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Track maintenance issues, speed caused 2015 Gogama derailment

Track maintenance issues, speed caused 2015 Gogama derailment

Transportation Safety Board questions posted track speed for dangerous goods
Wawa’s a winner

Wawa’s a winner

Community energy plan earns high praise from the sustainability crowd
CobalTech acquires more property in Cobalt mining camp

CobalTech acquires more property in Cobalt mining camp

Nine past-producing mines will be added to the company’s portfolio in its efforts to find cobalt.
Information and communications technology group awarded $1.2 million

Information and communications technology group awarded $1.2 million

Blue Sky Net helps small and medium-sized businesses develop digital skills and incorporate innovative technologies into their operations.
Ursa Major Minerals sold to private company

Ursa Major Minerals sold to private company

Ursa, an exploration company, has nickel-copper-PGM assets near Sudbury, Thunder Bay, and Shining Tree.
New online jobs portal to connect employers and job seekers

New online jobs portal to connect employers and job seekers

Initiative builds on JobsinTimmins.ca site that was launched a few years ago
North’s population in decline, says Statistics Canada

North’s population in decline, says Statistics Canada

Greater Sudbury is the only major Northern city to see growth over the last five years.
Takes two to Tango

Takes two to Tango

DeBeers cites lack of First Nation support for shelving project
Gateway to undergo refinancing plan to fund Ontario casinos

Gateway to undergo refinancing plan to fund Ontario casinos

Gateway Casinos & Entertainment Ltd. acquired casino and slot operations across the province on Dec. 13.
Funding program to boost Northern rural development

Funding program to boost Northern rural development

The province announced the renewal of its Rural Economic Development program on Jan. 30.