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North Bay has targeted biotechnology as an industry of opportunity by bringing in a world-renowned expert in biomedical research and public health to assist in the development of a possible biomedical cluster. In late August, the city brought in Dr.

Past is future for entrepreneurs (10/02)

By Andrew Wareing For two Northern Ontario archeologists, keeping tabs on the past is the way of the future. John Pollock in New Liskeard and Luke Dalla Bona in Sault Ste.

Biotech firm garners FedNor support (10/02)

By Frank Scarcello FedNor has announced funding of $1.4 million to assist a cutting-edge biotechnology company in Thunder Bay and provide funds for the development of a new industrial park on local First Nations land.

Ideas abound at regional summit

Business, aboriginal, government and community leaders gathered in Timmins Sept. 24 to exchange ideas on telecommunications.

$45M biotech centre proposed (10/02)

By Frank Scarcello Two hospital facilities will become surplus next year when the new Thunder Bay Regional Hospital opens.

Sault commits funding for ITC centre (10/02)

Algoma University College is teaming up with Sault Ste. Marie’s Innovation Centre and the Public Utilities Commission in proposing a $6.1-million information, communication and technology (ICT) centre at the Queen Street campus.

Kenora phone company considers fibre optics network purchase (10/02)

Kenora Municipal Telephone is looking at purchasing a fibre optics network at a cost of $980,000. The network would provide local residents with a number of new choices for data circuits and long-distance services.

City commits cash to ICT centre (10/02)

Algoma University College is teaming up with Sault Ste. Marie's Innovation Centre and the public utilities commission in proposing a $6.1-million information, communication and technology (ICT) centre at the Queen Street campus.

Building Internet awareness (5/01)

By Dianne Gouliquer Communities across the North are getting a crash course on the importance of a strong e-economy thanks to a series of workshops co-ordinated by the Northwestern Ontario Associated Chambers of Commerce (NOACC).

Web site simplifies business registration (11/01)

Canadian businesses have the opportunity to register for Canada Customs and Revenue Agency (CCRA), Nova Scotia and Ontario programs through a new Web site. The site, www.businessregistration.gc.