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Introducing the Ontario North Experience

We live and work in Northern Ontario, a land stretching from the Manitoba border to the Quebec boarder, from James Bay to the French River to the south.

Northern Ontario is larger than Texas, but smaller than Alaska in size and larger than most Canadian provinces in land mass except for Quebec.

The Ontario North Experience is proud to bring you the first pan-Northern Ontario information source through

Monument to Sault Ste. Marie native Roberta Bondar, Canada’s first female astronaut, by the Sault Ste. Marie Waterfront along the St. Mary’s River. Frank Giorno for .

The ONE will provide information that is meaningful and gives context to regional issues experienced across Ontario North in an easy to read and understand format with articles that we hope will help improve quality of life of readers in Ontario North.

Pictograms on Lake Superior Rock Face served as markers for Ojibway canoers. Frank Giorno for .

The ONE will bring Ontario North to the world, with articles about the vibrant, contemporary and leading edge developments in politics, business and economy, education, health, the arts, First Nations, culture and heritage, nature and recreation, as well as the natural beauty of the land and determination and resilience of we the people who live here.

The ONE will provide Northern Ontario news in a  meaningful, informative, entertaining way with context about the issues that are mutually facing us.

Downtown North Bay. Frank Giorno for .

The will be available to all by visiting our website and registering.  

Contact us if you wish to join the ONE team as a contributor, sponsor or advertiser.

Lakehead University one of Ontario’s top post secondary schools is located in Thunder Bay. Photo courtesy of Lakehead University.


Peetabek Academy in Fort Albany. Frank Giorno for .

The will be the window to Ontario North for the world.

The Big Nickel situated by Dynamic Earth in Sudbury, near CopperCliff, a centre for nickel mining for over 130 years. Frank Giorno for .

The ONE will be brought to you by a team with expertise in business, journalism, web design, advertising and marketing.

Frank Giorno, Publisher and Editor-in-Chief 

Ed Belliard, Columnist

Barry Koostachin, James Bay Correspondent

Bryan Davies, Sault Ste. Marie, Contributor


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Frank Giorno

Frank Giorno lives in Timmins, Ontario. He is a graduate of York University (Honors B.A Political Science) and Ryerson School of Journalism (B.A. Journalism). Frank has worked as a city hall reporter for the Brandon Sun; freelanced for the Globe and Mail and the Toronto Star. He is the past editor of and the newsletter of the Association of Italian Canadian Writers. Frank has also worked as Research Director for the Canadian Environmental Law Association; Senior Communications Advisor on Water Quality Issues for the Ministry of the Environment; Public Affairs Associate for Region of Peel Public Works; and Media Relations Officer for Toronto Public Health. In Timmins, he served as the Communications Manager for Mushkegowuk Environmental Research Centre/Five Nations Energy Project on Energy Conservation. He freelanced for Frank is a published author of essays on the internment of Italian-Canadians during World War 2, “Internee 328: Camp Petawawa” co-written with James McCreath appears in “Beyond Barbed Wire” (Guernica Editions 2012). He has published four books of poetry, My Nation is a Train...Wreck (2017, Northern Voices Publications), MoPoPoMo (2016, Northern Voices Publications), “Elvis in America,” and “Arrivederci! Plastic Covered Couch ( 2006, 2008 Lyricalmyrical Press)”.

1 thought on “We are THE ONE”

  1. First impression are lasting!!!
    The ONE- The Ontario Northern Experience is very impressive.
    All the Best!!!

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