Collection NOB - Collection Northern Ontario Business (NOB)

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Collection Northern Ontario Business (NOB)

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  • Textual record

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CA ON00402 NOB

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  • 2012-2013, January-February 2014, 2015-2018, January-April 2019 (Creation)
    Northern Ontario Business
    Northern Ontario

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Physical description

0.7 m of textual records. This collection contains an incomplete series of the Northern Ontario Business Journal.

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Administrative history

In 1980, Michael Atkins established the Northern Ontario Business newspaper to provide readers with relevant information about regional businesses, including the Far North, Northwestern and Northeastern Ontario regions.

Printed monthly, the journal provides articles about trends and forecasts of the regional industry. It also includes statistics and advertisements. It currently distributes to about 9000 subscribers, as well as many digital subscriptions. The digital edition has been available online since the early 2000s at

The Northern Ontario Business "Events Division" organizes the following activities: Influential Women of Northern Ontario, Northern Ontario Business Awards, Canadian Builders Awards, Forty Under 40 Awards, and Sudbury Living Wedding Showcase.

Northern Ontario Business currently operates under the banner of Laurentian Media, parent company which also publishes the following magazines, newspapers and media sites: Northern Life,, Sudbury Mining Solutions Journal, Northern Ontario Medical Journal, Sudbury Living, The Drift. Nonetheless, Michael Atkins remains president of Northern Ontario Business.

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Scope and content

This collection includes newspapers published between January 2012 and April 2019.

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Immediate source of acquisition

The collection, a donation from la Bibliothèque Maurice Saulnier, was acquired in 2016.


The documents, once acquired, were organized by the archivist.

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  • English

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    No restriction imposed by the donor.

    Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication

    Copyright Act applies. Reproduction permitted depending on the condition of the documents.

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    Associated materials

    Collection journaux et revues de la Grande Zone argileuse.

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    Further accruals expected.

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    • English
    • French

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