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Slate of upgrades, development projects planned in northwest (5/02)

The provincial government will spend $2.7 million in northwestern Ontario to create and sustain more than 100 jobs.

Wood WORKS! launches new Web site (4/02)

WoodWORKS has announced the launch of a new Web site for its second annual Wood Works awards gala. The Web site contains award details and nomination forms for the 2002 WoodWORKS awards gala that will be held Nov. 20 in Thunder Bay.

Anti-rackets squad to probe city documents (4/02)

In a 9-4 vote, Thunder Bay city council has agreed to turn city documents over to the Ontario Provincial Police anti-rackets squad. The mayor and city clerk are authorized to sign agreements to release documents.

Bear hunt reinstatement priority for new OFAH president (4/02)

A retired collection agency operator in Thunder Bay is the new president of the Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters.

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.