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Sudbury would benefit from increased immigration: Volpe

BY HEIDI ULRICHSEN heidi@northernlife.ca Federal immigration minister Joe Volpe wants to help smaller cities like Sudbury attract new Canadians with special skills who can help ease labour shortages.

Hospital wheelchairs missing

The Sudbury Regional Hospital (SRH) is seeking public assistance in recovering 94 missing wheelchairs.

Discount services aimed at controlling pet population

Greater Sudbury pet owners have access to discount coupons providing $115 off the cost of spaying and $65 off the cost of neutering a dog or cat.

Union bosses in town

The top dogs from the United Steelworkers of America (USWA) are in Sudbury today to discuss strategy for "the new Inco" after its recent acquisition offer to purchase Falconbridge Ltd.

City bids farewell to Kash evacuees

BY HEIDI ULRICHSEN heidi@northernlife.ca Kashechewan residents were treated to a big farewell bash by the City of Greater Sudbury at the Garson arena today.

City bids farewell to Kash evacuees

BY HEIDI ULRICHSEN heidi@northernlife.ca Kashechewan residents were treated to a big farewell bash by the City of Greater Sudbury at the Garson arena today.

Anti-pesticides people to meet

The citizens action group, Pesticide Free Sudbury, will hold its first general meeting, Saturday, Dec. 10, 7 pm at the Sudbury Arts Council office at 124 Cedar St.

Meegwetch Sudbury!

Following the evacuation of the Kashechewan First Nation reserve, Matthew Wesley was unexpectedly thrust into the role of community spokesperson.

Mining facing skilled labour shortage

BY JASON THOMPSON jason@northernlife.ca The mining industry in Ontario has its fair share of hurdles to jump, but with theses challenges comes great opportunity.

Chamber welcomes doctors to town

The Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce, Greater Sudbury Development Corporation and the Regional Business Centre will include a special welcome to 12 of the city?s 19 new doctors at the chamber?s After Business session this evening (Wednesday) at To