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Federal candidates take aim

BY HEIDI ULRICHSEN [email protected] The New Democrat candidate for Nickel Belt will focus on getting results for the people of his riding and holding the Liberals accountable for the sponsorship scandal during the election campaign.

Slopes and hopes at Adanac Ski Hill

BY SCOTT HADDOW [email protected] Slap on the skis because it's only two weeks until the grand opening of the revamped Adanac Ski Hill.

Inco announces plans to meet with investment community

(CNW) Inco Limited announced today that it will be participating in a conference and a meeting with representatives of the investment community on Dec. 8 and Dec. 12 respectively.

Citizens voice concerns over proposed construction

A citizen's group with homes in the city's South End is holding a public meeting Tuesday evening to voice concerns over a major road construction project scheduled to begin next spring.

Hospitals warns residents to be wary of telemarketing scam

Sudbury Regional Hospital is warning Sudbury residents to beware of an Alberta-based company calling itself Healing Hands Busy Book.

CPR Christmas train rolls into town Monday

The 2005 CPR Holiday Train will roll into Greater Sudbury's downtown station on Elgin St. Monday, Dec. 5 at 5:45 pm.

Mining association president to speak

The fifth seminar in the NORCAT / Northern Ontario Business Opportunity Breakfast Series (NNOS) is planned for Tuesday, Dec. 6. Chris Hodgson, president of the Ontario Mining Association (OMA), will give a presentation.

To Russia with love

BY SCOTT HADDOW [email protected] At 57, pastor Eric McGrath wanted a new challenge to test his faith. Lively?s Rev. Eric McGrath will be moving to Cambridge. His new post will allow him to share his faith with Russians.

2005 is Year of the Veteran

BY KEITH LACEY [email protected] Wally Cole doesn?t believe what he did 65 years ago was a big deal, but millions of Canadians disagree. West Horobin, who served from 1941-1945, shares his story with his great-niece Lisa Henry.

New Rexall store opens

Canada?s largest pharmacy retailer, Katz Group Canada, has opened a new concept Rexall Drug Store in Val Caron. Grand opening celebrations take place this weekend and Monday, and again next weekend.