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The spotlight is on business thanks to newly launched website

Naotkamegwanning First Nation has launched a new business development website, which aims to showcase its community's startups and enterprises to northwestern Ontario.

Denise Lysak, CEO of Naotkamegwanning Business Corporation, said the website is a tool to raise the profile of businesses in the community, and offer assistance to start-ups.

Companies have modest hiring plans, low wage growth expectations, Bank of Canada says

OTTAWA - The Bank of Canada says companies are hedging hiring plans and wage growth expectations in the coming months over heightened uncertainty from the COVID-19 pandemic.

The central bank's business outlook survey finds hiring intentions remain below their historical averages, suggesting modest hiring plans even as the overall outlook on employment edges up.

Sun sets on Rainy Lake Market

The Rainy Lake Market season has come to an end with the last day taking place on Thursday Sept. 24.

Christine McGoldrick, economic development officer intern at the Rainy River Future Development Corporation (RRFDC), said the market started off with three or four vendors before having 16 to 20 vendors when traffic picked up.