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 ...
Some of the brightest young minds in
business will be taking a hard look at North Bay to determine if it’s
on the right path to prosperity.Kevin Hutchison, a North Bay financial
advisor and Baylor University MBA graduate, successfully pitched to
his Texas alma mater, and its highly-accredited b...
The new owner of a North Bay aircraft
charter and refurbishment company sees room for international growth.Chorus Aviation, a Halifax-based
holding company, acquired Voyageur Airways last spring in an
$80-million deal that was finalized May 1.Joe Randell, Chorus Aviation
president-CEO, said pic...
The North Bay & District Chamber of
Commerce is moving from a prime piece of city-owned highway property
to the downtown core this fall.After 30 years of being located on
Seymour Street, just off Highway 11-17, the chamber will be taking up
residence at the corner of Main Street East and Wylde ...
A deteriorating piece of North Bay
roadway infrastructure is finally getting a major overhaul.Tackling the repairs to the Lakeshore
Drive overpass was a major priority for David Euler, the city’s
managing director of engineering, environmental and works.“We’ve had it on our list for a few