Business in Thunder Bay

Alaska Air Group Financial Update

SEATTLE – TRANSPORTATION – Alaska Air Group, Inc. (NYSE: ALK), the parent company of Alaska Airlines, Inc., Virgin America Inc., and Horizon Air Industries, Inc., will announce its fourth quarter and full year 2016 financial results on Wednesday, Feb. 8,...

Posted 21 January 2017 by
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Loading Grain on a Saltie in the Port of Thunder Bay - Photo courtesy Port Authority

Port of Thunder Bay has Great Year

THUNDER BAY – BUSINESS – The 2016 shipping season will officially close today, January 9, 2017 with the arrival of an inbound  shipment via the vessel MV Frontenac.  The Frontenac, which will winter at Thunder Bay Port Authority’s Keefer...

Posted 9 January 2017 by
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The vessel Chem Sirius, under the command of Captain Danel Ju, was the first ocean-going vessel in 2017 to cross into Port of Montreal waters at 03 :16 this morning.

Port of Montreal Welcomes First Ship of 2017

MONTREAL – TRANSPORTATION – The Port of Montreal is pleased to welcome the first ocean-going vessel in 2017 to cross its downstream limits at Sorel, without a stopover, today at  03 :16. The ship is the Chem Sirius, flying the Liberia flag. The Chem Sirius, under...

Posted 2 January 2017 by
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Westjet has expanded service in Brandon with more flights - Photo by Skylar Perreault

Westjet Pilots Endorse Expansion Plans

CALGARY – AVIATION – WestJet has announced that its 1,380 pilots have voted in favour of the company’s plans to expand its successful wide-body operations. Such approval is required under the airline’s agreement with the WestJet Pilots Association. “Our...

Posted 27 December 2016 by
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Tesla Continues Growth in Solar Power

Tesla, Panasonic Enter Solar Production Collaboration U.S. electric car maker Tesla Motors and Japanese multinational electronics corporation Panasonic announced Tuesday they have entered a partnership to manufacture photovoltaic (PV) cells and other solar modules jointly at Tesla’s factory in...

Posted 27 December 2016 by
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