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 ...
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
“Thousands” of North Bay residents have shared their opinions through an online survey on the future economic direction of the city.Organizers of a community development research project between Baylor University and the City of North Bay are urging thousands more to have their say before the deadl...
Couture garment-making workshops with
Kathryn Brenne are in such demand that registration for an upcoming
session filled up a mere hour and 25 minutes after Brenne sent out an
email to eagerly awaiting students.Cohosted with Brenne’s friend,
British couturier Jon Moore — who has designed and ma...
North Bay-based Blue Sky Net announced
it has launched a broadband information portal to determine the
demand for high-speed internet access in some underserviced areas of
the North.“It’s quite clear that there is a
divide between the more urban communities and those that are more