Fort Frances retailers will have a full year to adjust to a municipal ban on the distribution of plastic-based products like shopping bags, takeout food containers and straws after the policy took effect on Jan. 1.
The Vancouver company proposing to build a lithium plant in Thunder Bay says its latest sale of company shares is a shot in the arm both financially and in terms of overall confidence in the project.
Heeding calls for action from cottagers, anglers and commercial fishery operators, the province has declared war on the ubiquitous and pesky double-crested cormorant.
Thunder Bay’s Wolfden Resources Corp. says it expects to learn by early next year whether its proposed “polymetallic” mine in northern Maine has received the necessary zoning approval for the project.
The provincial government’s obsession with “cutting red tape” for business interests in the remote north will give environmental protection short-shrift, Fort Albany First Nation warns.
The Canadian Council For Aboriginal Business has received a $110,000 provincial grant so it can help the bottom lines of Indigenous businesses recover from the coronavirus pandemic.
A Manitoba-based transportation expert is throwing cold water on any hope for the return of regular passenger-rail service throughout Northern Ontario.
As Ontario approaches a third phase in the easing of COVID-19 provincial restrictions, one local business operator wants people to know he has been open, safe and welcoming of his customers for some time now.
Workers at Thunder Bay’s Bombardier Transportation rail car factory have reason to celebrate this week after being awarded a contract with the North County Transit District for 11 new commuter rail cars for the COASTER service.
The Thunder Bay Chamber of Commerce has sent a letter to city administration and council looking for clarity on the proposed Chapples multi-use indoor turf facility.
Kegs are ready to be tapped for a new Pride Lives Here beer that will be sold to support the Thunder Pride Association and Borderland Pride campaigns of of the same name.
Though there’s nothing particularly uplifting about the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, about 350 workers at Barrick Gold’s Hemlo mine at least went home in higher spirits Monday.
A Fort Frances town councillor says he remains convinced that an earlier provincial decision to let Resolute Forest Products off the hook for a $22.5 million loan had more to do with politics than a good deal for workers and taxpayers.
Ontario Power Generation says it has lined up a potential new owner for its dormant Thunder Bay generating station, but has yet to release the operator’s name, or what it plans to do with the Mission Island property.
The proposed Goliath Gold mine near Dryden is slated to have access to substantially more ore following the acquisition of an adjacent gold-bearing property.
The Community Economic Development Commission (CEDC) wants Thunder Bay businesses to know they can help get the information they need as they start to reopen during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Ministry of Labour has issued a “requirement” and two workplace orders against Impala Canada in the wake of last week’s death of an underground mechanic at the company’s Lac Des Iles palladium mine near Thunder Bay.
Marathon homeowners will pay on average $45 more for local property taxes this year under a low-key budget that attempts to adapt to the fallout from the coronavirus pandemic.
Bombardier has signed two new contracts to build 28 bilevel commuter rail cars with two U.S. West Coast transportation authorities, led by Seattle-based Sound Transit. The contracts, valued at US$108 million for eight cab cars and 20 coaches, will provide work for the Thunder Bay Bombardier …