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Northwood walk-in clinic opens

BY KIM ST. EVE The Northwood Health Care Medical Walk-in Clinic on Lasalle Boulevard had its official opening Wednesday. Dr. Pierre Bonin, along with Dr. Paul Fredette, Dr. Dennis Reich, and Dr. Paul Rheault, are operating the clinic.

Med school dean tops Sudbury?s $100,000+ list

BY KEITH LACEY [email protected] The man responsible for bringing Canada?s first medical school in 30 yeas from conception to reality is the City of Greater Sudbury?s highest paid civil servant. Dr.

Lights out in Cambrian Heights

As many as 200 homes were affected by a power outage Sunday afternoon in -20 C temperatures.

Province provides cash to aid mental-health care crisis

BY HEATHER CAMPBELL Mental health services in this city are back in the hands of Sudbury decision makers.

PSAC workers at tax centre could walk next week

BY KEITH LACEY [email protected] Close to 1,400 unionized workers at Sudbury?s Taxation Centre could be on the picket line next week if the federal government?s Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) doesn?t improve its financial offer.

Disabled need stronger voice

I woke up one morning unable to move, in strange surroundings with an oxygen mask on my face, hooked to monitors, nurses wearing masks and a priest beside my bed with a Bible in his hand mumbling.

Summer is construction season

The following is a weekly update of new and ongoing road construction projects released by the City of Greater Sudbury.

Chamber happy about no tolls

The Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce says it is pleased the Ontario government will not consider putting a toll to pay for the four-laning of Highway 69.

Canine Spirit awes animal clinic staff

BY HEIDI ULRICHSEN [email protected] Spirit is a dog who has the will to live.

Falco?s Nickel Rim expected to be operational by 2009

BY KEITH LACEY [email protected] The nickel mining industry is notorious for going in cycles. The pendulum is swinging upward at Falconbridge Ltd.'s Sudbury operations and expected to stay there for years to come.