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City tears down more buildings in downtown Sudbury

City tears down more buildings in downtown Sudbury

Buildings coming down around former Ledo Hotel site to clear space for future arena development
Mining the Northwest: MineConnect makes inroads in northwestern Ontario

Mining the Northwest: MineConnect makes inroads in northwestern Ontario

A 2020 rebranding and a pan-Northern approach has improved the visibility and diversity of mining supplier association
Timmins moving economic development in-house

Timmins moving economic development in-house

There aren't a lot of details on how the department will look yet
Sudbury will host municipalities conference in 2024

Sudbury will host municipalities conference in 2024

Federation of Northern Ontario Municipalities event takes place in May
Northern Ontario Mining Showcase will peak at 112 exhibitors for Toronto convention

Northern Ontario Mining Showcase will peak at 112 exhibitors for Toronto convention

Regional pavilion of industrial suppliers remains the largest at PDAC convention and tradeshow
Timmins Mayor wants businesses to harness local opportunities

Timmins Mayor wants businesses to harness local opportunities

Michelle Boileau stresses need for new housing, advocates for more immigration to boost declining population base
Report calls for end of Timmins Economic Development Corporation

Report calls for end of Timmins Economic Development Corporation

City staff recommending rolling it into city department after third-party review found lack of governance oversight
Out-of-town companies that own dozens of Sault houses file for creditor protection

Out-of-town companies that own dozens of Sault houses file for creditor protection

Group of southern Ontario corporations claim insolvency with more than $124M in liabilities    
Town of Espanola appoints new CAO

Town of Espanola appoints new CAO

Joseph Burke, who has been with the town since 2021, transitions to role on Feb. 5
Indigenous economic impact analysis to be conducted in Thunder Bay

Indigenous economic impact analysis to be conducted in Thunder Bay

The first draft of the analysis is expected to be completed later this year