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Call centre development may be hindered by lack of job applicants (5/02)

Whether a major international call-centre company plugs into the Tri-Towns area will depend upon the level of interest by potential job applicants from across the region.

Tri-Towns in race for call centre development (5/02)

The competition is on between the Tri-Towns area and an unnamed Alberta community to attract a call centre development. Tri-Town development officials received more than 100 job applications during the last full week in May.

Ecology centre lands funding (5/02)

Nipissing MPP Bob Wood announced on May 15 that the Canadian Ecology Centre has received $500,000 from FedNor for the implementation of digital subscriber data (DSL) service in 13 Nipissing area communities.

North Bay basking in hot economy (5/02)

Despite a shrinking population in northeastern Ontario, those numbers do not reflect North Bay's hot economy.

City boasts revamped terminal (5/02)

By Ian Ross Improved passenger amenities for frequent flyers and additional office space for prospective air carriers to set up shop are among the improvements seen at the January opening of the new $6-million terminal at North Bay’s Jack Garland Air

Workshop focuses on renewable energy projects (5/02)

An upcoming one-day workshop in North Bay will provide a forum for participants to ask technical questions about wind power and other renewable power energy sources.

Trail groomer captures award (5/02)

By Leslie Sanders Ebert Welding is responsible for revolutionizing trail-grooming systems by converting New Holland farm tractors into snowmobile trail groomers from their shop in New Liskeard.

Symposium to explore sustainability issues (5/02)

By Diana Scheddin Building sustainable communities in Northern Ontario is this year’s theme for the Symposium on the Economy and Environment of the Blue Sky Region, being held from May 10th to 11th, 2002 at Canadore College in North Bay.

Mining suppliers successful in Global Traders Awards (5/02)

Three mining supply firms and their national export trade association were honoured in the Ontario Northern Region Global Traders Award ceremony held in North Bay on April 11, 2002.

SuperBuild drives construction industry (5/02)

By Leslie Sanders North Bay has seen some major construction projects begin in the last year, the majority supported by the province’s SuperBuild program. The Near North Correctional and Treatment Centre will receive $1.