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Author to speak on ethics and the economy

Author Linda McQuaig will speak Oct. 3 at the opening session of a conference on ethical considerations in a new economy at the University of Sudbury at 7:30 pm. Her remarks will be followed by a wine and cheese reception.

Action plan prepared should SARS surface

BY BILL BRADLEY Although health care professionals are wearing masks and gowns at all three Sudbury hospital entrances when greeting the public, local politicians and health leaders are asking for calm and vigilance in relation to Severe Acute Respir

Falconbridge reports profit of $73.4 million

Falconbridge Ltd. has reported consolidated earnings of $73.4 million (34 cents per common share) for 2002, compared with earnings of $16.0 million (2 cents per common share) for 2001. Earnings of $33.

Canada Day bash planned

Sudbury Multicultural and Folk Arts Association is once again throwing a big birthday party for Canada, Tuesday, July 1 starting at 9:30 am at Sudbury Arena.

Money for heritage programs

The Department of Canadian Heritage recently announced $335,575 for nine francophone organizations.

Bank celebrates 100 years in Sudbury

The TD Canada Trust at the corner of Elm and Durham Streets celebrated its centennial Friday. The bank opened at 16 Durham St., Dec. 16, 1902; It was called the Bank of Toronto at the time.

FedNor gives Music and Film in Motion $100,000

Sudbury?s burgeoning Music and Film in Motion (MFM) has received a giant financial boost from the province and city.

Sudbury bass player dies on stage

A funeral service will be held today in Brantford for Craig McMillan, who collapsed and died on stage this past weekend while playing bass for Shania Twin, a Shania Twain tribute band.

Free Imax film tribute

A special tribute will be held at the Science North IMAX Theatre today (Wednesday) at 7 and 8:15 pm.

City forming action plan should SARS hit here

BY KEITH LACEY City council and the Sudbury and District Health Unit are taking a proactive approach to have an action plan should any potentially deadly virus come to this community.