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Hundreds picketing outside taxation centre

BY CRAIG GILBERT craig@northernlife.ca Hundreds of striking Public Service Alliance of Canada members are on the picket line outside the Canada Revenue Agency's office at Lasalle and Notre Dame.

Sudbury from the sky

As part of an ongoing upgrading process, the city unveiled a new aerial image of the city on its website Tuesday. In July, pictures were taken from four miles above the city, translating to a 1:40,000 scale.

Pride Week in Sudbury

Pride Week gets officially underway Tuesday when Sudbury's gay community raises its flag at Tom Davies Square.

LU day-care centre celebrates 30 years

The Laurentian Child and Family Centre, located on the Laurentian University campus in Sudbury celebrated its 30th anniversary Wednesday. The Laurentian Child and Family Centre is a non-profit childcare centre, run by a volunteer board of directors.

Meter readers quit rather than take pay cut

BY CRAIG GILBERT craig@northernlife.ca There has never been a lot of money in meter reading in Sudbury, and now there is even less.

Child Find Sudbury facing hard times

BY HEIDI ULRICHSEN The Child Find Northern Regional Office in Sudbury might have to close its doors if it doesn?t get some financial assistance soon. Ontario Trillium Foundation funding ran out in the spring.

Doctor recruitment program continues success story

BY CRAIG GILBERT craig@northernlife.ca Dr. Lionel Mark de Chabris left his practice in Sudbury 10 years ago to travel and work abroad.

Manitoulin artist wins Governor General Award

Carl Beam who lives in M?Chigeeng (West Bay) on Manitoulin Island, will receive a Governor General?s Award in Visual and Media Arts at Rideau Hall, Wednesday, March 16. The honour comes with a $15,000 cash prize.

Construction at Voisey?s Bay stalled

BY KEITH LACEY klacey@northernlife.ca Numerous construction projects which have been undertaken over the past several months at Voisey?s Bay will be shut down in the next few weeks once the bitter cold weather moves into Labrador. But Inco Ltd.

Protecting yourself on the Web

As the number of home personal computers (PCs) increases and the popularity of the Internet surges, the danger of falling prey to malware, viruses and other traps that have sprung up to ensnare the unsuspecting novice computer user becomes increasing