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Safety concerns arise because of strike

BY CRAIG GILBERT The Canadian Union of Public Employees is sounding the safety alarm as their strike at Greater Sudbury Hydro Plus Inc. approaches day 70.

Sudbury operations must reduce costs: Falco CAO

Unless the price of doing business is reduced, the future doesn't look bright for Falconbridge Ltd. in and around Sudbury, says company president and CEO Aaron Regent.

Exchange students from France teach lessons to Canadian hosts

BY SCOTT HUNTER HADDOW Three exchange students from France came to College Boreal to learn, and, at the same time, taught a few valuable lessons to their Canadian hosts.

Police caution people to play safe on area lakes

With the warmer weather arriving, Greater Sudbury Police Service have issued warnings to residents about keeping off area lakes, rivers and streams. Children especially must be cautious around when playing near bodies of water.

Adanac?s future ?uphill battle?

BY CRAIG GILBERT Mayor David Courtemanche is meeting with Ward 6 councillors and a group of people who want to reopen Adanac Ski Hill.

Owners of Greek restaurant celebrate first anniversary

BY BILL BRADLEY Walking into The Greek Garden restaurant at 830 Barrydowne Rd. is like visiting the beautiful Mediterranean country, only without the travel.

Many similarities between Russia and Canada, says prof

BY HEIDI ULRICHSEN The electoral crisis in Ukraine has been caused by a deeply ingrained split between the country?s Russian-speaking and Ukrainian-speaking peoples, says respected Russian professor Ivan Kurilla.

Algoma looking for partnerships to develop product lines

Ed Bumbacco, manager of corporate logistics, purchasing and stores at Algoma Steel, will be in Sudbury next week to discuss Algoma?s corporate purchasing practices, describe the company?s array of byproducts, and shed light on the potential for devel

Inco promises residents $100M oxygen plant will be quieter, cleaner

BY CRAIG GILBERT Inco Ltd. held a meeting Wednesday evening to discuss its plans to build a $100-million oxygen plant with its neighbours in Little Italy.

Water ban in effect for Valley area residents

The City of Greater Sudbury advises that an outdoor watering ban is in effect for the communities of Hanmer, Val Caron, Val Thérèse, Azilda and Chelmsford. The ban will be in effect until further notice.