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Posted Monday, June 25, 2018

Internet-1Media Release - June 20, 2018 - Northeast Superior Regional Broadband Network The Northeast Superior Regional Broadband Network (NSRBN) is focused on building a broadband network in every community to improve economic growth, resiliency and improved access to health and education services. The availability of adequate and affordable broadband for all citizens and stakeholders is important to the future of the entire region. As part of the NSRBN information gathering stage, we invite community...

Posted Monday, June 12, 2017

Gold_Borden_2-300x2002019 Will Mark the year of the first all electric mine in the world Cheapleau, Ontario Borden lake. Please see the news article below:

Posted Thursday, July 21, 2016

Mining Readiness and Growth StrategyMining Readiness and Growth Strategy Prepares Chapleau to Benefit from Goldcorp’s Borden Gold Project July 12, 2016 – Chapleau, ON – The Chapleau Economic Development Corporation (CEDC) and the Township of Chapleau commissioned a Mining Readiness and Growth Strategy to help the community identify opportunities associated with mining development. CEDC and Township staff worked with KPMG to develop the report, and the draft was presented to the Council and the CEDC Board of Dir...

Posted Friday, November 06, 2015

The new Ontario Electricity Support Program is now accepting applications and will help make electricity more affordable for low-income families. The OESP was developed by the Ontario Energy Board and is designed to lower electricity bills through an on-bill credit. Starting January 1, 2016, eligible consumers will receive an on-bill credit of between $30 and $50 a month. - See more at:

Posted Friday, November 06, 2015

November 4 marked the first shipment – unrelated to steel – for the Port of Algoma. The company, which is a subsidiary of Essar Ports Global Holdings and independent from Essar Steel Algoma, was established in 2014 to look at ways of capitalizing on Sault Ste. Marie’s strategic location at the heart of the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Seaway System.

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