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?Big? news for Northern Lights Festival Boreal

By James Hopkin The Northern Lights Festival Boreal (NLFB) was looking for something a little different this year ? something big.

Hospital review nears completion

?We are nearing the end of the review,? reports Jean Paul Aubé, chair of the operational review committee for the Sudbury Regional Hospital. A report and recovery plan are expected in July. The committee meets again on June 14.

Healthy restaurants win awards

By James Hopkin If you should happen to see an Eat Smart! Award hanging on the wall of your favourite restaurant, you are making a healthy choice.

Student employment centre opens

By James Hopkin Whether you?re a high school student looking for that first job, or a post secondary student looking for a way to pay off a sizeable OSAP loan, the Student Employment Centre is now open to make your job hunt a little more bearable.

Wind energy deal to create 90 jobs

By Bill Bradley Sudbury?s wind power developers, the newly formed Repower Canada, is hiring five to 10 sales and administrative staff shortly, according to parent company Consbec.

Faces in the News

(Bellow) Martin Bellerive from The Corner Clinic at 247 Shaughnessey St. in Sudbury needs donations of personal care products for the homeless. College Notre Dame recently collected 4,000 products for the clinic.

Downtown organic café to open soon

Casey and Derik Kesek, co-owners of the Green Teapot. (Photo by James Hopkin) By James Hopkin Promising to deliver a truly organic experience, a new café is set to open its door to the Sudbury community.

Firefighters pay tribute to Americans

Sudbury emergency services crews have placed stickers on the windows of their vehicles to pay tribute to their fallen comrades on Sept. 11. The sticker shows a caption that reads ?09.11.01.

Students suspended after walkout

By Ben Rowe A number of student protesters who defiantly walked out of local high schools Wednesday have been suspended.

Sudbury woman inspires activists

One year ago this week, a desperate, pregnant woman from Sudbury was in a Toronto courtroom to battle the government that judged her a criminal and a cheat. She was attempting to have her welfare benefits restored.