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Sault hires new director of economic development

Sault hires new director of economic development

Rick Van Staveren brings knowledge of North, 25 years of experience to the role
Ford disappointed small business owners not tapping into government relief funding

Ford disappointed small business owners not tapping into government relief funding

Ski hills will remain closed during province-wide lockdown to avoid winter tourism spread of the virus
Extending Northern Ontario shutdown 'slap in the face' for many businesses: MPP

Extending Northern Ontario shutdown 'slap in the face' for many businesses: MPP

The shutdown's been extended to Jan. 23
Queen's Park offers forest sector more COVID-19 relief

Queen's Park offers forest sector more COVID-19 relief

Province to roll out funding to companies for pandemic safety measures
Timmins BIA hopeful for retailers to reopen this weekend

Timmins BIA hopeful for retailers to reopen this weekend

Northern Ontario scheduled to emerge from provincially mandated shutdown on Jan. 9
FedNor invested ‘unprecedented’ $122M in 2020

FedNor invested ‘unprecedented’ $122M in 2020

Economic development minister vows to continue supporting northern companies for ‘as long as it takes’
Small businesses eligible for support funds amid provincial shutdown

Small businesses eligible for support funds amid provincial shutdown

One-time grant can be used as business owners see fit
Angel investment guru lands new chair position

Angel investment guru lands new chair position

Mary Long-Irwin will lead the board of directors at the National Angel Capital Organization
Thunder Bay boosts grant program for downtown improvements

Thunder Bay boosts grant program for downtown improvements

Revamped Community Improvement Plan will loosen rules around city’s financial incentives for property improvements in core areas.
Northern Ontario Angels announces new executive director

Northern Ontario Angels announces new executive director

Dalton MacFarlane will take over the helm on Jan. 4