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New-home construction, real estate market remain stable (10/02)

By Ian Ross North Bay’s real estate market remains strong, and low interest rates continue to be a factor in this trend. Though fewer homes were listed this year - only 1,430 new listings, down from 1,736 last year - sales were ahead 9.

Path Finder

North Bay has targeted biotechnology as an industry of opportunity by bringing in a world-renowned expert in biomedical research and public health to assist in the development of a possible biomedical cluster. In late August, the city brought in Dr.

College breaks ground for aviation centre (10/02)

Confederation College held a ground-breaking ceremony at the site of the proposed new Aviation Centre of Excellence. The $10-million dollar facility will increase the number of students in the aviation program from 275 to 350.

University’s economic impact to reach $80M

By Andrew Wareing Growth is the keyword for post-secondary education in Ontario, and North Bay’s Nipissing University is ready for that growth.

Past is future for entrepreneurs (10/02)

By Andrew Wareing For two Northern Ontario archeologists, keeping tabs on the past is the way of the future. John Pollock in New Liskeard and Luke Dalla Bona in Sault Ste.

Lumber trade war takes northern casualty (10/02)

Punitive softwood lumber duties have forced Tembec Inc. to scale back its operations in northeastern Ontario. The company is cutting its production of softwood pine lumber and shutting down its planing and drying operations at a sawmill in Mattawa.

Nipissing University president named community builder of year (10/02)

Dave Marshall, Nipissing University has earned the title of 2002 Community Builder of the Year in recognition of his contributions to the growth and prosperity of the community.

Tri-Town air service hits 1,500 mark (10/02)

Community leaders in the Tri-Town area are celebrating Air North's surpassing 1,500 passengers.

Subdivision development approved (8/02)

A phased-in subdivision development on the airport hill in North Bay received final approval from city councillors after being held up for a decade.

North Bay city council scraps index for development fees (8/02)

Officials with the City of North Bay say a revenue loss of about $84,000 is a small price to pay to keep home construction costs from escalating as a result of an index rate structure.