Business

Argonaut Gold gives Magino Construction Update

Magino Construction Update Site preparation and early site earthworks are well underway, and the Magino construction project continues to advance on schedule. Recent milestones include: Logging completed and commenced scaling of hardwood and hauling of softwood to local mills for processing and making firewood available to local dealers; Initiated red spruce seedling grow program with Lakehead University Greenhouse; Fish capture ...

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L’Ontario publie une ébauche de plan d’action sur la biomasse forestière – Début de la consultation publique

Le gouvernement de l’Ontario fait la promotion du développement économique et de la gestion viable des forêts en soumettant une ébauche de Plan d’action en matière de biomasse forestière à la population pour examen et commentaires. Le plan d’action ontarien examine des utilisations novatrices de la biomasse forestière : sous-produits et autres matières du bois des scieries pouvant servir par ...

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Ontario Releases Draft Forest Biomass Action Plan – Public Consultation Begins

The Ontario government is promoting economic development and sustainable forest management by releasing a draft Forest Biomass Action Plan for public review and comment. Ontario’s action plan examines innovative uses of forest biomass: mill by-products and other wood matter with applications from heat and power generation to sustainable, low-carbon consumer products. “In our forest sector strategy, our government committed to ...

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Chasing Paper: Forms over Function in First Nation Administration

Northern Policy Institute’s latest commentary found that First Nations face hurdles when it comes to applying for and reporting on funding.   Chasing Paper: Forms over Function in First Nation Administration, by Caitlin McAuliffe explores a major obstacle for First Nations who receive funding: reporting. On average a First Nation submits over 130 reports annually about the funding they have ...

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Wawa EDC & BIA launch eatshoplive.ca

The latest chapter in Wawa’s digital revolution begins today, and with it comes a new opportunity for pandemic-stricken businesses, lockdown-weary residents and people planning to visit the bold beauty of our Northern Ontario town. Today, the Economic Development Corporation (EDC) of Wawa and Wawa’s Business Improvement Association (BIA) will unveil their latest project, eatshoplive.ca, an online directory and marketplace. All ...

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New mental health training for mining industry

Workplace Safety North (WSN), a leading provider of health and safety training and consulting, and NORCAT, a global leader in the development of skilled labour training and health and safety management, are excited to announce their new mental health education initiative. The initiative is designed to increase mental health training and awareness among employees across the mining industry. “Workplace Safety ...

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North Shore Municipalities Sign Agreement for Natural Gas Services from Wawa to Schreiber

Wawa and the four other municipalities that have created Lakeshore Natural Gas (Marathon, Terrace Bay, Schreiber, Manitouwadge and Wawa) have announced that a Letter of Intent for a long-term Gas Supply Agreement with Certarus Ltd. has been signed. Certarus will  transport, store and supply Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) for the proposed $55 million North Shore Gas project proposal. “We are ...

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Missanabie Cree FN Joins with Three Allies to begin Logistic Planning for Agawa Canyon & Bear Trains

Today, Missanabie Cree First Nation, N1 Strategy Inc., a division of N1 Solutions Inc., and The Machine Shop are announcing the signing of a MOU and a partnership between the three allies. The announcement of this partnership comes with multiple opportunities and an enhanced plan to incorporate education, tourism, and the authentic Indigenous experience in Northern Ontario. Missanabie Cree First ...

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Red Pine Purchases the War Eagle Claims

Red Pine Exploration Inc. announced that it has entered into a definitive property purchase agreement with 2533258 Ontario Corp. on April 16th, 2021 to acquire 100% interest in additional mining claims located in the McMurray Township. This acquisition aligns with the Company’s strategy of consolidation of the Wawa Gold Project land package. This property (50.2 hectares) is located east of ...

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Tbaytel services impacted by Rogers outage

Tbaytel customers are being impacted by a current nation-wide Rogers outage where customers are intermittently unable to place and receive wireless calls, SMS, and unable to use cellular data services. There is currently no ETA for when service will be restored. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Any customers experiencing issues with their Tbaytel mobility service outside of this ...

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Nav Canada agrees to preserve air traffic control services

Brian Masse NDP M.P. (Windsor West) declared victory in the months long efforts to save air traffic control tower services at Windsor International airport and six other airports across the country that were threatened with reduction or closure. Nav Canada announced today that they are maintaining services and there will be no site closures anywhere in the country. “The victory ...

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Angus Gold Announces Management Change

Angus Gold Inc. has appointed Steve Burleton as the new interim Chief Executive Officer of the Company, effective today. Mr. Burleton replaces Andrey Shamis, the current Chief Executive Officer who will be stepping down from that role and from the Board of Directors, effective immediately. The Company thanks Mr. Shamis for his valuable contributions and wishes him all the best ...

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Help NORDIK & Algoma University in new project research

NORDIK Institute and Algoma University are conducting research throughout the Algoma District that will support the recovery and development of the tourism industry in Northern Ontario, emerging out of the COVID-19 pandemic.   The Northern Ontario Tourism Development and Recovery Strategy in the Face of the COVID-19 Pandemic project aims to understand how tourism-based economies have grown and to identify ...

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