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Crown lands open window for wind power (03/05)

By IAN ROSS Northern Ontario Business The opening up of Crown properties to wind power development has opened a door for a North Bay consultant. Terry Wojick owns Northern Wind Power, a wind assessment firm.

Cobalt sees past as its future (02/05)

The Town of Cobalt is set to enhance its tourism profile with some help from the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation (NOHFC). The province has agreed to chip in $1,102,520 toward the development of the Cobalt Historic Mining Camp.

Agile juniors have exploration edge (02/05)

By KELLY LOUISEIZE All signs point to a profitable cycle for mineral producers and Canadian Arrow Mines Ltd. in particular is fast tracking to take advantage of the mineral-frenzy market.

Air cargo hub back on radar screen (01/05)

North Bay city council thinks it is high time to revive the idea of establishing the city as an international air cargo hub. “I think the time is now to get ourselves on the radar screen,” says Councillor Maureen Boldt.

City’s debt rating raised (11/04)

Moody’s Investors Service has raised the City of North Bay’s debt rating to A1 from A2. The outlook is stable.

Four-laning paves way for new business case (11/04)

By IAN ROSS Northern Ontario Business North Bay community development leaders are anxiously waiting for the province to unveil its timetable for the four-laning completion of the lasting remaining stretch of the southern portion of Highway 11.

Belgium homebuilder to establish manufacturing base in North Bay (11/04)

By IAN ROSS Northern Ontario Business A Belgian home builder could be manufacturing upscale European-style homes and building components in North Bay by mid-2005.

Spring construction start planned for North Bay high-tech mall development (11/04)

Construction begins next spring on a new North Bay high-tech mall development. Anchored by Photo Metro, a locally based photo and digital imaging graphics company, the proposed 18,000-square-foot strip mall on Algonquin and Gertrude is half-occupied.

Building boom marks prosperous road ahead (11/04)

By IAN ROSS Northern Ontario Business A great financing environment and an improved local economy have contributed to North Bay’s home building and housing market boom, now stretching into the third year.

Amalgamation seen as key to regional growth (12/03)

The new Temiskaming Shores may not be officially a municipality yet, but those who will make up its government are already looking to the community’s future prosperity.