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CAW wants conditions attached to Inco-Falconbridge merger

(CNW) The Canadian Auto Workers will support the proposed $13 billion merger between Canadian mining giants Inco and Falconbridge - but only if the company negotiates a mutually acceptable merger plan with affected unions, communities, and other stak

LU bestows honorary doctorate

One of the most influential figures of the Olympic movement in the past 30 years was recognized with an honorary doctorate of sports administration Saturday at the Laurentian University fall convocation ceremony. Dr.

Emergency medical team arrives in Sudbury

Greater Sudbury's transition from emergency response to sustainable care of Kashechewan residents continued over the weekend as 168 of the 243 evacuees were moved into area motels.

Slackers try to ?trick? bosses

(CNW) A survey commissioned by Toronto Hydro to track how people waste electricity reveals one-in-10 workers leave their lights or computers on to give the impression they are working early or late.

RideShare organizers concerned funding runs out in March

BY HEIDI ULRICHSEN heidi@northernlife.ca Each year, volunteer drivers with Sudbury?s RideShare program gives about 11,000 rides to young families who have no other way of getting to medical, therapeutic and daycare programs.

Potential for discoloured water

Falconbridge residents may have a problem with discoloured water Thursday Oct. 20 as city crews work towards upgrading the water system between 9 am and 4 pm.

Union boss brings pension fight to Greater Sudbury

Ontario's CUPE (Canadian Union of Public Employees) president Sid Ryan is bringing his awareness campaign to Greater Sudbury tonight, warning workers that their pensions could be in jeopardy.

Lively family has reason to be thankful

BY KEITH LACEY klacey@northernlife.ca Allison Moisan was near tears Thursday morning searching through the rubble in her New Orleans home for the second time since Hurricane Katrina destroyed it six weeks ago.

City short-sheeted on long-term beds

BY HEIDI ULRICHSEN heidi@northernlife.

Quiet hero remembered

BY HEATHER CAMPBELL A fatal car accident on Highway 400 claimed the life of Pat Aitken, a well-known member of the Sudbury community, Saturday afternoon. name="valign" top > AITKEN Dr.