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Picket lines go up at Falconbridge operations

Workers hit the picket line early Sunday morning after contract negotiations between Falconbridge Limited and the Sudbury Mine, Mill and Smelter Workers Union Local 598 (CAW) reached an impasse.

Council approves contract to double spending at transit kiosk

BY CRAIG GILBERT craig@northernlife.ca Hoping they bought a better level of service, Sudbury city council opted to double their spending on the operation of the downtown transit centreƂ?s customer service kiosk to almost $100,000.

Public comment sought on medical school

Members of the public are invited to respond to a plan regarding the Northern Ontario Medical School (NOMS). Judith Woodsworth The NOMS board of directors has developed its vision of Canada's first 21st century medical school.

Woman embarks on cross-country trek for MS

Following in the footsteps of her heroes like Terry Fox and Rick Hansen, a 43-year-old woman suffering from Multiple Sclerosis will stop in Sudbury as part of her eight-month journey walking across Canada.

Vimy Ridge parade set for Sunday

The annual Vimy Ridge church parade will take place on Sunday, April 18. The parade, hosted by the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 76 in Minnow Lake, memorializes the victorious battle of Vimy Ridge when Canada became a nation.

Beetles no problem here

Asian Long Horn Beetles are a huge problem in Toronto, Chicago and New York, but according to a Science North expert, they aren?t yet a problem in Greater Sudbury.

Nurses worried about patient care

BY MICHAEL JAMES mjames@northernlife.ca When the provincial government signed over a $83.

Chelmsford grocery store may stay open

BY RICK PUSIAK The lights may stay on after all at the Loeb grocery store on Errington Street in Chelmsford.

Student village proposed for downtown

BY VIKKI CUNNINGHAM In the office of Real Fortin, at the corner of Durham and Elgin Streets in the landmark ?iron? building, are several crisp new pages of design plans for a downtown student village.

Martel to discuss health care

Nickel Belt MPP Shelley Martel, the NDP?s health critic, will hold a news conference Monday to discuss her ideas for improving access to health care in the Sudbury area.