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January 9, 2019

Occupancy rate trends mean bigger business opportunities in the north

How Destination Northern Ontario is helping businesses to meet the growing demand for accommodations.   To read the full article,...
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January 9, 2019

Ontario Government Spending Big on Area Film Productions

'With almost $3 billion in Ontario production spending in 2016–17, the film and television industry supported over 50,000 jobs in...
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December 19, 2018

Stronger Focus on Tourism Could Create up to 180,000 New Jobs

A stronger focus on tourism could add billions to the Canadian economy and create up to 180,000 new jobs, according...
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December 19, 2018

Mattawa & Area Snowmobile Club Receives Award from OFSC

Recently at the Ontario Federation of Snowmobile Clubs (OFSC) annual general meeting, the Mattawa & Area Snowmobile Club (MASC) received...
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December 19, 2018

Mattawa Voyageur Days is Returning

Mattawa Voyageur Days will be back for its 22nd edition this summer. More details will be developing and will be reported as...
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December 14, 2018

Tourism Northern Ontario Gets a New Name

Tourism Northern Ontario, an organization that leads economic growth in tourism for the north recently relaunched under their new brand,...
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December 10, 2018

Noel en Boite Screening a Successful Regional Event

Not even the snow-squalls on a cool Sunday afternoon could keep the people from coming out to a great event...
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December 5, 2018

New Restaurant Opens in the Region – Messy Fingers

Welcome, Messy Fingers! On November 2nd, Annette Bellaire, owner of Messy Fingers opened her doors and her new menu to...
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December 5, 2018

Mattawa Museum Receives Funding from Government of Ontario

MPP Vic Fedeli announced November 16th the Ontario's Government for the People is providing the Mattawa Historical Society and Museum...
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December 4, 2018

Mattawa Voyageur Curling Club 2018-19 Season Is Underway

The MVCC has put in the hours in and have held a number of meetings in preparing for the upcoming...
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November 26, 2018

Focus on a Regional Gem: The Canadian Ecology Center

The Canadian Ecology Centre (CEC) is a non-profit outdoor environmental education and conference centre offering a variety of year-round educational...
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November 26, 2018

French Christmas Film Set to hit the screen in Mattawa

Tourné à Mattawa, North Bay et Powassan, le film est bilingue avec sous-titres. La trame musicale et les différents accents...
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November 22, 2018

A Look Back: The MBEDC Secures VMUTS Directional Signage Funding

At their July board meetings, our Director of Economic Development Donna Maitland reported to the MBEDC and Voyageur Multi-Use Trail...
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November 22, 2018

A Look Back: MPP Fedeli Getting Acquainted With Local Business Owners

On Monday June 25th, our Director of Economic Development Donna Maitland introduced newly re-elected MPP Vic Fedeli and Andrea  Stoppa...
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November 22, 2018

Ontario’s Government for the People Strengthen Tourism Sector

For the full article, CLICK HERE
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November 16, 2018

Fideli Promises Action on ‘Ring of Fire’

Fedeli says the previous government delayed development of the Ring of Fire for 10 years, “and now we’re saying no...
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November 14, 2018

Virtual Reality Snowmobile Trip Shot Throughout the Region

Tourism Northern Ontario shot a virtual reality video showcasing the Mattawa-Bonfield Region and stayed at Mattawa River Resort while they...
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November 14, 2018

Antoine Mountain Takes Part in Ski Exchange

A thank you was sent out from the Antoine Mountain staff who had a little help from their friends over...
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November 12, 2018

Algonquin Nursing Home and Mattawa’s ‘Health Hub’ Receive Boost of Funding

1 million dollars of funding has been provided for development with the Algonquin Nursing Home and Mattawa's 'health hub'.  ...
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October 29, 2018

IION Receiving a jolt of Government Funding

To see full article written by Chris Dawson of BayToday click the link below.   CLICK HERE
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September 24, 2018

Destination Northern Ontario Announce Workshop

On Tuesday, October 30, 2018, in partnership with Destination Northern Ontario, City of Temiskaming Shores and Tourism North Bay will...
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September 20, 2018

A Message From the North Bay & District Chamber of Commerce

Congratulations go out to Luc Stang and his entire team at Gincor Truck & Trailer Werx, on being named as...
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September 17, 2018

Northern Ontario Business Publishes Article on “Entrpreneurs Flocking to Mattawa”

Below is the link for a great article written by Lindsay Kelly of Northern Ontario Business.   CLICK HERE TO...
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August 14, 2018

Series of Events Added By Mattawa and Region Community Development Inc.

A series of "Coffee and Conversation" and "Interactive Conversation" Events have been set up by the Mattawa and Region Community...
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June 4, 2018

New “Welcome Inn Mattawa” Owners Eager to Get Started in the Region

See the full article written by Cindy Males of The Nugget:   CLICK HERE
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June 4, 2018

It’s That Time of Year! Grab your Ride of Choice and Explore the Voyageur Multi-Use Trail System (VMUTS)!

VMUTS – UNLIMITED POTENTIAL FOR ALL YOUR OFF-ROADING NEEDS The VMUTS team is working diligently with neighboring organizations to help elevate...
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June 4, 2018

Mattawa Golf & Ski Resort is Open for the Season!

Looking for a great way to spend a beautiful spring/summer day? The Mattawa Golf & Ski Resort is open for...
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April 18, 2018

Voyageur Multi-Use Travel System (VMUTS) New Website is Live!

VMUTS has a new website! MBEDC was privileged to work with Site28's design team to provide them with content. The...
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April 6, 2018

Christmas Movie Filmed in Mattawa

The MBEDC was happy to work with the filming crew in the making of Noel en Boite - Christmas in...
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March 9, 2018

MNRF Presentation: How to Access Available Crown Forest Resources in Ontario

Click the link below for the presentation: CLICK HERE
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March 7, 2018

Update! – March 7

Click below for the most recent update regarding International Wood Industries. CLICK HERE
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March 5, 2018

The Mattawa River Resort Opens “The Cardinal Restaurant” to the Public

On Monday March 5th The Mattawa River Resort plans to open its doors of "The Cardinal Restaurant" to the public....
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February 21, 2018

Process ongoing for new Mattawa-area sawmill

SEE ARTICLE HERE
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February 9, 2018

JOB POSTING: The Voyageur Multi-Use Trail System are looking for a Regional Trails Promoter

The Voyageur Multi-Use Trail System are looking for a Regional Trails Promoter. Click the link below for information and qualifications...
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February 5, 2018

Biomass North Development Centre up for a Provincial Award

On Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018, hundreds will gather at the Fontana Primavera Event Centre (77 Woodstream Boulevard, Vaughan, Ont.) to...
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February 5, 2018

Bonfield Life Care Pharmacy Now Open

Above are: LEFT - Medhat Zekyr, Owner and Manager RIGHT - Jesse George, Registered Practical Nurse A message from ownership...
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February 1, 2018

Preliminary Mattawa Voyageur Days 2018 Lineup Announced!

The preliminary Mattawa Voyageur Days 2018 lineup has been announced! More announcements are to come as the date approaches. Make...
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August 29, 2017

Staying Up-To-Date with International Wood Industries Information

An update from International Wood Industries via Mattawa Bonfield Economic Development Corporation. Click the link below: International Wood Industries Update...
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August 25, 2017

Bonfield Council Approves Application to Re-Zone Properties

Passing of Zoning Application - CLICK HERE Information About Appealing a zoning By-law Amendment
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August 10, 2017

Public Meeting Set for August 22nd

For full article, CLICK HERE
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August 9, 2017

VMUTS Job Creation Partnership Posting

Are you in receipt of Employment Insurance Benefits or have you been in the last 3 years? AND would you...
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July 28, 2017

Notice of Re-Zoning Meeting

IWI Post - CLICK HERE
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December 14, 2016

Antoine Mountain is Back On Top!

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September 15, 2016

Gin-Cor makes profit 500 list

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April 1, 2016

Nipissing Travellink Services

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