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LU announces honourary degree list

Laurentian University has announced the people who will receive honourary degrees at nine convocation ceremonies from May 29 to June 2. About 2,200 people will graduate during the ceremonies.

LU board passes motion against road

Laurentian University's board of governors approved a motion April 13 against a proposed secondary access road through campus. They made the policy decision after a public consultation March 1 with students, staff and members of the public.
College Boreal gets $1M to improve trades programs

College Boreal gets $1M to improve trades programs

Sudbury MPP Rick Bartolucci announced $1 million Thursday to improve various trades programs at College Boreal.

Belanger receives Teaching Excellence Award at Laurentian

Laurentian University has announced Charles Belanger, professor in the School of Commerce and Administration, is the recipient of the 2006-2007 Teaching Excellence Award.

New Housing Price Index continues to grow in Greater Sudbury

There was another significant gain in Greater Sudbury in the New Housing Price Index. Statistics Canada reports housing prices increased in 10 of 21 metropolitan areas surveyed with Regina, Sask.
Franco Mariotti makes natural science simple

Franco Mariotti makes natural science simple

by Vicki Gilhula Franco Mariotti has been translating natural science into everyday English for visitors to Science North since it opened more than two decades ago.

Councillor promotes breast cancer screening

BY HEIDI ULRICHSEN Janet Gasparini could have eaten a slice of birthday cake and opened presents to celebrate her 50th birthday yesterday (April 12), but instead she used the occasion to help battle breast cancer.

MNR wants citizens to be 'bear wise'

BY MIKE SIMMS Black bears are waking up after their long winter’s nap. In response, the Ministry of Natural Resources (MNR) has launched the Bear Wise program for the fourth year.

Garson Express takes off

BY MIKE SIMMS Garson Express wants to take the delivery business in Sudbury to the next level. The company first began as a food delivery service and quickly expanded into a jack-of-all-trades delivery service.

Sault MPP campaigning for Highway 17 improvements

(CNW) Sault Ste. Marie MPP David Orazietti is giving citizens and city councils an opportunity to voice support for an improved Trans Canada Highway in Northern Ontario.