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A visit to Sudbury USA

BY JOHN LINDSAY My wife, Linda Cartier, and I describe our recent visit to Sudbury, Massachusetts as surreal. The town shares its name with our city; however, that?s about all the two centres have in common.

Sudbury Basin yields promising nickel sulphide deposit

First Nickel Inc. has announced the discovery of a potentially significant nickel sulphide deposit along the northern ridge of the Sudbury Basin.

Several film forums are for kids, teens

Organizers have planned several industry forums and educational workshops this week.

Lane closed on MR 80 in Val Caron

The city is advising motorists that MR 80 will be reduced to one southbound lane, between Fifth St. and Valleyview Rd. in Val Caron, from Wednesday, March 1 to Friday, March 3.

Councillor calls for de-amalgamation

BY TRACEY DUGUAY tracey@northernlife.

Inco/Falco merger top story of ?05

The historic takeover bid of Falconbridge Ltd. by its traditional rival Inco Ltd. is Northern Life?s top news story for 2005. It could be the biggest local story of the century. It certainly is one of the biggest stories in Sudbury?s history.

Community Living director concerned about racism

BY HEIDI ULRICHSEN heidi@northernlife.ca Espanola Community Living executive director Mila Wong says she is deeply disturbed by reports that a striking support care worker carried a sign making fun of her race earlier this month.

Possibility of discoloured water in Naughton and Whitefish

Residents of Naughton and Whitefish may notice discoloured water and low water pressure starting at 9 am on Monday, Nov. 7 until 6 pm on Wednesday, Nov. 9.

Sudbury Basin yields promising nickel sulphide deposit

First Nickel Inc. has announced the discovery of a potentially significant nickel sulphide deposit along the northern ridge of the Sudbury Basin.

LU gets moving money

BY CRAIG GILBERT craig@northernlife.