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Restructuring Canmine looks for cash, partners (10/02)

Operators of a cash-strapped refinery in Cobalt are seeking investors and partners in a restructuring attempt to reopen the plant and preserve 30 jobs.

Air cargo hub viable option (10/02)

By Ian Ross If North Bay and Sault Ste.

Hockey heritage tourism project scores cash (10/02)

Kirkland Lake's dream of a major tourist project dedicated to Canadian hockey received a $3.5-million boost from the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund.

Exploration program yields gold veins (10/02)

Kirkland Lake's Foxpoint Resources reports some new ore-grade intersections in its gold exploration work from its surface drilling program. Two new veins have been discovered on its Lake Shore, Wright-Hargreaves, Teck Hughes properties.

City’s downtown lands funding (10/02)

North Bay’s Downtown Improvement Association received FedNor funding in September to assist in ongoing efforts to increase tourism and business activity by revitalizing the city’s core.

Canadore enrolment to soar with new campus (10/02)

By Andrew Wareing Enrolment at Canadore College and the economy of North Bay are expected to take off with the completion of Canadore’s newest campus. Opening ceremonies were held Sept.

Small-business sector strong (10/02)

By Pauline Clark There are an estimated 2500 to 3500 small businesses in North Bay, and it is a sector where interest seems to be steadily increasing, says Erin Richmond, manager of The Business Centre Nipissing Parry Sound.

Airport authority needed to market properties

By Ian Ross Seeking to develop North Bay’s Jack Garland Airport to its fullest potential, city council is leaning toward the creation of an airport authority.

Chamber joins in four-laning lobbying, ONTC advocating

By Pauline Clark It is just his first year as president of North Bay and District Chamber of Commerce, but it has been a busy one for Dave Mendicino. “We’ve got a lot on the go and we have had all year,” he says .

Export sales provide impetus for growth (10/02)

By Andrew Wareing They call themselves Team Northern Ontario and their aim is to make Northern Ontario more than a name on a map.