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CUPE plans illegal strike

BY KEITH LACEY klacey@northernlife.

Artist visits Collège Boréal

Collège Boréal, in partnership with the National Film Board, will be hosting a presentation by the visual artist Jean Détheux on Wednesday, Jan.

French language services enhanced at hospital

Sudbury Regional Hospital?s francophone advisory committee (FAC) met last week for the first time. Its goal is to make recommendations on the provision of French language services and provide a forum for open communication.

Checkmate

BY SCOTT HUNTER HADDOW scott@northernlife.ca Young Joel Rouleau isn?t searching for Bobby Fischer. He?s looking to stake out his own claim in the highly competitive world of chess.

VE Day brings memories of hope

BY HEIDI ULRICHSEN heidi@northernlife.ca For Mervin Gribbons, Victory in Europe (VE) Day was truly a time to celebrate.

Legend of Duhamel and Dewar

BY SCOTT HUNTER HADDOW scott@northernlife.ca There is only one true way to fully appreciate the open waters, and that?s in a Legend boat. The success of Legend boats started with a dream and a hard-working family in Whitefish.

Stephen Lewis inspires Sudbury audience

BY HEATHER CAMPBELL Stephen Lewis, the former Ontario politician and Canadian ambassador, is never lost for words. But he admitted he left his notes on the plane to Sudbury Sunday.

Water disruption in Walden and Copper Cliff

Residents in Copper Cliff and Walden are going to have to put up with water disruption until Sept. 20, as Inco will be upgrading its Vermillion Water Treatment Plant.

Helping out

Bishop Alexander Carter Secondary School in Hanmer has less than 200 students, however, this didn?t affect the size of their spirit or commitment.

Holocaust survivor speaks at Cambrian

Eva Olsson, a Holocaust survivor now living near Bracebridge, will speak to Cambrian College students Feb. 23. The event, which takes place at the college's student centre from 12 to 1:30 pm, is open to the public.