Skip to content


Town seeks to capture cross-border traffic (10/02)

By Frank Scarcello The community of Fort Frances has launched an extensive study to identify tourism opportunities. Re-Inventing Fort Frances is expected to generate some makeover ideas and strategies to make the town more tourist friendly.

Waterfront to be revitalized (10/02)

By Frank Scarcello Officials with the Town of Fort Frances are hopeful the addition of a condominium along the town's waterfront will act as a drawing card to attract new residents to the area.

Harbour improvements underway (10/02)

Officials with Sioux Narrows and Nestor Falls have plans to capitalize on opportunities for economic development once improvement of harbour facilities in the two northwestern Ontario towns takes place.

City opts to pursue tourist steamship (10/02)

By Frank Scarcello A long-lost part of Thunder Bay's marine transportation history, the antique passenger steamship S.S.

North haven for city dwellers (3/03)

By PAULINE CLARK SAULT STE. MARIE "People want to get back to the land; it's a segment of tourism that's the fastest growing," Pat Corbett, owner of Hills Health Ranch told an attentive audience at the Winter Cities Forum here recently.

Online portal a one-stop shop (3/03)

By MARK LADAN PARRY SOUND - More and more, it seems one cannot turn on television or radio, or open a newspaper or magazine, without seeing, hearing or reading an ad promoting an online travel service.

Tourism growth industry in North (3/03)

By PAULINE CLARK The best way to explain the marketing plan that has been developed by five northern cities is to explain what those cities have been doing to promote tourism recently.

Charity casino pays dividends (10/02)

The Thunder Bay Charity Casino is paying off for the city of Thunder Bay. The city says they were projecting to receive $2 million for the year and so far they have received $1.9 million after nine months.

Thunder Bay ski hill converts to private club (8/02)

Plans are underway to keep Thunder Bay's Candy Mountain ski hill open this winter by establishing a private club.

Province supports tourism in the North (3/02)

The province is giving the Northern Ontario Tourist Outfitters Association $480,000 to help promote tourism. The funding will help develop resource stewardship agreements between resource-based tourism operators and forest product companies.