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Development Thunder Bay captures marketing award (2/02)

Development Thunder Bay has won a marketing award of excellence from the Economic Developers Council of Ontario. The council gives awards annually for outstanding achievements of its members and those in the economic development profession.

Council grants approval for waterfront development (2/02)

Two Thunder Bay businessmen have been given approval by Thunder Bay city council for a waterfront development on the Kaministiquia River.

New observatory will accommodate global warming monitoring (2/02)

By Michael Lynch Heinz Rilling is a happy man when it snows in Marathon. "This winter has been brutal," says Rilling, owner of Marathon Motors Sports. His livelihood is dependent on snow, and lots of it.

Diversification key to growth (2/02)

By Michael Lynch The greatest challenge facing Brent Thompson in the future is attracting engineers to work in the north.

City targets forest-related business in Canada, U.S. (2/02)

As part of the Forest Centre of Excellence project, Development Thunder Bay is launching a forest-related business opportunities proposal. The proposal been sent to more than 500 forest-related businesses across Canada and the United States.

Upgrades keep mill competitive (2/02)

By Michael Lynch Flexibility is an important word in John Brophy's vocabulary.

Thunder Bay chamber concerned about city council decisions (2/02)

The Thunder Bay Chamber of Commerce is again voicing concern about a decision made by Thunder Bay city council.

Remote First Nation communities get connected (2/02)

By Michael Lynch Remote First Nation communities in Northern Ontario will soon have the option of connecting to multimedia services, including high-speed Internet access, tele-health, e-commerce and tele-education.

Web site to promote local business and tourism (2/02)

Bell Canada is providing $20,000 to the Superior North Community Futures Development Corp. to create a Web site that will focus on local business and tourism attractions.

High-grade targets identified at Red Lake gold camp (2/02)

Rubicon Minerals Corp. is forging ahead with its first phase of diamond drilling to test three main target areas at Red Lake.