Sudbury

Sudbury district geologist Dan Farrow of the Ontario Geological Survey examines a mineral sample at his office near Laurentian University. Farrow said there are a number of potential Sudbury Basin deposits that could be developed in the near future, including Glencore's Errington and Vermilion projects.
Sudbury Basin largely unexplored: geologist Despite occupying one of the most mineral-rich areas of the world, large swaths of the Sudbury basin have remained unexplored.Dan Farrow, the Sudbury District geologist with the Ontario Geological Survey, said Vale and Glencore hold a large number of patented mineral claims for tracts of land in the basin that only they can explore.Because both companies have a number of productive mines in the camp, they haven't yet bothered to explore many of these prospective areas.The patented claims – whic...

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Laurentian gets patent for medical test
Laurentian University has been awarded a patent for the RNA Disruption Assay (RDATM), a technology that aids in the treatment of breast cancer. The test was developed by Laurentian University professor Dr. Amadeo Parissenti and by his research associate Dr. Baoqing Guo of Health Sciences North....
Media outlets partner to expand Northern news network
Laurentian Publishing Ltd. in Sudbury and Village Media Inc. of Sault Ste. Marie have teamed up to expand a powerful network of online news sites across Northern Ontario featuring local, regional, and national news.The new joint marketing venture brings together Villiage Media’s online news bra...
Sudbury inventor pitching to Dragons
Sudbury’s Alicia Woods, who designs coveralls for women, will pitch her product on the season premiere of the TV show Dragons’ Den on Oct. 15.Woods launched Covergalls — a coverall tailored to fit a woman’s shape and meet her personal needs — in 2013 after being dissatisfied with the garments a...
Sudbury travel company caters to wintery outdoor adventures
According to its owners, Sudbury's travel and tourism company, Lure of the North, is unique in Canada.Husband and wife Dave and Kielyn Marrone started the business in 2011 to give visitors a chance to explore Northern Ontario's natural winter landscape in the traditional fashion perfected by North ...


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Watermain repairs will may affect water
A watermain valve repair on Paris Street this Sunday, Oct. 26, from 6 a.m. to midnight may cause lower than normal pressure and possibly some discolored water. Residents in the area are advised to check water for clarity prior to starting laundry or dishwashers. Water can be cleared of excess...
Cooler weekend weather
Partial cloud cover is predicted for Friday evening, and there is a 40-per-cent chance of showers overnight. The overnight low will be 7 C. Saturday will be cloudy with a 40-per-cent chance of showers and a temperature high of 11 C and a low of 3 C.A mix of sun...
Lockerby back at it for 19th year!
Lockerby Composite School held a motivational assembly on Oct 15 to kick off the 19th annual "Kids Caring for Kids" campaign.Lockerby students and teachers will canvass Sudbury and surrounding communities Oct 30. The school is hoping to beat last year's $6000 goal. In addition to the drive next week, the...
Deni wants to focus on the basics in schools
Press releaseLocal Catholic School Trustee candidate, Nancy Deni, would like to see the curriculum focus on the basics once again. As a graduate of Laurentian University’s Commerce program with substantial investment industry experience, Deni knows firsthand the importance of good math and grammar skills. “I think it’s...
Greater Sudbury deserves new management: Melanson
Press releaseMayoral candidate Dan Melanson announced today that, when elected, he wants to begin the process of reorganizing the current departmental structures including senior management positions, roles and responsibilities. Starting at the top, Melanson wants to hire a new Chief Administrative Officer for Greater Sudbury. Melanson points out that many...
Diversity is a driver for Greater Sudbury, Dupuis says
Press releaseRon Dupuis believes that attracting newcomers to our city and helping them integrate into their communities and workplaces will help grow economic diversification across the Greater City of Sudbury. His goal is to create a prosperous environment where inclusivity and diversity are harmonized in a welcoming, caring, accessible and...
Youth a priority for the city, Dupuis says
Press releaseRon Dupuis wants to build up the City of Greater Sudbury. He believes that the future of our city needs our youth to become more engaged. Ron Dupuis is an advocate for youth initiatives in the City of Greater Sudbury. He now wants to take his experience, knowledge and...
Huska: City staff need to feel free to speak out
Press ReleaseOne topic on every candidates list this election is transparency at City Hall. It is imperative that staff working at Tom Davies Square can speak up about inefficiencies and issues that pertain to a variety of concerns regardless of the level of importance. As Jeff Huska explains, “the city...
Stand up and reduce hydro rates
Press releaseSUDBURY – Ward One candidate Chris Spry has noticed that residents across most of the west end have a lot in common – huge hydro rates. With a long and cold winter in the forecast, bills are getting bigger and something needs to be done.“I’ve been knocking on doors...
New councillors must realize their roles, responsibilities: Kirwan
Press releaseToo many candidates for Council focus on their role as part of a group of 13 people who are charged with sitting on committees and making major decisions on policies, by-laws and budget matters that will affect the entire City of Greater Sudbury. While that is undoubtedly an important...

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