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Terrafact, First Nation partner on forest management venture

Terrafact, First Nation partner on forest management venture

Wikwemikong has secured $2.4 million worth of forest management contracts
Hearst seedling greenhouse delves into consumables

Hearst seedling greenhouse delves into consumables

What started as an association to create job opportunities for single mothers has flourished as a viable greenhouse operation.
Clothing business flourishes in Gore Bay

Clothing business flourishes in Gore Bay

Kathy Antonio attracts an international fan base with her cozy, made-in-Canada apparel
Innovations keep fish farming fresh

Innovations keep fish farming fresh

“Have you ever heard, when ice is breaking up, that distinctive tinkling sound?” asked Mike Meeker as he surveyed the water surrounding his Evansville-based cage culture fish farm.

Yummm...delicious goat

An open forum will be held for farmers in the Algoma district and those interested in pursuing agriculture opportunities in the goat market.
Aquaculture strategy 'important advance' for Ontario fish farmers

Aquaculture strategy 'important advance' for Ontario fish farmers

There are not too many industries out there that actively push for more government regulation.
Visitors herded to Earlton for International Plowing Match

Visitors herded to Earlton for International Plowing Match

More than 70,000 people are expected to pour into the small village of Earlton throughout the 2009 International Plowing Match and Rural Expo (IPM) from Sept. 22-26, the first time the annual event is held in Northern Ontario.
Bison du Nord: finding a niche in the consumer food chain

Bison du Nord: finding a niche in the consumer food chain

Entrepreneur enticing local food lovers with Boréal Cuisine
Basement operation expands to big business

Basement operation expands to big business

The Bear Chair Company produces Muskoka-styled chairs from its 12,000-square-foot South River facility
Few firms on board with fast-track border program, despite its success (10/04)

Few firms on board with fast-track border program, despite its success (10/04)

Flouting program risks more stringent security checks, says industry rep