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'We will survive it,' says Espanola mayor of Domtar mill shutdown

'We will survive it,' says Espanola mayor of Domtar mill shutdown

Industry recruiters coming to mill town to poach tradespeople
Province replacing Manitoulin Island swing bridge

Province replacing Manitoulin Island swing bridge

Ongoing project will proceed to property acquisition and detailed design
Union hopes Espanola mill shutdown will be brief

Union hopes Espanola mill shutdown will be brief

Unifor president asks for regulatory protection to safeguard jobs during corporate mergers
Domtar decision to shut down Espanola mill took Unifor rep by surprise

Domtar decision to shut down Espanola mill took Unifor rep by surprise

Union head says workforce will mothball mill to be ready for any new owner
Domtar shuttering Espanola pulp and paper operation

Domtar shuttering Espanola pulp and paper operation

Machines will be shut down this fall with entire northeastern Ontario operation to be idle for one year
Insolvent Validus Power enters CCAA protection

Insolvent Validus Power enters CCAA protection

Former Validus financier, bitcoin company emerge as buyer for power plants
Feds pledge $1.8M in status quo funds to Northern Ontario Angels

Feds pledge $1.8M in status quo funds to Northern Ontario Angels

Northern Ontario Angels strives to link their network of 400 investors with entrepreneurs throughout Northern Ontario
A champion for Elliot Lake, George Farkouh dies

A champion for Elliot Lake, George Farkouh dies

Former mayor and businessman led an internationally lauded revival from down-and-out mining town to successful retirement community
With new mine coming online, Sudbury MPP urges province to sell vacant Gogama properties

With new mine coming online, Sudbury MPP urges province to sell vacant Gogama properties

France GĂ©linas wants Infrastructure Minister to free up 20 units for contractor accommodations
Ag boom in Matheson area putting pressure on roads, infrastructure

Ag boom in Matheson area putting pressure on roads, infrastructure

The municipality's leaders were down south this week to talk about key priorities with provincial leaders