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Charity casino pays dividends (10/02)

The Thunder Bay Charity Casino is paying off for the city of Thunder Bay. The city says they were projecting to receive $2 million for the year and so far they have received $1.9 million after nine months.

Thunder Bay ski hill converts to private club (8/02)

Plans are underway to keep Thunder Bay's Candy Mountain ski hill open this winter by establishing a private club.

Province supports tourism in the North (3/02)

The province is giving the Northern Ontario Tourist Outfitters Association $480,000 to help promote tourism. The funding will help develop resource stewardship agreements between resource-based tourism operators and forest product companies.

Tourism springboard to business startup (6/03)

By IAN ROSS Reviving the storied name of Georgian Bay Airways has proven to be a winner for Keith and Nicole Saulnier. name="valign" top > The opening of the Charles W.

Heritage site designation to boost tourism (8/02)

By Ian Ross The community that bills itself as 'Ontario's most historic town' now has a national designation to prove it.

Tourism numbers up for 2002 (9/02)

By Kelly Louiseize It has been a mixed bag for the tourism industry this summer as numbers start filtering in through business industries directly linked to the market.

Adventure business hikes away with excellence award (5/03)

By IAN ROSS Walk into Diane Petryna's outdoor sporting goods store in Thunder Bay and you will not be bombarded by thumping testosterone-laden rock music or acres of rack space that cater almost exclusively to men.

Terrace Suites offers luxurious backdrop for any retreat (08/05)

By COLLEEN KLEVEN Callander Bay - In the business world, few events are as highly anticipated as the corporate retreat.

Cruise on the friend ship or miss the boat (03/05)

By IAN ROSS Tourism operators in the North Bay-Highway 11 corridor should stop bickering over logos and find ways to build on the region’s strengths in recreational tourism, according to a Toronto consultant.

Attracting more Americans (03/05)

Spurred by meetings with Northern private and public leaders, northwestern communities are concentrating on increasing tourism numbers by using branding tools and developing kiosk areas where visitors can obtain Ontario tourist information.