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Hospital's ED braces for busy holiday season

The Emergency Department (ED) at the Sudbury Regional Hospital (HRSRH) is bracing for increased demands for its services during the holiday season, said a news release.
Bill C-22 will shortchange Ontario by 11 seats

Bill C-22 will shortchange Ontario by 11 seats

BY BILL BRADLEY Sudbury MP Diane Marleau and MPP Rick Bartolucci are angry at recent actions by the Harper government.

Bartolucci announces $2.75 million for Greater Sudbury transit

BY BILL BRADLEY Sudbury MPP Rick Bartolucci announced $2.75 million in provincial funding for Greater Sudbury Transit Monday morning at Tom Davies Square.

Garbage and blue box collection schedule for the holidays

The City of Greater Sudbury is advising residents that there will be no garbage or blue box collection on Christmas and New Year's day. Collection service will be rescheduled from Tuesday, Dec. 25 to Saturday, Dec. 29 and from Tuesday, Jan.

Reactor restarting to ease isotope shortage

BY WENDY BIRD Ontario's Chalk River nuclear reactor, which supplies more than two-thirds of the world's medical isotopes needed for diagnostic tests, has been started up again.
City adds hybrid vehicles to fleet

City adds hybrid vehicles to fleet

BY BILL BRADLEY Brian Gutjahr, City of Greater Sudbury manager of bylaw enforcement, likes being efficient in his job of tracking down offenders of the city's by-laws.
Vale Inco will not shut down in 2008

Vale Inco will not shut down in 2008

Stanford speaks at SAMSSA annual general meeting BY HEIDI ULRICHSEN Vale Inco will not be engaging in its annual maintenance shut-down in 2008.

Freedom Riders donate to Burnscar Garment Fund

The Freedom Riders Motorcycle Association of Northern Ontario donated $2,000 to the Burnscar Garment Fund which is operated from the Hand and Upper Limb Rehabilitation Department of the Sudbury Regional Hospital.
Province matches municipalities funding for land ambulance services

Province matches municipalities funding for land ambulance services

MPP Rick Bartolucci made an announcement today that was mimicked by MPPs across the province.

Firefighters threatened by chemical fire

BY LAUREL MYERS An industrial fire at Vale Inco in Copper Cliff put the Greater Sudbury Fire Department’s hazardous materials (HAZMAT) program to the test, and the results were less than desirable.