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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.
Innovation centre receives federal funding

Innovation centre receives federal funding

Provided by FedNor, $460,000 in funding will go toward the Step Forward Entrepreneurs Program at Innovation Initiatives Ontario North in North Bay.
Nipissing project aims to create 100 jobs

Nipissing project aims to create 100 jobs

Additional funding for an ongoing program is providing incentives for new hires.
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.