St. Marys Paper to Reopen With $8.8M Loan From the Province
The St. Marys Paper Corporation paper mill in Sault Ste. Marie will restart in early December, restoring employment for about 170 workers. The Ontario government is providing a loan of $8.8 million.
Government of Canada Invests To Create Jobs
THUNDER BAY, Ontario, June 12, 2010 — Greg Rickford, the Member of Parliament for Kenora, on behalf of the Honourable Tony Clement, Minister of Industry and Minister responsible for FedNor, announced that the Government of Canada is contributing to the vitality of the Thunder Bay region by investing in 10 community economic development, information and communications technology and youth initiatives.
Thunder Bay Using Film History To Attract New Investment
Through the Northern Communities Investment Readiness (NCIR) program, the Thunder Bay Community Economic Development Commission is developing a website that will archive photographs and films of the region. The collection will be used to attract new investors.
New Thunder Bay Biorefining Research Facility Goes Green
A new research facility in Thunder Bay will strengthen the North’s emerging green energy and chemicals sector and create at least eight jobs within its first year of operation.
FedNor Invests To Modernize Agawa Canyon Tour Train
The Government of Canada invested $1.02 to bring on-board technology to the Agawa Canyon Train Tour, one of the region's most significant tourism attractions. The funding, from FedNor - Industry Canada, is being used for audio-visual enhancements, which will ultimately increase tourism in Sault Ste. Marie and Northern Ontario.
New Solar Panel Manufacturer to Open in the Sault
The provincial government's Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation is investing $2.5 million into the development of a solar panel manufacturing facility from Heliene Canada in Sault Ste. Marie.
Province Invests in Sault Wood Products Manufacturer
The Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation is providing $100,000 to help Sault Ste. Marie-based Fibrestick Manufacturing expand its operation.