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Province invests in trail projects (12/01)

Municipalities stretching from northwestern Ontario to Parry Sound will benefit from a $400,000 investment by the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund aimed at enhancing recreation activities in the north.

Thunder Bay takes stock of strengths, prepares to cluster (4/03)

By ANDREW WAREING A community trying to be something it is not can become an economic development equation that can equal disaster, says an official with the City of Thunder Bay.

Waterfront a draw for tourists (6/03)

By ANDREW WAREING Fort Frances' redeveloped waterfront promises to be "icing on the cake" for visitors to the community in 2003, its mayor says. The La Verendrye Parkway has been the focus of redevelopment for several years.

Fort Frances reinventing itself (6/03)

By ANDREW WAREING Fort Frances businesses are hoping to get a bigger piece of a very large tourism pie.

Province studies black bear population (9/02)

The Ontario Black Bear Association predicts an even bigger problem with nuisance black bears next summer.

Guide content scanty, MPP says (8/02)

By Ian Ross If there is more to discover in Ontario, then major northern tourist attractions such as Science North, the Agawa Canyon Tour Train, the Shania Twain Centre and the Chief Commanda II cruise are well-kept secrets in at least one provincial

Timmins gold mine tour receives corporate donation (8/02)

Sandvik Tamrock Canada donated a 20-tonne load haul dumper to the Timmins Underground Gold Mine Tour as a permanent display. The diesel-hydraulic machine is used underground to remove broken up ore after blasting.

Multimillion-dollar wharf develop moving forward (8/02)

Gravenhurst will be going ahead with the development of its harbour into a tourist attraction thanks to a $2,000,000 commitment by FedNor, along with an initial investment of $496,100 going toward a planning and environmental study.

Northern tourism campaign receives funding boost (9/02)

Northern tourism destinations should receive better coverage in promotional materials and magazines through a new $4450,000-initiative through the Ministry of Northern Development and Mines. Timmins, North Bay, Sudbury, Sault Ste.

Consul general visits Timmins (9/02)

Timmins played host to Consul General Antoinette Swain Marwitz of the U.S. Consulate in Toronto in late August as part of her tour to get acquainted with the North and the forestry industry.