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Northern business and labour groups applaud new labour minister

Northern business and labour groups applaud new labour minister

Patty Hajdu was appointed to the Labour portfolio in Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's cabinet shuffle on Jan. 10.
Women’s economic development organization seeks nominations

Women’s economic development organization seeks nominations

The PARO Centre for Women’s Enterprise: North East will host a dinner and awards ceremony in March in North Bay.
Sudbury boat manufacturer gets FedNor funds

Sudbury boat manufacturer gets FedNor funds

Legend Boats, a family-run business that employs 96 people, will use repayable federal funding to improve operational processes.
Aboriginal women’s business network seeking mentors

Aboriginal women’s business network seeking mentors

Women entrepreneurs are invited to apply to become mentors to Métis, Status and non-Status women interested in starting their own business.
Northern community assets to be mapped during two-day initiative

Northern community assets to be mapped during two-day initiative

Social Entrepreneurship Evolution project will work to learn more about existing and necessary infrastructure in Northern Ontario that supports social entrepreneurship.
Food forum coming north this January

Food forum coming north this January

A forum on food, farms and tourism, an initiative of the Ontario Culinary Tourism Alliance, will be coming to Northern Ontario this January.
Tbaytel expands fibre to Fort Frances

Tbaytel expands fibre to Fort Frances

Tbaytel has announced it will be expanding its fibre-optic technology into Fort Frances in 2017.
Legend Boats honoured at provincial awards ceremony

Legend Boats honoured at provincial awards ceremony

Sudbury boatbuilder recognized by Ontario Chamber of Commerce for “forward thinking.”
Tourism Northern Ontario to focus on six areas, including fishing

Tourism Northern Ontario to focus on six areas, including fishing

TNO, along with the Ontario Tourism Marketing Partnership, is currently developing a strategy aimed at promoting the six priority product and experience areas: fishing, culture and heritage, touring, nature and adventure, getaway and urban communities, and hunting.
PARO acknowledges local entrepreneurs

PARO acknowledges local entrepreneurs

Thunder Bay centre recognizes women entrepreneurs with eight awards for 2016.