Regional News

Nip U axes biomass centreNipissing University’s Biomass Innovation Centre is no more. By: Northern Ontario Business staff Nipissing University’s Biomass Innovation Centre is no more. After a six-year run, staff members Dawn Lambe and Francis Gallo issued a May 22 news release of the North Bay university’s decision to “shelve” BIC as part of an ongoing “restructuring effort and new strategic direction.” BIC ...
Tbaytel names new V-P of sales, marketing By: Northern Ontario Business staff Tbaytel named Kathleen Jones as its vice-president of sales, marketing and communication. She originally began working at the Thunder Bay phone and internet provider in 2001 and joins the executive management team after serving as the company’s director of marketing and communications s...
Indian consul general to visit TimminsAkhilesh Mishra, the consul general of India in Toronto, will be in Timmins next week to speak about Ontario-India trade and mining industry relations. By: Northern Ontario Business staffThe consul general of India in Toronto will deliver a presentation at Northern College next week.Akhilesh Mishra will speak about Ontario-India trade and mining industry relations on Wednesday, May 27. The presentation is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. and is open to the public.Mishra will be ...
Timmins’ Connecting Link voted worst roadAlgonquin Avenue, Timmins’ main thoroughfare, has been voted Ontario’s worst road in a 2015 analysis by CAA. By: Northern Ontario Business staffAlgonquin Avenue, Timmins’ main thoroughfare, has been voted Ontario’s worst road in a 2015 analysis by the Canadian Automobile Association (CAA).The pothole-riddled road, which runs through the middle of town, retains the first and second spots —Algonquin’s western and eastern portions are lis...
Sault bridge redevelopment continues in JuneWork will continue this June on the redevelopment of the International Bridge plaza in Sault Ste. Marie. By: Northern Ontario Business staffThe next phase of the redevelopment of the Canadian plaza at the International Bridge in Sault Ste. Marie will go ahead in June.In a news release, the Federal Bridge Corporation Ltd. said this second phase of this ongoing redevelopment project would encompass the construction of new facilities ...
Capstone commissions Goulais Bay wind farmThe Goulais Bay Wind Farm, now operational, is comprised of 11 Siemens 2.3-megawatt turbines. It’s located north of Sault Ste. Marie. By: Northern Ontario Business staffThe Goulais Bay Wind Farm, an 11-turbine, 25-megawatt project located north of Sault Ste. Marie, has now been commissioned.The wind farm was developed by Capstone Infrastructure Corp. in partnership with the Batchewana First Nation, and is operating under a 20-year Feed-in Tariff contract with t...
Soo Mill celebrates centenary with grantsTo celebrate its 100th year in business, Soo Mill & Lumber Company is holding charity barbecues, such as the one for the Sault MS Society on May 16. (PHOTO SUPPLIED) By: Northern Ontario Business staffSoo Mill & Lumber Company Ltd. – one of Sault Ste. Marie’s oldest and most successful locally owned businesses – is celebrating its 100th anniversary by donating $100,000 to innovative community projects that improve the lives of others.Soo Mill will make the money available through individual ...
North Bay goes stratospheric this fallThe City of North Bay and Canadore College are expected to unveil the activities planned for the community’s inaugural Space Week in early October. By: Northern Ontario Business staff The City of North Bay and Canadore College are expected to unveil the activities planned for the community’s inaugural Space Week in early October. Mayor Al MacDonald and Canadore president George Burton, Space Week co-chairs, are scheduled to speak at a May 22 press conference at the colleg...



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