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$5.3 M funds additional medical procedures

Sudbury Regional Hospital is the recipient of a $5.3 million investment from the provincial government to help reduce wait times and fund an additional 3,108 medical procedures.
Top employees honoured by Chamber of Commerce

Top employees honoured by Chamber of Commerce

Nine years ago, when Colette Pepin joined the ranks of Bestech, a new engineering and consulting firm, she was the company's first hire who did a little bit of everything around the office.
Hunger striker inspired to write poetry

Hunger striker inspired to write poetry

BY KEITH LACEY [email protected] The Greater Sudbury woman who recently completed a 16-day hunger strike to protest the provincial government's treatment of social assistance recipients plans on writing a book.
Branch 76 lowers flag for dead soldiers

Branch 76 lowers flag for dead soldiers

BY HEIDI ULRICHSEN Some veterans at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 76 in Minnow Lake say it’s disrespectful for the federal government not to lower flags to half-mast when Canadian soldiers are killed.
Family, friends say good-bye to student killed in accident

Family, friends say good-bye to student killed in accident

BY KEITH LACEY Patrick Herard’s passion during his young life was music and music was everywhere during a touching and emotional funeral for the popular Ecole Secondaire Champlain student Thursday in Chelmsford.

Province funds local child care spots

BY APRIL ANTONIAZZI for northern life An extra 422 children will receive daycare spaces in Sudbury through the provincial government's Best Start program.

Finnish delegation arrives in town

A delegation from a leading committee of the Finnish Parliament will visit Greater Sudbury April 27 and 28. The visit as launched with a civic luncheon hosted by Mayor David Courtemanche and members of city council, on behalf of the community.

Sudbury family mourn murder victims

The triple-murder of a Medicine Hat, Alta. family is being felt in Greater Sudbury where relatives are mourning the death of the slain family.

Falco reports strong first quarter income

Falconbridge Ltd. reported first quarter 2006 net income of $462 million (earnings per share - $1.23 basic; $1.21 diluted) Tuesday. All prices are in American dollars. This is one of the highest quarterly net earnings in Canadian mining history.

Citizens have say in councillor salaries

City councillors have decided to leave the future of their salaries and pay raises in the hands of five Greater Sudbury citizens.