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New airport terminal open (1/02)

The new airport terminal at Jack Garland Airport in North Bay officially opened on Jan. 18. The $5.5-million terminal will provide additional space for another airline, plus space for offices and a ticket counter, airport officials say.

City forges ahead with CN land purchase (1/02)

North Bay city council has taken steps to purchase more than nine hectares of land from the Canadian National Railway. City council has allocated $50,000 from this year's budget to complete an environmental assessment of CN property.

Local campaign underway to rescue hockey team (1/02)

North Bay politicians were studying their financial options on whether to jump on board the community's efforts to keep their Ontario Hockey League franchise from being transferred to Michigan.

Colleges share apprenticeship programs (1/02)

Collège Boréal and Canadore College recently signed a memorandum of understanding to share space and collaborate on apprenticeship programs to offer improved services in both French and English.

Almaguin Highlands promoted as new business development corridor (1/02)

The Almaguin Highlands is being marketed as Canada's newest business development corridor in an effort to lure business to the region.

Town's waterfront a jewel in the crown (12/01)

Tourism has been a significant boon to the economy of New Liskeard, and an investment in their waterfront has enabled the town to attract some of the most highly acclaimed seasonal sporting events in the nation.

Innovation spurs growth for company (12/01)

By Sari Huhtala Innovation in metal fabrication has landed a New Liskeard-based business with provincial acclaim and opportunities to expand markets. This year, Wabi Iron and Steel Corp.

Voyageur Airways set to expand (12/01)

The workforce at Voyageur Airways, based at the Aerospace Centre in North Bay, is expected to expand to 260 over the next few months as a result of a $1-million expansion.

Temagami mill gets approval (12/01)

Temagami Forest Products Ltd. recently received conditional approval from the Ministry of Natural Resources to build a white birch sawmill in Temagami.

Hospital construction slated to begin in 2003 (12/01)

Bringing the natural world inside is the concept proposed by the designers of Mattawa's General Hospital project. The firms of Larocque Elder Architects Inc.