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Palliative care fundraiser set for October

BY SCOTT HUNTER HADDOW [email protected] The Sudbury Regional Palliative Care Association (SRPCA) and their volunteers helps people with terminal illnesses and their families cope through extremely difficult and trying times.

Holiday hot and dry

Greater Sudbury is the only city in Ontario where residents can?t buy booze at LCBO stores on Civic Holiday.

Housing prices and sales are up in Greater Sudbury.

The average residential price for a home in Sudbury during the month of September 2002 was $109,697 as compared to $104,391 during the same month last year.

Cambrian to unveil expansion project

BY MICHAEL JAMES In a little more than three months, the phenomenon known as the double cohort will become a reality and Cambrian College is doing its utmost to make sure it?s ready.

Picket lines go up at Falconbridge operations

Workers hit the picket line early Sunday morning after contract negotiations between Falconbridge Limited and the Sudbury Mine, Mill and Smelter Workers Union Local 598 (CAW) reached an impasse.

Council approves contract to double spending at transit kiosk

BY CRAIG GILBERT [email protected] Hoping they bought a better level of service, Sudbury city council opted to double their spending on the operation of the downtown transit centreÂ?s customer service kiosk to almost $100,000.

Public comment sought on medical school

Members of the public are invited to respond to a plan regarding the Northern Ontario Medical School (NOMS). Judith Woodsworth The NOMS board of directors has developed its vision of Canada's first 21st century medical school.

Woman embarks on cross-country trek for MS

Following in the footsteps of her heroes like Terry Fox and Rick Hansen, a 43-year-old woman suffering from Multiple Sclerosis will stop in Sudbury as part of her eight-month journey walking across Canada.

Vimy Ridge parade set for Sunday

The annual Vimy Ridge church parade will take place on Sunday, April 18. The parade, hosted by the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 76 in Minnow Lake, memorializes the victorious battle of Vimy Ridge when Canada became a nation.

Beetles no problem here

Asian Long Horn Beetles are a huge problem in Toronto, Chicago and New York, but according to a Science North expert, they aren?t yet a problem in Greater Sudbury.