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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.

ATV industry launches ATV NatureWatch program (4/02)

The Canadian All-Terrain Vehicle Distributors Council (CATV) announced the launch of a new information and environmental advocacy program called ATV NatureWatch.

Province invests in snowmobile trail system (10/02)

Snowmobile tourism in the North received a $15-million provincial boost for trail development over the next four years.

Ski resort closes, remains in limbo (10/02)

Thunder Bay's Candy Mountain Ski Resort is shutting down and its owner is concentrating its snowmaking machines to Loch Lomond Ski Area.

City weighs viability of convention centre development (9/02)

By Kelly Louiseize Studies show it is difficult make a go of any convention centre regardless of the population unless it is funded by the municipal government, says Doug Nadorozny, general manager of economic development and planning services for th