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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.
Newfoundland community needs mine supply expertise

Newfoundland community needs mine supply expertise

The Long Harbour Development Corp. in Newfoundland wants to import the expertise of Sudbury’s mining supply and services companies.
Build pilot program emphasizes energy efficiency

Build pilot program emphasizes energy efficiency

Phil Monkhouse of Monkhouse Homes in Sudbury is known for emphasizing energy efficiency in his designs, but as part of a new pilot project through the Sudbury & District Home Builders' Association and its partners, he's getting to see first-hand
Infrastructure needs hurting Sudbury company

Infrastructure needs hurting Sudbury company

For 40 years, Sudbury's City Welding has been at the forefront of ingenuity, earning a 2011 Bell Chamber of Commerce Award for its innovative approach to business.
Engineering shortage after recession

Engineering shortage after recession

An aging and retiring workforce, coupled with declining immigration rates, has increased the demand for engineers as the economy picks up speed.

New standards for foreign-trained engineers

New national standards to quickly recognize the credentials of foreign-trained engineers is being applauded by an Ontario professional licensing and regulatory body.
Engineering new opportunities in Timmins

Engineering new opportunities in Timmins

A change in Xstrata Copper's contracting philosophy is attracting the attention of an international, multidisciplinary engineering firm looking to stretch its reach even further through Northern Ontario.
Designing couple

Designing couple

When Matt Ryan explains FAD Architects modern rustic approach to building design, he's drawing on his inspiration from Scandinavian architecture.