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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.

Tourism growth industry in North (3/03)

By PAULINE CLARK The best way to explain the marketing plan that has been developed by five northern cities is to explain what those cities have been doing to promote tourism recently.

Online portal a one-stop shop (3/03)

By MARK LADAN PARRY SOUND - More and more, it seems one cannot turn on television or radio, or open a newspaper or magazine, without seeing, hearing or reading an ad promoting an online travel service.

North haven for city dwellers (3/03)

By PAULINE CLARK SAULT STE. MARIE—“People want to get back to the land…it’s a segment of tourism that’s the fastest growing,” Pat Corbett, owner of Hills Health Ranch told an attentive audience at the Winter Cities Forum here recently.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.