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Policies needed to spur growth of fish farming industry, association head says (7/03)

Like a school of fish, northern aquaculture operators and processors are finding protection in numbers by banding together to form a united front to promote the region's fish farming industry.

Energy sector projects sought (7/03)

First Nations in the North are seeking opportunities for economic development in the energy sector and need to be involved in provincial plans for hydro generation, says Grand Chief Stan Beardy of the Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN).

Pic River powered by hydro projects (7/03)

Consistency in leadership from a 22-year standing government representative is the key reason why the economy of Pic River First Nation continues to improve in spite of the softwood lumber crisis, an economic development officer for the First Nation

Tax incentive program remains untapped (7/03)

The scientific research and experimental development tax incentive program (SR&ED) can be considered a bottomless pit, says a federal scientist.

Biodiesel plant first anchor tenant (5/03)

The beginnings of a biodiesel manufacturing plant could take shape in Sudbury as early as this year as an Ottawa-based green technology company prepares to set up shop as an anchor business in the city’s eco-industrial park.

College catches wind of energy education opportunities (5/03)

Plans to implement an energy program at Cambrian College in Greater Sudbury are taking shape.

Innovators see opportunity, energy in cow dung

Twenty-seven years ago when David Leskowski lived on a Saskatchewan farm and made plans to build an anaerobic digester, he came to one conclusion; it was not the right time.

Bioterrorism threat breeds ideas (5/03)

It is hard to decide whether Louis Brown’s neighbours are either very worried or feel very safe living next to the founder of a company specializing in ways to protect people from bio-terrorism.

Sudbury plans to develop biodiesel plant (4/03)

Building on its strategic priority to capitalize on new environmental and renewable energy opportunities, the City of Greater Sudbury will be developing a biodiesel facility in the city.

City secures funding for geothermal study (10/02)

A geothermal energy study in Timmins is moving ahead, following a recent funding announcement from the Ministry of Northern Development and Mines. Minister Jim Wilson announced in October that the city would receive $45,000 for the study.