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Tourism partnerships encouraged (12/02)

By GIANNI UBRIACO Extending from Port Severn to Killarney and hidden among 30,000 small islands and countless inland lakes lies Georgian Bay. Georgian Bay is approximately 190 kilometres long and 80 kilometres wide with a maximum depth of 165 metres.

ATV tourism pilot project launched (9/02)

A pilot project for developing and promoting ATV tourism includes plans to provide the framework for developing future all-terrain vehicle (ATV) trails in communities across Ontario. The announcement was made on Sept.

Tourism identified as main driver (9/02)

By Kelly Louiseize A feasibility study for towns within the Manitoulin Island region and LaCloche Mountain area, which includes Killarney and the North Channel has been released.

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

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

Hockey heritage tourism project scores cash (10/02)

Kirkland Lake's dream of a major tourist project dedicated to Canadian hockey received a $3.5-million boost from the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund. Minister of Northern Development and Mines Jim Wilson delivered the cheque in Kirkland Lake Oct. 1.

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

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

Power of partnerships vital in tourism industry (3/03)

By PAULINE CLARK SAULT STE. MARIE"Web-based marketing and partnership marketing in the tourism industry has witnessed growth over the last few years, and can provide the means by which tourism operators can reach the markets they are targeting.

Town seeks to capture cross-border traffic (10/02)

By Frank Scarcello The community of Fort Frances has launched an extensive study to identify tourism opportunities. Re-Inventing Fort Frances is expected to generate some makeover ideas and strategies to make the town more tourist friendly.

Waterfront to be revitalized (10/02)

By Frank Scarcello Officials with the Town of Fort Frances are hopeful the addition of a condominium along the town's waterfront will act as a drawing card to attract new residents to the area.

Harbour improvements underway (10/02)

Officials with Sioux Narrows and Nestor Falls have plans to capitalize on opportunities for economic development once improvement of harbour facilities in the two northwestern Ontario towns takes place.