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First Nation partners on wind farm

First Nation partners on wind farm

The Timiskaming First Nation (TFN) and wpd Canada, a Mississauga-based green energy company, are partnering on a proposed $300 to $350-million wind energy development project.
Timmins developer building residential complex

Timmins developer building residential complex

Even before he saw the interior of the former Lionel Gauthier Public School, Pete Beaucage had a vision for its future incarnation.
Metis mining supplier set to open second shop

Metis mining supplier set to open second shop

Two years after operating out of a small garage in Elk Lake, a growing Kirkland Lake mining services company is making a move into the northwest.

New legislation has far-reaching implications for First Nation-industry relations

A new transparency act for the mining industry may go too far when it comes to First Nations, says the Mining Association of Canada.
First Nation, engineering firm breaking new ground on joint venture

First Nation, engineering firm breaking new ground on joint venture

In his 25 years in the engineering profession, Eric Zakrewski calls his Thunder Bay company’s business venture with Fort William First Nation a “gold star example” in Northern Ontario of a successful partnership between the private sector and an Abor
Green energy and Aboriginal business, best of both worlds

Green energy and Aboriginal business, best of both worlds

Today, Aboriginal business is waking up from a long forced hiatus through the efforts of organizations such as The Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB).
Everyone benefits when Aboriginal enterprise succeeds

Everyone benefits when Aboriginal enterprise succeeds

Waubetek is a First Nation-owned, not-for-profit entity that serves First Nations and Aboriginal businesses in northeastern Ontario. Waubetek’s core activity is to provide business financing to on- and off-reserve enterprises.

Ontario invests in Aboriginal development

Ontario is investing in 16 projects through the Aboriginal Economic Development Fund that will create jobs, support new skills training opportunities and improve economic outcomes for Aboriginal people in northwestern Ontario.
Isadore Day elected new Ontario regional chief

Isadore Day elected new Ontario regional chief

Isadore Day has been elected the new Ontario regional chief for the Chiefs of Ontario .
First Nation, college, miner partner on training

First Nation, college, miner partner on training

Wahgoshig First Nation , Northern College and Primero Mining Corp. have collaborated to offer common core underground training to members of the First Nation, located near Matheson, east of Timmins.