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Tuition fees on the rise at LU

At its recent annual meeting, Laurentian University's board of governors approved a proposed tuition fee increase for the 2006-07 academic year.
Inco finds new nickel

Inco finds new nickel

BY JASON THOMPSON Inco Ltd. is crowing about the exploration drilling results at its integrated mining operations in Greater Sudbury that show mineral extensions to known ore-bodies.

Meeting on LHINs impact on the disabled

Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) leaders will speak June 20 at the annual general meeting of a Greater Sudbury organization that helps people with physical disabilities live independently.

University adds fifth PhD program

Laurentian University's interdisciplinary PhD program in rural and northern health has been approved by the Ontario Council of Graduate Studies (OCGS).This is Laurentian's fifth doctoral program and the only one of its kind in Ontario.

Roll up your sleeves for Bloodstock 2006

Upon first mention of Bloodstock 2006, one might presume it's a heavy metal festival.

Women's conference held in Sudbury

BY TAMARA BELKOV for northern life The annual membership meeting for the YWCA-A Turning Point for Women, Canada’s largest women’s service organization, was held in Sudbury on the weekend.
School scores a perfect 10

School scores a perfect 10

BY VICKI GILHULA Only one school in Northern Ontario got a perfect score of 10 and made first place on The Fraser Institute’s latest report card of Ontario elementary school rankings.
Sudbury doctor heads south

Sudbury doctor heads south

A Greater Sudbury doctor who spearheaded local fundraising efforts for tsunami victims is leaving the city this summer. Dr.

School boards get infusion of cash

Greater Sudbury's four school boards will share an extra $8.1 million in provincial funding in the next year. Sudbury MPP Rick Bartolucci made the announcement Friday at the Sudbury Catholic District School Board office.

Ontario invests millions in Northern highways

The government of Ontario has announced a $537 million investment towards expanding and upgrading the 11,000 kilometre highway network in Northern Ontario.