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Airline lands funding (8/01)

Wasaya Ma Mow Ltd., a subsidiary of Wasaya Corp., received a funding boost of $151,400 from the Ministry of Indian Affairs to improve service in the North.

Furniture company custom-designed success (07/05)

By IAN ROSS Mass customization is the key to survive and thrive in a highly competitive North American market for a New Liskeard office furniture maker.

Parry Sound bush plane has Found its way (07/05)

By IAN ROSS The sky's the limit for a Parry Sound bush plane manufacturer as it sets to ramp up production this year while exploring new markets overseas.

North Bay Fur Auction traps global market (07/05)

By KELLY LOUISEIZE Furriers from all corners of the world gravitate four times a year to North Bay's Fur Harvesters Auction.

Residents appeal proposed truck plaza (10/04)

By KELLY LOUISEIZE Thunder Bay may see the development of a $5-million to $7-million Flying J. Travel Plaza. The plaza is proposed for development at the intersection of Oliver Road and the Thunder Bay expressway.

College seeks approval (04/04)

The decision to reinstate Canadore Colleges helicopter pilot program for the upcoming 2004-2005 academic year is up in the air.

ONR secures contract (04/04)

By IAN ROSS Northern Ontario Business Ontario Northland Railroad has won an $81-million contract to refurbish GO Transit coaches. The Crown corporation beat out Industrial Rail Services (IRS) of Moncton, N.B.

Abitibi Consolidated targets complete forest certification by 2005 (09/03)

Abitibi-Consolidated's Fort William Woodlands Division has added 800,000 hectares of forested land under certification.

Association calls for toll-road user act

Premier Dalton McGuinty's plans to use tolls to pay for the four-laning of Highway 69 has an Ontario truckers group "nervous" about the province's objectives.

Bombardier to fill order (04/04)

Bombardier Transportation has received an order from the Toronto Transit Authority (Go Transit) to supply 10 additional Bombardier BiLevel commuter rail vehicles to Go Transit's existing fleet of 361 cars. The contract, valuing $26.