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Thunder Bay adds to slate of power projects (4/02)

As if Thunder Bay did not have enough power projects on its plate, it now has companies approaching the local hydro utility with proposals for wind turbines.

Synfuel purchases waterfront property for power plant development (4/02)

Synfuel Technologies, the company that wants to build a 1,120-megawatt power plant in Thunder Bay, has purchased land on the city’s waterfront. It has acquired the Valley Camp terminal property for an undisclosed amount. The company’s planned $1.

Shipping company seeks restitution for loss of ship (4/02)

A Thunder Bay shipping company is taking court action against the St. Lawrence Seaway Management Corp. N. M. Paterson and Sons is seeking millions of dollars in damages and losses.

City phases out senior-management jobs (4/02)

Thunder Bay is losing two more people from their senior management team. Development Thunder Bay manager Nancy Creighton and tourism manager Pat Forrest are leaving because their jobs are being phased out.

Thunder Bay shifts into high gear to develop trucking centre

By Michael Lynch Thunder Bay may abandon the original concept of a "prestige business park" and turn the property into a truck plaza to service the needs of truckers.

Decline in shipments jeopardizes future growth (4/02)

By Michael Lynch World markets for Canada's grain will have to shift if the 10 remaining terminal elevators in Thunder Bay hope to recover business lost to ports on the West Coast, industry experts say.

Literacy learning workplace issue (4/02)

By Michael Lynch "More than 50 per cent of those enrolled in literacy programs have a workplace goal," says Annemarie Wesolowski, executive director of Literacy Northwest in Thunder Bay.

Technology changing face of forestry education (4/02)

By Michael Lynch For decades the forest products industry and the institutions of higher learning in Thunder Bay ignored each other. Forest industry demographics and new sophisticated technology in the bush and mills changed everything.

Business leaders bash city council's approach to development (4/02)

By Michael Lynch Thunder Bay business leaders are blaming their municipal council for a lack of investor confidence in the city.

Northwestern airports set to upgrade (4/02)

Three northwestern Ontario airports have received almost $7 million from the federal government for safety improvement projects. The projects include: • $2.