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Transportation

Trucking pioneer gets his due

By IAN ROSS All of Northern Ontario’s economy hinges on moving freight great distances from one place to another. No one knows that better than the Smith family of Manitoulin Transport.

CN says waterfront developer never made proposal for Sault-Hearst track

Canadian National Railway (CN) says "no formal proposal" was ever made by Sault Ste. Marie waterfront developer Philip Garforth to purchase all or portion of the former Algoma Central Railway.

Web-based pilot supply shop flies into retail outlet

By NICK STEWART Four years after going global, Rob Flindell is now going local.

Sudbury company loads up on logistics

By IAN ROSS Sudbury’s Mansour Group of Companies are expanding into the global logistics business with a $10-million intermodal freight-handling facility and an extended rail spur.

Wasaya Airways - Diversification is key for First Nation carrier

By IAN ROSS Tom Morris takes great pride that his regional airline has survived on “good decision-making.

Top Aviation Companies

Whether it's delivering heavy equipment and workers to Attawapiskat, or transporting passengers to Sandy Lake near the Manitoba border, air carriers have made a name for themselves by spreading their wings to the far reaching regions of teh North.

Air Creebec - Mineral exploration fuels growth

By IAN ROSS Air Creebec has come a long way since their first twin-engine Otter used to land on remote airstrips with the aid of snowmobile lights and flare pots.

Voyageur airways - Carrier has global reach

By Kelly Louiseize Time is of the essence in the corporate world. When people need to be in Timmins in the morning, then Thunder Bay in the afternoon, they look to Voyageur Airways for their air taxi services.

Bearskin airlines - Making tracks across the North

By NICK STEWART Competition grows fierce for talented in the aviation industry as larger carriers snap up pilots and maintenance workers. However, Bearskin Airlines has a plan to retain employees and grow their fleet.

NAC air LP - Stretches its wings beyond Ontario

By NICK STEWART With new aircraft, new out-of-province flights and a renewed focus on charters, NAC Air LP is pushing forward. Since December 2006, the company has acquired five new Pilatus PC-12 planes, each with the capacity for nine passengers.