Rutherglen veneer plant preps for spring restart The sight of steam emanating from the
boilers and lofting out the stack at the Rutherglen mill for the
first time in five years was almost greeted like papal smoke signals
by Mattawa area locals in February.The pent-up anticipation behind the
spring restart of the Columbia Forest Products veneer plant has been
so great, manager Peter Loy keeps the chain on the gate to prevent
hopeful job seekers from entering the premises to drop off resumés.“We’re not manned up to greet
everyone,” said ...
Canadore College in North Bay is offering a new
post-production film program, and building a state-of-the-art production facility
to support it.The college currently offers broadcast television and
digital cinematography programs, and it’s expected the one-year post-production
costs, the Municipal Property Assessment Commission (MPAC), the Ring of Fire, and
increasing funds to FedNor were among the issues discussed during the June 15
meeting of the Northern Ontario Large Urban Mayors (NOLUM).The mayors of
Northern Ontario’s five largest cities met in No...
The City of North Bay has hired Jaclyn Bucik as
its communications and strategic development officer.
Bucik has a decade of communications experience
in the public sector, most recently as the community relations
specialist at Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital where she was
A new report from the Baylor Focus Firm
Partnership Project outlines a number of recommendations that could
help North Bay become a thriving, desirable community, including
reinvigorating the downtown, setting up a networking space/incubator,
and improving communication with the community.The r...