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End of wheat board monopoly helps Thunder Bay

End of wheat board monopoly helps Thunder Bay

Optimism abounds at the port of Thunder Bay heading into the 2013-14 navigation season. Marine operators on the Great Lakes are forecasting a big swell in traffic along the length of the St.
Stakeholder talks open on ONTC

Stakeholder talks open on ONTC

A year and two days later after the provincial government's controversial decision to sell off the Ontario Northland Transportation Commission (ONTC), regional stakeholders were finally given a chance to provide input.
Can't stop the divestment? Join a committee

Can't stop the divestment? Join a committee

With the Ontario government showing no signs of stopping the divestment of the Ontario Northland Transportation Corporation (ONTC), it is forming an advisory committee to make the medicine go down easier.
Auditor general probing Ontario Northland sale

Auditor general probing Ontario Northland sale

Having Ontario's auditor general formally investigate the Liberal government’s ongoing divestiture of the Ontario Northland Transportation Commission (ONTC) “is a game changer,” said Nipissing MPP Vic Fedeli.
Opposition MPP wants audit on Ontario Northland divestment

Opposition MPP wants audit on Ontario Northland divestment

Nipissing MPP Vic Fedeli wants a formal audit of the Ontario government’s “fire sale” of the Ontario Northland Transportation Commission (ONTC).
Unions want ONTERA documents

Unions want ONTERA documents

Representatives from the General Chairperson's Association (GCA) which represents all unionized employees at Ontario Northland (ONTC) have been denied by Infrastructure Ontario access to the recent request for proposal (RFP) documents in regards to t

Expedition Helicopters acquires fleet

Expedition Helicopters Inc. has acquired the fleet of V. Kelner Helicopters located in Thunder Bay.
Waiting on a business plan

Waiting on a business plan

The unions proposing a plan to transfer ownership of the Ontario Northland Transportation Commission (ONTC) to a new operating 'port authority' must submit a business plan to participate in the province's divestment process, said a ministry spokeswom
Mattawa truck upgrader in high gear

Mattawa truck upgrader in high gear

When Luc Stang took over as president and CEO of Gin-Cor Industries of Mattawa, he inherited a “well-oiled machine” from his uncle Bob Corriveau.
Northlander makes its final run

Northlander makes its final run

"When we laid our rail in 1902 In a land so bright and new It brought prosperity to people near and far . . . Something to sing about This line of ours." -- Something to Sing About, a song about the ONR written by R. Gervais, circa 1965.