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$23M development of golf course, housing complex underway (10/02)

King George's Park, a multimillion-dollar, 27-hole golf course and housing complex on the outskirts of Thunder Bay, recently had its official groundbreaking ceremony.

Waterfront to be revitalized (10/02)

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.

Conference to focus on latest trends in housing industry (10/02)

Sudbury’s most comprehensive local market-analysis conference, designed for anyone who needs to be on top of the latest trends in the housing industry, will take place Oct. 24 at the Science North Cavern in Sudbury.

Manufacturer maintains foothold in market (3/02)

The 150 workers at NorFab in Fort Frances might well be poster children for the explosive growth potential in the value-added wood-products sector.

Ministry seeks private investor for provincial park (11/01)

The Ministry of Natural Resources is seeking private-sector interest in reviving Pigeon River Provincial Park. The 22-site campground is in need of repairs and upgrades and was not deemed feasible to remain open.

Renovation spending soars - Dave Henderson (5/02)

Renovation spending last year reached an estimated $11.5 billion. This is an incredible increase from just five years ago when renovation spending in Ontario was at $7.9 billion.

Online training introduced for apprentices in construction industry (9/01)

The Ontario Home Builders' Association is partnering with Concord, Ont.'s CrossOver Communications to create an online training and education program for apprentices in the construction trades.

Concept behind "Smart Growth" (8/01)

The population of Ontario is set to increase by 2.5 million by 2015, according to Statistics Canada. In order to house the increased population, our cities and towns will continue to grow. Determining how they will grow is the challenge.

$5-million cinema complex to be constructed in North Bay (6/02)

A $5-million, 1,400-seat, seven-screen cinema complex is in development stages in North Bay and may be completed before Nov. 15.