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Labour pushes for non-profit child care

BY TREVOR STEWART Wayne Samuelson, the president of the Ontario Federation of Labour, (OFL) wants every Canadian parent to have access to affordable licensed child care. Samuelson made a stop on the Built it Right Tour in Sudbury Thursday.

V. Walter Halchuk dead at 57

One of Sudbury's most prominent leaders died Friday evening. Volodymyr Â?WalterÂ? Halchuk was born in Karlsruhe, Germany 57 years ago.

Protest set for March 20

March 20 marks the one-year anniversary of the war in Iraq. Interested Sudburians are invited to attend a demonstration Saturday, March 20, at 1 pm at Tom Davies Square. The demonstration will be followed by a forum at the Knights of Columbus Hall.

Falco strike deadline looms

BY KEITH LACEY klacey@northernlife.ca Without a miracle in the next 24 hours, it appears 1,100 unionized workers at Falconbridge will walk off the job for the second time in three years.

Falco cleared of safety charges

Falconbridge Ltd. has been cleared of any wrongdoing in the death of a miner almost three years ago.

Report states property taxes might rise by 13 per cent

BY CRAIG GILBERT craig@northernlife.ca City councillor Ted Callaghan insists a 13 per cent property tax hike in 2004 is ?impossible to live with?.

Homeowners being asked to provide well water samples for Soils Study

The people involved with the Sudbury Soils Study are looking for volunteers to participate in a survey of metal levels in residential wells.

Celebrating Community

Visit the Community Builders Awards of Excellence website at www.cbawards.ca For complete coverage click here>>

Anglican priest coached soccer, tennis

Rev. Robert Lumley served the Anglican community in the Diocese of Algoma for more than 50 years. He died Thursday, Aug. 26. ROBERT LUMLEY had many talents. In addition to loving sports, he built this harp.

Northernlife.ca #1 in Ontario

For the second year in a row, Northernlife.ca has won the Ontario Community Newspapers Association (OCNA) Best Online Edition award. HOMAYED Northernlife.ca finished first out of 16 entries.