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Prosperity Plan expected to fix years of “northern neglect” (07/04)

Opening a greater dialogue with northerners is the way the McGuinty government will create jobs and drive economic wealth in Northern Ontario.

Mayors pursue broadband funding (06/04)

By KELLY LOUISEIZE Northern Ontario mayors, reeves and representatives are going after lead ministries to ask for money they said was earmarked to them from the previous government by Connect Ontario Broadband Regional Access (COBRA) project, an init

European market ripe (06/04)

By IAN ROSS The elimination of trade barriers in eastern Europe and the induction of 10 new members to the European Union (EU) poses “significant opportunities” for Northern Ontario firms looking for partnerships abroad, says Sudbury’s trade advisor.

Expansions aimed at positioning town as destination (06/04)

By ANDREW WAREING There was a time when Elliot Lake was considered entirely a retirement community, but Destination Elliot Lake is being developed as a way of encouraging people to think of the city as a place to have fun, as well as retire to.

IT centre sets tone for North Shore high-tech base (06/04)

By IAN ROSS The creation of a regional Information and Communication Technology (ICT) facility in Blind River is expected to lay the foundation for a high-tech base for the North Shore.

$80M mill project planned (06/04)

Development work towards establishing a modern specialty plywood manufacturing mill along Lake Huron’s North Shore has begun.

Plant construction announced (06/04)

Construction on a new $9.3-million water treatment plant in Blind River should get underway next spring, providing necessary capacity for a long-awaited industrial park to proceed.

Falco strike over (03/04)

Full production is expected to take between three to four weeks now that the three-week strike at Falconbridge Ltd.’s Sudbury operations is over.

Mayors to develop action plan for the North (03/04)

A coalition of Northern Ontario city mayors held their first meeting in Sudbury in mid-February.

New mining journal promotes cluster globally (02/04)

Michael Atkins, president of Laurentian Media Group, announced the launch of a new international mining publication for the City of Greater Sudbury and surrounding areas.