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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.

City to host National Transportation Day 2002 (11/01)

North Bay has been selected as the host city for National Transportation Day 2002, the launch event for National Transportation Week. The event will feature a conference to be held at the Clarion Pinewood Park Resort on May 31.

Impact of casual work under review (11/01)

By Ken Sitter Often overlooked, part-time, casual, seasonal and contingent workers are under the microscope of a Nipissing University research team.

City considers privatizing services (11/01)

The City of North Bay is exploring the idea of contracting out city services to the private sector. City council is awaiting documentation that proves privatization would save money before making a final decision.

Aviation campus construction on target (11/01)

The steel framework is up on the new aviation campus for North Bay's Canadore College, scheduled for a fall 2002 completion. The $12.

Company fined for pit operation (11/01)

A mining company in North Bay has been fined $5,000 for operating an aggregate pit without a licence. Northern Mining and Exploration Inc.

Tourist train files for bankruptcy (11/01)

The assets of the Mattawa's Timber Train have been seized by the Royal Bank, giving notice to the excursion company on Nov. 14.