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Governments make educational funding splash in Thunder Bay, Sault

Governments make educational funding splash in Thunder Bay, Sault

The infrastructure wish lists of post-secondary institutions in Thunder Bay and Sault Ste. Marie are being fulfilled after the federal and provincial governments went on a funding tear.
Northern reps selected for municipal board

Northern reps selected for municipal board

The Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO) has announced a new slate of directors for its Northern Caucus.
Cabinet shuffle pleases leaders, industry

Cabinet shuffle pleases leaders, industry

The Federation of Northern Ontario Municipalities (FONOM) was delighted that all four Northern Ontario will stay in cabinet at Queen’s Park.
Bear hunt, roads funding cheers up FONOM

Bear hunt, roads funding cheers up FONOM

The Federation of Northern Ontario Municipalities (FONOM) is applauding the province’s decision to extend the pilot program for the spring bear hunt for an additional five years. In a Feb.

Chambers say confidence waning in Ontario’s economy

The Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC) released the fifth annual edition of Emerging Stronger, a document outlining an economic agenda for Ontario.
FONOM seeing red over enviro commish comments

FONOM seeing red over enviro commish comments

The Federation of Northern Ontario Municipalities (FONOM) wants the Ontario government to take a stand on the tax exemption for coloured fuel.
Power program widened to include more sectors

Power program widened to include more sectors

The Ontario government is extending its Industrial Electricity Incentive Program and is opening it up to a wider variety of business sectors.
Growth summit gets mixed reviews

Growth summit gets mixed reviews

Attending the Think North II summit and working with delegates from across Northern Ontario marks the halfway point to a successful Growth Plan for Northern Ontario, said Irish guest speaker John Gallagher.
New mayor sees success for Temiskaming Shores

New mayor sees success for Temiskaming Shores

Drawing upon his twin history in business and politics, Temiskaming Shores’ new mayor, Carman Kidd, is hoping to create a welcoming environment for established companies and new entrepreneurs alike.
Ray Mantha named MNDMF's interim assistant deputy minister

Ray Mantha named MNDMF's interim assistant deputy minister

Ray Mantha has been named as the interim assistant deputy minister of the Ministry of Northern Development, Mines and Forestry's mines and minerals division, effective Oct. 25.