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Laurentian's Alphonse-Raymond Building will feature food services area that can accommodate more than 100 students. It is seen here in an architectural rendering.
Laurentian aims to complete campus modernization in 2016By December 2016 Laurentian University expects to complete an ambitious campus modernization project that will change the way students and faculty interact with each other and the spaces around them.Timmins-based Cy Rheault Construction won the contract for the project's $34-million construction phase.The contractor has carried out work at Laurentian in the past; it contributed to the first phase of the School of Architecture and did renovations to the Single Student Residence in 2014.Brad Park...

Sudbury

Dragons’ Den auditions coming to Sudbury Feb. 20
Budding Northern Ontario entrepreneurs will have an opportunity to pitch their business ideas for a chance to appear on the TV show Dragons’ Den during auditions in Sudbury later this month.Auditions will be held on Saturday, Feb. 20 at the Best Western hotel in downtown Sudbury. It is the onl...
Laurentian to help train Ivory Coast mine workers
Laurentian University’s Goodman School of Mines has forged an agreement to provide training and education to mine workers in Ivory Coast, Africa.Representatives of the university signed a memorandum of collaboration with representatives from the Groupement des professionnels des mines de Côte d’...
Sudbury firm wins awards for engineering
A Sudbury firm has been recognized for engineering excellence.R.V. Anderson (RVA) was recognized by the Ontario Public Works Association (OPWA) during its annual awards presentation on Jan. 28.The firm earned one award for work on the Sudbury wastewater treatment plant upgrades, which involved...
Laurentian offering more bilingual programming in fall 2016
Laurentian University students in Sudbury are looking forward to new programming in the fall of 2016 that will allow them to take a range of professional programming in both French and English.“It encourages students to put as many tools in their toolbox to be successful in their career and to ...


Sudbury News from NorthernLife.ca

Churchgoers flock to All Nations Church opening
After years of planning and preparation, many parishioners with Sudbury's All Nations Church were turned away from the parking lot at the state-of-the-art new building on St. Raphael Street because it had filled up 20 minutes before the first service got underway.But that didn't stop throngs of devoted churchgoers from...
Get your groove on with Tara Luz Danse
The contemporary dance company Tara Luz Danse invites Sudburians of all ages to experience the excitement of movement and enjoy excerpts from its latest works as it presents En studio avec nous (Step into the studio) Feb. 28.The performance takes place at 2 p.m. in Collège Boréal’s concert hall. Founded...
90s prison stint inspired former Sudburian's new single
About two decades ago now, Mark Stansfield was arrested in a big drug bust in the Sudbury area, and was sentenced to spend a couple years in prison at Millhaven, near Kingston, Ont.With a lot of time on his hands, Stansfield, a Sudbury-based musician who had his own group, Stansfield...
Man gets backhoe stuck in local lake
A 26-year-old man made matters worse Saturday evening when he tried to free his truck, which was stuck on Whitewater Lake, by using a backhoe.The backhoe sunk into the ice, police said.The Greater Sudbury Police Service found out about the incident Sunday morning after receiving a tip from a citizen.Police...
Two dead after snowmobile collision near Alban
Two people are dead after a snowmobile collision on the Murdock River, near the community of Alban on Saturday, Feb. 6.Members of the OPP Noelville detachment responded to the incident shortly after 6:30 p.m.A 42-year-old man was traveling in a snowmobile near some ice fishing huts and collided with a...
Sudbury’s Spirits high after ending long road trip with a win
The long bus ride back to Sudbury from Saginaw will be a positive one for the Sudbury Wolves as they were able to come away with four of a possible six points over their three game road swing.Sudbury doubled up the Saginaw Spirit 6-3 last night giving the Pack their...
Wolves remember long-time office manager
The Sudbury Wolves organization mourns the loss of long-time office manager Eunice Watson, the team said in a press release.Watson lost her short battle with cancer on Feb. 3, 2016. She started working for the Wolves in the 1970s.“Mrs. Watson will long be remembered for her hardwork and dedication...
OPP issue multiple driving charges Jan. 30 to Feb. 3
OPP officers issued multiple charges against drivers in the Sudbury area licence between Jan. 30 and Feb. 3 for driving while under the influence of alcohol, driving with a suspended licence and failing to complete a commercial vehicle inspection.On Jan. 30 OPP officers found a 36-year-old male driver from Chelmsford...
Police warn drivers not to drink and drive Super Bowl Sunday
The Greater Sudbury Police Service will have checkpoints in place as part of the RIDE program on Sunday, police said.“Enjoy Super Bowl but please do not drink and drive,” said a press ...
Lady Wolves tune up for stretch run
With one final tournament before the real fun begins, the Sudbury Midget "AA" Lady Wolves made the most of it.Travelling to Québec for the tradition that is the Limoilou Tournament, the local crew got rolling early, beating the André Larendeau Boomeran 3-1 on goals from Kiana Verbiwski, Makayla Gratton and Meagan McGaughey.Loryn Pearson...
You think your neighbours are animals?
A family near Espanola has made a new friend, who seems to have no intentions of leaving any time soon.Jim and Sue Sutinen were first visited by a young moose cow, who they have dubbed “Millie” last August and the animal has since taken up residence near their home on...
Cat in the trap: animals go missing in New Sudbury
Concerns are swirling around the safety of pets and children alike for a few New Sudbury residents.As many as five cats went missing last year in the Agincourt Avenue and Hastings Crescent area and one resident's cat had to have a toe amputated after being caught in a small trap...
City kicks off Healthy Kids Community Challenge
The city kicked off its participation in the province's Healthy Kids Community Challenge with a variety of outdoor winter activities at the James Jerome Complex Saturday. In January Sudbury joined 45 communities in Ontario the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care would fun to promote physical activity and healthy...
Take the plunge with Greater Sudbury Police
Greater Sudbury Police Service will be hosting their third annual Polar Plunge on March 5 in partnership with HOT 93.5 and the Sudbury Police Association. The Polar Plunge allows participants the opportunity to jump into the frigid waters of Ramsey Lake in order to raise awareness for Special Olympics Ontario....
Ontario Northland hiring in North Bay
Ontario Northland will host a job fair in North Bay on Wednesday, Feb. 17 to fill a number of vacancies, including nine production worker positions.“This is an exciting time for Ontario Northland,” said Ontario Northland president and CEO Corina Moore, in a press release. “There is a lot of...

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