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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.

Few firms on board with fast-track border program, despite its success (10/04)

BY JOSEPH QUESNEL Many trucking companies in Northern Ontario are getting their deliveries past U.S. customs more quickly through a joint Canada-U.S. program designed to make the border safer since 9/11.

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.