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Energy Opportunities Conference (Nov 4 to 6) in Sault Ste. Marie
Sault Ste. Marie is hosting an Energy Opportunities Conference from November 4 to 6. The event, which will attract industry leaders from around the world, aims to promote the regional energy sector, generate business opportunities, and discuss and debate solutions for the energy-related challenges. This is a great opportunity for Northern Ontario companies and organizations to meet and partner with counterparts from around the world.

ONEDC Presentation - May 6

It's not easy being Green . . . or is it?
Sault Ste. Marie has found the way. In the spring issue of Bear Country magazine, a feature story looks at the city's transformation to North America's Alternative Energy Capital.

Mining Supply and Services Export Marketing Assistance Program Officially Launched

Study To Help Develop New Markets For Forest Products
The Canadian Wood Council is looking to use more Ontario wood products in the framing of mid-rise buildings in the province.

CEDC Unveils Thunder Bay Film Experience Website
Thunder Bay Community Economic Development Commission (CEDC)has been working in conjunction with the Thunder Bay film community towards the growth of film related productions in the City of Thunder Bay.

North Bay Launches Regional Film Portal
The City of North Bay in partnership with area municipalities is launching a new film portal providing producers and location managers with a unique tool to source locations, talent, and services throughout the region.

Sudbury Airport Expands Commercial Land
The Sudbury Airport Community Development Corporation will develop about nine hectares of land to be available for general aviation and non-aviation business growth.

Transforming Ontario's Forestry Sector
McGuinty Government Taking Next Step To Make Forest Industry More Competitive

30MW Biomass Cogeneration Plant Slated for Sault Ste. Marie
The province and St. Marys Paper have reached a 10-year, 30-megawatt Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) that will enable the company to build a $175-million biomass fuelled cogeneration plant, creating 555 jobs.

Another Massive Solar Farm Coming to the Sault
A deal for a second major solar project in Sault Ste. Marie has been reached. The addition will give the city the title of one of the largest solar energy producer in Canada.

Sault Ste. Marie Lives Up To Its Green Image
In the summer issue of the U.K.-based Environment Industry Magazine, Sault Ste. Marie's growing green sector is featured, as the title of Alternative Energy Capital of North America is discussed and justified.

Business Immigration matchmaking Program expanding throughout the North
Business Immgration matchmaking program expanding into Timmins and Sault Ste Marie.

FNX finds wide nickel, copper deposits - Greater Sudbury
FNX Mining Co. Inc. has discovered wide, high-grade deposits of nickel, copper and precious metals at its Victoria property near Sudbury.

The Greening of Sault Ste. Marie
Locals hope the abundant green energy will help grow a green automobile industry. The arrival of electric vehicles would let a city promote itself as green and innovative, which would attract jobs in other high-tech industries.

Developing Green Technology in Thunder Bay
The Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation is providing $25,000 to the Northwestern Ontario Innovation Centre to conduct a new low carbon data centres study.

Thunder Bay Waterfront Development Fosters Economic Growth
Phase one of Thunder Bay’s waterfront development will begin this September and focus on preparing Prince Arthur’s Landing at Marina Park for future recreational, commercial and residential development. This work will include site preparation and infrastructure improvements, which will lay the foundations for future private and public sector projects such as a hotel, condominiums and a new marina.

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