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Bruce Power teams up with med school

Nuclear energy giant Bruce Power is pairing up with the Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) to initiate research associated with the environmental and human impacts of the nuclear power industry. The med school has appointed Dr.

Sault launching business support network

The Sault Ste. Marie EconomicDevelopment Corp. and Gangplank Sault are launching a new networking exchange for entrepreneurs to meet like-minded people and share experiences.

Transformational year at AuRico Gold

The start of production at the Young-Davidson mine contributed to a “transformational year” at AuRico Gold . The Toronto gold miner released its four quarter and annual operational results on Jan. 18.

Power bill shock coming to the northeast

The Federation of Northern Ontario Municipalities (FONOM) said electricity could get much more expensive for many Northerners.

Tony FedNor spreads the wealth

FedNor Minister Tony Clement continues to roll out federal funds across Northern Ontario. This week, the Township of Matachewan received $25,476 to do a community and economic development strategic plan.

Municipalities take a stake of provincial parks

The Ontario government is working with the Town of Hearst , the Township of Moonbeam and the City of Timmins to keep visitor services at local provincial parks.

FONOM lobbies the Liberals on Ontario Northland

The president of the Federation ofNorthern Ontario Municipalities (FONOM) said some Liberal leadership candidates vying for the premier's job promise to rethink the province's divestment of the Ontario Northland Transportation Commission (ONTC).
Sault provincial building on the block

Sault provincial building on the block

The Ontario government is putting one of Sault Ste. Marie 's landmark buildings, Roberta Bondar Place, up for sale.

School of mines head named, funding announced

Dr. Bruce C. Jago has been named the founding executive director of Laurentian University ’s Goodman School of Mines.

Graphite digger bolsters the roster

Zenyatta Ventures has hired Peter Wood as its vice-president of exploration.