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Nickel Belt candidates debate FedNor, biodiesel plant

BY HEIDI ULRICHSEN heidi@northernlife.ca Incumbent Liberal candidate Ray Bonin faced a lot of questions about Sudbury's still-unbuilt biodiesel plant at the Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce's Nickel Belt all candidates meeting Thursday night.

To Russia with love

BY SCOTT HADDOW scott@northernlife.ca At 57, pastor Eric McGrath wanted a new challenge to test his faith. Lively?s Rev. Eric McGrath will be moving to Cambridge. His new post will allow him to share his faith with Russians.

"It?s not our bodies that need changing, it?s our attitude."

In support of Eating Disorder Awareness Week 2006, Feb. 5 to 11, the Sudbury Regional Hospital's eating disorders program is holding a poster contest for post secondary school students in northeastern Ontario.

Cancer patients get coveted tickets to see pop star

BY HEIDI ULRICHSEN heidi@northernlife.ca In many ways, 11-year-old Jasmine Somers is just an average pre-teen Hillary Duff fan. The girl?s voice practically vibrates with excitement as she raves about the petite blond singer?s music.

2005 is Year of the Veteran

BY KEITH LACEY klacey@northernlife.ca Wally Cole doesn?t believe what he did 65 years ago was a big deal, but millions of Canadians disagree. West Horobin, who served from 1941-1945, shares his story with his great-niece Lisa Henry.

Cancer patients get coveted tickets to see pop star

BY HEIDI ULRICHSEN heidi@northernlife.ca In many ways, 11-year-old Jasmine Somers is just an average pre-teen Hillary Duff fan. The girl?s voice practically vibrates with excitement as she raves about the petite blond singer?s music.

Province funds new visitor information centre

The Ontario government is supporting tourism in Greater Sudbury with a $20,000 grant to help attract tourists to the region and to subsidize a new Visitor Information Centre downtown.

2005 is Year of the Veteran

BY KEITH LACEY klacey@northernlife.ca Wally Cole doesn?t believe what he did 65 years ago was a big deal, but millions of Canadians disagree. West Horobin, who served from 1941-1945, shares his story with his great-niece Lisa Henry.

Province funds new visitor information centre

The Ontario government is supporting tourism in Greater Sudbury with a $20,000 grant to help attract tourists to the region and to subsidize a new Visitor Information Centre downtown.

Sudbury Hydro apologizes to Azilda customer

BY KEITH LACEY klacey@northernlife.ca Sudbury Hydro is sorry. It will change a customer service policy after an Azilda man complained.