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Historic building saved

BY MICHAEL JAMES [email protected] Don Houle, a former resident of the Maison dÂ?Youville orphanage, is glad the building is going to be spared the wrecking ball.

Women?s home receives money

Native people make up more than 25 per cent of the city?s homeless population, with a larger portion of this number consisting of women and children.

Labour leader receives prestigious award

BY MICHAEL JAMES [email protected] In honouring local union boss Robin W.

Heritage buildings opening to public

Sudbury will hold its first Open Doors event Saturday, Sept. 20 and Sunday, Sept. 21 between 10 am and 4 pm. The former Moses Block, now home to 50 Carleton, an advertising agency, will be part of the Doors Open Sudbury 2003 tour.

Everyone?s talking about wind energy

Wind energy grabbed the attention of citizens, city council and the media in 2002 because it marked a second sea change in how Sudburians view this city.

Investment conference open to public

The fifth annual Northern Summit for Financial and Investment Professionals takes place this weekend at the Ramada Inn.

Med school will give edge to northerners

BY CRAIG GILBERT [email protected] The Northern Ontario Medical School has put out a call to fill its halls. At a videoconference symposium Thursday, NOMS directors said student and faculty recruitment efforts for a 2005 opening have begun. Dr.

Big Nickel moving back home May 10

One of Sudbury?s most recognized landmarks, the Big Nickel, will once again be on the move as it is returned to its permanent home at Dynamic Earth Saturday, May 10.

Company applies to rezone land for industrial park ?lite?

BY CRAIG GILBERT [email protected] Pioneer Construction wants to put in a new light industrial park south off The Kingsway near the Highway 17 bypass.

Let?s call it uptown

Things are looking so bright for downtown Sudbury, they may have to change the name to ?uptown.? Paul Seccaspina of Oraclepoll delivered good news at the annual meeting of the Sudbury Metro Centre Wednesday night.