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Callaghan concerned citizens’ groups too powerful

BY TRACEY DUGUAY Ward 8 Councillor Ted Callaghan thinks the terms of reference developed by the Community Action Network (CAN), along with a request for funding, is too far an extension of their powers and may be too costly.

Murdered woman’s family seeks justice

BY LAUREL MYERS The family of the 25-year-old woman murdered in her home last month, want stiffer sentences for young offenders. Lindsay Lemieux was found dead in her Val Caron home Nov. 10 as a result of multiple stab wounds.

Environment commissioner critical of Mining Act, calls for reforms

BY BILL BRADLEY Mining is under attack.

Patients falling through system’s cracks

BY WENDY BIRD With the hope of providing more seamless care to those who deal with mental health disorders and addictions, more than 150 people who work in the field met recently at a two-day health summit in Greater Sudbury.
Sudbury’s ConceptShare signs deal with Corel

Sudbury’s ConceptShare signs deal with Corel

The three Sudbury founders of ConceptShare Inc. are celebrating the launch a major upgrade to their online design collaboration tool this week, and a new partnership with a major software company.

OMBI releases report on efficiency of Sudbury's programs and services

The Ontario Municipal Chief Administrative Officers’ Benchmarking Initiative (OMBI) today released a report that measures how efficiently and effectively Ontario municipalities, including the City of Greater Sudbury, deliver programs and services, sa
Airport plans major investments in 2008

Airport plans major investments in 2008

On the heels of $1.2 million in land development that has opened up property with services for aircraft so individual pilots can build hangars at the Greater Sudbury Airport, the organization is moving forward with more development in the new year.

Communities helping Hunt family

Man killed in highway accident had recently returned from United States. BY BILL BRADLEY The communities of Wahnapitae and St. Charles are organizing to help out a family in need.

GSDC commits $55,000 to MFM

Recently, the Greater Sudbury Development Corporation (GSDC) approved funding for Music and Film in Motion (MFM) valued at $55,000. This represents the final year of a conditional three-year funding arrangement.
City responds to latest snowplowing woes

City responds to latest snowplowing woes

Mother Nature isn’t co-operating with the city’s new reduced service winter operations plan. The first serious dumping of snow, which came over a three-day period starting Saturday, created havoc across the community and grounding school buses.