Sudbury innovation lab seeks to restore lost manufacturing jobs
By: Jonathan MigneaultTom Fortin wants people to start making things again.More specifically, the founder of Ontrak Control Systems, a Sudbury company that manufactures computer control systems, wants engineers and technologists in Sudbury and Northern Ontario to start building electronic and mechanical products.In the ...
Timmins contractor awarded university campus project
By: Northern Ontario Business staffCy Rheault Construction of Timmins has been awarded a $34-million contract for Laurentian University’s campus modernization project.The project, which represents a major renewal for the Sudbury campus, will mean new construction, plus upgrades and renovations to nine campus buildings over two years...
Lakehead ranked as a research leader
By: Northern Ontario Business staffLakehead University is again ranked among the top research universities for undergraduates in Canada.Re$earch Infosource, which released its annual rankings for Canada’s Top 50 research universities, placed Lakehead second among Ontario’s undergraduate universities, and third among Canada’s undergr...
Algoma moving arts program to St. Marys property
By: Northern Ontario Business staffThe visual fine
arts program at Algoma University will take up residence at the Machine Shop in
Sault Ste. Marie, located on the former St. Marys Paper property that’s being
transformed by Riversedge Developments into a multi-use property.The agreement is for
16 months with the option of a thre...
Sault hosting energy conference
By: Lindsay KellySault Ste. Marie is hoping to further cement its title as the alternative energy capital of North America when it hosts its inaugural green-energy conference next month.The Energy Opportunities Conference: Making Things Happen! will take place Nov. 4-6. The three-day event will bring together profe...
Sault chamber recognizes business excellence
By: Northern Ontario Business staffLeaders in industry
in Sault Ste. Marie have been recognized by the Sault Ste. Marie Chamber of Commerce.Awards were given
out during the chamber’s 125th annual general meeting on Oct. 23. A list of
winners follows.-Andrew Sarlo and
Dennis Tatasciore of S&T Group: Skipper Manzzutti Award for Bu...
North Bay chamber gala dishes out annual awards
By: Northern Ontario Business staffMore than 150 people turned out for the North Bay & District Chamber of Commerce’s “Bell Evening of Excellence Awards” to witness six awards being presented, Oct. 21.Bioped received with The Success Stories Award, while The Raven and Republic took home the New Business of the Year Award.Robert Ray ...
Sault development corp gets funding
By: Northern Ontario Business staffSault Ste. Marie’s
Community Development Corporation has received $300,000 in FedNor funding to
support small business development, growth and job creation in the city.Over a one-year
period, the organization will provide small and medium-sized enterprises with
access to capital and business co...