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Celebrating women

The annual Celebrate Women event will be held on May 17 at 7:30 pm in Laurentian University?s Fraser Auditorium. The guest speaker will be author Patricia Pearson, an award-winning feminist writer and crime journalist.

Inco has concerns about study analysis

BY BILL BRADLEY How toxic chemicals in soil and waters are identified in the Sudbury Soil Study is being challenged by an Inco vice-president.

Sudbury man top soldier

BY HEIDI ULRICHSEN A young Sudbury man who dreamed of joining the army as a child has been named the One Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group (OCMBG) top combat soldier for 2005. Pte.

An officer and gentleman times two

BY KEITH LACEY Sometimes truth is stranger than fiction. Herb Petras, right, and Timothy Grant are two of the most highly decorated soldiers in the Canadian Army.

Martin to resign as leader

Paul Martin, the leader of the defeated Liberal government, won his seat in the riding of LaSalle-Émard in Quebec, but announced shortly after midnight Tuesday morning he will not continue as leader of the Liberal Party, which will sit in opposition.

MFM seeks performers for awards

BY BILL BRADLEY Music and Film in Motion will be celebrating with the finest music and film artists in Northern Ontario next September in Sudbury at their annual film awards ceremony.

Anniversary lucky day for couple

A Chelmsford couple had more than their anniversary to celebrate last week. They won the Kinsmen Home Sweet Home Sweepstakes. Lianne and Martin Vaillancourt won the $300,000 house in the city?s South End.

Chamber moving back downtown

The Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce and its Drivers and Vehicles Licence Bureau will move this spring to a new space at the Rainbow Outlet Centre.

Leading figure in Canadian music to speak in Sudbury

A leading figure in Canadian music for four decades as a journalist/broadcaster/researcher, Larry LeBlanc will be unveiling the industry secrets to writing a good press release at Music and Film in Motion?s (MFM) next Taking it to the Stage and Scree

Cambrian announces new youth program

Cambrian College, in collaboration with provincial and federal governments, local school boards, and business and industry in northeastern Ontario, will develop a program to enable secondary school students to earn both secondary school and Cambrian