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Diocese would like financial support to keep ?orphanage?

BY RICK PUSIAK Sudbury?s second oldest building has been saved from the wrecking ball ? at least for now. The city?s planning committee has turned down an application to demolish 38 Xavier St.

Gambling profits benefit Sudbury organizations

By Diane Gilhula The Ontario Trillium Foundation has announced that communities in Greater Sudbury, Manitoulin, Algoma, and Cochrane will benefit form grants totalling $621,000.

8/22/03 - Inco, Steelworkers on speaking terms

After more than three weeks without any discussion, the bargaining committee for Local 6500 of the United Steelworkers and negotiating team for Inco Ltd. are back talking.

Increased staff

The Emergency Department at the Sudbury Regional Hospital has prepared for increased demands for their services over the holiday season.

Falco ordered to reinstate first aid attendants

The Ministry of Labour has ruled Falconbridge Ltd. contravened provincial laws by cutting back on the number of first aid attendants on duty at mines and plants.

Sears ?home? store opens

SearsÂ? new furniture and appliances store opened Wednesday. It is part of the big box complex off Barrydowne Road. Sears Canada president Brent Hollister was at the opening ceremony to congratulate store manager, Doug Brown and his staff.

Inco honours strikers? vacations with pay

BY KEITH LACEY As the strike at Inco Ltd. enters week three, a large percentage of long-time members of Steelworkers Local 6500 have yet to feel the financial pinch.

Donors needed

The push is on for Canadian Blood Services (CBS) to reach its goal of 8,500 units of blood donated from across northeastern Ontario. CBS set the goal in May and the stretch drive begins Monday and continues over the next two weeks.

Food drive again sets new record

It started 15 years ago when Edgar Burton?s daughters came home from school and asked if they could collect food for the needy.

Saying goodbye to one of Sudbury?s oldest churches

By Rick Pusiak One of the oldest Roman Catholic churches in Sudbury will formally close on Sunday (Sept. 29). St. Clement will cease to exist as a parish and church at the end of the 11 am mass.