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Rising interest in stock baffles mining company (2/02)

A junior mining company with 2.14 million tonnes of ore grading 0.23 ounces of gold per tonne on its Timmins property has witnessed soaring prices on the Toronto Stock Exchange, with no real explanation, a company official says.

Message-service company recognized for excellence in customer service (2/02)

Northern Communications was selected as this year's winner of the national Tom Ryan Award, an award that recognizes industry leaders in the answering service and contact management industry and recognizes ethics, integrity and quality of ser

Health care, tourism in Kapuskasing receive funding (2/02)

A new national marketing initiative will be aimed at promoting Kapuskasing, and other surrounding communities as tourism destinations.

Excitement brewing over prospect of diamond mine (2/02)

By Ian Ross News that De Beers Canada Corp.

Garbage plan scuttled, mayor still hopeful (1/02)

By Ian Ross Bill Enouy, Kirkland Lake mayor, is not holding out much hope that a composting plant proposal designed to handle Toronto's burgeoning garbage problems would be accepted by mega-city politicians any time soon.

Longlac's mill workers called back to work (1/02)

Longlac Wood Industries' mills have resumed production after being shut down for two months.

Construction industry remains stagnant (1/02)

By Ian Ross A flat mining and forestry sector in the Timmins area has resulted in companies and residents alike watching their fiscal bottom lines, which has not helped contractors and the business community.

Exploration heats up in Timmins area (1/02)

By Ian Ross While much excitement has been generated in Timmins by DeBeers' Victor diamond project in the James Bay lowlands, local exploration activity has slowly been picking up momentum, says the Ontario government's chief reside

Ministry invests in polar bear park (1/02)

By Katherine Thompson Nelson Plans are underway in Cochrane to develop a live polar bear exhibit that could open as early as July 2003, says J.P. Ouellette, community development manager with the community development corporation in Cochrane.

Organization rallies for support to connect North (1/02)

By Ian Ross Delivering high-speed telecommunications to remote northern communities would be the "great equalizer" in lowering social costs and encouraging economic development opportunities, says the director of a Timmins non-profi