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Census Day Q and A

Census Day Q and A

Tuesday, May 16 is Census Day in Canada. Every five years, people fill out forms about everyone living in their household and send it off to Statistics Canada.

Teacher pushes for women's studies in school

BY HEIDI ULRICHSEN [email protected] Violence against women, body image and gender equity will become regular topics of discussion in high school classrooms if a Parry Sound High School teacher has her way.

Ontario opens doors to francophone tourists

BY COLE RIVARD for northern life Tourists who speak French may be surprised to learn they can feel right at home in Ontario. The new Ontario's 2006 Francophone Tourism Guide is designed to communicate that message.

Campaign launched to promote safe driving

BY COLE RIVARD for northern life The Sudbury Road Safety Committee has launched the Road Safety Challenge, a campaign designed to educate motorists of the many dangers that occur when safe driving practices are not followed.
Chamber honours cream of business crop

Chamber honours cream of business crop

Business veterans and rookies were honoured Tuesday by the Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce. Richard Peterson, the owner of two of the city's The Pita Pit franchise restaurants, won the Young Entrepreneur Award.
Blue Rodeo, Jeff Healey headline 2006 NLFB

Blue Rodeo, Jeff Healey headline 2006 NLFB

BY COLE RIVARD for northern life Canadian folk-rock mainstays Blue Rodeo will be one of the headline acts at this year's Northern Lights Festival Boreal.
China shop relocates in Sears

China shop relocates in Sears

BY APRIL ANTONIAZZI It’s business as usual for Rob McIntosh employees and customers less than a month after their move from the first floor of the New Sudbury Centre to the second floor of Sears.
If there’s a wall, there’s a way

If there’s a wall, there’s a way

BY TAMARA BELKOV Marie Roberge, an artist and author of L’Art Sous Les Bombes, a book on Montreal’s graffiti culture, was in Sudbury to take part in Le Salon du Livre.
Bikers for Life set example of giving

Bikers for Life set example of giving

BY TAMARA BELKOV A fleet of motorcycles rolled up to the Canadian Blood Services clinic on Cedar St. Monday. Sleeves rolled up, the burley looking bunch rode in from Sudbury, North Bay and Sault St.

People using food banks not well fed

BY TAMARA BELKOV The co-chair of the Sudbury Manitoulin Food Security Network says the food being given out at area food banks is not nutritious. According to Doreen Ojala, people who rely on food banks are suffering from nutritional deficiencies.