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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.
Coffee makers eye expansion across Ontario

Coffee makers eye expansion across Ontario

All Shane and Heather Hoffman wanted was a good cup of coffee. But it was nearly impossible to find a roasting house in the Algoma region that offered a fresh, tasty cup. So, they started their own.
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.
Bison du Nord: finding a niche in the consumer food chain

Bison du Nord: finding a niche in the consumer food chain

Entrepreneur enticing local food lovers with Boréal Cuisine