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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.

Forestry industry to government: fix rail service now -- by Avrim Lazar

Rural communities and resource industries that were emerging from the recent recession have been hoping for light at the end of the tunnel—at least the rail tunnel.

Look before you leap into business -- by Ross MacDonald

Starting your own business can be a challenging yet rewarding experience. Making the decision to proceed takes courage as it involves risk, and is not something to jump into without due consideration.

What the heck is Economic Gardening? -- by John Caruso

In 1987, the City of Littleton, Colorado was reeling from the loss of thousands of jobs as the state was experiencing a severe recession, and its major employer, defence contractor Martin Marietta, had closed its manufacturing facilities.

Ontario Place overhaul golden opportunity for mining sector’s image

By STAN SUDOL Ontario Place, the provincial government’s Toronto lakeshore tourist attraction, has put out a formal request for innovative ideas from the private sector to help overhaul the 39-year-old park.

Open the timber market to save Ontario’s forest industry

By Anne Koven, Tom Clark, and Jeremy Williams The Canadian forest sector is enduring its most difficult period since the 1930s.