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Pilot or passenger

Pilot or passenger

When we had our first meeting in Marathon in early 2009 to talk about community-based forestry, I can’t sit here and tell you that the Nawiinginokiima Forest Management Corporation was what we originally sketched out.
Infrastructure investment – mining Canada’s future

Infrastructure investment – mining Canada’s future

While Canadians enjoyed a slower pace in lake country last summer, our federal colleagues have been engaged in national dialogues regarding Canadian resource development.
Where will the mining jobs come from? -- by Frank Pullia

Where will the mining jobs come from? -- by Frank Pullia

There is a renewed sense of optimism about the economic future of our region which to a large degree is being driven by a flurry of activity in the mining and exploration sector, especially talk of large-scale mineral deposits in the Ring of Fire abo
Mapping out a united vision for Northerners -- by Al McDonald

Mapping out a united vision for Northerners -- by Al McDonald

North Bay Mayor Al McDonald made this speech to Greater Sudbury City Council, Sept. 28, about mapping out a united vision for Northerners: Bon soir. Good evening.

The Far North Act -- by David Pearson

Hold it Mr. Hudak, hold it, let’s talk about this: “A Tim Hudak government will repeal Bill 191, the Far North Act, which effectively turns the North into a museum by banning development and killing potential jobs.

Pew Environment Group Wrong – Ontario Jobs Matter, Even in the Short Term -- by Jamie Lim and Scott Jackson

Last week, the Pew Environment Group, a Seattle based special interest group, sent Premier McGuinty their campaign report advocating a stop to economic development in Ontario’s north – a part of the province that has experienced a significant economi

25 years of honouring business excellence -- by Patricia Mills

The Northern Ontario Business Awards (NOBA) program was established 25 years ago by Northern Ontario Business to honour excellence in business and to inspire others to build a stronger, more prosperous and diversified economy.

The New Way - Sudbury Tomorrow: A Reflection on Community Influence

“Citizens, not government, should set the community agenda. “Demographics, social and structural forces within a society and community rather than macroeconomic government policies determine who will have jobs and who will not.
Challenges in infrastructure -- by Harold Wilson

Challenges in infrastructure -- by Harold Wilson

Business needs to efficiently move people, goods and information. Improving infrastructure supports business. On Nov.

Environmental Commissioner’s Office echoes dubious special interest ‘campaign science’ -- by OFIA's Jamie Lim, Scott Jackson

On Sept. 22, the Environmental Commissioner’s Office (ECO), proclaiming to be the province’s “independent” environmental watchdog, released their annual report.