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Eldon Gainer retires from municipal politics

A veteran municipal politician is kissing city hall goodbye this fall. Ward 1 Councillor Eldon Gainer has decided not to run in the upcoming municipal elections.
Sudbury man remembered at weekend BBQ

Sudbury man remembered at weekend BBQ

BY HEIDI ULRICHSEN If David Hickey was still alive, his mother said he would have been the life of the party at a barbecue held in his memory at the Falconbridge Legion on Saturday.

Mayoral debate planned for Oct. 24

The Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce will hold a mayoral debate on Oct. 24 at 7 pm in the council chambers at Tom Davies Square. All of the mayoral candidates are being asked to participate.

CVRD boss optimistic of Inco takeover

Companhia Vale do Rio Doce (CVRD), the Brazilian mining giant bidding for control of Inco Ltd. said it expects to receive regulatory clearances from competition committees in Europe and Canada prior to the Oct. 16 takeover deadline.

Art Gallery of Sudbury faces annual deficit

BY BILL BRADLEY The Art Gallery of Sudbury is looking forward to another year of growth, but they are facing financial challenges said board members and staff at an annual general meeting.

City image campaign wins national award

The Economic Developers Association of Canada (EDAC) has presented Greater Sudbury with the top award for its my!sudbury image campaign.

Dow Pool temporarily closed for maintenance

Effective immediately, the Dow Pool will be temporarily closed to the public in order to perform unexpected repairs to the ceiling and roof. The pool will reopen on Monday morning. Phone the city on Monday Oct. 2, to confirm the reopening time.

Missing lotto ticket set to expire

(CNW) Time is running out to claim a second prize worth $50,000 for a PAYDAY ticket sold one year ago in Northern Ontario. Players have one year from the original draw date to claim their prize. The winning numbers for the Thursday, Oct.

Dynamic Earth finalist for tourism award

(CNW) Sudbury’s Dynamic Earth is one of the finalists in the 2006 TIAC National Awards for Tourism Excellence.
116 jobs cut in Espanola

116 jobs cut in Espanola

BY KEITH LACEY Espanola is a town on the verge of a nervous breakdown. A day after the town’s major employer, Domtar Inc.