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Manufacturer sees window of opportunity in Detroit (6/03)

By ANDREW WAREING Parent Door Systems is a company that started from a minute idea and is hoping for a move into a bigger market. Owner Paul Parent started the window and door manufacturing business 26 years ago after losing a job at another company.

Business retention, expansion plan incorporates mayor’s forums (3/03)

By PAULINE CLARK A series of mayor’s forums on business are being held in North Bay as part of what Nancy Creighton refers to as “an exciting new two-year marketing plan.

Rail land development proposals reviewed (3/03)

By DEAN LISK The City of North Bay has received a number of proposals for the development of the rail lands, located between the city’s downtown and the waterfront of Lake Nipissing.

Surge in business school applicants reported (3/03)

BY SCOTT HUNTER HADDOW A massive surge in applications to Nipissing University’s school of business and economics has the institution beaming about its program.

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.

Restructuring Canmine looks for cash, partners (10/02)

Operators of a cash-strapped refinery in Cobalt are seeking investors and partners in a restructuring attempt to reopen the plant and preserve 30 jobs.

Air cargo hub viable option (10/02)

By Ian Ross If North Bay and Sault Ste.

Hockey heritage tourism project scores cash (10/02)

Kirkland Lake's dream of a major tourist project dedicated to Canadian hockey received a $3.5-million boost from the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund.

Exploration program yields gold veins (10/02)

Kirkland Lake's Foxpoint Resources reports some new ore-grade intersections in its gold exploration work from its surface drilling program. Two new veins have been discovered on its Lake Shore, Wright-Hargreaves, Teck Hughes properties.

City’s downtown lands funding (10/02)

North Bay’s Downtown Improvement Association received FedNor funding in September to assist in ongoing efforts to increase tourism and business activity by revitalizing the city’s core.