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Rutherglen mill manager Peter Loy is ready to fire up the wood kiln at the Columbia Forest Products plant in anticipation of a spring restart.
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 ...


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Canadore offering new film program
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 graduate certific...
Northern mayors discuss energy costs, FedNor
Rising energy 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...
North Bay to fine-tune the corporate message
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 responsible for...
Baylor report offers recommendations for change
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...


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