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Selling business development corridor on agenda (4/02)

By Ian Ross Settling into his new job as the business development director of the Almaguin Highlands Development Agency, Michael Nychuk sees virgin territory before him just waiting to be cultivated for business.

Partnership aimed at improving health of forests (4/02)

Ten forest science grants of nearly $1.5 million were awarded by Ontario's Living Legacy Trust to the Canadian Ecology Centre in Mattawa and its Forest Research Partnership.

Sawmill in the works (3/02)

By Ian Ross After an arduous three-year wait, Temagami Forest Products expects to proceed with a multi-phase construction project for an eventual value-added mill utilizing surplus birch wood.

Boart Longyear cuts jobs at North Bay plant (3/02)

Boart Longyear has cut 22 jobs at its North Bay plant in a move to centralize its diamond-drill bit manufacturing operation in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Trade mission targets U.S. market (3/02)

By Ian Ross An upcoming results-oriented trade mission to Georgia is expected to be a hot ticket for export-ready firms seeking to gain a foothold in one of the more lucrative and pro-business regimes in North America.

North Bay to say goodbye to Cents (2/02)

A community campaign to save the North Bay Centennials hockey club fell short of money and support. The Ontario Hockey League's board of governors approved the team's sale and transfer to Saginaw, Mich.

Transportation Day event 2002 cancelled (2/02)

Due to a lack of industry support, National Transportation Day 2002, slated to take place on May 31 in North Bay has been cancelled until further notice.

Trade mission targets high-growth U.S. market (2/02)

By Ian Ross An upcoming results-oriented trade mission to Georgia is expected to be a hot ticket for export-ready firms seeking to gain a foothold in one of the more lucrative and pro-business regimes in North America.

Engineer recognized for contributions (2/02)

By Katherine Thompson Nelson Ray Mantha's contributions to the community are considerable. Mantha is the recipient of the 2001 Association of Professional Engineers of Ontario Citizenship Award.

Private sector rallies to save Cents (2/02)

By Ian Ross The fate of North Bay's money-losing Ontario Hockey League team and whether or not it heads to Michigan will be decided this month when the league's board of governors reconvenes to consider two proposals from a local co