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Canadore College president George Burton is championing North Bay’s next wave of growth with an expansion of its Aviation Campus at Jack Garland Airport, new programming, and industry partnerships.
Canadore builds on its aviation legacy with expansion plans, partnershipsGeorge Burton glances around the 17,000 square feet of hangar at Canadore College’s Aviation Campus, stuffed with helicopters and turboprop aircraft, and predicts big things are coming over the horizon in the next five years.Since arriving back at his alma mater to take the job as president of the North Bay college in 2010, Burton has been keen to drive business to the campus at Jack Garland Airport.Having a world-class 87,000-square-foot training facility at his disposal to showcase to industr...


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North Bay in the clouds over satellite tests
The European satellite company encamped at Canadore College’s Aviation Campus in North Bay recently concluded the first phase of flight tests of a new technology designed to deliver small satellites into orbit.Swiss Space Systems (S3) spent a week conducting drop-tests at Jack Garland Airport to as...
North Bay doctor opens the web door on personal health records
Dr. Wendy Graham didn’t set out to become an institutional silo buster.The North Bay physician, who’s spearheading a revolutionary health-care delivery application, just wanted to develop a convenient tool that makes her patients partners in managing their own health.Graham is founder and CEO of Mi...
North Bay chamber gala dishes out annual awards
More than 150 people turned out for the North Bay & District Chamber of Commerce’s “Bell Evening of Excellence Awards” to witness six awards being presented, Oct. 21.Bioped received with The Success Stories Award, while The Raven and Republic took home the New Business of the Year Award.Robert Ray ...
Being fast and flexible keeps Corbeil injection molder humming
Don Champagne’s first foray into entrepreneurship almost crash landed before it off the ground.After the Corbeil native established North Bay Plastic Molders out of his garage in 1985, the venture almost came to a screeching halt when his first would-be customer hung him out to dry.A local mining ...


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