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Province invests in Sudbury's smoke-free campaign

The provincial government is providing an additional $172,500 in 2005 to support the Sudbury and District Health Unit in co-ordinating programs which reduce smoking.

Good cheer announced for city's hungry

Not only did Dan Xilon and Geoffrey Lougheed, representatives of the Sudbury Food Bank distribute $120,000 to 38 member agencies, responsible for feeding the hungry Friday, but Sudbury MPP Rick Bartolucci was on hand to acknowledge the good work his

Safe Schools Action team to consult in Sudbury

(CNW)The McGuinty government is reviewing the safe schools provisions for the first time since the rules were enacted in 2001 to see if they are working.

Seniors unhappy about transfers to Parry Sound

A coalition of Sudbury seniors and retirees gathered at the Steelworkers Hall Tuesday to protest the province's decision to send area long-term care patients to the Lakeland Nursing Home in Parry Sound.

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.

Wheelchair users powerless once fire starts

In Sunday' s edition, Northern Life reported the fire-related death of disabled activist Joanne Nother is being blamed on a candle, not a wheelchair malfunction as speculated in the days following her death on Feb. 28 of this year.

Give kids a lift campaign lifts off

With Adanac Ski Hill scheduled to re-open this coming season, the group calling itself ?Friends of Adanac? has officially launched its community fundraising campaign to pay for continued upgrading at the ski hill.

Santa Claus Parade attracts thousands

The Christmas season started November 19th when Santa Claus arrived in town. During the month of November, get in the holiday spirit at the Festival of Trees at Market Square. Photos by Gary Collier View more photos>>

Canada lacks adequate monitoring capabilities

The following is the conclusion of a three-part series by Tracey Duguay on fire safety issues regarding wheelchair users.

Canada lacks adequate monitoring capabilities

The following is the conclusion of a three-part series by Tracey Duguay on fire safety issues regarding wheelchair users.