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Timmins call centre project moves ahead

Furniture and equipment for Timmins' new call centre were being rolled into TeleTech Holdings Inc. Spruce Street facility in early April. The completion of the $3.

Fednor funding strategic planning

The Economic Partners-Sudbury East/West Nipissing Inc. received a FedNor investment of $250,000 towards its continued operation in strategic planning and economic development.

Tembec acquires stake in mill

Tembec Industries has acquired a 50 per cent stake in Excel Forest Products Ltd., a sawmill in Opasatika. The sawmill, located about 40 kilometres west of Kapuskasing, employs about 105 people.

First Nation gets grant

FedNor has invested $118,000 in the Mississauga First Nation near Blind River to hire a project co-ordinator for a strategic planning exercise to establish a research and development unit and investigate local ecotourism opportunities.

New jail one step closer for North Bay

North Bay's new jail is one step closer to reality with the awarding of the environmental assessment contract to Senes Consultants of Richmond Hill in partnership with Northland Engineering of North Bay.

Former missle site may be home of new high-tech plant.

The former Bomarc missle site in North Bay could be the future home of a high-tech plant. Sigamond, a Scottish firm, is scoping the site which is scheduled to be vacated next year by Canadore College's aviation school.