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Activist hopes inquest into poor woman's death will change the system

By Keith Lacey The inquest into the death of a poor Sudbury woman will be one of most revealing inquiries into how government policy affects poor people in Ontario, says the spokesperson for Sudbury's Committee to Remember Kimberly Rogers. Dr.

Police busy on local snowmobile trails

Police were out in force on the snowmobile trails this weekend checking for infractions and impaired riding. Police charged 23 people while out on patrol. Friday Feb.

Corruption charges levelled at Dokis First Nation reserve

BY HEIDI ULRICHSEN heidi@northernlife.ca Two dozen members of the Dokis First Nation near Noelville protested their concerns about corruption in their community at the Indian and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC) office on Regent St. Thursday.

Financier denied bail

By Keith Lacey Former Sudbury financier Pierre Montpellier has exhausted all avenues and will have to spend the next several months in jail awaiting trial on charges of bilking dozens of former clients of more than $6 million.

Montpellier could be home for Easter

By Keith Lacey After hearing three days of evidence, Justice Ian Gordon said Monday he wanted time to review all the information before deciding whether or not Pierre Montpellier should be granted bail.

Accused hit/run driver shows up late for trial

A Val Caron man charged in a fatal hit and run accident last spring, who didn't show up on time for his trial Thursday was arrested before being released on bail and a promise to appear for his next court appearance in two weeks.

Man tries to steal rig

A Sudbury man who tried, along with two other male friends, to steal a tractor-trailer outside a furniture warehouse last fall will find out how long he will have to spend in jail in early June.

Injustice revealed?

BY KEITH LACEY klacey@northernlife.

Fleeing financier Pierre Montpellier asking for bail

By Keith Lacey It will be a long weekend for the former Sudbury investment broker accused of bilking clients of more than $6 million. Pierre Montpellier will find out Monday if he will be released on bail.

Teen missing since Feb. 20

Aliscia Andersen Police are requesting public assistance in finding 15-year old Aliscia Andersen, who was last seen Feb. 20 at 9 pm at her foster home in Valley East.