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City reviews proposal for international filming opportunity (2/02)

The City of Thunder Bay is studying a proposal from an independent television company seeking support for taping of an international program in the city.

City looks to increase exposure through film project (2/02)

Development Thunder Bay is launching a film and multimedia initiative for the city in response to external inquiries and stakeholder input.

City loses two prominent business leaders (2/02)

Two prominent Thunder Bay business leaders died in January. Jim McCauley, 58, died suddenly while visiting family in southern Ontario. McCauley was an owner of five McDonald's restaurants in Thunder Bay.

Election candidates voice promises for the north (2/02)

Northwestern Ontario residents have been receiving promises from the five candidates vying for Premier Mike Harris's job.

Electronic marketplace to be developed (2/02)

Over 500 northwestern Ontario small- and medium-sized enterprises will be set up on a business-to-business electronic network over a one-year period through an Internet-based project.

Waterfront development details sketchy (2/02)

Thunder Bay city councillors are remaining tight-lipped about details of two groups interested in developing Thunder Bay's waterfront. One of the individuals is a Texas-based developer and the other is unknown.

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.