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Duff set to take the stage

View concert photos >> The anticipation has reached a fever pitch among Hilary Duff fans in Greater Sudbury as the teen queen's sold-out performance goes tonight at the Sudbury Arena.

Holocaust survivor shares story with Sudbury students

BY HEIDI ULRICHSEN heidi@northernlife.ca As a young Jewish boy growing up in small-town Czechoslovakia, Max Eisen never experienced hatred or racism. Max Eisen worked as a slave labourer in the Aushwitz-Birkenau concentration camp.

Housing guru to speak at Cambrian

Dr. Avi Friedman, architect and professor and McGill University will be making a free presentation at the Cambrian College eDome Friday at 7 pm, on how neighbourhoods and homes can be built to foster healthy, active living.

Good news for Sudbury

The provincial government has been busy over the past week or so handing out more money and announcing new programs designed to benefit the north.

Local candidates meet with students

BY HEIDI ULRICHSEN heidi@northernlife.ca He's not even old enough to drive, let alone cast a ballot in next week's federal election, but Len Van Denbrock, who attends Grade 8 at Pius XII Catholic School, knows a surprising amount about politics.

Young people learn lessons from veterans

Official Remembrance Day ceremonies will take place this Friday at Sudbury Arena. A parade of veterans will be formed starting at 10:15 outside Tom Davies Square (weather permitting), and proceed at 10:30 am to the arena.

Researcher locked out of labs

BY HEIDI ULRICHSEN heidi@northernlife.ca Before neuroscience PhD student Linda St. Pierre was locked out of the Paul A.

Funding Crisis

BY SCOTT HUNTER HADDOW scott@northernlife.ca A potential crisis is looming in Greater Sudbury that could devastate an entire network of social initiatives and programs for the community?s homeless population.

Good news for Sudbury

The provincial government has been busy over the past week or so handing out more money and announcing new programs designed to benefit the north.

Local candidates meet with students

BY HEIDI ULRICHSEN heidi@northernlife.ca He's not even old enough to drive, let alone cast a ballot in next week's federal election, but Len Van Denbrock, who attends Grade 8 at Pius XII Catholic School, knows a surprising amount about politics.