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Publisher to address graduating class

Patricia Mills, the publisher of Northern Ontario Business, and a former reporter at Northern Life, will receive the Cambrian College Alumni Award at the spring convocation ceremony on Wednesday, May 22.

LU offers ?free? weekend

Laurentian University will host its second Kumbaya event, a weekend getaway for secondary school students who have applied the university and their families May 25 and 26.

Lakehead to have medical school

Ontario?s Premier Ernie Eves made a campaign commitment Tuesday in Thunder Bay by announcing that a full campus of the northern medical school would be built in Thunder Bay.

Board to set up ?no peanut? zones

The Rainbow School Board is creating peanut-free zones in all of its schools for students with this food allergy. An allergic child who sits at a desk where another student ate a peanut butter sandwich at lunchtime could get a reaction.

Barbecues raise $1 million for colitis research

M&M Meat Shops raised more than $1 million in support the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of Canada (CCFC) last weekend at store barbecues throughout the province.

Express News

For the Record In the Wednesday, May 15 edition of Northern Life, it was incorrectly stated that in order to receive palliative care services from the Sudbury Regional Palliative Care Association; clients must be terminally ill with cancer.

Police Week in Canada; focus on tomorrow?s recruits

By Rick Pusiak There are a lot of events in Alex McCauley?s daybook these days that could be called wrap-up appointments. Sudbury?s police chief is retiring and his replacement may be announced by the end of the month.

Campaign launch a huge success

By Tracey Duguay middle The War Pensioners of Canada present a cheque for $1000 to the Sudbury Regional Palliative Care Association.

Many Sudburians losing the war in battle against bulge

By Ben Rowe Sudbury is not the blue ribbon winner when it comes to the fattest cities in Canada, but it?s close.

Aussie selected to head up med school

By Keith Lacey The man responsible for establishing a world-renowned rural medical program in the Land Down Under has been selected to head up a similar program for the Northern Medical School.