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North Shore towns team up for air-service study (10/02)

Four North Shore towns are collaborating on a proposal to restore permanent air service between Thunder Bay and Sault Ste. Marie.

College breaks ground for aviation centre (10/02)

Confederation College held a ground-breaking ceremony at the site of the proposed new Aviation Centre of Excellence. The $10-million dollar facility will increase the number of students in the aviation program from 275 to 350.

Industry voices border concerns (10/02)

By Gianni Ubriaco Each year, trucks cross the Canada-U.S. border over 13 million times; that is approximately one truck every 2.5 seconds, 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year.

Air cargo hub viable option (10/02)

By Ian Ross If North Bay and Sault Ste.

Aircraft industry set to take off (6/03)

By IAN ROSS A Dunnville aircraft maintenance company has set up a training facility near the Parry Sound Area Municipal Airport. TNC Aircraft Rebuilding Inc.

Group submits plan to save ONTC, rail service (10/01)

By Ian Ross A joint senior management and labour group trying to save the Ontario Northland Transportation Commission (ONTC) and passenger rail service from privatization are putting the final touches on a plan to re-invigorate the money-losing Crown

Poor maintenance blamed for derailment (10/01)

The Transportation Safety Board of Canada blames poor track maintenance and untrained inspectors at Ontario Northland Railway for last year's 29-car derailment in Temagami that spilled sulphuric acid into a nearby river.

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.