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Wind farms to power up North’s economy (08/04)

By IAN ROSS Northern Ontario Business Investors are waiting in the wings to dive into Ontario’s green energy market and potentially the province’s first wind farm on Manitoulin Island.

Mining, tourism, eco-industry top list of priorities (09/03)

By IAN ROSS Think back 20 years ago, says Doug Nadorozny, before the ribbon cutting at Science North.

Silicon Valley of mining in the making (01/04)

By IAN ROSS Northern Ontario Business Ask Dick DeStefano how Sudbury's mining supply trade association is evolving and he will tell you it has morphed into something beyond his wildest expectations.

Developers jockey for retail spots (01/04)

By KELLY LOUISEIZE Northern Ontario Business Sudbury’s retail scene resembles a Monopoly board with big developers strategically jockeying for position in the city’s east end, south end and downtown core.

Sudbury withdraws from joint venture (07/04)

By IAN ROSS Northern Ontario Business The City of Greater Sudbury has backed out of a joint-venture partnership with Northland Power Inc. to develop a wind farm on Manitoulin Island.

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.