Publication: Northern Ontario Business

First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Spotify streaming music service launches in Canada

Spotify streaming music service, based in Sweden, has launched in Canada. (Jonathan Alcorn/Reuters)Online streaming music service Spotify is now available in Canada, five years after the Swedish company announced plans to expand.Though many other companies now ... [Published Northern Ontario Business - Sep 30 2014]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

Timmins policy manager receives national award

Former Northern Ontario Business reporter Nick Stewart won a national award for his advocacy work with the Timmins Chamber of Commerce.The manager of policy, research and communications took home the Staff Person of the Year Award at the Canadian Chamber ... [Published Northern Ontario Business - 23 hours ago]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Alibaba gets OK to become a bank in China

Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba Group has won approval from China’s bank regulator to launch a private commercial bank in its home city of Hangzhou.A financial arm of Alibaba will hold 30 per cent of the private bank in partnership with Fosun International, ... [Published Northern Ontario Business - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Fledgling wood pellet maker preps for European exports

Budding wood pellet producer Rentech Inc. is counting on a new Quebec City marine terminal to be an important logistical cornerstone of its Wawa operation.By way of a 15-year contract with Quebec Stevedoring, the Los Angeles-based company intends to move ... [Published Northern Ontario Business - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Winners named at 28th annual NOBA

More than 400 business leaders from across the North celebrated the 28th Annual Northern Ontario Business Awards on Thursday September 25th, 2014 at the Comfort Suites and Quattro Conference Centre in Sault Ste. Marie .One of the largest annual gathering ... [Published Northern Ontario Business - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 27 2014 - 1 reports

New York Fed denies deference to big banks

The Federal Reserve Bank of New York says it “categorically rejects” allegations made by a former examiner that the Fed has become deferential to America’s biggest banks and fails to effectively regulate them.The New York Fed was responding to a story ... [Published Northern Ontario Business - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

Leona Aglukkaq's UN climate speech doesn't mention oil and gas emissions

Environment Minister Leona Aglukkaq says Canada is taking action to reduce greenhouse gases in the transportation and electricity sectors ahead of the next climate change conference in Paris in 2015, but made no mention of regulations in the oil and gas ... [Published Northern Ontario Business - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

Sault innovation centre hosting workshops

The Sault Ste. Marie Innovation Centre has launched theBusiness Accelerator Series, a sequence of workshops aimed at helping business ownersand entrepreneurs at various stages of their ventures.The series kicks off on Oct. 9 with The Business Model:Revisited ... [Published Northern Ontario Business - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

Sudbury inventor pitching to Dragons

Sudbury’s AliciaWoods, who designs coveralls for women, will pitch her product on the seasonpremiere of the TV show Dragons’ Den on Oct. 15.Woods launched Covergalls — a coverall tailored to fit a woman’s shape and meet her personalneeds — in 2013 after ... [Published Northern Ontario Business - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

Building code changes coming to permit taller wood buil...

The wood industry is celebrating changes to Ontario Building Code to boost the height of wood frame buildings from four storeys to six.Also known as mid-rises, the code changes go into effect on Jan. 1.Michael Giroux, president of the Canadian Wood Council, ... [Published Northern Ontario Business - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

First Nation leaders call for halt on Ring of Fire perm...

The chiefs of the Matawa First Nations are demanding a moratorium in the issuance of exploration permits in the Ring of Fire.In a resolution passed by the leadership of the nine communities in the tribal council on Sept. 17, the chiefs want a regional ... [Published Northern Ontario Business - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

Parry Sound airport gets award-winning recognition

The Parry Sound Area Municipal Airport came away a big winner at the Ontario Association of Community Futures Development Corporations’ annual conference in early September.The airport won the Community Economic Development Award for its 10-year track ... [Published Northern Ontario Business - Sep 24 2014]

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She heard a Goldman executive say "once clients were wealthy enough, certain consumer laws didn’t apply to them" a statement recorded in the meeting’s minutes...
The statement said Harper  "e mphasized Canada's commitment to achieving a strong and effective global climate agreement in Paris next year that includes meaningful commitments by all major emitters."
"Building Code changes to mid-rise wood construction will give builders and the public even safer, more flexible building options,” said Municipal Affairs and Housing Minister Ted McMeeken. “Our made-in-Ontario model for mid-rise wood provides the highest requirements for fire safety in Canada.”"
"We invested quite heavily again, for the future - because you could now see a future" she said in a statement

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Timmins policy manager receives national award [Published Northern Ontario Business - 23 hours ago]
Spotify streaming music service launches in Canada [Published Northern Ontario Business - Sep 30 2014]
Alibaba gets OK to become a bank in China [Published Northern Ontario Business - Sep 30 2014]
Fledgling wood pellet maker preps for European ... [Published Northern Ontario Business - Sep 29 2014]
Winners named at 28th annual NOBA [Published Northern Ontario Business - Sep 29 2014]
New York Fed denies deference to big banks [Published Northern Ontario Business - Sep 26 2014]
Sault innovation centre hosting workshops [Published Northern Ontario Business - Sep 24 2014]
Sudbury inventor pitching to Dragons [Published Northern Ontario Business - Sep 24 2014]
Leona Aglukkaq's UN climate speech doesn't ment... [Published Northern Ontario Business - Sep 24 2014]
Building code changes coming to permit taller w... [Published Northern Ontario Business - Sep 24 2014]
First Nation leaders call for halt on Ring of F... [Published Northern Ontario Business - Sep 24 2014]
Parry Sound airport gets award-winning recognition [Published Northern Ontario Business - Sep 24 2014]
Nickel price drop to have minimal impact on sup... [Published Northern Ontario Business - Sep 23 2014]
Provincial blitz targetting materials handling [Published Northern Ontario Business - Sep 19 2014]
Nordex Explosives boss named top Ontario entrep... [Published Northern Ontario Business - Sep 18 2014]
Safety first at Shuniah Forest Products [Published Northern Ontario Business - Sep 18 2014]
Cliffs wants out of the Ring of Fire [Published Northern Ontario Business - Sep 18 2014]
Domtar, Espanola reach tax agreement [Published Northern Ontario Business - Sep 18 2014]
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Boeing, SpaceX to provide new ride to Internati... [Published Northern Ontario Business - Sep 16 2014]
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