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Far North - Ring of Fire

Sioux Lookout gears up for growth

Sioux Lookout gears up for growth

Vicki Blanchard, Sioux Lookout’s economic development manager, is an admitted “map freak.
Pickle Lake’s future dependent on Ring of Fire routing

Pickle Lake’s future dependent on Ring of Fire routing

Mine development in the Ring of Fire could make or break Pickle Lake.
Craft beer maker pumps new life into Kenora

Craft beer maker pumps new life into Kenora

Kenora is experiencing a brewing revival with a new entry into the Canadian craft beer market.
Northwest iron ore junior promotes “green steel” works

Northwest iron ore junior promotes “green steel” works

An iron ore company president’s plans to develop a northwestern Ontario deposit have gotten a whole lot bigger and much, much greener.

Agreement to continue research at Experimental Lakes Area

The province and the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) have signed an agreement to continue research at the Experimental Lakes Area (ELA).

Kenora downtown revitalization is job booster

The reconstruction of Kenora' s downtown streets and waterfront has proven to be a job generator.

Red Lake commercial strip gets FedNor funding

Red Lake received a funding windfall from Kenora MP and FedNor minister Greg Rickford. The agency has earmarked $208,890 for the municipality to prepare five commercial properties along the Highway 105 corridor for new occupants.

Provincial funding keeps research facility open

The Ontario and Manitoba governments are providing transitional funding to keep the Experimental Lakes Area (ELA), a world-class federal research facility, open and operating in northwestern Ontario. The Ontario government said Sept.
NOHFC flows funds into Kenora

NOHFC flows funds into Kenora

The Northern Ontario Heritage Fund (NOHFC) spread $1.2 million around the Kenora area for four economic development projects and initiatives.
Builder aims to fast-track First Nation homes

Builder aims to fast-track First Nation homes

An Aboriginal homebuilder is aiming for a late fall groundbreaking to build a composite home manufacturing plant to serve First Nation communities in northwestern Ontario.