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Sheep research program may be privatized (9/02)

The Ontario Sheep Marketing Agency (OSMA) has hired a consultant to investigate the possibility of a privately run sheep research station in Timiskaming.

Discover Abitibi projects shortlisted (12/02)

By SCOTT HUNTER HADDOW The Discover Abitibi technical committee recently completed technical evaluations of 42 submissions for proposals to stimulate mineral deposit exploration within the Abitibi Greenstone belt area between Timmins and Kirkland Lak

Grain companies express concern over incinerator proposal (8/02)

Two grain companies warn they may stop buying Timiskaming farm products unless Bennett Environmental Ltd. alleviates their concerns about a proposed hazardous waste incinerator for Kirkland Lake.

Mill restructures (8/02)

Forty layoff notices were issued to Tembec employees at its Kenogami mill in early August, but the forest products giant vows to keep the planing and sawmill in operation.

Research, development facility explored (8/02)

By Ian Ross Spinning off fledgling businesses in northeastern Ontario which are related to welding and materials joining is behind a vision put forward by Northern College.

Haileybury expects population growth (8/02)

By Kelly Louiseize The second phase of the Bayport Village condominium development is underway with the help of Alterra Group of Companies assisting the Town of Haileybury in implementing and financing the project.

Mining revival spells prosperity for region (8/02)

By Ian Ross In what is being heralded as a revival of the mining industry in Kirkland Lake, Foxpoint Resources Ltd.

Ban on transport of toxic substances not endorsed by Tri-Towns (7/02)

A resolution passed by Armour Township on Highway 11 to ban transport of toxic substances on provincial highways and rail lines failed to gain support from Haileybury and New Liskeard.

North Bay council scraps index for development fees (7/02)

Officials with the City of North Bay say a revenue loss of about $84,000 is a small price to pay to keep home construction costs from escalating as a result of an index rate structure.

North Bay aerospace sector networking abroad (7/02)

Representatives from Ontario's aerospace sector landed in England earlier this week in search of European investment and networking opportunities.