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 ...
A North Bay drilling company received $170,000
from the National Research Council’s (NRC) Industrial Research
Assistance Program fund.
The money for the drilling services company is
earmarked for the development of a data acquisition system to capture
and record essential production data fro...
The former staff of Nipissing
University’s Biomass Innovation Centre has regenerated themselves
as the Biomass North Development Centre.In a July 2 news release, the North
Bay-based not-for-profit group announced it is now taking memberships
from communities, organizations and businesses engage...
Nipissing University’s Biomass Innovation
Centre is no more.
After a six-year run, staff members Dawn Lambe
and Francis Gallo issued a May 22 news release of the North Bay
university’s decision to “shelve” BIC as part of an ongoing
“restructuring effort and new strategic direction.”
The City of North Bay and Canadore College are
expected to unveil the activities planned for the community’s
inaugural Space Week in early October.
Mayor Al MacDonald and Canadore president
George Burton, Space Week co-chairs, are scheduled to speak at a May
22 press conference at the colleg...