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GreenFirst finalizes acquisition of northeastern Ontario mills

GreenFirst finalizes acquisition of northeastern Ontario mills

Vancouver company intends to be significant Canadian forest products player
OPINION: Universal access to high-speed internet must be a national priority

OPINION: Universal access to high-speed internet must be a national priority

Connectivity an essential service in today's economy, says forestry leader
Resolute Forest Products and Fort William First Nation celebrate a sawmill expansion

Resolute Forest Products and Fort William First Nation celebrate a sawmill expansion

They also gathered at Mount McKay to mark 20 years of working together.
Indigenous, industry partnership handed control of northwestern Ontario Crown forest

Indigenous, industry partnership handed control of northwestern Ontario Crown forest

Ogwiidachiwaning Sustainable Forest Management given licence for Kenogami Forest
Michipicoten First Nation considers legal action against Domtar, province

Michipicoten First Nation considers legal action against Domtar, province

Indigenous community north of Sault Ste. Marie claims Domtar allowing contaminated leachate to spread onto its traditional lands
Province allocates $1M for Indigenous trades training

Province allocates $1M for Indigenous trades training

NORCAT, International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers union starting heavy equipment operator, electrical trades training program this fall
Domtar under new ownership

Domtar under new ownership

Stockholders approve take over of Canadian forest products by Paper Excellence
Northeast forestry, mining service companies receive provincial funding

Northeast forestry, mining service companies receive provincial funding

$10.5 million earmarked for equipment purchases, market expansion
Rickford rains $7.9 million in provincial funding on Sudbury and northeast mining, forestry companies

Rickford rains $7.9 million in provincial funding on Sudbury and northeast mining, forestry companies

Government money earmarked for new technologies, building and production expansions
<updated>Column:</updated> The long saga of arrested development in Northern Ontario

Column: The long saga of arrested development in Northern Ontario

Lakehead economics professor outlines what hampers this region's growth and prosperity