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Hampton lends support for local candidate

BY HEIDI ULRICHSEN heidi@northernlife.ca Sudbury New Democrat federal election candidate Gerry McIntaggart seemed almost surprised at how many supporters showed up to open his campaign office Tuesday morning.

Celebrating Community

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Sudbury opens arms to evacuees

BY HEIDI ULRICHSEN heidi@northernlife.ca Three-year-old Christensen Hughie is covered from head to toe in red, ugly, itchy-looking sores. The skin on her face is white and flaky, and she has festering scabs on her legs, forearms and ears.

Muirheads sells to office supply giant Grand & Toy

BY HEIDI ULRICHSEN heidi@northernlife.ca An office products supplier with a long history on Elm Street has been sold to industry giant Grand & Toy this week.

Sudbury experience life-altering for Kashechewan?s young people

BY HEIDI ULRICHSEN heidi@northernlife.ca Seventeen years ago, Lisa Feltmate left her home in Nova Scotia and went to work in Kashechewan as an elementary school teacher. She loved it so much that she never returned to work in the city.

New program focuses on helping all children in Greater Sudbury

BY KEITH LACEY klacey@northernlife.ca Sudbury's United Way is spearheading a new initiative to try and ensure every child in this community will be given the opportunity to develop into successful, healthy, productive adults.

Hydro One employees ask Bartolucci to intervene

BY SCOTT HUNTER HADDOW scott@northernlife.ca They marched on MPP Rick Bartolucci?s office, some 50 strong, shouting ?Two-Tier, Not Here.? Members of the Society of Energy Professionals have been on strike for three months.

Credit union manager on mission to Africa

BY JASON THOMPSON jason@northernlife.ca In October 2003, a credit union worker from South Africa, visited the Community Savings and Credit Union branch in Lively as part of a women?s mentoring program, to learn about the citizens? banking movement.

A call for RSI legislation

BY SCOTT HADDOW scott@northernlife.ca A group of about 100 workers gathered outside MPP Rick Bartolucci's office Tuesday to bring attention to repetitive strain injuries (RSI).

Store hours in perspective

In what seems to be an annual ritual, the issue of store hours is again on the community?s political agenda. The City of Greater Sudbury does not have a store-hour policy covering the entire city.