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Publisher nominated for Premier?s Award

The Cambrian Alumni Association has nominated Northern Life publisher and Cambrian College graduate Abbas Homayed for the 2003 Premier?s Awards.

Great-grandmother to be honoured

The great-grandmother who died trying to save her grandchildren in a Hanmer fire in 2001 will receive an award for bravery posthumously from Gov.-Gen.-Adrienne Clarkson this week.

Professor helped new Canadians

Abdul Zia, 77, a retired Laurentian University history professor and community leader, died Jan. 2 after a brief illness.

St. Clement church closes doors

By Rick Pusiak After almost 70 years of masses, weddings, funerals and community gatherings, St. Clement is no more. The building at 328 Albert St. still stands but it is no longer a Roman Catholic church.

Free bus service

Greater Sudbury Transit is helping keep the roads safer this holiday season with extended hours and free bus service after 10 pm on New YearÂ?s Eve.

Homeless study nears completion

BY TRACEY DUGUAY Over one third of the homeless population on the streets of Sudbury ranked their emotional, mental or physical health as poor or very poor.

Copper Cliff citizens to hold ?save our pool? meeting

BY RICK PUSIAK When Copper Cliff residents huddle tomorrow night (Thursday) to discuss ways of keeping the R.G. Dow pool open, one person in particular will have a special interest in the proceedings. The pool is named after Richard Godfrey Dow.

LEAF Breakfast to feature Canadian hero

People who are attending the LEAF Breakfast next Saturday (Nov. 15) can sleep in a little later than usual. The breakfast, held traditionally on a weekday has started as early as 7:30 am. This year?s event will start at 9 am.

Franco flag flap

A leading Franco-Ontarian group exacted their revenge on city hall Tuesday when, in a symbolic act of protest, they opted to fly the Franco-Ontarian flag over the Centre de santé communautaire de Sudbury to mark St. Jean Baptiste Day.

Names in the news

Northern Ontario director Darlene Naponse will premiere a new feature length film at the 2003 Sundance Film Festival in Utah this month.