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Inco to open Aussie office

As part of its global growth program, Inco Limited has announced a re-organization of its global operations into two distinct units ? Asia/Pacific and North America/Europe Operations.

PC leader to visit city Thursday

BY HEIDI ULRICHSEN heidi@northernlife.ca Ontario?s most aptly-named provincial party leader is paying Sudbury a visit Thursday to speak about his vision for the province.

Ontario Mining Association should move to Sudbury: Atkins

BY CRAIG GILBERT for northern life Michael Atkins wants Chris Hodgson for a neighbour.

Wal-Mart holds official opening

Although its doors have been open to thrifty customers for seven weeks and counting, managers at the new Wal-Mart location in New Sudbury held an official grand opening Thursday morning.

Health unit examines Sudbury's oral health

Following the Sudbury and District Board of Health's review of the first ever comprehensive dental health report for the region, the board endorsed 22 recommendations for improved dental health.

City bureaucracy driving taxi owners out of business

BY TRACEY DUGUAY tracey@northernlife.ca Where have all the taxi drivers gone? According to statistics provided by the city, there is a 37 percent decrease in the number of people who applied for a licence to drive a taxi in Greater Sudbury.

Citizens? watch group will challenge council

BY TRACEY DUGUAY tracey@northernlife.ca Close to 90 percent of citizens surveyed believe the issue of ward restructuring in Greater Sudbury should have been voted on as a referendum question during the 2006 municipal election.

Police ask gasoline consumers for patience

Police are urging all motorists to exercise caution and patience around area gas stations and adjacent streets. A lot of traffic congestion in and around gas stations has been noted lately as drivers line up to fill their tanks.

Finally, the numbers add up

In the Sunday Sept. 18 edition, Northern Life reported on Greater Sudbury CEO Mark Mieto?s new three-year contract.

Cambrian forms partnerships down under

Cambrian College President Sylvia Barnard and Pro-Vice Chancellor (International) Christopher Madden from Griffith University in Queensland, Australia have signed an advanced standing agreement.