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Literacy tied to successful apprenticeships: report

Literacy tied to successful apprenticeships: report

Ontario is experiencing a need for skilled trades workers, but a lack of literacy skills can be a barrier to people completing their apprenticeships and passing their qualification exams.
Matters of clarity in SR&ED

Matters of clarity in SR&ED

In December of last year, the Canada Revenue Agency officially released a new set of guidance documents relating to the Scientific Research and Experimental Development (“SR&ED”) program.
Northern angel network best performing in country

Northern angel network best performing in country

Angel investing in Northern Ontario works a lot like what viewers might see on the popular TV show Dragons’ Den, said Mary Long-Irwin, but “without all the TV drama.
Naturallia offering matchmaking opportunities for Northern businesses

Naturallia offering matchmaking opportunities for Northern businesses

It’s been called speed dating for business, and when Naturallia gets underway at the end of this month its creators hope the result will be the blossoming of some long-lasting relationships that will bolster business in the North. Taking place Oct.

Heritage Fund taking applications for new programs

The Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation (NOHFC) is launching a new suite of programs.
Sudbury woman designs coveralls for women

Sudbury woman designs coveralls for women

Unique features make garment more comfortable, functional and safer
Book archives Sudbury’s Finnish business community

Book archives Sudbury’s Finnish business community

The arrival of Finnish immigrants in Sudbury in the early 1900s has left a rich legacy of entrepreneurialism in the city—one that’s chronicled in a new book published by the Finnish-Canadian Historical Society of Sudbury.
Thunder Bay growers become destination attraction

Thunder Bay growers become destination attraction

The kind of parties that Vanderwees Home & Garden Centre throws usually brings out the cops.
From a summer job to award-winning contractor

From a summer job to award-winning contractor

Silvio Di Gregorio is one of of the Thunder Bay's biggest promoters.