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New editor takes over (02/05)

Patricia Mills, Publisher of Northern Ontario Business, is pleased to announce the recent appointment of Craig Gilbert as Managing Editor of Northern Ontario Business.

Labour expert working to close ‘incredible’ gap (02/05)

By IAN ROSS Dan Newell grew up in a mining town. He knows how skilled immigrant labour grew Northern Ontario.

Blazing a perfectly engineered trail (02/05)

By CRAIG GILBERT Companies that hire graduates of Cambrian College’s nationally accredited engineering programs know they are getting employees with skills recognized all over the country.

Elliot Lake airport to improve, expand (01/05)

Elliot Lake’s airport received a funding boost to assist in the construction of a 12,000-square-foot hangar and other infrastructure improvements. Northern Ontario Heritage Fund is contributing $418,200 toward the project.

2005 IW nominations (01/05)

The eighth annual Influential Women of Northern Ontario (IW) awards gala will be held in Sault Ste. Marie at Algoma’s Water Tower Inn on May 30, and in Thunder Bay at the Fort William Historical Park on June 2.

Sharpe to pour $10M into Northern Breweries plant (01/05)

By IAN ROSS One of Canada’s best-known brewers is the new owner and president of Northern Breweries Ltd. After weeks of speculation, Bill Sharpe, the former founder of Hamilton’s Lakeport Brewing Company, was officially introduced at a Dec.

LU to tender for new residence (01/05)

Laurentian University has approved the detailed plans for the first student residence to be constructed on campus since 1972. The 225-bed residence will bring the number of students able to live at the campus to 1,400.

Bonin sees new biodiesel plant before summer (01/05)

By IAN ROSS The Greater Sudbury-based proponents of Canada’s first commercial biodiesel manufacturing plant are expectant their vision will become reality this year. Nickel Belt MP Ray Bonin expects $1.

Executive programs director appointed (12/04)

The Publishers of Northern Ontario Business and Northern Life are pleased to announce the appointment of Marlene Moore as director, executive programs.

North loses businessman, hero (11/04)

A prominent Sudbury businessman, noted by former Ontario Premier Mike Harris as “a true Canadian hero whose values, work ethic, business acumen and decency are to be emulated,” died Oct. 18 at the Sudbury Regional Hospital.