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About Northern Ontario Business

For over 30 years, Northern Ontario Business (NOB) has been the only media outlet dedicated to the business community across Northern Ontario. It provides vital news and relevant business information and events for the region’s most influential business leaders and decision makers. With its exclusive focus on Northern business, NOB is the go-to source for pertinent stories, regional industry trends and forecasts, valuable statistics and vital interactive online services.

NOB is part of Village Media’s growing network of online news sites that are dedicated to providing local stories written by journalists who live and work in those communities. We’re proud champions of local news and work diligently to deliver the news needed to help individuals stay engaged and informed. 

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Village Media Complaint/Concern Review Process

Village Media Complaint/Concern Review Committee handles complaints about journalistic content or conduct appearing on any one of Village Media’s sites.

Send your complaints or comments to the Village Media Complaint Review Committee by email or regular mail to the following:


Standard mail:     

Village Media Concern Review Committee
Village Media,
298 Queen Street East
Sault Ste. Marie, ON, Canada P6A 1Y7

Please include the following in your communication:

•    Your full name
•    Mailing address
•    Telephone number

We require this in case we need to get in touch with you.

The Village Media Complaint/Concern Review Committee will not handle anonymous complaints, or complaints containing insults, offensive remarks, profanities or aggressive language.

The Committee reserves the right not to handle complaints that are identical to one already received, or that are part of a series of complaints orchestrated by one individual, organization or interest group. In this case, the Committee will decide to handle only the initial complaint.

The Committee will read your complaint or comments to determine whether it warrants a response from Village Media management (all complaints are shared with Village Media management).

If your complaint warrants a response from Village Media management, the Committee forwards it to the appropriate news manager or executive, who should responsible for handling the initial response to your complaint, in consultation with the journalist.

The Committee will determine whether the disputed journalistic content or conduct adheres to Village Media’s journalistic standards and practices (see below).

If the complaint is deemed justified, the Committee may make recommendations for the future.

NOB is a member of the National NewsMedia Council. If you have concerns about editorial content, please contact If you are not satisfied with the response, visit the NNC web site at or call toll-free at 1-844-877-1163.