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Long-term care facility in the works (7/01)

A second long-term care facility planned for the City of Dryden is pressing ahead. Announced on June 1, 2000, the Central Care Corp. building will add 64 long-term care beds to the area.

Waterfront development remains in limbo (6/01)

By Dianne Gouliquer Thunder Bay's waterfront development initiative remains at a standstill while the city and the developer hammer out a development agreement.

Infrastructure upgrades underway (6/01)

By Dianne Gouliquer Upgrades to Thunder Bay's aging infrastructure are pressing ahead as planned, city engineer Doug Scott says.

Commercial tire centre expands (6/01)

By Dianne Gouliquer An estimated $2 million will be spent on a new commercial tire centre in Thunder Bay later this year when Fountain Tire amalgamates its two existing facilities.

Medieval dinner theatre city's newest tourist attraction (6/01)

By Dianne Gouliquer Modelled after a similar attraction in Toronto, Thunder Bay's Northern Knights Feast is the city's newest tourism draw, and officials say the medieval-style dinner theatre is already attracting between 200 and 30

Rise in job opportunities attributed to small-business startups (6/01)

By Dianne Gouliquer Thunder Bay is seeing its fair share of new business startups in all sectors, the local chamber of commerce reports, and the result is a steady growth of new job opportunities.

Networking: women can learn from everyone they meet in business world (6/01)

By Dianne Gouliquer Networking is possibly the most valuable management tool available to everyone, a top official with the Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC) says.

Businessman lobbies for facility (6/01)

By Dianne Gouliquer A wealth of business opportunities for the city of Thunder Bay lies in the construction of a new multi-event facility, a local businessman says.

Mega power plant construction plans unveiled (6/02)

About 100 construction jobs will be created in Thunder Bay during the first phase of a proposed $9-billion power generation plant. Officials from St.

Lumber mill issues layoffs (6/02)

Two hundred unionized workers at Thunder Bay's Great West Timber lumber mill have been laid off indefinitely due to a shortage of long-length logs. A return-to-work date has not been set yet, according to a spokesman for the company.