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Northern coffee heads south

Northern coffee heads south

New cafe in Toronto owned by Sudbury-born resident to feature Sommelier de cafe/Old Rock coffee and tea
Northern ag businesses secure $313,428 in funding

Northern ag businesses secure $313,428 in funding

Funds come from the Sustainable New Agri-Food Products & Productivity (SNAPP) program.
Three Sault startups invited to pitch at Toronto tech event

Three Sault startups invited to pitch at Toronto tech event

May event considered premier tech showcase in Canada
Northern Chambers recognized at provincial awards ceremony

Northern Chambers recognized at provincial awards ceremony

Representatives of the Thunder Bay, Sudbury and North Bay Chambers of Commerce all received awards during the annual event.
Entrepreneur support program expanding across the North

Entrepreneur support program expanding across the North

Starter Company Plus is an expansion of the original Starter Company program, which offers mentoring and funds to young entrepreneurs.
Sudburian named Young Global Leader

Sudburian named Young Global Leader

Alicia Woods, manager of Marcotte Mining, has been recognized by the World Economic Forum for her work in the mining service and supply industry.
Innovation centre gets business funding

Innovation centre gets business funding

The Northwestern Ontario Innovation Centre will launch pilot programs to help small enterprises.
Province provides $203,206 for Indigenous business initiatives

Province provides $203,206 for Indigenous business initiatives

Animbiigoo Zaagi'igan Anishinaabek, Eabametoong First Nation, and Missanabie Cree First Nation are the recipient communities.
Timmins eatery focusing on food after year of break-ins

Timmins eatery focusing on food after year of break-ins

In 2016, Radical Gardens was the target of seven break-ins and a rash of vandalism, negatively impacting the fledgling agri-food business.
North Bay chamber seeks new leader

North Bay chamber seeks new leader

Longtime executive director Patti Carr leaving the position for a role in policy and communications.