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Inco contributes $5 million to Sudbury mining centre

Sudbury's yet-to-be-built Centre for Excellence in Mining Innovation received a $5 million boost from Inco Thursday. The donation includes $3 million in cash and $2 million in kind for things such as expertise, resources and materials.

La Nuit ready for spring revival

Greater Sudbury's popular francophone music celebration, La Nuit sur l'étang, is going back to its roots.
Obesity in children an ‘epidemic’

Obesity in children an ‘epidemic’

BY KEITH LACEY klacey@northernlife.ca One of Canada’s leading experts on childhood obesity says the problem has become “a worldwide epidemic” that must be addressed by health professionals or millions will continue to die far too young.

Telethon raises nearly $410,000 for Easter Seals

Telethon organizers are hailing the 24th annual Easter Seals telethon held Sunday, April 2 as a success, raising just shy of $410,000 in Northern Ontario for children with physical disabilities.

Citizens to have say about future of Anderson Farm

From 1916 until the mid-1940s, Frank Anderson and his wife, Margaretta, operated a dairy farm in what is now Lively.

Kiwanis concert postponed

The Kiwanis Club of Sudbury has announced that the 61st Annual Kiwanis Music Festival Hi-Lite Concerts, originally scheduled for Saturday March 25 at Cambrian College, has been postponed.

Marleau denied the Speaker's chair

Sudbury MP Diane Marleau has lost her bid to become the next Speaker of the House of Commons.

VoicePrint Canada wants Sudbury stories

VoicePrint Canada is sponsoring the Sudbury Seniors Remember project and is looking for seniors who want to share memories about Sudbury. VoicePrint Canada will hold free workshops for people who are interested.

Elder helps women in prison

BY KEITH LACEY klacey@northernlife.ca Dozens of aboriginal women wiped away tears as elder Liza Mosher told the audience at a criminal justice panel how terrified she was when she first walked into Kingston’s Prison for Women decades ago.

Young professionals of Sudbury unite!

Are you a post-secondary school graduate between 20 and 35-years old who is planting roots in Greater Sudbury and wants meet other like-minded people? If so, the Young Professionals Association (YPA) might be the ticket.