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Cliffs Natural Resources is considering selling its Ring of Fire chromite properties, and a Toronto junior miner operating in the remote region of Ontario said it’s arranging the financing to take control of the project.KWG president-CEO Frank Smeenk told the Globe and Mail newspaper he has discussed a transaction with new Cliffs boss Lourenco Goncalves, who is eager ...

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Sep 19, 2014

AMRIC begins clinical trial for heart disease and stroke

Dr. Francisco Diaz-Mitoma, CEO and chief scientific director of the Advanced Medical Research Institute of Canada, says a new clinical trial in Sudbury could change the way doctors treat heart disease. File photo.

The Advanced Medical Research Institute of Canada (AMRIC) has launched a clinical trial to reduce he...

Sep 18, 2014

Elections expert says negative campaigns don't translate into more votes

Mayoral candidate Brian Bigger speaks at a news conference near the Greater Sudbury Transit garage Sept. 4. Bigger said transit drivers are worried the new garage wasn't measured property and the mirrors on the buses would break. Not true, the city said, and demonstrated during a tour of the garage a short while later. File photo.

 While study after study has shown negative campaigning doesn't work, an expert in Ontario politics ...

Sep 18, 2014

Brian Bigger fact check

Alone among candidates for mayor, Brian Bigger, who is on unpaid leave from his job as the city's auditor general, has been accused by three of his high-profile opponents of being less than ...

Sep 18, 2014

Think big, urges architect

Bruce Kuwabara, a founding partner with KPMB Architects, answered students questions after he gave the inaugural lecture for this year's Laurentian University School of Architecture lecture series. Photo by Jonathan Migneault.

Toronto-based architect Bruce Kuwabara kicked off the Laurentian University School of Architecture's...

Sep 18, 2014

Frost tonight, sun tomorrow

Friday is predicted to be sunny with a mix of sun and cloud in the morning. The high for the day will be 13 C.

Thursday will continue to be mainly sunny with clear skies and frost. The temperature will be at a l...

Sep 18, 2014

FedNor antes up $39K for downtown indie cinema

Sudbury Downtown Independent Cinema Co-operative project manager Beth Mairs speaks at a Sept. 18 press conference announcing a $39,857 FedNor grant supporting the initiative. Photo by Heidi Ulrichsen.

The project manager for the Sudbury Downtown Independent Cinema Co-operative said she's thrilled wit...

Sep 18, 2014

City looks to rent arena dehumidifiers to prevent fog-outs

The Sudbury Wolves were forced to practise in a fog-filled arena in September 2013 prior to their home-opener on Sept. 20 when the game was cancelled due to the foggy situation. File photo.

Since a game was cancelled in 2013 because of fog, Greater Sudbury has been looking for a company th...

Sep 18, 2014

Cliffs wants out of the Ring of Fire

Cliffs Natural Resources is considering selling its Ring of Fire chromite properties, and a Toronto junior miner operating in the remote region of Ontario said it’s arranging the financing to take control of the project.

Cliffs Natural Resources is considering selling its Ring of Fire chromite properties, and a Toronto ...

Sep 18, 2014

Dinner raises $75,000 for AMRIC

Research at the Advanced Medical Research Institute of Canada (AMRIC) got a $75,000 boost thanks to a successful first Joie de vivre fundraising event Sept. 11. File photo.

Health Sciences North's inaugural Joie de vivre fundraising event on Sept. 11 raised $75,000 for res...

Sep 18, 2014

Co-operative a step closer to independent cinema

The Sudbury Downtown Independent Cinema Co-operative Corporation (SDICCC) has taken a step toward their goal of a new cinema thanks to funding from the Federal Economic Development Initiative for Northern Ontario (FedNor).

The Sudbury Downtown Independent Cinema Co-operative Corporation (SDICCC) has taken a step toward th...

Sep 17, 2014

Frost advisory in effect for Sudbury

Overnight is expected to be partly cloudy at 0 C with frost. Thursday is predicted to be sunny with a high of 11 C and a low of 5 C.

Environment Canada has issued a frost advisory for Greater Sudbury and vicinity, so bundle up and ta...

Sep 17, 2014

Home-care system broken, says Gélinas

A new Statistics Canada study found that 461,000 Canadians age 15 or over did not receive any of the help they needed for their chronic conditions in 2012. File photo.

A new Statistics Canada study regarding Canadians' access to home care, and the quality of that care...

Sep 17, 2014

Dominion Drive reduced to one lane

Shouldering on Dominion Drive between Frost Avenue and 1.5 km east will reduce traffic to one lane from Wednesday, Sept. 17 to Friday, Sept. 19 at 7 p.m.CP Railway will be performing repairs...

Sep 17, 2014

Bigger vows tax freeze in first year if elected mayor

If elected mayor, Brian Bigger says he will freeze property taxes for the first year of his term. Photo by Darren MacDonald.

Vowing there will be “no sacred cows,” mayoral candidate Brian Bigger pledged to freeze taxes for th...

Sep 17, 2014

Fall edition of Sudbury Living is available now

The Fall edition of Sudbury Living is available now.

Between the covers, read about Season Two of the made-in-Sudbury television show "Hard Rock Medical....

Sep 17, 2014

Breast cancer survivor pushes more research

Breast cancer survivor Kimberley Wahamaa, right, has planned a number of events to raise funds for breast cancer research through the Northern Cancer Foundation. On Halloween, the Boo'bs and Beards event will encourage men to paint their beards pink in support of people fighting breast cancer. Supplied photo.

For the second time, a local breast cancer survivor will share her story with medical students at th...

Sep 17, 2014

Sudbury votes: Get election info at NorthernLife.ca

NorthernLife.ca's special election section features an interactive map to make finding candidates in your ward easier.

To help you make the most informed choice you can during this municipal election, NorthernLife.ca ha...

Sep 17, 2014

Boil water advisory for Markstay

The Sudbury and District Health Unit has issued a boil water advisory for all residents of Markstay who draw their water from the municipal water system. File photo.

The Sudbury and District Health Unit has issued a boil water advisory for all residents of Markstay ...

Sep 16, 2014

Traffic calming reduces speed, number of vehicles on Attlee Avenue

After traffic calming measures were introduced in 2013, the number of vehicles taking Attlee Avenue from Gemmell Street dropped by 24 per cent, to 4,026 a day. There was a 12 per cent drop from Belfry Avenue, where the total vehicles entering the roadway each day dipped to 5,426. File photo.

 Traffic-calming measures on Attlee Avenue has led to a significant drop in both traffic volumes on ...

Sep 16, 2014

Gas leak in Azilda

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On Tuesday, September 16, 2014 at approximately 3:20 p.m. the Greater Sudbury Police Service and Fir...

Sep 16, 2014

Sun, clouds and a touch of frost Wednesday

Wednesday, expect a few showers beginning in the morning. The high will be 10 C. Partly cloudy skies are predicted for the rest of the day, with a low of plus 1 C with frost.

Tonight will be partly cloudy, with the high at 16 C and the low at 4 C.Wednesday, expect a few show...

Sep 16, 2014

Dupuis commits to 'power team for economic development'

Ron Dupuis announces he's seeking the mayor's seat in this file photo. In a release Tuesday, Dupuis says he has a plan to develop Sudbury's economy and attract new business to the city.

In a release Tuesday, mayoral candidate Ron Dupuis says he has a plan to develop Sudbury's economy a...

Sep 16, 2014

Road work shutting down various lanes

Manhole repair will close the inside lane on Notre Dame Avenue at St. Charles Street Wednesday, Sept. 17 from 2 a.m. until Thursday, Sept. 18 at noon.Patching work will create lane closures ...

Sep 16, 2014

Nearly 500K Canadians fall through home care cracks: Stats Can

According to a new Statistics Canada study called “Canadians with unmet home care needs,” 461,000 Canadians age 15 or older did not receive the help they needed for their chronic conditionis in 2012. File photo.

Nearly half a million Canadians who needed help or home care for a chronic condition did not receive...

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