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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.
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.
Three towers, 800 units to be ready starting in 2013

Three towers, 800 units to be ready starting in 2013

First phase of project would cater to senior demographic