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Second COMRIF intake announced

Second COMRIF intake announced

The provincial and federal governments are investing $6.6 million into the reconstruction and realignment of The Kingsway as the second intake of COMRIF (Canada Ontario Municipal Rural Infrastructure Funding) was announced Friday.

Spring runoff advisory has ended

The spring runoff advisory for Greater Sudbury was lifted this week by the Nickel District Conservation Authority (NDCA).

Premier asked to adopt NutriSTEP program

The Sudbury and District Board of Health passed a motion Thursday asking that the provincial government establish a universal preschool nutrition screening program using NutriSTEP.

City extends water conservation appeal

The City of Greater Sudbury has extended its appeal to residents of Sudbury, Coniston, Wahnapitae, the western portion of Garson, and Markstay to avoid unnecessary use of municipal water through the coming weekend.

Residents urged to conserve water

The City of Greater Sudbury is urging residents of Sudbury, Coniston, Wahnapitae, the western portion of Garson, and Markstay to avoid unnecessary use of municipal water until further notice.
City to invest in public transit

City to invest in public transit

BY KEITH LACEY With ridership expected to reach record levels over the next few years, city council has voted to spend more than $4.5 million to improve public transit in 2006. This includes the purchase of seven new buses at a cost of $2.
Committee plans to build dome over shrine

Committee plans to build dome over shrine

Committee plans to build dome over shrine A local campaign is underway to fund the construction of a dome over the Sudbury Grotto. The purpose of the dome is to shelter visitors to the shrine from the elements.

Gossip minimal out of respect for Kochar's kids

BY KEITH LACEY klacey@northernlife.ca The neighbours of a murder victim aren't talking much about the tragedy out of respect for the woman's family.

Inco announces first quarter results

The news remains very good for Inco Ltd. just not as good as it was last year at this time. The nickel giant reported Thursday net earnings of $200 million, or $1.
Woman ends hunger strike

Woman ends hunger strike

BY KEITH LACEY Sara Anderson says the heartfelt advice of a native elder was finally enough to make her call off her 16-day hunger strike protesting the province's welfare system. "My elder spoke to me and told me it's not time for me to die...