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Tendering for highway upgrades spring 2003 (9/02)

An eight-kilometre stretch of Municipal Road 35, which eventually becomes Highway 144, will receive $10 million worth of upgrades, jointly funded by the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund and the City of Greater Sudbury. Northland Engineering Ltd.

Chamber voices concern over four-laning (9/02)

The Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce is expressing concern over the timelines set out for four-laning Highway 69.

ATV tourism pilot project launched (9/02)

A pilot project for developing and promoting ATV tourism includes plans to provide the framework for developing future all-terrain vehicle (ATV) trails in communities across Ontario. The announcement was made on Sept.

Sudbury new home construction still booming (9/02)

Home construction in the Sudbury market continued to sizzle in August, according to statistics released by the Canada Mortgage Housing Corp. The CMHC reported 34 new housing starts last month, more than double the units built during August 2001.

City inks deal to tap wind resource (9/02)

The City of Greater Sudbury has established the legal framework that will allow them to move forward in the development of a wind farm. Late last week city councillors signed a deal with Toronto's Northland Power Inc. and Repower Wind Corp.

Contractors workshop planned (9/02)

The Industrial Accident Prevention Association is sponsoring a contractors workshop on Sept. 26.

Forester focused on young Aboriginals (9/02)

By Gianni Ubriaco Situated on the Wikwemikong Unceded Indian Reserve, the Eshkawkogan Timber Co.

Tourism numbers up for 2002 (9/02)

By Kelly Louiseize It has been a mixed bag for the tourism industry this summer as numbers start filtering in through business industries directly linked to the market.

Sudbury repositioning airport as catalyst for economic development (9/02)

By Kelly Louiseize The air terminal building at Greater Sudbury Airport will undergo a $6.34-million expansion and renovation project with the intent to encourage economic development in Northern Ontario.

Basin remains hot spot for PGM activity (9/02)

By Ian Ross Exploration activity in the Sudbury region remains in high gear with more than 20 junior mining companies in various stages of the hunt for platinum and palladium in the historic nickel belt area.