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North not totally off Harper's radar

Although there were no Conservatives MPs elected north of Parry Sound, the region is bound to get some attention from the Harper government because two new cabinet ministers have "northern" connections.

Greyhound sponsors NOSM for Medgames

The students of the Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) had the opportunity to participate in Medgames at Laval University in Quebec City from Jan.

Union bosses in town

The top dogs from the United Steelworkers of America (USWA) are in Sudbury today to discuss strategy for "the new Inco" after its recent acquisition offer to purchase Falconbridge Ltd.

Social Planning Council to host Womenade fundraiser

If you have lemons, you make lemonade. If you have women, you make Womenade. That's the message Social Planning Council members hope spreads through the community as they host their second annual Womenade fundraiser, Nov.

North not totally off Harper's radar

Although there were no Conservatives MPs elected north of Parry Sound, the region is bound to get some attention from the Harper government because two new cabinet ministers have "northern" connections.

Greyhound sponsors NOSM for Medgames

The students of the Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) had the opportunity to participate in Medgames at Laval University in Quebec City from Jan.

Union bosses in town

The top dogs from the United Steelworkers of America (USWA) are in Sudbury today to discuss strategy for "the new Inco" after its recent acquisition offer to purchase Falconbridge Ltd.

Social Planning Council to host Womenade fundraiser

If you have lemons, you make lemonade. If you have women, you make Womenade. That's the message Social Planning Council members hope spreads through the community as they host their second annual Womenade fundraiser, Nov.

Union Gas issues customer warning

Union Gas is reminding its customers to clear away snow and ice from their natural gas meters and the external vent pipes from natural gas furnaces, fireplaces, water heaters and clothes dryers.

One-third of city budget devoted to roads

BY TRACEY DUGUAY tracey@northernlife.ca City council approved a $61 million capital budget Monday night following a five-hour finance committee meeting. ?I believe it?s a good capital budget,? said city CAO Mark Mieto.