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Kaminski hopes long-term care bed issue can be resolved

Kaminski hopes long-term care bed issue can be resolved

Sudbury Regional Hospital CEO Vickie Kaminski says the problems caused by alternative level of care patients (ALC) occupying hospital beds will take on a new urgency as the one-site hospital is completed.

NOSM students share $40,000 in research awards

Six Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) students received research awards valued at $6,000 each from the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario (HSFO) on Wednesday.

CJTK hosting Live At City Hall with mayor Friday

Northern Ontario's Christian Radio Network CJTK is sponsoring a new Live At City Hall radio program, starting this Friday, March 30..
Man has ‘rude awakening’ about mental health care

Man has ‘rude awakening’ about mental health care

BY HEIDI ULRICHSEN A Greater Sudbury man who had a bad reaction to his anti-depressant medication in January says he didn’t receive much sympathy when he tried to get some help.

Gravelle gets federal NDP nod

Claude Gravelle has been acclaimed as the federal NDP candidate in Nickel Belt.There were other people interested in the nomination, said Gravelle, but nobody else put their names forward because they wanted to support him.

Hospital changes location of registration department

The Sudbury Regional Hospital (SRH) is advising the public of a change to the location of its registration department at the St. Joseph’s Health Centre (SJHC).

RBC customers victims of 'skimmers'

BY HEIDI ULRICHSEN Some Royal Bank customers who used ATM machines at the bank's Lasalle Blvd. branch last week had their accounts depleted by “skimmers.
Hungry Xstrata shark swallows nickel lion

Hungry Xstrata shark swallows nickel lion

BY STAN SUDOL Are the Xstrata boys just predatory sharks with their decision to swallow the nickel Lion (Ore) cub – as many pundits are saying – or astute businessmen looking for strategic growth? Ian Pearce, CEO of Xstrata Nickel, would certainly ag
Boreal students stage hostage taking simulation

Boreal students stage hostage taking simulation

BY KEITH LACEY It looked like a scene right out of a Hollywood action flick Friday afternoon at College Boreal.
Health unit joins fight to prevent spread of tuberculosis

Health unit joins fight to prevent spread of tuberculosis

The Sudbury and District Health Unit is asking anyone who is at risk of developing tuberculosis and get a simple skin test to fight off this preventable disease.