Dryden & Kenora Feature

Kenora is heading for a third phase of downtown reconstruction on Second Street to continue an already-successful urban revitalization effort.
Next phase of Kenora's downtown revitalizationKenora's downtown revitalization efforts are shifting into third gear. With two rounds of construction under its belt, Kenora's version of the Big Dig will be moving off its scenic waterfront and is heading uptown.Beginning in 2008, Kenora spent $25 million for its two-phase Big Spruce project that first dug up and improved Main Street before fixing up the harbourfront with better pedestrian access, a concert and festival venue, and new marina docks.Now Second Street, a major artery t...


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Province funding economic development opportunities
Ontario is helping communities in the Kenora and Timiskaming areas explore new economic development opportunities in order to help create jobs and generate new revenue sources and increased business.Through the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corp. (NOHFC), the province is investing nearly $96,0...
New labour deal for Domtar Dryden workers
More than 550 unionized employees at Domtar’s pulp mill and woodland operates voted in favour of new four-year deals on April 30. Unifor said maintenance, production and office employees voted 97 per cent in favour of the new deal with harvesting, trucking and chipping employees in the woodl...
Dryden-area mine project moves to the talking stage
Treasury Metals announced it’s crossed a project milestone for its advanced Goliath Gold Project, east of Dryden in northwestern Ontario.The Toronto-based junior miner announced the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency has determined that the company’s environmental impact statement (EIS) s...
Province funds northern investment projects
Ontario is supporting Northern communities by helping them to attract and develop investment opportunities.The province's Northern Communities Investment Readiness initiative is investing more than $168,000 in 16 new investment projects led by Northern communities, First Nations and economic dev...


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