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Temiskaming company specializes in practical truck accessories

Temiskaming company specializes in practical truck accessories

New Liskeard truck driver Ray Berthelette built his own sleeper cab 37 years ago to address the uncomfortable resting space he and others endured on long hauls. “I built it in a small garage next to my house,” he said.
Public art is a mainstay behind Thunder Bay's waterfront revitalization

Public art is a mainstay behind Thunder Bay's waterfront revitalization

Calvin Brook was a teenaged camp counsellor at Quetico Provincial Park when he first laid eyes on Thunder Bay .
Canadore College responds to industry needs

Canadore College responds to industry needs

Following a pent-up demand over the past few years for specific graduates, Canadore College in North Bay has responded by offering a new program.
Industrial park at airport under construction

Industrial park at airport under construction

With North Bay 's industrial parks being full, the city is developing land around the airport to attract new commercial enterprises. “There really is a need for industrial land,” said Rick Evans, manager of the Mayor's Office of Economic Development.
Sudbury architecture firm shifts gears in 24th year

Sudbury architecture firm shifts gears in 24th year

When Sudbury -born brothers Jeff and Chris Perry formed their own architectural firm more than two decades ago, it was with the intention of providing a holistic, intimate experience for clients while giving back to the community in which they grew u
Modular home builder eyes First Nation partnerships

Modular home builder eyes First Nation partnerships

A First Nation-declared housing emergency in the Far North community of Attawapiskat may be a watershed event in rethinking social housing on reserves.
Suspension bridge part of 11/17 four-laning

Suspension bridge part of 11/17 four-laning

The four-laning of Highway 11/17 between Thunder Bay and Nipigon will include the construction of Ontario's first cable suspension bridge.
Pro-development bylaw clears path for business

Pro-development bylaw clears path for business

Old school thinking in Thunder Bay is making way for a new wave of planning. For Eric Zakrewski, president of True Grit Consulting, finding a suitable space to expand was turning out to be a real headache.
First Nation group prepares for Far North development

First Nation group prepares for Far North development

The Wasaya Group is bulking up to be a ready service supplier to the Ring of Fire. This fall, the Thunder Bay-based Native venture corporation announced joint ventures with a major Northern contractor and a Sioux Lookout trucking company.
Sudbury builder constructing energy efficient homes

Sudbury builder constructing energy efficient homes

Kurtis Vanwallegham takes a cerebral approach to building a home in order to offer something different than conventional construction.