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Greenspace, condos in waterfront plan (6/02)

By Ian Ross NORTH BAY — North Bay’s vacant CP rail lands property does not look like much now; some broken up rails, beer bottles, pools of stagnant water, patches of blackened and oil-drenched soil from decades of dripping diesels.

Diamond exploration targets identified (6/01)

New targets for diamond exploration in the Temagami-Marten River area have been identified by an Ontario government survey.

Industrial tax cuts (6/01)

North Bay's economic development corporation is seeking testimonials from companies who stand to benefit from city council's three-year, 66 per cent industrial tax cut program.

Contract for jail construction to be awarded (6/01)

A contract will be awarded next month for the construction of a new $25-million jail on the site of the North Bay Psychiatric Hospital, Premier Mike Harris announced recently.

Distributor closes doors (6/01)

Northmar Distributors announced recently it is closing its Oak Street West operation in North Bay. More than 50 employees are expected to be out of work by Aug. 10.

Maximize opportunities by marketing on the Web (5/01)

By Dianne Gouliquer Making the transition from the old, paper-based way of doing things to the world of computer-based business continues to intimidate investors and consumers, and that fear is preventing up-and-coming businesses from reaching their

Sault suggested as air cargo hub for transpolar fights (5/01)

The City of North Bay has expressed some interest in teaming up with Sault Ste. Marie to conduct a regional study on a transpolar air cargo initiative. The mayor and city planner of Sault Ste.

Promoting tourism (5/01)

The Blue Sky tourism region will benefit from a $100,000 provincial investment to better market regional attractions and events in the North Bay area.

Scottish high-tech plant may find home in city (5/01)

The former Bomarc missle site in North Bay could be the future home of a high-tech plant. Sigamond, a Scottish firm, is scoping the site which is scheduled to be vacated next year by Canadore College's aviation school.

North Bay's new jail is one step closer to reality (5/01)

North Bay's new jail is one step closer to reality with the awarding of the environmental assessment contract to Senes Consultants of Richmond Hill in partnership with Northland Engineering of North Bay.