Timiskaming & Region Feature

Cow herd expansion in the Cochrane District and across Northern Ontario is on the mind of Beef Farmers of Ontario president Matt Bowman.
Beef farmers look to gain ground in the Clay Belt After the turn of the last century, the provincial government set about creating a “New Ontario” by offering land and cash to populate the Great Northern Clay Belt with first-time farmers.That top-down and ill-conceived strategy to colonize the North turned out to be an expensive failure that was finally put out of its misery by Premier Mitch Hepburn in the 1930s.These days, there’s a grassroots movement afoot by the Beef Farmers of Ontario (BFO) who are eyeballing this prairie-like str...


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BonTerra acquiring Larder Lake property
BonTerra Resources Inc. will acquire a 100 per cent interest in Kerr Mines’ Larder Lake property, located east of Kirkland Lake and near Virginiatown.Vancouver-based BonTerra announced on April 28 it had received TSX approval to move forward with the acquisition of the property. It had first mad...
Drone operator’s business really taking off
Precision agriculture is a part of the new vernacular in farming.One fledgling northeastern Ontario drone company is on the flightpath to make a landing in that market. ...
Medical marijuana puts finishing touches on production plant
A budding northeastern Ontario medical marijuana producer was expecting to finish the conversion of a nursery into a legitimate grow-op in March.Dr. Barry Kurtzer, CEO of DelShen Therapeutics, said his company was edging closer to completing the retrofit of a former government facility, outside...
Kirkland Lake Gold ties the knot with St. Andrew Goldfields
Kirkland Lake’s Mile of Gold is about to get longer — about 120 kilometres longer.That’s the strike length of the new land package acquired by Kirkland Lake Gold Inc., owner of four past-producing mines and the operating Macassa Mine, all on the Mile of Gold, a rich stretch of geology where sev...


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