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...
received $3 million in provincial funding — the maximum allowable amount under
the program — to complete upgrades to Highway 101.Highway 101,
which is also known as Algonquin Blvd., runs for 21.2 kilometres through
Timmins. It’s the city’s main thoroughfare and part of the provincia...
Timmins’ Productivity and Innovation Centre (PIC) has helped
more than 30 small and medium-sized Northern Ontario businesses with more than $100,000 over the
last year.Launched in 2014, the PIC provides up to 80 per cent in
funding for businesses to be assessed by qualified business consultants....
The City of Timmins has received $2.4 million in provincial funding to kickstart
construction of a new 36-acre industrial park.On March 31, the
province announced it was providing $2,485,650 from the Northern Ontario
Heritage Fund Corp. for the project.The project
includes water, road and hydro...
The Town of Chapleau
got some good news in January, when FedNor announced it would provide the town
with $836,500 in funding for a trio of projects designed to energize the
town and boost economic development in the region.The largest
chunk, $535,000, will go toward a waterfront renewal project...