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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.
Danger lurks throughout Greater Sudbury

Danger lurks throughout Greater Sudbury

BY HEIDI ULRICHSEN Greater Sudbury citizens need to be prepared in case of a hazardous chemical spill at one of the city’s industries, or on a nearby highway or rail line, says the city’s general manager of infrastructure and emergency services.

Analyst predicts robust year for new home market

Housing starts in Greater Sudbury were on the rise last month, reaching levels not seen since April of 2002.
City launches Emergency Preparedness Week

City launches Emergency Preparedness Week

BY HEIDI ULRICHSEN heidi@northernlife.
Inco responds to $17.8 billion takeover bid

Inco responds to $17.8 billion takeover bid

As the Inco Ltd. and Falconbridge Ltd. merger awaits regulatory clearances from competition authorities in the United States and Europe, a new suitor for Inco is waiting in the wings. Teck Cominco Ltd.

Catholic school board hosts Kash students

Plans are underway to get 110 young Kashechewan evacuees in Sudbury back into class at St. Albert Adult Learning Centre by Wednesday.

Space industry comes to Sudbury to learn about mining

BY NORM TOLLINSKY In 10 or 15 years, when a manned NASA mission to the South Pole of the moon prepares for blast-off, there’s a good chance that mining technology developed in the Sudbury area will be on board, said Dale Boucher, manager of prototype

Province provides funding to boost Northern film industry

The provincial government has announced a $150,000 development strategy designed to entice film producers to consider Northern Ontario as a shoot location for film and television projects.
Committee takes up ailing man’s cause

Committee takes up ailing man’s cause

BY TAMARA BELKOV Raymond Boucher just turned 54 but he didn’t celebrate with cake and balloons. Instead he had a bowl of soup.