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Sault employment on the rise, but not up to pre-pandemic levels, report says

Sault employment on the rise, but not up to pre-pandemic levels, report says

Employment fell to 40,400 in January from November's 41,500
Snow removal industry scraping by as insurance premiums pile up

Snow removal industry scraping by as insurance premiums pile up

North Bay businessman said insurers unwilling to provide coverage for struggling snow removal operators
Province's business reopening plan could create 'confusion,' says Ontario Chamber

Province's business reopening plan could create 'confusion,' says Ontario Chamber

If COVID infection rates trend positively, non-essential stores could reopen doors to limited capacity by Feb. 16
Chambers want better communication, detailed government plan on provincial reopening

Chambers want better communication, detailed government plan on provincial reopening

Ontario Chamber of Commerce calls on Queen's Park for 'coordinated approach' to better prepare business owners
Ontario Chamber of Commerce forecasts uptick in provincial economy on heels of vaccination rollout

Ontario Chamber of Commerce forecasts uptick in provincial economy on heels of vaccination rollout

Pessimism prevails among small business owners in chamber's annual economic report
Historic downtown Timmins building sold

Historic downtown Timmins building sold

New vision for former Tweed & Hickory site is to create a multi-retail shopping experience
Three H Furniture on ‘aggressive growth’ path with new CEO

Three H Furniture on ‘aggressive growth’ path with new CEO

Majority shareholder Chris Binnendyk has "next level" plans for New Liskeard office furniture maker
Cohesive, consistent message needed to market the North to newcomers

Cohesive, consistent message needed to market the North to newcomers

Northern Policy Institute spells out action plan to attract domestic, foreign migrants
Applications for business COVID relief grant now being accepted

Applications for business COVID relief grant now being accepted

Small businesses impacted by lockdown can receive up to $20,000
Sault firm announces new head of security division

Sault firm announces new head of security division

Sonny Spina will be tasked with expanding NORPRO’s services across Ontario