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.
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...
Competition for foreign direct
Investment is fierce. Most recently, Thunder Bay lost an Australian
manufacturer to Houston, Texas. The Community Economic Development
Commission spent approximately three years working with this group.
This isn’t the first or last time
Thunder Bay will lose ma...
Justus Veldman thinks there’s a
home-grown solution to supply the Thunder Bay Generating Station with
wood pellets instead of importing them from Europe.At the same time the Sault Ste. Marie
developer wants to bring industry back to the Township of Red Rock
with his ambitious plans for a commer...
Justin Frape has developed a
fascination with a strange potion that’s sold in tiny apothecary
bottles.The well-known Thunder Bay businessman
has transformed an abiding interest in distilled spirits into a major
career move in launching Frape & Sons, manufacturing bitters
using locally sourced ...