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Reporter Rick Pusiak dead at 44

Northern Life is sad to announce the death of reporter Rick Pusiak. Rick Pusiak Pusiak, 44, was well known in Sudbury for his work during the past five years at Northern Life.

Library completes project to put history on Internet

By Diane Gilhula Thousands of old photographs celebrating our unique northern Ontario heritage are now only a click of a computer mouse away.

Youth Action Centre helped turn man?s troubled life around

BY KEITH LACEY Rick Dube says the respect and support he?s received at the Sudbury Action Centre for Youth has helped him turn his life around. Rick Dube and his girlfriend Heather Pilrainen will become parents in November.

Drivers must yield to buses

Failing to let a Sudbury Transit or Greyhound bus into traffic is no longer just bad Karma: a new provincial law means it will cost you $90, as well. Provincial legislation requiring motorists to yield to public transit buses came into effect Jan. 2.

Flour Mill man killed in apartment fire

A fire at a Flour Mill apartment building that claimed the life of Wilfrid Dupuis, 42, is under investigation by the criminal investigation branch of the Sudbury Police and the Ontario Fire Marshall?s office.

PC leadership candidate to visit

Jim Prentice, official candidate for the leadership of the Progressive Conservative Party of Canada will visit Sudbury tomorrow, March 17, He will participate in a meet and greet from 7 to 9 pm at the Ambassador Hotel on Falconbridge Road.

Retail union members, grocery store help striking Steelworkers? families

BY TRACEY DUGUAY [email protected] The Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union, with the help of local grocery stores, is donating $12,500 worth of food vouchers to families affected by the Steelworkers strike at Inco Ltd.

SRH back on track, supervisor leaving

It appears the Sudbury Regional Hospital?s financial house is in order.

Homeless Awareness Day is Wednesday

The Task Force on Emergency Shelters and Homelessness will hold its second annual Homelessness Awareness Day this Wednesday, Sept. 17, from 9 am to 4 pm at Market Square in downtown Sudbury.

Science North porcupine gets royal treatment

Science NorthÂ?s new porcupine Quillan is off to Toronto tomorrow to meet the Queen. The science centre is taking part in the Festival of Ontario at the National Trade Centre on Wednesday in honour of Queen ElizabethÂ?s Golden Jubilee.