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Team Diabetes Canada participants raise money and fitness level

BY CRAIG GILBERT craig@northernlife.

Fine new restaurant, blues bar set to open in early June

BY BILL BRADLEY One of the most exciting business ventures to come to downtown Sudbury in some time is only about two months away from opening.

Northernlife.ca wins web award

BY KELLI SHEPPARD kelli@northernlife.ca Northernlife.ca was one of five local websites honoured Thursday night at the SmartWorx Conference and Web Awards. Northernlife.

New school to be built in Valley

A new French public elementary school will be built in Val Caron. Conseil scolaire du district du Grand Nord de l?Ontario (CSDGNO) has announced the new French language public elementary school is scheduled to open in September 2004.

Flag Resources hires seasoned professional

Flag Resources has contracted Simon Brooksbank, president and director of Brooksbank Management Services, to complete an evaluation of existing Flag properties in the Wanapitei Anomaly and to assist Flag in marketing non-core assets.

Ford technicians donate to Heart and Soul Campaign

Service technicians and staff at The Bélanger Ford Lincoln Centre in Chelmsford volunteered their time in support of the Heart & Soul Campaign.

S-CAP wants blackout compensation reinstated

BY CRAIG GILBERT The Sudbury Coalition Against Poverty (S-CAP) is frustrated with Ontario Works over the Â?inadequate supportÂ? it provided its recipients after the Aug. 14 blackout.

WestJet pulling service from Sudbury in September

WestJet announced Monday it will withdraw service from Sudbury effective Sept. 10. The Calgary-based discount airline company has been flying into Sudbury since December of 2001.

Chinese students don?t feel welcome at university

BY CRAIG GILBERT craig@northernlife.ca Jia Li tries to hold back her tears when she talks about racist episodes at school that have forced her to take sleeping pills at night. Â?I worry about this all the time.

Convicted pedophile living in Val Caron

BY CRAIG GILBERT craig@northernlife.ca A former Roman Catholic priest, described as a ?predator? by one of his victims, is out of jail and living in Sudbury just 16 months after he was sentenced for 16 sexual offences against young girls.