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English teachers? college to open this September

BY KEITH LACEY Laurentian University will offer a bachelor of education program in English starting this fall.

House provides hope

A Sudbury group home has received more than $20,000 from Human Resources Development Canada to hire a research co-ordinator. The group home, Hope House, will receive the funds under HRDC?s Job Creation Partnerships program.

Hospital review deadline extended

The deadline to complete the Sudbury Regional Hospital?s operation review has been pushed back to the end of August. The final date has now been set for Aug. 28.

David Suzuki to visit Sudbury

Canada?s best known environmentalist David Suzuki will visit Sudbury Nov. 4. David Suzuki The chair of the David Suzuki Foundation, Suzuki is an award-winning scientist, environmentalist, broadcaster and author.

Sudbury going totally smoke-free

Next to the controversial bylaw limiting the number of dogs in any house, the most heated debate at city hall during 2002 had to be the one that revolved around a motion to make Sudbury smoke free.

Firefighters honoured

A total of 19 members of the Greater Sudbury Fire Services received their Long Service Medal during an investiture ceremony hosted by the Office of the Fire Marshal Thursday evening at the Howard Johnson Hotel.

Chilly Beach Week

Chilly Beach is SudburyÂ?s first national animated television series. It is being developed out of their office at the Sudbury Technology Centre in downtown Sudbury.

?If we don?t wine, dine and entertain physicians, they won?t come?

BY MICHAEL JAMES Sudbury?s medical community and the mayor?s office are banking on an attractive incentive program and good old-fashioned northern hospitality to attract more physicians and health care professionals to our community.

New ?preemie? hospital policy causes hardship for local families

BY TRACEY DUGUAY Three weeks have passed since Maria Cimino touched or spoke to her tiny, premature daughter Julia. New father Guerino Cimino holds his tiny daughter Julia, who only weighed one pound, eight ounces at birth.

Rewarding ?smart? restaurants

ItÂ?s a new year and the Sudbury and District Health Unit is looking for new Eat Smart! restaurants.