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Temiskaming refinery restructures (8/02)

The future of the Canmine refinery in Cobalt remains unclear as the parent company restructures its financial obligations under the Companies Creditors Arrangement Act. The corporation has retained the Beacon Group of Toronto to act as advisers.

North Bay region vies for tax-incentive zone (9/02)

By Ian Ross North Bay and its surrounding townships are one of the first regions out of the block in organizing a local task force to actively pursue and promote its selection as a possible pilot site for a proposed tax-incentive zone.

Specialty wood product mill rises from ashes (9/02)

By Ian Ross Nov. 17, 2000 will be a date forever seared in Steve Bougie’s memory. A devastating fire completely destroyed his sawmill operation, Cheminis Lumber Inc.

Bennett challenges consultant's report (9/02)

Bennett Environmental, proponents of a contaminated-soil recycling plant proposed for Kirkland Lake, intends to challenge a consultant's report stating the facility would pose an unacceptable risk to the environment, if only they can get a c

Changing the image of forestry (9/02)

By Ian Ross Getting a ground-level perspective on how to assess the health of a jack pine stand or how fallen, dead trees contribute to a forest’s wildlife habitat were a few of the lessons educators from across North America will take home to their

Northern business leaders to share insights at upcoming conference (9/02)

Anything is possible! That is the message northern business leaders as guest speakers will be sending out to delegates during this year's Northern Ontario Business Awards (NOBA) conference.

North Bay's downtown lands funding (9/02)

North Bay's downtown improvement association received FedNor funding to assist in ongoing efforts to increase tourism and business activity by revitalizing the city's core.

Aerospace sector lands funding (9/02)

North Bay's aerospace sector received a financial boost last week from FedNor. The Air Base Property Corp.

Travel association restructures (9/02)

Upheaval at the Almaguin-Nipissing Travel Association has lead to the resignation of its president. Irene Chmil tendered her resignation following a non-confidence vote Sept. 19 at the association's annual general meeting.

Sheep research program may be privatized (9/02)

The Ontario Sheep Marketing Agency (OSMA) has hired a consultant to investigate the possibility of a privately run sheep research station in Timiskaming.