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LU day-care centre celebrates 30 years

The Laurentian Child and Family Centre, located on the Laurentian University campus in Sudbury celebrated its 30th anniversary Wednesday. The Laurentian Child and Family Centre is a non-profit childcare centre, run by a volunteer board of directors.

Meter readers quit rather than take pay cut

BY CRAIG GILBERT craig@northernlife.ca There has never been a lot of money in meter reading in Sudbury, and now there is even less.

Child Find Sudbury facing hard times

BY HEIDI ULRICHSEN The Child Find Northern Regional Office in Sudbury might have to close its doors if it doesn?t get some financial assistance soon. Ontario Trillium Foundation funding ran out in the spring.

Doctor recruitment program continues success story

BY CRAIG GILBERT craig@northernlife.ca Dr. Lionel Mark de Chabris left his practice in Sudbury 10 years ago to travel and work abroad.

Manitoulin artist wins Governor General Award

Carl Beam who lives in M?Chigeeng (West Bay) on Manitoulin Island, will receive a Governor General?s Award in Visual and Media Arts at Rideau Hall, Wednesday, March 16. The honour comes with a $15,000 cash prize.

Construction at Voisey?s Bay stalled

BY KEITH LACEY klacey@northernlife.ca Numerous construction projects which have been undertaken over the past several months at Voisey?s Bay will be shut down in the next few weeks once the bitter cold weather moves into Labrador. But Inco Ltd.

Protecting yourself on the Web

As the number of home personal computers (PCs) increases and the popularity of the Internet surges, the danger of falling prey to malware, viruses and other traps that have sprung up to ensnare the unsuspecting novice computer user becomes increasing

Long-serving school trustee was dedicated ?to the kids?

Winslow Case loved Sudbury. He demonstrated his passion for his community by the good work he did. Many of the people he touched with his generous spirit mourned him yesterday at a memorial service at the Church of the Epiphany.

Future looks bright for Falco in Sudbury

BY CRAIG GILBERT craig@northernlife.ca Local reaction to Falconbridge?s commitment to sinking $413 million to make the Nickel Rim South deposit east of Hanmer a fully operational mine site has been predictably overwhelmingly positive.

Hospital staff work overtime

Just after 4 pm Thursday a power grid black out hit 50 million people across Ontario and the eastern United States.