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Inco responds to $17.8 billion takeover bid

Inco responds to $17.8 billion takeover bid

As the Inco Ltd. and Falconbridge Ltd. merger awaits regulatory clearances from competition authorities in the United States and Europe, a new suitor for Inco is waiting in the wings. Teck Cominco Ltd.

Catholic school board hosts Kash students

Plans are underway to get 110 young Kashechewan evacuees in Sudbury back into class at St. Albert Adult Learning Centre by Wednesday.

Space industry comes to Sudbury to learn about mining

BY NORM TOLLINSKY In 10 or 15 years, when a manned NASA mission to the South Pole of the moon prepares for blast-off, there’s a good chance that mining technology developed in the Sudbury area will be on board, said Dale Boucher, manager of prototype

Province provides funding to boost Northern film industry

The provincial government has announced a $150,000 development strategy designed to entice film producers to consider Northern Ontario as a shoot location for film and television projects.
Committee takes up ailing man’s cause

Committee takes up ailing man’s cause

BY TAMARA BELKOV Raymond Boucher just turned 54 but he didn’t celebrate with cake and balloons. Instead he had a bowl of soup.
Canada Post cuts delivery to 230 homes in Hanmer

Canada Post cuts delivery to 230 homes in Hanmer

BY KEITH LACEY Almost 230 homeowners in Hanmer have had home delivery of their mail cancelled and they’re not very happy about it.

Marathon to close some traffic lanes Sunday

Some city streets will be filled with hundreds of runners, marshals and logistical volunteers Sunday May 7 as the Canadian Diabetes Association holds their Sudbury Rocks!!! Marathon.
Legion donates to Capreol COP project

Legion donates to Capreol COP project

The Royal Canadian Legion Branch 179 in Capreol, has donated $500 to the Capreol Citizens on Patrol (COP) pilot project.

Rural communities feel neglected by Tory budget

(CNW) Prime Minister Harper's new budget of tax cuts reveals how poorly this government is responding to the challenges facing families in small rural, remote and northern communities, says Carol Gott, co-manager of Rural Voices.

Marleau selected as a committee chair in Ottawa

Chosen by her peers, Sudbury MP Diane Marleau has been elected to the chair of the Standing Committee on Government Operations and Estimates.