Local Airline Achieves Success
Local Airline Achieves Success:Wasaya by Scott A. Sumner Wasaya has been a well known name in air travel in NW Ontario for just over 30 years now. The airline was started by some Elders who had a vision to provide safe, cost effective air service to their communities and the means to employ community members. There were originally 8 communities which owned Wasaya and they formed the rays of the sun on the logo. James Ward started as CEO of Wasaya in 2020. Happy Time Travel, Carrick Express, the ... Read More
$8 Million for Women Business
FedNor investing over $8 million for women entrepreneurs across Northern Ontario The Government of Canada’s support will help women-led businesses and start-ups enhance productivity and increase competitiveness The Government of Canada understands that advancing gender equality and women's participation in the economy is crucial to all our success. This is why the federal government aims to double the number of women-owned businesses by 2025. Today, the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of ... Read More
What Can We Expect in 2023?
What Can We Expect in 2023? by Scott A, Sumner We were able to ask The Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Indigenous Services and Minister responsible for FedNor, Member of Parliament for Thunder Bay—Superior North some general questions on our economy in NW Ontario and where she thinks we are headed for 2023. How do you feel 2023 will be economically in our area?“There are a lot of really exciting things happening in Northern Ontario. When I became the MP in 2015 there was a lot of ... Read More