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City?s image to get extreme makeover

BY CRAIG GILBERT [email protected] Sudbury Saturday Night is no longer good enough. City council has agreed to spend $75,000 to buy the city a new image. That $75,000 could lever up to $2.

Seniors getting raise Jan. 1

Every little bit helps. Starting Jan. 1 Canada Pension Plan (CPP) and Old Age Security (OAS) benefit rates will be increased. Canadians already receiving CPP benefits as of December will get an increase of 3.2 per cent.

Break for Jetsgo customers

If you?re one of the unfortunate people who have had their vacation plans ruined by the Jetsgo bankruptcy, two of Northern Ontario?s busiest tourist attractions have gone out of their way to try and relieve some of the pain.

City issues extreme cold weather alert

The Elgin Street Mission is announcing an Extreme Cold Weather Alert on behalf of the City of Greater Sudbury. The high for today, Monday, Dec. 6 is minus 6. Minus temperatures are expected all week.

Sudbury Joint Venture finds opportunities in dormant mines

BY CRAIG GILBERT [email protected] A significant number of new jobs will be created once the now-dormant Levack mine is put back into production by the Sudbury Joint Venture.

Laurentian introduces science communication program

BY HEIDI ULRICHSEN [email protected] Artsy types might not want to admit it, but science has a profound impact on the world.

?Summit? meeting set for Monday

A summit meeting on the Sudbury Regional Hospital hosted by Minister of Health George Smitherman has been pushed to Monday evening due to the untimely death of Hamilton East MPP Dominic Agostino.

Family festivals start this weekend

BY CRAIG GILBERT [email protected] Adanac Ski HillÂ?s February full of festivals starts this weekend. Mayor Dave Courtemanche will be on hand for a skate with the mayor to kick off the party.

Mall tries to prevent Zellers move

A hearing is set for Thursday at the Sudbury courthouse where lawyers for Vista Sudbury Hotel Inc., which owns the Rainbow Outlet Centre, will ask a judge to grant an injunction to prevent Zellers from closing its doors May 15.

Retiree promotes Sudbury

Sirio Bacciaglia is an unofficial ambassador for Greater Sudbury. Sirio Bacciaglia attaches ore to sheet metal and adds a city logo pin to make a unique gift for visitors.