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The aircraft maintenance workforce at the Pilatus Centre in Thunder Bay has grown into a high volume 24-hour operation moving into a new shop in 2011.
Aircraft life extensions keep Pilatus busy around the clockA plethora of heavy maintenance aviation work has been a boon for the Pilatus Centre Canada in Thunder Bay.Since moving into a state-of-the-art sales and service shop on the north side of Thunder Bay International Airport in 2011, the company has expanded its workforce and evolved into a high volume shop running 24/7.“When we moved over here four years ago, we had six full-time maintenance guys on the floor,” said Steve Davey, executive vice-president and COO of the Pilatus Centre. Now ...

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Thunder Bay media giant dies
Fraser Dougall, a Thunder Bay media owner and philanthropist, has died. He was 73.Born in Port Arthur in 1942, Dougall was known in Northern Ontario as president of Dougall Media.His father, Hector Dougall, started a local television and radio broadcast operation that Fraser inherited at his fa...
Thunder Bay port on a five-year high
July proved to be another strong month for grain cargoes through the Port of Thunder Bay. Grain shipments through the western Lake Superior port are 26 per cent higher than the five-year average and are on par with last year’s pace, which was the port’s strongest season since 1997. In an Au...
Thunder Bay implementing local food strategy
Thunder Bay is implementing a strategy to get more locally produced fare into its food system, and it’s serving as a model for other communities around the North.Developed by the non-profit organization EcoSuperior, the Thunder Bay Food Strategy is the result of extensive community consultation...
Thunder Bay hosts Northern Ontario Business Awards
The Northern Ontario Business Awards return to Thunder Bay on Oct. 1, 2015 for the first time since 2010.The best and brightest business minds in Northern Ontario will be on hand for a night where there efforts and vision will be recognized.More than 500 people are expected to attend the awards, wi...


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