Regional News

Churchill’s loss is Thunder Bay’s modest grain gainThe Port of Thunder Bay stands to pick up more grain cargoes with the halting of shipments to the Port of Churchill, Manitoba. 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 companiesNorth Drilling is amongst the companies to benefit from a provincial funding announcement. 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 airportSault Ste. Marie 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 landmarkSudbury’s water tower is located in the city’s downtown core. 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 propertyBonTerra's 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 yearMonique’s Bistro & Catering from Blind River will be among the participants at the third Eat Algoma food festival taking place in Desbarats in September. 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 businessesGreat Lakes Graphite’s micronization facility in Matheson is amongst the Northern businesses that received provincial funding this week. 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...



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