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Group seeks support for urban wilderness park

BY BILL BRADLEY Friends of the Roxborough Greenbelt, co-chaired by Naomi Grant and Shirley Johnston and supported by 300 residents, want to preserve much of a three-hectare piece of wilderness near downtown Sudbury.
Questions for Claude Berthiaume

Questions for Claude Berthiaume

Ward 2 Councillor Claude Berthiaume will take a break from solving the problems of Greater Sudbury this summer.

Former 100 Georges building sold

A once proud symbol of the revitalization of the downtown, the former 100 Georges restaurant and blues bar was sold to Lorne Investments last week.

Xstrata offer clears anti-trust reviews

Xstrata PLC announced July 13 that they received unconditional clearance from the European Commission in relation to its proposed acquisition of Falconbridge Ltd.

Province invests in Contact North

(CNW) More than 30,000 residents of northern communities are expected to benefit from improved access to university, college and secondary education through Contact North.

Councillor recovering after heart attack

Ward 3 Councillor Ron Dupuis has been released from hospital after suffering a mild heart attack July 4.

Council approves industrial park upgrades

City councillors voted unanimously in favour of spending $570,000 to improve the Walden Industrial Park at a city council meeting July 12. The park, which is owned and operated by the city, is home to 45 mining service and supply companies.

Council considers joining affordable housing program

BY HEIDI ULRICHSEN The city is in the process of deciding whether it will participate in the Canada-Ontario Affordable Housing Program.

US approves Phelps Dodge merger

(CNW) Phelps Dodge Corp. announced July 12 that it received notification that the U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S.
Inco responds to Xstrata's increased offer

Inco responds to Xstrata's increased offer

In the wake of Xstrata PLC's increased bid to acquire Falconbridge Ltd., Inco's chairman and CEO Scott Hand issued a written statement on Inco's website July 11.