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Melanie Pilon acclaimed next mayor of Wawa

Melanie Pilon acclaimed next mayor of Wawa

Long-time resident and Indigenous professional becomes mayor on Nov. 15.
City's first-ever film officer aims to up Sudbury shoots

City's first-ever film officer aims to up Sudbury shoots

Clayton Drake will help filmmakers navigate Sudbury's film and TV industry
Are temporary residents good for the economy?

Are temporary residents good for the economy?

Temporary residents are filling the occupational gaps as Northern Ontario's workforce ages
Sudbury pushes to make northern immigration pilot permanent

Sudbury pushes to make northern immigration pilot permanent

To date, 388 newcomers have settled in the city, thanks to the three-year program
Science North selects a Thunder Bay waterfront site for regional expansion

Science North selects a Thunder Bay waterfront site for regional expansion

Former grain elevator site is the 'preferred' location for science attraction
Toronto film producer has big plans for Sault’s CTV building

Toronto film producer has big plans for Sault’s CTV building

Justin L. Levine proposes to add one or two storeys on top of former television station at 119 East St.
North Bay to launch workforce retention and attraction pilot

North Bay to launch workforce retention and attraction pilot

Initiative to provide one-on-one guidance to help local business find workers
Policy Institute charts how COVID affected the North’s economy

Policy Institute charts how COVID affected the North’s economy

Thanks to the region’s economy and geography, the COVID-19 pandemic impacted Northern Ontario in unique ways
More cruise ship operators show interest in Thunder Bay

More cruise ship operators show interest in Thunder Bay

Representatives of five companies spent three days in city on familiarization tour
FedNor invests over $168,000 in Algoma branding solutions

FedNor invests over $168,000 in Algoma branding solutions

Sault Ste. Marie screen printing company expands shop, installs new equipment