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Winnipeg institute breathes new life into outdoor research station

Winnipeg institute breathes new life into outdoor research station

For most of its 47-year existence, the public perception of the Experimental Lakes Area (ELA), southeast of Kenora, took on an almost Area 51 aura.
Province funding economic development opportunities

Province funding economic development opportunities

Ontario is helping communities in the Kenora and Timiskaming areas explore new economic development opportunities in order to help create jobs and generate new revenue sources and increased business. Through the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corp.
New labour deal for Domtar Dryden workers

New labour deal for Domtar Dryden workers

More than 550 unionized employees at Domtar’s pulp mill and woodland operates voted in favour of new four-year deals on April 30.

Dryden-area mine project moves to the talking stage

Treasury Metals announced it’s crossed a project milestone for its advanced Goliath Gold Project, east of Dryden in northwestern Ontario.

Province funds northern investment projects

Ontario is supporting Northern communities by helping them to attract and develop investment opportunities.

Dryden searching for new CAO

The City of Dryden has appointed John Cummings as its interim chief administrative officer (CAO) while it searches for his permanent replacement. Cummings was hired on as the city’s treasurer last fall. “Mr.
Kenora seeks to grow its tourism pie

Kenora seeks to grow its tourism pie

Economic development officer Jennifer Findlay has to show a visitor Kenora’s latest addition to its tourism portfolio, the Tall Pines Marina.
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.