Six Nishnawbe Aski Nation communities are getting a hand towards economic development thanks to more than $500,000 in provincial funding.
With a hockey tournament at Fort William First Nation over the weekend, local business owners agree it is difficult to say yet whether the re-opening of the James Street Swing bridge will bring more customers, but it did get put through its paces.
Two contrasting Thunder Bay businesses have found a recipe that resonates with the public: pastries and desserts served with a smile, and providing a service to address mental health issues.
Indigenous business owners in Northern Ontario now have some support and advocating power behind them with the start of the Anishnawbe Business Professional Association on Friday.
Thunder Bay’s Zen Graphene Solutions has retained a Toronto-based communications consultant to promote the company’s ongoing efforts to develop a high-purity graphite deposit just west of Hearst.
When North American Palladium shareholders reviewed the company’s latest financial update this week, they might as well have had one of Frank Sinatra signature songs playing in the background.
There is an old saying, generally attributed to a 1967 edition of the satirical comic strip the Wizard of Id, that says “The Golden Rule is that whoever has the gold makes the rules.”
The owner of Red Lion Smokehouse is hoping to bring “retail vibrancy” to Thunder Bay’s north core by bringing retail businesses under the same roof as his restaurant and pub.
Though there wasn’t much snow on the ground this Christmas, there were plenty of presents under the tree — if you were working in Northwestern Ontario’s burgeoning mining industry, that is.
If workplace contracts reflect the overall health of any particular industry, then two reached this fall at Dryden’s pulp mill said quite a bit.
The prospect of a new gold mine on Geraldton’s doorstep has taken a major step closer to reality following the federal government’s environmental approval for the $1.25-billion project.
The Thunder Bay Police Service is recommending that the city does not allow private cannabis retail stores in 2019, says a report by city administrators.
An “epidemic” of banking outlet closures in rural Northwestern Ontario is continuing, leaving seniors who still like to pay their bills in person out in the cold, says Terrace Bay Mayor Jody Davis.
When two chartered buses full of investors, dignitaries and the curious rolled into the remote mine site on a chilly Wednesday morning, it seemed like the person everyone wanted to talk to was an unassuming man named John Ternowesky.
Resolute Forest Products is putting more than $50 million into its Northwestern Ontario operations, including $13.5 million for Thunder Bay’s pulp and paper mill.
The agency that advocates for Northwestern Ontario’s energy needs is urging the province to approve construction of a new high-voltage power line east of Thunder Bay before the snow flies, and avoid what it claims is a costly alternative bid for the project.
Keefer terminal was originally designed for package freight which consisted of food, furniture, clothing and other retail type items that arrived by ship at its port for many years.
Thunder Bay is playing host to business community delegates from across Canada this week and our local chamber of commerce is mixing some important business with pleasure for them — northern style.
(Aug. 30-2018) About 50 engineers and support staff at Thunder Bay’s True Grit Engineering are expected to remain after the business has been acquired by an Alberta multinational later this year.
The Paro Centre for Women’s Enterprise now has a better chance to advance gender equality by targeting the barriers holding women back from having a real and fair chance at success.
After moving to Court Street six years ago, Beth DeProphetis, co-owner of The Loop, said many other stores opened up in the Waterfront District within three months.
While a portion of Victoria Avenue was closed to motor vehicles on Wednesday, the street was still busy with the hustle and bustle of foot traffic.
Another finger-licking, dance-kicking, muscle-pumping, engine-revving Ribfest is set to draw thousands to Thunder Bay’s Waterfront Business District from Aug. 24 to 26.
A “change in leadership” at a Thunder Bay company developing a pure graphite deposit near Hearst will get the operation moving in the right direction, as well as improve prospects for an operating mine, says one of the shareholders who pushed for change.
Candidates for Thunder Bay-Superior North and Thunder Bay-Atikokan squared off at a candidates’ forum hosted by the Thunder Bay Chamber of Commerce, Wednesday.
Local leader and founding executive director of Paro Centre for Women’s Enterprise and co-founder of the national Women’s Economic Council, Rosalind Lockyer, will be named an International Woman of the Decade for Community Leadership at the Women Economic Forum 2018 in New Delhi, India. The …
Dairy farmer Mark Bolt stood in front of large rolls of drainage tile on the snow-covered field of Trumar Farms on March 12 and explained how, once installed, the tile will improve yields on the Thunder Bay-area farm.