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A mecca for wildlife viewing (6/01)

By Sari Huhtala One of Ontario's best-kept secrets will soon become a catalyst for economic development in the Township of Chapleau.

Chapleau: 100 ans d'histoire et de développement (6/01)

By Joseph Gagné Venez les amis, descendez le long de la rivière Kebsquasheshing, où vous trouverez, dans ce vaste pays du Nord, da le territoire de la Baie d'Hudson, un endroit où le castor et le pin abondent; où le huard lance son cri plain

Budd car draws rail buffs to the North (6/01)

A railway buff converses with passengers as he makes his way to the rear of the Budd car to savour a moment in North America's only original baggage car built by the Budd Company in the early 1950s.

Si on pouvait saisir les murmures de la nature (6/01)

By Eric Charlebois On dit que les artistes disposent d'une sensibilité affîtée : ils peuvent créer, à partir de leur matière de prédilection, la réplique exacte de ce qu'offre à nos sens la multitude d'objets qui jonchent n

Isolation from larger centres breeds innovation (6/01)

Juggling a Petri dish lined with mold in one hand and a vial of saline solution in the other, Dr. George Young attempts to test his second batch of penicillin.

Multimillion-dollar talc mine proposed (10/01)

A proposed talc mine could create 80 jobs in Timmins within five years if about $12 million US can be raised for a feasibility study. Globex Mining Enterprises Inc.

Over 100 jobs expected from mine development (10/01)

By Ian Ross Early exploration work began last month to develop a potential nickel mine at Falconbridge's Montcalm site near Timmins.

Directory assistance in works (10/01)

By Ian Ross Finding out who does what in delivering health and social services to the 45 communities in the Timmins, Cochrane and Timiskaming region can be a frustrating and time-consuming process.

Worldwide market targeted (10/01)

By Ian Ross Northern College is teaming up with a distance-education provider in taking its innovative call centre program straight to the Web.

Commercial development proposal awaits municipal approval (6/02)

The City of Timmins planning department is reviewing a site plan submitted by First Pro Shopping Centres to develop a $12-million Wal-Mart in the city. Pending municipal approval, the developer plans to build a 4.