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    Business Opportunites

    • Key Available Sites
      Vacant industrial lands/prime redevelopment sites are available, ranging from small industrial lots to a 635 acre site.
    • Emerging Sector Opportunities
      The region is an important forestry hub, but there are emerging opportunities in biomass and other renewable energy.

    Wage Rates

    Opasatika and Val-Rita Harty boast competitive wage levels that are lower than larger communities and Southern Ontario.

    Selected Occupations Wages ($/hour) Reference Period
    Construction
    Crane Operators (NOC 7371-B) 17.26 28.39 36.00 2010
    Contractors and Supervisors, Heavy Construction Equipment Crews (NOC 7217-B) 15.00 23.76 35.00 2010
    Construction Estimators (NOC 2234-B) 15.33 21.48 28.75 2010
    Forestry
    Forestry Technologists and Technicians (NOC 2223-B) 17.28 21.68 25.00 2010
    Logging and Forestry Labourers (NOC 8616-D) 11.00 15.39 22.48 2010
    Mining
    Mining Engineers (NOC 2143-A) N/A 49.02 N/A 2005
    Geological and Mineral Technologists and Technicians (NOC 2212-B) 15.50 21.44 31.98 2010
    Supervisors, Mining and Quarrying (NOC 8221-B) 20.00 31.44 47.50 2010

    Source: Wage Report for North-eastern Ontario, http://www.workingincanada.gc.ca

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