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Now entering its 10th year of operation, Vortex Aerospace Services has completed assembly on 30 of Bombardier’s CL-415 Superscooper aircraft at North Bay’s Jack Garland Airport.
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 ...


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Company fined for fatal fall at old missile silo
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 was killed. Seavale’s facility is at the former Bomarc missile site on Highway 11 north of the city. The site ...
Cash in the Christmas stockings for North Bay businesses
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...
Survey says: public mistrust of North Bay city hall
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...
Former Thunder Bay chamber prez joins North Bay economic development
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 experienc...


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