Radical Gardens bringing new approach to farmingSurveying her burgeoning acreage, where
newly planted bean shoots are poking their heads out of freshly
turned furrows, Brianna Humphrey chuckles about her luck.“I have the worst soil known to man,”
she laughs. “I should really be selling bricks of clay and not
food.”When she decided last year to cultivate
a 100-foot food plot on her parents’ property in the south part of
Timmins, the poor quality of soil became her first challenge. But she
planted crops anyway.Some failed, but some flou...
Great Lakes Graphite announced May 25 that it has crossed a
key threshold toward becoming a commercial player by recently completing two transactions
with two customers.The Toronto-based industrial minerals producer, which is
refurbishing a mill for grinding graphite flake near Timmins, said eac...
Goldcorp-Porcupine Gold Mines has earned national recognition
for its efforts to mine in a sustainable, transparent and accountable way.The company, which operates in the Timmins-Porcupine gold
camp, was acknowledged by the Canadian Chamber of Commerce with a Resource
Champion certificate on May...
The Timmins Chamber of Commerce celebrated its finest in business on May 19 during the 2016
annual Nova Business Excellence Awards.A list of the
winners follows:Northern College
Service Excellence Award: Coffee WarehouseRBC Marketing
Award: Timmins Gracie Jiu-Jitsu and Muay Thai AcademyNorthern...
Timmins-area enterprises are the recipient of close to
$1.8 million in funding from the federal government.The Venture Centre will receive the largest amount, $1.6
million, for the Community Futures Program, which will provide business
counselling and access to capital services, as well as suppo...