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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 creates 3D model for Larder Lake property
BonTerra Resources has created a 3D geological model for its Larder Lake property and plans to have an updated 43-101 National Instrument resource report ready for mid-2017.The Larder Lake property hosts the Bear and Cheminis gold deposits and extends along nine kilometres of the Cadillac-Larde...
Orefinders, IAMGOLD reach milling agreement
Orefinders has struck a deal with IAMGOLD to mill stockpiled ore from its Mirado gold project, located 35 kilometres south of Kirkland Lake.The agreement marks phase one of Orefinders’ plan to develop the Mirado project. Orefinders will crush ore from the stockpile, which was mined during from ...
Northern forefather recognized with prestigious medal
Jake Englehart was memorialized as an important founding father of the town that bears his name, during a July 9 conferral of the Order of the North.“The Order of the North is considered the most prestigious honour that can be bestowed on any resident of the North, living or deceased,” reads a ...
New Liskeard cabinetmaker was Northern entrepreneur
Heinz Dittmann, the last remaining founding partner of Three H Office Furniture Systems, died on Sunday, July 3 at the age of 89.Dittmann led the development of Three H, based in New Liskeard, as a unique, made-to-order laminate furniture company that ultimately spanned the North American marke...


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