based mine builders
Cementation Canada have picked up some land in the city’s Gateway
Industrial Park with an eye on future expansion.The 6.5-acre property is adjacent to
the company’s existing shop on Legault Street where its raise
boring and shaft sinking equipment is stored.Company...
North Bay studies waterfront options
By: Ian RossThe frozen shores of North Bay’s
waterfront may be a magnet for ice anglers, but the city wants to
attract more people down to Lake Nipissing on a year-round basis.The city embarked last year on a
waterfront tourist commercial attraction feasibility study looking to
attract more tourists and cr...
High-end grocery shopping makes comeback in North Bay
By: Ian RossSome North Bay entrepreneurs want to
bring back the high quality and fresh food experience to the city’s
local shopping scene starting this spring.Construction has been underway this
winter on a new 16,000-square-foot store on Trout Lake Road that
will be the home of Farquhar’s Orchards Fine F...
Photographer reinventing the corporate video
By: Ian RossThe prospect of shooting mundane
corporate videos may pay the bills, but it really didn’t stir
Patrick Gilbert’s creative juices.So the North Bay photographer and
multi-media producer decided to create a demonstration project that
would showcase his full range of ability and skill.Gilbert wante...
NORCAT opens new workplace safety training centre
By: Northern Ontario Business staffThe Northern Centre for Advanced
Technology Inc. (NORCAT) has launched its new Global Centre of
Excellence in Training and Development to provide services, programs
and resources to reduce injuries and enhance productivity in the
workplace.The centre will include a mobile mining