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Lakehead's business program offered through videoconferencing (7/02)

Thunder Bay's Lakehead University now offers its business leadership program to outlying communities through videoconferencing technology.

First Nations side with U.S.-imposed tariffs (7/02)

By Ian Ross With their long-standing complaints on Canada’s forestry policy having fallen on deaf ears, the Nishnawbe Aski Nations (NAN) has joined with British Columbia Aboriginals in taking a controversial stand in the ongoing Canada-U.S.

Forum for business leaders at summit (7/02)

By Gwen Merchant The voice of the natural resource industry is slowly being drowned out by the noise of innovation, and people are listening.

Business book series launched (7/02)

By Gwen Merchant Thinking of opening your own business? Need some help? Read on. Thunder Bay’s Confederation College has partnered with Productive Publications to publish a series of books dealing with entrepreneurship and small business development.

Platinum-palladium potential explored in northwest (7/02)

Houston Lake Mining Inc. in Val Caron, in the City of Greater Sudbury, and Agnico-Eagle Mines Ltd. have formed a partnership in an exploration project on Houston’s Tib Lake property in search of platinum groups, nickel, and copper minerals.

Increased surveillance affects tourism (7/02)

Increased surveillance at border crossings is having an adverse effect on tourism in communities across the northwestern region, according to a coalition of representatives from chambers of commerce, town officials and travel associations.

First Nations communities adopt build-with-wood resolution (7/02)

More than 40 Aboriginal communities in Ontario have pledged to use wood as the main construction product when designing new housing and administrative buildings.

Kenora maps out its future (7/02)

Kenora city managers are huddling with consultants this month to map out a long-term plan of action to produce jobs and diversify the community's economy.

Focusing on tourism in Kenora (7/02)

A planning committee brought about by the Women’s Business Network is looking for business ideas to help improve the tourism industry in Kenora.

City forecasts growth with new plant in place (7/02)

By Pauline Clark Imagine a plant that sits on a 160-acre site and has an estimated area of 10 acres under roof.