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
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...
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...
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...
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...