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Student business show

Sudbury?s Visions committee is showcasing the best and brightest young entrepreneurial talent with its sixth annual business show for Grade 6, 7 and 8 students Tuesday at Tom Davies Square.

Sudbury left out

For the second year in a row, Sudbury has been left out of the Door Open Ontario Guide, a government publication that highlights tourism in Ontario communities. Shelley Martel, Nickel Belt MPP has expressed her concern about the publication.

Hospital chief of staff checking out

Sudbury Regional Hospital is losing two of its key staff members. bottom Dr. David Boyle Chief of staff, Dr. David Boyle, announced his decision to resign about two weeks ago.

Women wanted to talk about mid-life challenges

The Sudbury Women?s Centre in partnership with the Older Women?s Network will be hosting a focus group on economic security for mid-life women July 11.

Grants awarded

Persona Communications has announced this year?s recipients of over $24,000 in grants through its economic assistance program. The program is designed to help community groups fund planned capital works projects.

Professor named Franco-Ontarian of Year

By Rick Pusiak No one spoke French in Robert DicksonÂ?s house when he was growing up in the 1950s in the small community of Erin near Guelph. In fact, the Toronto-born lad went by the name Bob or Bobby for years.

Mother Nature not kind to boat races

By Keith Lacey Outdoor events such as powerboat racing can often succeed or fail depending on the whims of Mother Nature.

Screaming winds, not screaming engines, focus during powerboat races

High winds and rough water played havoc with the 11th annual Molson Powerboat Championships held in Azilda this weekend. The races started on Saturday as planned, but were cut short due to the treacherous conditions on Whitewater Lake.

Yes to success

Cambrian College?s Glenn Crombie Centre for disability services is hosting a Yes to Success event on Thursday, June 6.

Goodbye Cougars

Northeastern Secondary closed this week for good. (Right) Stephanie Oldham, music teacher Norm McIntosh and Alex McPhee hitchhiking to their new school, Confederation in Val Caron.