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Bikes for Bid

Summer student Dave Dewar sorts through some bicycle parts for the Greater Sudbury Police Services auction Saturday, Sept. 7 starting at 9:30 am at the Police Storage facility (salt dome) on Frobisher Street.

Marketeers gone bankrupt, mayor informs workers

BY RICK PUSIAK Workers at Marketeers Call Center got the answer they probably didnÂ?t want to hear after waiting two weeks for their pay cheques. The mayor told them. Marketeers has declared bankruptcy.

Blueberry co-op gets help

The Northern Ontario Wild Blueberry Co-operative has received a federal grant of just over $43,000. The announcement was made earlier this week by Nickel Belt MP Ray Bonin.

Stepping Stone for small businesses

Patricia Baton, is the project co-ordinator for the Stepping Stone loan program. The program is an alternative lending and credit program for small businesses.

City going paperless

BY RICK PUSIAK Greater Sudbury has entered the so-called paperless age.

Friendly Visitor

James LeCain of Capreol took this photograph of a young bear in his backyard Thursday (July 11). The hungry bear was eating sunflower seeds from the birdfeeder.

Zellers host workshops

Zellers stores will host hundreds of safety workshops featuring fire, police and other safety experts, and distribute free Kidz Printz child identification booklets to the public Sept. 7 and 8.

Courtemanche elected to national board

City Councillor David Courtemanche has been elected to the Federation of Canadian MunicipalitiesÂ? national board of directors. He replaces Councillor Doug Craig who served on the board for five years.

New Super C location

The Loeb store at Lasalle Court has been converted into Sudbury?s second Super C discount supermarket. The newly renovated 41,000 square foot facility open Thursday.

Privatization ?creeping? into public heath care

BY DIANE GILHULA Sudbury Regional Hospital is ripe for privatization, according to one local union leader. BARLOW Joanne Arnold, president of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (C.U.P.E.