Business & Marketing in Central-Northern Ontario
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Business owner wants respect for panhandlers

Business owner wants respect for panhandlers | Business & Marketing in Central-Northern Ontario | Scoop.it
A Thunder Bay cafe owner says local businesses can't ignore the social issues on their doorsteps.
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Russell businesses angry over 'draconian' licence proposal - Ottawa - CBC News

Russell businesses angry over 'draconian' licence proposal - Ottawa - CBC News | Business & Marketing in Central-Northern Ontario | Scoop.it
Dozens of business owners in Russell Township southeast of Ottawa are upset with a proposal that would require all businesses to be licensed and would give bylaw officers sweeping inspection powers.
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CottageCountryNow Article: Paintball field owner honoured for business and community leadership

CottageCountryNow Article: Paintball field owner honoured for business and community leadership | Business & Marketing in Central-Northern Ontario | Scoop.it
BRACEBRIDGE - A local paintball field owner was honoured in the presence of a television celebrity last week for his charitable efforts in the community.
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Ornge lawyer contradicts Ontario Health Ministry over air ambulance authority | Posted Toronto | National Post

Ornge lawyer contradicts Ontario Health Ministry over air ambulance authority | Posted Toronto | National Post | Business & Marketing in Central-Northern Ontario | Scoop.it
A lawyer for Ontario’s embattled air ambulance service on Wednesday contradicted the Health Ministry’s position that it had no authority to intervene in Ornge’s web of questionable business dealings over the past few years...
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90210 star spotted in Sudbury - The Sudbury Star - Ontario, CA

90210 star spotted in Sudbury - The Sudbury Star - Ontario, CA | Business & Marketing in Central-Northern Ontario | Scoop.it
It may not be Hollywood North, but Sudbury's film industry has potential. Just ask Jason Priestley, who was spotted in Sudbury on Wednesday while...
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A toast to two Niagara firms that get brand positioning right

A toast to two Niagara firms that get brand positioning right | Business & Marketing in Central-Northern Ontario | Scoop.it
Clearly defined philosophies, quality offerings and consistent communication of them through their products, services and marketing help Tawse Winery and AG Inspired Cuisine stand out from the competition...
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Ontario Premier McGuinty says he only met ex-Ornge CEO Chris Mazza once

Ontario Premier McGuinty says he only met ex-Ornge CEO Chris Mazza once | Business & Marketing in Central-Northern Ontario | Scoop.it
TORONTO - A prominent law firm with connections to Canada's most powerful political players collected almost $11 million from Ontario's troubled air ambulance service, which has since fallen under the shadow of a criminal probe, a legislative...
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Rafferty's cellphone calls pinpointed

Rafferty's cellphone calls pinpointed | Business & Marketing in Central-Northern Ontario | Scoop.it

LONDON, Ont. - Phone calls and texts made from Michael Rafferty’s BlackBerry on the day Victoria 'Tori' Stafford disappeared was the focus of his murder trial Thursday.

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Northern Mayors intend to hold the Premier to his word

Northern Mayors intend to hold the Premier to his word | Business & Marketing in Central-Northern Ontario | Scoop.it
The Minister made it very clear that the decision to divest the ONTC has been made.
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Robocalls: Conservative Party’s firm directed voters in Northern Ontario to...

Robocalls: Conservative Party’s firm directed voters in Northern Ontario to... | Business & Marketing in Central-Northern Ontario | Scoop.it
An employee at a call centre used by the Conservative party in last year’s election says she wrongly informed voters in a northern Ontario riding that their polling station had been changed just days before the vote.
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Sudbury film industry getting a studio - Sudbury Local News

Sudbury film industry getting a studio - Sudbury Local News | Business & Marketing in Central-Northern Ontario | Scoop.it
Quite on the set – four words in which the film industry puts great value, and four words Hideaway Pictures will take to heart when it sets up temporary shop at the Barrydowne Arena.
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First Nations seek healing by reconnecting to the land - Health - CBC News

First Nations seek healing by reconnecting to the land - Health - CBC News | Business & Marketing in Central-Northern Ontario | Scoop.it
Some First Nations in Ontario report up to 80 per cent of their population is hooked on prescription painkillers, and they are looking to the land to bring healing.
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Speak up now or the North may lose representation - The Sault Star - Ontario, CA

Northern Ontario has been faced with shrinking representation on Parliament Hill and in Queen's Park on a regular basis.
In recent years, as...
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Summer events planned to support Redditt water plant project - Lake of the Woods Enterprise - Ontario, CA

Summer events planned to support Redditt water plant project - Lake of the Woods Enterprise - Ontario, CA | Business & Marketing in Central-Northern Ontario | Scoop.it
Nearly a year after public tours of the new building that will house Redditt’s water treatment plant, the Local Services Board’s water committee...
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Transportation group aims to add 5,000 jobs by 2015

Transportation group aims to add 5,000 jobs by 2015 | Business & Marketing in Central-Northern Ontario | Scoop.it
A regional transportation advocacy group should target large manufacturers, trucking companies and warehouses in the GTA to sell them on moving west t...
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Appealing prostitution ruling shows disregard for sex workers' safety

Appealing prostitution ruling shows disregard for sex workers' safety | Business & Marketing in Central-Northern Ontario | Scoop.it
In Vancouver, an inquiry looks into how pig farmer Robert Pickton managed to slay 26 prostitutes with no one bothering to notice. Or care.
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Troubles at Ontario mine drag Goldcorp profits down

Troubles at Ontario mine drag Goldcorp profits down | Business & Marketing in Central-Northern Ontario | Scoop.it
Canadian miner Goldcorp Inc. reported only a slight increase in quarterly operating profit on Wednesday, despite gains from a sharp increase in bullion prices, as one of its biggest mines was hit by operational problems.
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Robocall probe shifts to northern Ontario

Robocall probe shifts to northern Ontario | Business & Marketing in Central-Northern Ontario | Scoop.it
Elections Canada investigators are seeking phone records to trace calls seemingly designed to send northern Ontario voters to the wrong polling stations.
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Investigators diving into records to track suspicious election-day calls in Northern Ontario | News | National Post

Investigators diving into records to track suspicious election-day calls in Northern Ontario | News | National Post | Business & Marketing in Central-Northern Ontario | Scoop.it
Elections Canada investigators are seeking phone records to trace calls seemingly designed to send Northern Ontario voters to the wrong polling stations...
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Standard Graphite explores Quebec and Ontario properties | Small Cap News | Mining | News | Financial Post

Standard Graphite explores Quebec and Ontario properties | Small Cap News | Mining | News | Financial Post | Business & Marketing in Central-Northern Ontario | Scoop.it
With today's announcement of the Mousseau East acquisition in western Quebec, Standard Graphite (TSXV:SGH) marks yet another graphite property...
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Deal would see Conrad Black get share of $12-million

Deal would see Conrad Black get share of $12-million | Business & Marketing in Central-Northern Ontario | Scoop.it
Settlement dates from December and must still be approved by courts in Ontario and Delaware...
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City councillors join campaign to keep 10 Northern Ontario MPs - The Sudbury Star - Ontario, CA

Greater Sudbury city council has joined the chorus of northern voices demanding fair political representation in Ottawa.
Tuesday, councillors...
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InsideToronto Article: Ontario Progressive Conservative Leader visits Wexford business owners

InsideToronto Article: Ontario Progressive Conservative Leader visits Wexford business owners | Business & Marketing in Central-Northern Ontario | Scoop.it
SCARBOROUGH - Small business owners in Wexford, like their counterparts across the province, want government to get out of their way, Ontario Progressive Conservative Leader Tim Hudak says.
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Ontario power system called a “Frankenstein”

Ontario power system called a “Frankenstein” | Business & Marketing in Central-Northern Ontario | Scoop.it
Ontario’s power system has become a “Frankenstein” with a supposed market structure grafted on to non-competitive government policies, says former power bureaucrat Jan Carr.
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Ontario court prevents Plenty of Fish scammer from wriggling off the hook

Ontario court prevents Plenty of Fish scammer from wriggling off the hook | Business & Marketing in Central-Northern Ontario | Scoop.it
A judge has denounced the behaviour of an Ottawa contractor who bilked a former girlfriend and business partner as "fraudulent, dishonest, shameful and hurtful."...
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