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...
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...
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’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...