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NL poll shows support strong for Liberals

BY HEIDI ULRICHSEN [email protected] Liberal incumbents Diane Marleau and Ray Bonin may be heading back to Ottawa after the votes are tallied up in the federal election later this month.

Holiday affects garbage collection schedule

There will be no household garbage collection and all area landfill sites will close on Victoria Day, May 24. Areas of the former Town of Walden that normally have garbage collection on Monday will have service on Tuesday, May 25.

Anti-pesticides people to meet

The citizens action group, Pesticide Free Sudbury, will hold its first general meeting, Saturday, Dec. 10, 7 pm at the Sudbury Arts Council office at 124 Cedar St.

Community needed to run radio station

BY JASON THOMPSON [email protected] CKLU (96.7 FM) has grown into a thriving entity on the radio dial since its humble beginnings in a Laurentian University dorm room 21 years ago. Clay Campbell takes to the streets to promote CKLU.

CAW meeting

CAW meeting with ministers Sudbury?s United Church ministers will be learning more about efforts to unionize at a meeting with the Canadian Auto Workers Union today.

Biodiesel plant to be built on The Kingsway

BY BILL BRADLEY [email protected] Just in time for Earth Day, Sudbury has received a big dazzling green gift from MPP Ray Bonin. Bonin told Northern Life that thanks to $1.

Contest encourages kids to think creatively

Northern Life is excited to participate in the Youth Action on Climate Change Contest. The contest is aimed at getting young people to think about climate change issues and Greater Sudbury's One-Tonne Challenge for Youth.

Tales of lives lived

BY VICKI GILHULA [email protected] Much of SudburyÂ?s rich history is buried - literally- where Regent Street meets Lorne in a sleepy plot of land surrounded by the hustle and bustle of the 21st century.

New website promotes Sudbury

BY KEITH LACEY [email protected] John Lindsay has always felt Sudbury is a great place to visit, work and live. LINDSAY He also believes that if our leaders did a better job of promoting this fact, we?d get even more visitors than we already do.

Inco optimistic about future; Projects could create 600 jobs by 2015

BY KEITH LACEY [email protected] With nickel prices expected to remain strong into the foreseeable future, Inco Ltd. has renewed its commitment to developing two new operating mines within the next decade.