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Falco teams up with junior company for diamond exploration (6/02)

Falconbridge Ltd. has teamed up with JML Resources Ltd., a new exploration company, as a venture partner to examine the potential for diamonds on its Marten River properties, about 50 kilometres north of North Bay.

Call centre industry tops list for 2001 job creation in North Bay (6/02)

North Bay's Regional Self Help Office recorded 676 new business name registrations last year and 1,160 jobs were tracked by the office as small-business growth.

Nipissing University honours alumni (6/02)

Dr. John R. McCarthy and Dr. Laverne Smith were honoured by the Nipissing University Alumni Association on June 8 for their career achievements and present stature in their communities. "Current students and alumni can look up to both Dr.

North Bay Airport feels aftermath of 9/11 (6/02)

A post-Sept. 11 decline in passenger traffic is being blamed for a $20,000-deficit and 1,700 fewer travellers at North Bay's Jack Garland Airport during the first quarter of 2002.

Air Base Property Corp. plans infrastructure upgrades (6/02)

North Bay's Air Base Property Corp. (ABPC) received a $900,000 grant from the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund for infrastructure improvement and a new building lot. ABPC and its tenants will contribute $2.

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