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Distributor closes doors (6/01)

Northmar Distributors announced recently it is closing its Oak Street West operation in North Bay. More than 50 employees are expected to be out of work by Aug. 10.

Maximize opportunities by marketing on the Web (5/01)

By Dianne Gouliquer Making the transition from the old, paper-based way of doing things to the world of computer-based business continues to intimidate investors and consumers, and that fear is preventing up-and-coming businesses from reaching their

Sault suggested as air cargo hub for transpolar fights (5/01)

The City of North Bay has expressed some interest in teaming up with Sault Ste. Marie to conduct a regional study on a transpolar air cargo initiative. The mayor and city planner of Sault Ste.

Promoting tourism (5/01)

The Blue Sky tourism region will benefit from a $100,000 provincial investment to better market regional attractions and events in the North Bay area.

Scottish high-tech plant may find home in city (5/01)

The former Bomarc missle site in North Bay could be the future home of a high-tech plant. Sigamond, a Scottish firm, is scoping the site which is scheduled to be vacated next year by Canadore College's aviation school.

North Bay's new jail is one step closer to reality (5/01)

North Bay's new jail is one step closer to reality with the awarding of the environmental assessment contract to Senes Consultants of Richmond Hill in partnership with Northland Engineering of North Bay.

Northern Telephone restructures in New Liskeard (6/02)

Nineteen positions have been cut at Northern Telephone in New Liskeard, some through early retirement or through relocation within the network.

Council backs $8.5-million resource centre proposal (6/02)

West Nipissing council supported a proposed $8.5-million facility that would celebrate hockey in northeastern Ontario.

Call for resumes answered (6/02)

More than 1,500 resumes flooded into the Tri-Town Strategic Economic Development Unit by mid-June to fill between 250 and 300 positions for a proposed call centre development.

Town council seeks revisions to environmental assessment process (6/02)

New Liskeard town council is asking for revisions to the province's environmental assessment process to assure Tri-Town area residents that the proposed development of a toxic waste incinerator in Kirkland Lake would not pose a health risk.