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Hockey heritage tourism project scores cash (10/02)

Kirkland Lake's dream of a major tourist project dedicated to Canadian hockey received a $3.5-million boost from the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund.

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.

Province invests in snowmobile trail system (10/02)

Snowmobile tourism in the North received a $15-million provincial boost for trail development over the next four years.

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.

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.

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.

Small town aims to make its mark (2/03)

BY SCOTT HUNTER HADDOW If they build it, tourists will come. This is the premise the Town of St. Charles is using to promote its Landmark Decision Contest.

Retail developer awaits nod to proceed with expansion (2/03)

By SCOTT HUNTER HADDOW A 100,000-square-foot expansion at the Timmins Square is waiting for a green light from the municipality.

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.

Multimillion-dollar wharf develop moving forward (8/02)

Gravenhurst will be going ahead with the development of its harbour into a tourist attraction thanks to a $2,000,000 commitment by FedNor, along with an initial investment of $496,100 going toward a planning and environmental study.