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Candle blamed for Nother?s death

BY TRACEY DUGUAY tracey@northernlife.ca The fire that claimed the life of well-known disabled activist Joanne Nother was started by a candle, not a malfunction in her power wheelchair, as was speculated in the days following her tragic death.

No inquest in Nother case

BY TRACEY DUGUAY tracey@northernlife.

Labrador nickel shipped to Sudbury

Inco's first shipment of nickel concentrate left Voisey's Bay, Labrador Wednesday making its way to Sudbury for processing.

Canada lacks adequate monitoring capabilities

The following is the conclusion of a three-part series by Tracey Duguay on fire safety issues regarding wheelchair users.

Storm knocks out power in Whitefish

Approximately 240 customers in the Greater Sudbury area are currently without power after a wicked wind storm knocked out power for more than 50,000 homes, primarily in Northeastern Ontario.

Sudbury magazine promotes careers in mining

Twenty ambassadors of the mining industry will provide Ontario secondary students with an intimate first-hand of an industry most young people don't know very much through a bilingual mining careers magazine published in Sudbury called RockON.

Fire-retardant material and education needed: Coroner

BY TRACEY DUGUAY tracey@northernlife.

City on Top 20 rocky road list

Two of Greater Sudbury's mean streets are listed among the Top 20 worst roads for 2005. The Municipal Roads Coalition has selected Paris St. (No. 6) and Notre Dame Ave. (No. 19) as two of the worst roads in province.

Fire-retardant material and education needed: Coroner

BY TRACEY DUGUAY tracey@northernlife.

Wheelchair users powerless once fire starts

In Sunday' s edition, Northern Life reported the fire-related death of disabled activist Joanne Nother is being blamed on a candle, not a wheelchair malfunction as speculated in the days following her death on Feb. 28 of this year.