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No garbage pickup on Easter Friday

The City of Greater Sudbury advises residents there will be no blue box or household garbage collection on Good Friday, April 6.

Special Olympics Torch Run Toll takes place Saturday

The Greater Sudbury Police Service is hosting Sudbury’s second annual Law Enforcement Torch Run Toll for Special Olympics. This event will take place on Saturday, April 7, between the hours of 9 am 6 pm.
Hanmer fire claimed life of Nova Scotian

Hanmer fire claimed life of Nova Scotian

The Greater Sudbury Police Service and the Fire Marshall’s Office continue to investigate the fatal fire which occurred on Dominion Dr. on March 29. The blaze claimed the life of Ray MacDonald, 46, Truro, Nova Scotia.
Province gives Laurentian $4.6M

Province gives Laurentian $4.6M

On Monday, the Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (MTCU) announced a total of $4,607,677 in additional funding for Laurentian University.

Part of Martindale Road will be closed for repairs

A section of Martindale Road will be closed until further notice to allow for emergency repairs. The road closure will be located between Marcel Street and Southview Drive. Motorists are being asked to take alternate routes.

Water treatment plant will shut down briefly

The City of Greater Sudbury will temporarily suspend water service from the Wanapitei Water Treatment Plant during the overnight hours of Tuesday, April 3 for capital upgrades to the plant's water disinfection system.

240 workers lose jobs as brake plant will close

Affinia Group has announced it will be closing its Sudbury plant as of June 22, putting 240 people out of work. The plant is located off of Lasalle Blvd., and manufactures brake parts. Head office is based out of Ann Arbour, Michigan.

Northern Life wins four newspaper awards

Northern Life staff took home four awards from the recent Ontario Community Newspaper Association (OCNA) convention in Niagara Falls.
Strike ends at CVRD Inco as union members accept new deal

Strike ends at CVRD Inco as union members accept new deal

BY HEIDI ULRICHSEN Following a strike that lasted less than two days, the 330 CVRD Inco office, technical and professional workers belonging to United Steelworkers Local 2020 voted Monday night in favour of signing a three-year contract with the comp
Provincial public sector salary list released

Provincial public sector salary list released

Northern Ontario School of Medicine Dean Dr. Roger Strasser is the highest provincially-paid employee in Greater Sudbury for 2006. He made $328,157, with $33,508 in taxable benefits.