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Courtemanche elected to national board

City Councillor David Courtemanche has been elected to the Federation of Canadian MunicipalitiesÂ? national board of directors. He replaces Councillor Doug Craig who served on the board for five years.

New Super C location

The Loeb store at Lasalle Court has been converted into Sudbury?s second Super C discount supermarket. The newly renovated 41,000 square foot facility open Thursday.

Privatization ?creeping? into public heath care

BY DIANE GILHULA Sudbury Regional Hospital is ripe for privatization, according to one local union leader. BARLOW Joanne Arnold, president of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (C.U.P.E.

Employment up .4%

Statistic Canada unemployment figures taken for mid-April to mid-May shows employment in Sudbury is up by 0.4 per cent.

Motel wins award

The Comfort Inn Hwy 17, Sudbury, recently received the Gold Hospitality Award from Choice Hotels Canada Inc. (Choice Canada). This award is presented annually to properties that exceed Choice?s tough quality assurance standards.

Express News: 30-year old studies advised widening Highway 69 S.

Sudbury?s MPP Rick Bartolucci has discovered some information for his campaign for the four-laning of Highway 69 from Parry Sound to the city limits.

Housing starts up 43 per cent

Sudbury housing starts continued their brisk pace in June bringing the first half of 2002 to a successful conclusion. Figures released by the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation shows new housing starts are way up by 47.

New location for Leprechaun

Anne McNamara McGee and Diane Gouchie, owners of The Leprechaun, have chosen a large and more central location on The Kingsway to better serve their many loyal customers in Greater Sudbury.

Dutch never forgot Canada?s sacrifice

BY KELLY LOUISEIZE In September of this year, almost 60 years after the Second World War, the Dutch government recovered the bodies of Canadian Warrant Officer Robert Benjamin Moulton, Flight Sergeants Joseph White and Joseph Adrien Thibaudeau.

War pensioners donation

The Sudbury branch of the War Pensioners of Canada recently made a donation to the chaplaincy, long-term care facilities at 1476 Sparks St.