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Aboriginals stakeholders in economy (11/01)

BIRCH ISLAND - Northern Ontario generally experiences unemployment rates that are significantly higher than the rest of the province.

IT strategies enhance customer service (11/01)

By Ian Ross Staying ahead of their transportation competition through some imaginative technology-based concepts is what makes Manitoulin Transport an industry customer-service leader.

South African trade opportunities explored (11/01)

Cambrian College's latest Passport to the World series, Discover South Africa, focused on the business, trade, and tourism sectors of a country that is seeking to develop new infrastructure, and to foster economic development and trade relations with

Executive bus service launched (11/01)

Northway Tour and Travel, located in the City of Greater Sudbury in Capreol recently launched an executive bus service.

E-commerce program launched (11/01)

Sudbury's Laurentian University is introducing a new four-year e-commerce degree program. The highly specialized program requires a minimum 80 per cent Ontario Academic Courses entrance average.

Call centre to set up in Sudbury (11/01)

One of the world's largest independently owned telemarketing and tele-services organizations is setting up shop in Sudbury.

Salute to small business (11/01)

By Ian Ross Kyle Long did not want to swing a sledgehammer on a Canadian Pacific Railway track for the rest of his life. Nor was he overly enamoured with putting to use his high-pressure boiler certificate from Cambrian College.

Health-care centres receive financial boost (11/01)

Nine health-care facilities will be upgrading their facilities and equipment thanks to a $598,758 investment through the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corp.

Funding received for telecommunications technical plan (11/01)

Sudbury East/West Nipissing Community Network (SEWNet) recently received a FedNor contribution of $20,189 to develop a telecommunications technical plan for the East Sudbury and West Nipissing area.

Business park aimed at encouraging growth (11/01)

By Jennifer McCauley Whitefish Lake First Nation is taking action to encourage economic development and growth in the community through the construction of a multi-use business park.