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Money for heritage programs

The Department of Canadian Heritage recently announced $335,575 for nine francophone organizations.

Bank celebrates 100 years in Sudbury

The TD Canada Trust at the corner of Elm and Durham Streets celebrated its centennial Friday. The bank opened at 16 Durham St., Dec. 16, 1902; It was called the Bank of Toronto at the time.

FedNor gives Music and Film in Motion $100,000

Sudbury?s burgeoning Music and Film in Motion (MFM) has received a giant financial boost from the province and city.

Sudbury bass player dies on stage

A funeral service will be held today in Brantford for Craig McMillan, who collapsed and died on stage this past weekend while playing bass for Shania Twin, a Shania Twain tribute band.

Free Imax film tribute

A special tribute will be held at the Science North IMAX Theatre today (Wednesday) at 7 and 8:15 pm.

City forming action plan should SARS hit here

BY KEITH LACEY City council and the Sudbury and District Health Unit are taking a proactive approach to have an action plan should any potentially deadly virus come to this community.

Bottega Mia: Twice the selection

BY TRACEY DUGUAY Shopping at Bottega Mia can make a woman feel like Cinderella, getting ready for the ball. Sonia Toppazzini (above) and her daughter Rita Schutt, opened a store downtown 17 years ago.

Downtown centre is thriving

BY DIANE GILHULA A centre dedicated to assisting aboriginal people who are living in Greater Sudbury is thriving in the downtown. It started out in one room on Ignatius Street.

Polish Combatants' Week

Polish CombatantsÂ? Week is Aug. 9 to 16 proclaimed by the City of Greater Sudbury.

Citizens urged to continue Efforts at energy conservation

BY MICHAEL JAMES mjames@northernlife.