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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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Preservation group shines a light on history, eco-tourism
A Thunder Bay preservation group believes Lake Superior lighthouses can serve as a beacon for eco-tourism. Often located in majestic postcard settings and offering breathtaking views, Paul Morralee, secretary of Canadian Lighthouses of Lake Superior, views these windswept places as highway s...
Winners from northwestern Ontario named Influential Women
Influential Women from northwestern Ontario were celebrated on Thursday night in Thunder Bay.The 18th annual Influential Women of Northern Ontario Awards were handed out during a gala evening celebrating successful women from around the North. The event is hosted by Northern Ontario Business.A ...
Tbaytel names new V-P of sales, marketing
Tbaytel named Kathleen Jones as its vice-president of sales, marketing and communication. She originally began working at the Thunder Bay phone and internet provider in 2001 and joins the executive management team after serving as the company’s director of marketing and communications s...
More Aboriginal insight needed in development: university report
Effective Aboriginal engagement and participation in regional planning is the lynchpin to making progress on mineral development in northwestern Ontario.Lakehead University’s Centre for Excellence for Sustainable Mining and Exploration (CESME) released its first policy paper this spring, callin...


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