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Three different cruise ships will visit Thunder Bay next year

Three different cruise ships will visit Thunder Bay next year

The total economic impact of cruise ship activity in Thunder Bay this season is estimated at roughly $4 million.
<updated>Opinion:</updated> Don’t let Laurentian University fade into obscurity, says chamber chair

Opinion: Don’t let Laurentian University fade into obscurity, says chamber chair

'Tough pill to swallow,' but opportunity arises as restructured university prepares to exit insolvency process
Southern Ontario investor buying up homes in the Sault

Southern Ontario investor buying up homes in the Sault

Two dozen numbered companies directed by the same businessman have purchased a combined 129 downtown properties.
The pandemic has caused a government hiring binge, says Fraser Institute

The pandemic has caused a government hiring binge, says Fraser Institute

Government sector accounts for 86 per cent of new jobs in Canada since 2020
<updated>Jobs of the Future:</updated> Burgeoning film and TV industry calling for homegrown talent

Jobs of the Future: Burgeoning film and TV industry calling for homegrown talent

Millions are being spent, and hundreds of jobs are being created at productions across the North
Pilot potentially a permanent source of newcomers: Minister

Pilot potentially a permanent source of newcomers: Minister

'Immigration will have to be a standardized recruitment platform for every single company,' says a local business
Post-production partnership a big boost for the North's film industry

Post-production partnership a big boost for the North's film industry

Three-company arrangement allows for more script-to-final product work to stay in the region
Northwestern First Nation community compensated for historical flooding

Northwestern First Nation community compensated for historical flooding

Mitaanjigamiing First Nation nets $84 million in settlement claim filed in 1994
Feds serve up $14.6 million for First Nation water treatment plant

Feds serve up $14.6 million for First Nation water treatment plant

Construction finished on plant to serve Lake Superior-area community
<updated>Communities on the Move:</updated> Former paper mill town ready to turn the page

Communities on the Move: Former paper mill town ready to turn the page

West Nipissing polls the public on how to repurpose ex-Weyerhaeuser site