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Timmins lands discount air carrier (10/02)

Montreal-based Jetsgo recently announced plans to offer daily flights between Timmins and Toronto. The discount carrier will be offering five flights a day from Monday to Friday between the two cities, beginning Dec. 2.

Negotiations in diamond mine development halted (8/02)

The potential development of Ontario’s first diamond mine was put on hold in July. In a surprise move, the Attawapiskat First Nations community told De Beers Canada Corp. it had decided to suspend its consultation process with De Beers.

Cochrane lands funding for multimillion-dollar event centre (8/02)

The Canada-Ontario Infrastructure Program will invest approximately $1,899,281 million each toward the development of the new Cochrane Event Centre.

Northen College rolls out Aboriginal education program (8/02)

Northern College Aboriginal council on education announced in July the presence of Brock University’s bachelor of education in the Aboriginal adult education program starting September at the Porcupine campus.

Scope of telehealth network broadens in North (8/02)

By Ian Ross Armelle Hope considers herself a walking and talking “miracle” of telemedicine. The 58-year-old Timmins resident attributes the NORTH Network to saving her life.

Launch products, expansions via events (8/02)

By Kelly Louiseize Timmins United Supply and fsc, formerly Fleming Systems Corp., in Thunder Bay are different companies. Although they both have launched new products in the business sector, their ways of reaching their target market varied.

Timber stock endangered (8/02)

Northern timber stocks are in danger because of changes in provincial fire management, say forest producers along Highway 11. Tembec's chief forester for the Ontario boreal east forest, Rick Groves, writes to Kapuskasing Mayor J.C.

No deal in appeal, Falco says (8/02)

Falconbridge wants the City of Timmins to drop its appeal of the company's property taxes with no strings attached.

Gold potential identified (8/02)

Shareholders of Greenshield Resources Inc. are expected to huddle in Toronto Sept. 12 to grant approval for a new mining exploration project on the Swayze Greenstone Belt, 100 kilometres southwest of Timmins.

Timmins gold mine tour receives corporate donation (8/02)

Sandvik Tamrock Canada donated a 20-tonne load haul dumper to the Timmins Underground Gold Mine Tour as a permanent display. The diesel-hydraulic machine is used underground to remove broken up ore after blasting.