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Timmins not jazzed about air service (9/02)

Timmins community leaders were on Air Canada Jazz's case after accusations surfaced that the regional air carrier was price-gouging local residents.

Timmins firms cite lack of profitability as problem, survey reveals (9/02)

Timmins businesses are largely satisfied with their state of affairs reveals a survey conducted by the Timmins business retention and expansion project.

Kidd Creek union outlines demands (9/02)

With just weeks to go on the existing collective agreement, Falconbridge Kidd Creek workers in Timmins, CAW Local 599, will vote on a strike mandate Sept. 17 and 18.

Mayor calls for unrestricted access to U.S. softwood lumber markets (9/02)

As Canadian and American trade negotiators prepared to resume talks to resolve the North American softwood lumber dispute, Timmins Mayor Jamie Lim, chairwoman of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) lumber taskforce, is calling for unrestr

Falco digs deep in first phase

By MAGGIE RIOPELLE Falconbridge Ltd. is digging deep for its $640-million Mine D project in Timmins. The company hopes the copper/zinc mine, which will be the deepest base metal mine in the world, will be in production by the third quarter of 2004.

Service sector confidence rising as project moves forward

By Maggie Riopelle Discover Abitibi is providing local small business owners in the mining sector an added sense of security. The Discover Abitibi initiative will give the necessary boost to mining in the Timmins and Kirkland Lake region.

Discover Abitibi projects shortlisted (12/02)

By SCOTT HUNTER HADDOW The Discover Abitibi technical committee recently completed technical evaluations of 42 submissions for proposals to stimulate mineral deposit exploration within the Abitibi Greenstone belt area between Timmins and Kirkland Lak

Investment in gold exploration heightens (12/02)

By GIANNI UBRIACO Gold fever has struck the North. Mining companies from around the North are coming out of the woodwork and announcing the findings of gold deposits and the potential for future gold mines.

Co-founder of gold deposit nominated for Order of Canada (7/02)

John Larche, the co-founder of the Hemlo gold deposit, has been nominated for the Order of Canada. The list became official in early July when Gov. Gen. Adrienne Clarkson announced a list of 99 Canadians up for the award.

Timmins native takes over helm at Mitsubishi Motors (7/02)

Mitsubishi Motors Corp. has named Timmins native Pierre Gagnon to head up the company's North American division in preparation for a sales campaign into Canada this year.