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Cancer survivor earns prestigious scholarship

BY SCOTT HUNTER HADDOW [email protected] Nearly two years after she went into remission, Sudbury resident Sara Kowalski is about to embark on the next phase of her life, and is doing so in academic style.

Omega closing second office

The company which opened the first call centre in Sudbury is being forced to close one of its Sudbury centres. Omega Direct Response Inc. has been unable to properly staff a second Sudbury site, said a company official.

Poverty activist to visit city

One of Canada?s most outspoken poverty activists is coming to Sudbury, Saturday. John Clarke, organizer of the Ontario Coalition Against Poverty, will be speaking on resisting state repression and fighting to win the continuing war on the poor.

Hospital buys equipment with donated funds

BY KERRY ASSINIWE Another major donation has been made to SudburyÂ?s Heart and Soul Campaign, this one from Bell Canada.

Strike hasn?t affected SNO project at Creighton Mine

BY KEITH LACEY It hasn?t been easy, but work on one of the world?s largest and most unique scientific projects has managed to continue despite the labour dispute between Inco and Local 6500 of the United Steelworkers of America.

Flu shot campaign kicks off

The Sudbury and District Health Unit is launching its fourth annual free flu immunization program to make sure people can protect themselves and those around them during the upcoming influenza season. The first clinic took place on Monday, Oct. 20.

Express news

Bus fare increase Ticket and cash fares for Greater Sudbury Transit will increase five cents effective Wednesday, January 1st, 2003. Monthly passes will increase by $1.

Unions file complaint

Mine Mill CAW 598 and the USWA Local 2020 have filed a joint complaint with the Ministry of Labour against Falconbridge Ltd. The company has reduced the number of emergency first aid attendants to one from two per shift.

Former LU president tells his parents' story

The former president of Laurentian University has written a book about his father, Dr. Charles H. Best, a co-discoverer of insulin, and his mother. Paintings by Charles H.

Take a seat!

The Association of Canadian Travellers/United Commercial Travellers Council 1051 (Sudbury) donated 15 new park benches valued at $13,500 to Project Careshares of the City of Greater Sudbury for Bell ParkÂ?s boardwalk.