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Conference on sexual assault in schools

Greater Sudbury Police, in partnership with the four local school boards, is hosting a two-day Students Leading Students conference on sexual assault and relationship violence.

NOSM participates in blood challenge

Students at the Northern Ontario School of Medicine's East Campus in Sudbury took part in an annual blood donor challenge Monday organized by the Canadian Federation of Medical Students.

The schools are alive with the sound of music

Elementary and secondary school musicians from across the North are tuning up for the Northern Ontario Music Festival at Sudbury Secondary School's Sheridan Auditorium from March 1 to 3.

A call for RSI legislation

BY SCOTT HADDOW scott@northernlife.ca A group of about 100 workers gathered outside MPP Rick Bartolucci's office Tuesday to bring attention to repetitive strain injuries (RSI).

The schools are alive with the sound of music

Elementary and secondary school musicians from across the North are tuning up for the Northern Ontario Music Festival at Sudbury Secondary School's Sheridan Auditorium from March 1 to 3.

Computers donated to Sudbury schools

Greater Sudbury classrooms are set for a hardware upgrade following a donation of about 800 computers from TD Canada Trust. The donations are made through a government program called Computers for Schools Ontario (CFSO).

Conference on sexual assault in schools

Greater Sudbury Police, in partnership with the four local school boards, is hosting a two-day Students Leading Students conference on sexual assault and relationship violence.

Ipperwash shooter to be buried in Sudbury

Kenneth Deane, the former OPP sergeant convicted of shooting aboriginal activist Dudley George, was killed in a traffic accident this past weekend and will be laid to rest in Sudbury Thursday.

NOSM participates in blood challenge

Students at the Northern Ontario School of Medicine's East Campus in Sudbury took part in an annual blood donor challenge Monday organized by the Canadian Federation of Medical Students.

Province urged to beef up enrolment

Ontario colleges are urging the provincial government to commit to increasing full-time college enrolment by 30,000 by 2011 in order to produce the skilled workforce needed for the knowledge economy.