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City to benefit from big-ticket construction projects (03/04)

By KELLY LOUISEIZE Northern Ontario Business North Bay is expected to top its total construction value this year with ongoing projects and new initiatives. Last year the city’s total construction costs were estimated at $33 million.

Consolidation brings southern office under a northern roof (03/04)

A North Bay mine engineering and construction firm is more than doubling its workforce and is looking for larger accommodations. Cementation Skanska Canada Inc.

Disbanded EDC recognized (03/04)

The now-disbanded North Bay Economic Development Commission won the 2003 Ontario Economic Development Award in the redevelopment initiative category for the North Bay Downtown Improvement Area.

North Bay’s mining week to kick off with awards gala (03/04)

North Bay’s Mining Week kicks off in mid-May with an awards gala recognizing a local mining sector personality.

Architects design $211.9M health care “village on a hill” (03/04)

By IAN ROSS To find inspiration in designing North Bay’s Regional Health Centre, architect Brian Bertrand harkened back to his medal-winning university thesis.

Surplus industrial land a focus for 2004 (01/04)

New North Bay Mayor Vic Fedeli intends to create a “lean and mean” community development corporation (CDC) to market the city’s vacant industrial land. The CDC is expected to be modeled after the community’s highly successful Air Base Property Corp.

Business leaders take on the tax man (11/03)

By IAN ROSS The executive of North Bay’s Downtown Improvement Area (DIA) is considering a mass assessment review board appeal of every commercial property in the city’s core.

Suppliers sourcing from U.S. coming out on top (03/04)

By IAN ROSS With a surging Canadian dollar, mounting losses in the Canadian softwood lumber industry and uncertainty in the price-sensitive automotive sector, the Canadian manufacturing scene is anything but stable.

Dreaming in chocolate (11/03)

By IAN ROSS Carol Montgomery opened the doors on a new store and a new life as owner of North Bay’s Nutty Chocolatier.

Political garbage stinks: McGuinty (11/03)

Gord McGuinty has every confidence his Adams Mine project will be up and operating by the end of 2005.