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Civic awards for volunteers

Local citizens who have made an outstanding contributions to the community have been recognized by Mayor Jim Gordon and city council with civic awards for volunteerism.

NORCAT gets funding

The Northern Centre for Advanced Technology (NORCAT) last week received federal funding of $250,000 to continue to provide services to small and medium-sized enterprises and mining companies for innovative activities.

Great Big Sea to play concert Canada Day

Great Big Sea, CanadaƂ?s Celtic rock band from Newfoundland, will be headlining the Canada Day (July 1) festivities at Science North As usual, the holiday events begin at noon with fun events for the whole family.

House winners are now their own next door neighbours

By Kari Cyr Chris and Stephanie Deschenes won't have to go far to collect their grand prize from the Kinsmen Home Sweet Home Sweepstakes XV because they live right next door.

Art sale proceeds support premature infants

By James Hopkin Eleven local artists will host the first annual Artists for Infants art sale on June 1 at the Travelway Inn from 9am to 8pm.

Rabies scourge not over yet

By Rick Pusiak A rabies outbreak in the Sudbury region is subsiding, but it has yet to be declared officially over. The local health unit is monitoring the situation for any signs of a second surge.

Culture and heritage celebrated at Donovan Flag Park

By James Hopkin

Big send-off planned for retiring police chief

By Rick Pusiak Sudbury?s retiring police chief will be treated to some good-natured roasting in a couple of weeks. A dinner celebrating Alex McCauley?s 33-year police career is set for June 8 at the Ramada Inn in downtown Sudbury.

BC couple on cross-country journey

By Rick Pusiak When terrorists flew passenger jets into the World Trade Center in New York City and the Pentagon on Sept. 11 there was an outpouring of sympathy from Canadians.

Walk for Diabetes

More than 300 walkers are expected to support the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation?s fourth annual Walk to Cure Diabetes, Sunday, June 9. Registration will start at 8:30 am at College Boreal. The walk will start at 10 am.