Vortex Aerospace marks a decade assembling water bombers Vortex Aerospace Services began as a pitch by Jody Joyal to convince Bombardier Aerospace’s amphibious group to keep its water bomber production facilities in North Bay.When the order book for the CL-415 Superscooper began drying up in the early 2000s, the Montreal-based aviation giant mothballed the final assembly plant at Jack Garland Airport.Joyal, a former employee and now president at Vortex, was teaching at Canadore College’s aviation campus when a Bombardier vice-president contacted him ...
Seavale Inc. pleaded guilty and was fined
$100,000 in a provincial offences court on Jan. 29 after a visitor to
its self-storage facility in North Bay fell through an open hole and
Seavale’s facility is at the former Bomarc
missile site on Highway 11 north of the city.
The site ...
The Northern Ontario Heritage Fund
announced more than $1.2 million in grants to North Bay businesses,
Dec. 14.Next Hydrogen pocketed $740,213 to
develop a large scale water electrolyser to produce and commercialize
low-cost clean hydrogen.Michael Stemp,
the company’s COO, said in a government...
You might not be able to fight city
hall, but many North Bay residents say you can’t trust it either.A group of Baylor University business
students conducting a six-month long study on the city’s economic
direction delivered some eyebrow-raising results from a survey of
North Bay residents.In a...
Harold Wilson, the former president of
the Thunder Bay Chamber of Commerce, has joined the City of North
Bay’s economic development team as a business development officer.Wilson resigned from the chamber in
early 2013 for an unsuccessful run in politics.He brings more than 25 years of