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Guests experience Northern ambiance while staying in yurt

Guests experience Northern ambiance while staying in yurt

Nestled in a copse of trees abutting Algonquin Provincial Park, the yurt is in an idyllic setting.
FedNor keen on efficiencies

FedNor keen on efficiencies

Small Business Week brought out the largesse from FedNor in helping Northern manufacturers maximize their efficiencies and achieve global competitiveness nirvana.
Kitchen offers incubation space for Sudbury chefs

Kitchen offers incubation space for Sudbury chefs

Natalie Lefebvre blazed a delicious culinary trail when she introduced Sudbury ’s first food truck in 2013. Now she’s repeating her pioneering ways by opening the city’s first incubator kitchen.
Computer programmers go it alone with new venture

Computer programmers go it alone with new venture

After more than a decade working for information technology companies in the mining sector, Robert Patterson and Dave Peres decided it was time to start their own company.
Whiz kids’ robotics company sets sights on blue-green algae

Whiz kids’ robotics company sets sights on blue-green algae

There aren't too many 19-year-olds who can call themselves CEO of a robotics company.
Muskoka company gets expansion funds

Muskoka company gets expansion funds

A Gravenhurst company specializing in natural granite products for commercial and residential use has received $600,000 from FedNor.
Northern vodka tempting seasoned palates

Northern vodka tempting seasoned palates

From its family-oriented operation to the label’s loon graphic, everything about Rheault Distillery’s Loon Vodka exudes Canadiana. But the response from critics and connoisseurs alike suggests its pedigree is world-class.
First Nation caterer lands mine camp contract

First Nation caterer lands mine camp contract

A First Nation caterer has struck gold after teaming up with an international food and beverage provider.
Steady acquisition key to growth at McDougall Energy

Steady acquisition key to growth at McDougall Energy

Along with his two siblings, president Darren McDougall represents the third generation of family to run McDougall Energy. It began in Thessalon in 1945, and is now headquartered in Sault Ste. Marie, with operations across the country.

FedNor boosting funding for manufacturers

Northern Ontario manufacturers will have access to funding under a new FedNor program designed to help them become more innovative, productive and competitive in the global marketplace.