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City says ?no? to fair wage

BY JASON THOMPSON jason@northernlife.ca Ward 2 Councillor Claude Berthiaume said the City of Greater Sudbury took a step backwards Wednesday night when they rejected the idea of implementing a fair wage policy on city construction projects.

Construction begins on trades facility

College Boreal held an official sod-turning ceremony Thursday, marking the start of construction of the college's Trades Training and Apprenticeship Centre.

Fire marshal pledges to enforce new regulations

BY BILL BRADLEY bbradley@northernlife.ca It?s the law. Every residence in Ontario must have a working smoke alarm on every floor and outside all sleeping areas, according to the Office of the Fire Marshal of Ontario.

Two area bars go dry in January

BY JASON THOMPSON jason@northernlife.ca A pair of downtown bars will run dry this January following a ruling by the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario.

Smoke alarm campaign launched in Sudbury

Ontario's deputy fire marshal and Greater Sudbury Fire Services launched a new smoke alarm campaign today called Working Smoke Alarms: It?s the Law! to reduce the number of injuries and fatalities related to fire in Sudbury.

Development groups set out vision for downtown

BY JASON THOMPSON jason@northernlife.ca Three organizations with an interest in the downtown core have come together to announce their vision for the development of the downtown, along with the initiatives they hope will make it happen.

Seniors stay put during holidays

BY HEIDI ULRICHSEN heidi@northernlife.ca Greater Sudbury will likely get five more interim long-term care beds sometime in the near future, bringing the total up to 30. The Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care made the decision Dec.

Atlas Copco invests in Sudbury

Atlas Copco Construction & Mining Canada, located in Lively, has developed a long-term partnership with Dynamic Earth.

Progressive Canadian Party announces Nickel Belt candidate

The Progressive Canadian Party, which was formed after the merger between Canada's two main right-wing parties, is fielding a candidate in Nickel Belt.

Fire Marshal mandates working smoke detectors

(CNW) The Ontario Fire Marshal announced today changes to the Ontario Fire Code, making it mandatory for every Ontario household to have a working smoke alarm on every level, including outside all sleeping areas.