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Falco's 11th hour offer to union ?not acceptable?

BY KEITH LACEY The offer presented by Falconbridge Ltd. to unionized production and maintenance workers at its Sudbury operations "is just disgusting," says the union president.

Q&A with Alan Stephen

Greater Sudbury has a new general manager of emergency services. Alan Stephen has had an impressive career with the military, leading Canadian troops in United Nations operations in Bosnia, Croatia, Italy and Germany.

Bar owners waiting for word on no-smoking bylaw appeal

BY KEITH LACEY A decision by OntarioÂ?s highest court is expected within two weeks that could overturn Greater SudburyÂ?s controversial smoking bylaw. The odds of this happening are not good.

Concrete company fined $44,000 after young worker hurt badly on job

BY KEITH LACEY A Sudbury-based concrete company was fined almost $44,000 Monday after pleading guilty to one count of failing to take all necessary precautions to ensure a worker was safe.

HGTV host visiting town

A popular Home and Garden Television network show host will be catering to the crafty at the Keepsakes Craft Show at the Exhibition Centre Saturday.

Community Builders Awards appoints new director

The publishers of Northern Life and Northern Ontario Business are pleased to announce the appointment of Marlene Moore as director of executive programs.

Northern tale of trapping makes interesting reading

Retired Cambrian College professor Bill McLeod has just self-published a book about his grandfather, William McLeod, and how he saved the skin - literally and figuratively - of several fur-bearing species in the Chapleau area and ultimately the provi

Exploring the city?s cultural roots

BY KEITH LACEY For less than the price of a decent meal, citizens of Greater Sudbury and the thousands of tourists who visit each summer can explore and enjoy this city?s rich cultural history.

Citizens lose appeal to slow down development in South End

At least one resident of the South Peninsula in the Ramsey Lake Road area plans on moving because a community action group lost an appeal to the Ontario Municipal Board against the development of a subdivision in their backyard.

Women?s trade fair organizers worried about finding venue

BY CRAIG GILBERT Sudbury?s Women?s Fair, bursting at the seams, may lose the only venue in the city large enough to hold it after this year?s event in April.