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.
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...
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 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...
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...