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Could wooden mats be the solution to brutal winter highways in the North?

Could wooden mats be the solution to brutal winter highways in the North?

Northern Policy Institute weighs in on the impact of climate change on winter roads
Ontarians expected to explore their own backyard this summer

Ontarians expected to explore their own backyard this summer

International travel restrictions will hinder the influx of tourists visiting Northern Ontario this year
Broadband availability could help the north plug in to potential for attracting newcomers

Broadband availability could help the north plug in to potential for attracting newcomers

In this edition of Northern Policy, Christina Zefi discusses the need for reliable internet in unserved or underserved populations in Northern Ontario
What should a rural immigration pilot look like?

What should a rural immigration pilot look like?

In this edition of Northern Policy, Charles Cirtwill discusses rural immigration in Northern Ontario
Taxes, taxes, taxes. Yes, I said taxes.

Taxes, taxes, taxes. Yes, I said taxes.

In his latest column, Charles Cirtwill, of the Northern Policy Institute, invites you to experiment with taxes
A guide to the Temporary Foreign Workers Program and its implications for the North

A guide to the Temporary Foreign Workers Program and its implications for the North

Winter Lipscombe, of the Northern Policy Institute, suggests Ontario can look to Manitoba as a model for blending labour market needs with those of Canadians and temporary foreign workers
Northern Ontario think tank wonders — do we need more noodles?

Northern Ontario think tank wonders — do we need more noodles?

Anthony Noga, of the Northern Policy Institute, wonders in this column whether we need yet another branch of governance. Wait, what?