NDP leader Howard Hampton said last week that though the McGuinty Liberals talk the big talk on co-generation and small-scale energy production, they have broken their promise—made two years ago—to hire a co-generation facilitator.
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Teri Treftlin, who was raised in Fort Frances and Atikokan, was presented with the Young Entrepreneur Award (Northwest) at the 10th-annual Influential Women of Northern Ontario awards luncheon held June 6 at the Valhalla Inn in Thunder Bay.
Canadians like using cash. It’s a fast and convenient means of payment.
In 2006, there were some 1.3 billion notes in circulation worth more than $43 billion. That’s about 40 bills for every person in Canada.
And demand for cash increases each year by about five percent.
Some may call them the real Canadian Tire family. Others may know them as the new faces in town.
Regardless, Paul and Stephanie Sunstrum and their three children recently set out on their first northern adventure as a family and wound up 1,700 km on the other side of Ontario.
The couple are the new proud owners of the local Canadian Tire store.
FORT FRANCES—After hearing both Abitibi-Consolidated and local appellant Allan T. Bedard argue their cases here in late November, the Ontario Municipal Board granted Abitibi’s motion to dismiss Bedard’s appeal of the company’s proposal to spin off the power dam here.
Bowater Canadian Forest Products Inc. announced yesterday the indefinite shutdown of its Ignace sawmill operation.
This shutdown took effect yesterday and will impact 29 direct Bowater employees and 20 contractor ones.
This decision is the direct result of lumber quotas imposed upon Bowater’s Ontario operations.
Take charge of your future with “Summer Company,” an Ontario government program for full-time students aged 15-29.
The program provides students with hands-on business experience, training and mentoring, and awards of up to $3,000 to help start their own summer business.
To be eligible for the experience, students must:
•have a good idea for a summer business;
After being first vice-president for two years, Christine Denby (Gillons’ Insurance Brokers) was elected president of the Fort Frances Chamber of Commerce at its annual general membership meeting last Tuesday at The Harbourage.
“It’s kind of like being lady-in-waiting and now it’s my turn to be queen,” Denby said last week morning.
Fastenal Company, a full-line distributor of industrial and construction supplies, has opened a new store in Fort Frances.
The Fort Frances store is one of more than 200 new stores Fastenal Company has opened in the past year. It operates 1,962 stores served by 12 distribution centers nationwide.
Christine Denby (Gillons’ Insurance Brokers) was elected president of the Fort Frances Chamber of Commerce at its annual general membership meeting late Tuesday afternoon at The Harbourage.
Taking Denby’s place as first vice-president will be Cathy Emes (Edwards Jones).