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Transportation

Lobbying to save rail service (6/01)

Northerners are still going strong in their fight to save the Northlander passenger rail service.

Bombardier suspends operations

Bombardier Aerospace has temporarily suspended production of fire-fighting aircraft at its North Bay assembly plant.

Charge viewed as 'cash grab' (4/02)

By Michael Lynch Business leaders and airport officials across Northern Ontario are expressing dissatisfaction with the new air traveller's security charge that came into effect on April 1.

Chamber joins in four-laning lobbying, ONTC advocating

By Pauline Clark It is just his first year as president of North Bay and District Chamber of Commerce, but it has been a busy one for Dave Mendicino. "We've got a lot on the go and we have had all year," he says .

Economic casualties expected in attack fallout (10/01)

By Ken Sitter Though somewhat distant geographically from New York and Washington, Northern Ontario businesses felt the commercial and economics tremors of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on the U.S.

Bearskin introduces new flights (10/01)

Bearskin Airlines launched a new shuttle service between Ottawa and Toronto on Sept. 10.

Terrace Suites offers luxurious backdrop for any retreat (08/05)

By COLLEEN KLEVEN Callander Bay - In the business world, few events are as highly anticipated as the corporate retreat.

Cruise on the friend ship or miss the boat (03/05)

By IAN ROSS Tourism operators in the North Bay-Highway 11 corridor should stop bickering over logos and find ways to build on the region’s strengths in recreational tourism, according to a Toronto consultant.

Attracting more Americans (03/05)

Spurred by meetings with Northern private and public leaders, northwestern communities are concentrating on increasing tourism numbers by using branding tools and developing kiosk areas where visitors can obtain Ontario tourist information.

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.