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Canadore enrolment to soar with new campus (10/02)

By Andrew Wareing Enrolment at Canadore College and the economy of North Bay are expected to take off with the completion of Canadore’s newest campus. Opening ceremonies were held Sept.

Small-business sector strong (10/02)

By Pauline Clark There are an estimated 2500 to 3500 small businesses in North Bay, and it is a sector where interest seems to be steadily increasing, says Erin Richmond, manager of The Business Centre Nipissing Parry Sound.

Airport authority needed to market properties

By Ian Ross Seeking to develop North Bay’s Jack Garland Airport to its fullest potential, city council is leaning toward the creation of an airport authority.

Chamber joins in four-laning lobbying, ONTC advocating

By Pauline Clark It is just his first year as president of North Bay and District Chamber of Commerce, but it has been a busy one for Dave Mendicino. “We’ve got a lot on the go and we have had all year,” he says .

Export sales provide impetus for growth (10/02)

By Andrew Wareing They call themselves Team Northern Ontario and their aim is to make Northern Ontario more than a name on a map.

Import company expands (10/02)

By Ian Ross In reintroducing itself to the Northern Ontario market, Vested Interest Trading has expanded and moved into new digs in downtown North Bay.

New-home construction, real estate market remain stable (10/02)

By Ian Ross North Bay’s real estate market remains strong, and low interest rates continue to be a factor in this trend. Though fewer homes were listed this year - only 1,430 new listings, down from 1,736 last year - sales were ahead 9.

Path Finder

North Bay has targeted biotechnology as an industry of opportunity by bringing in a world-renowned expert in biomedical research and public health to assist in the development of a possible biomedical cluster. In late August, the city brought in Dr.

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.

University’s economic impact to reach $80M

By Andrew Wareing Growth is the keyword for post-secondary education in Ontario, and North Bay’s Nipissing University is ready for that growth.