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Smoke alarm campaign launched in Sudbury

Ontario's deputy fire marshal and Greater Sudbury Fire Services launched a new smoke alarm campaign today called Working Smoke Alarms: It?s the Law! to reduce the number of injuries and fatalities related to fire in Sudbury.

Retired professor dies following boating accident

BY HEIDI ULRICHSEN heidi@northernlife.ca Parameswar Viswanathan will be remembered as a caring social worker who lived by the ideals of Mahatma Ghandi.

RideShare organizers concerned funding runs out in March

BY HEIDI ULRICHSEN heidi@northernlife.ca Each year, volunteer drivers with Sudbury?s RideShare program gives about 11,000 rides to young families who have no other way of getting to medical, therapeutic and daycare programs.

Hospital providing tips to avoid waiting times

The Sudbury Regional Hospital is offering some advice on how the public can do its part to help prevent long waiting times in the emergency department.

City welcomes young people from around the world

BY HEATHER CAMPBELL for northern life Mayor Dave Courtemanche and most of the city councillors welcomed about 75 students from all over the globe to the City of Greater Sudbury Wednesday afternoon.

New owner may not be able to sell the old man?s beer

BY CRAIG GILBERT craig@northernlife.ca William Sharpe, the founder and former boss at Lakeport Beverage Corporation, could be the mystery person interested in buying cash-strapped Northern Breweries.

Achiever wins prestigious scholarship

BY HEIDI ULRICHSEN heidi@northernlife.ca For many students, getting a university education means working hard at a job during the summer and dealing with a mountain of debt when they graduate.

Mining companies clear regulatory hurdle

Inco Ltd. is one step closer to joining forces with fellow mining giant Falconbridge Ltd.

Owner plans to demolish part of old theatre

BY CRAIG GILBERT craig@northernlife.ca Capitol Bingo manager Anne Finucane, like the 19 people she supervises, has little to do these days but prepare the former theatre for demolition and look for a new job.

Smoke alarm campaign launched in Sudbury

Ontario's deputy fire marshal and Greater Sudbury Fire Services launched a new smoke alarm campaign today called Working Smoke Alarms: It?s the Law! to reduce the number of injuries and fatalities related to fire in Sudbury.