Churchill’s loss is Thunder Bay’s modest grain gain
By: Ian Ross
The indefinite suspension of grain exports
through the Port of Churchill should provide a modest bump to port
activity in Thunder Bay.
Workers at the remote Manitoba port were
notified July 25 that grain shipments were being halted Aug. 2 for
the remainder of this year.
The decision was ...
Provincial funding arrives for Sault companies
By: Northern Ontario Business staffA handful of Sault
Ste. Marie businesses are getting a hand up from the province with a total of
$618,006 in capital. The funding is expected to help create 17 new jobs.Insightworks Learning & Development received $213,125 to expand their business and
purchase equipment to further develop the de...
Sault chasing painting, defence contracts for airport
By: Northern Ontario Business staffSault Ste. Marie is putting together a business case to
attract an airplane-painting company and defence contracts to its airport.With $70,000 in funding from the federal government’s Invest
Canada-Community Initiatives program, the city’s Economic Development Corporation is compiling a list of b...
Sault tech firm achieves premier Google designation
By: Northern Ontario Business staff
A Sault Ste. Marie digital consulting firm has
achieved rare-air status with Google.
In a news release, Digital Intelligence Group
(DIG) announced it has been named an official Google Premier Partner.
It’s an exclusive designation reserved for
organizations that demonstrate specialized exper...
Developer acquires Sudbury landmark
By: Northern Ontario Business staffA Sudbury developer has purchased the Sudbury water tower hinting at future development, while
supporting research for a debilitating neurological disease in the process.On July 27, Dario
Zulich, CEO of TESC Contracting Company Ltd. and a partner in Zulich Enterprises, announced he has purchased ...
BonTerra creates 3D model for Larder Lake property
By: Northern Ontario Business staffBonTerra Resources
has created a 3D geological model for its Larder Lake property and plans to have
an updated 43-101 National Instrument resource report ready for mid-2017.The Larder Lake
property hosts the Bear and Cheminis gold deposits and extends along nine
kilometres of the Cadillac-Larde...
Sault local food festival celebrates third year
By: Northern Ontario Business staffThe Eat Algoma food festival will mark its third year on
Sept. 17 in Desbarats just outside of Sault Ste. Marie.An initiative of the Sault-based Rural Agri-Innovation Network (RAIN), Eat Algoma showcases local food suppliers by engaging local
restaurants and chefs to create bite-sized appetizers ...
Province providing $1 million for Northern businesses
By: Northern Ontario Business staffA quartet of
companies is getting a leg up from the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corp.
(NOHFC).The provincial funding
agency announced close to $1 million in funding on July 21, to be distributed
amongst the following companies:-Great Lakes Graphite Inc. in Matheson will receive $412,360 to r...