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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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Sudbury chamber seeking award nominees
The Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce will accept nominations for its 18th annual Business Excellence Awards until Jan. 9.The awards recognize businesses and entrepreneurs whose achievements and contributions to the community distinguish them from their peers.Categories include Business Start...
Sudbury filmmaker a success on largest screen possible
David Lickley estimates his movies have made around $100 million over the course of his 20-year career as a filmmaker.An impressive feat, considering his movies aren't typically screened in conventional movie theatres.Instead, Lickley belongs to a small group of filmmakers who make large-format IMA...
Sudbury resident answers his call of duty
Jamie Parent has what many people would call a dream job.The Sudbury resident is a senior software engineer with Raven Software, a video game studio owned by Activision, which publishes blockbuster titles like the Call of Duty series and Destiny.The last game Parent worked on was Call of Duty: Adva...
Laurentian honours political leaders at fall convocation
A renowned First Nations political leader and a veteran Sudbury politician were awarded honorary doctorates at Laurentian University’s fall convocation ceremonies in Sudbury on Nov. 1. A former national chief of the Assembly of First Nations, Phil Fontaine was awarded a Doctorate of Laws (hono...


Sudbury News from NorthernLife.ca

Thousands turn out for glimpse of Santa
Four-year-old Mason Dilella was waiting for just one man during this year's Greater Sudbury Santa Claus Parade — the jolly old elf himself.Despite his tender years, though, Mason said he realizes the parade Santa isn't the real one. “It's just a pretend Santa, because the real Santa is at the...
$700 in food collected during Trick or Eat drive
Volunteers collected more than $700 worth of non-perishable food items and a $20 cash donation during Capreol's first annual Trick or Eat Food Drive Nov. 2.The donations go to the community's Bread and Roses Food Bank.“If we happened to have missed you, several merchants in town have drop off bins...
Town hall features groups looking for change at city hall
A town hall discussion featuring local groups that take different approaches to push for change at city hall is set to take place at The Laughing Buddha starting at 7 p.m. Dec. 3.The “Challenge the City!” discussion — organized by the Sudbury Media Co-op — features the Sudbury Coalition Against...
Sudbury Sports Mag searching for city's MVPs
Sports are about pride and Sudbury is bursting with it.Sudbury Sports Magazine has set aside a special section in each issue to celebrate and profile one Greater Sudbury MVP recommended by members of the community.MVPs can be recommended for any level and sport and will be chosen by the Sudbury...
Debut album pulses with singer's roots
Sudburian Mimi O’Bonsawin is set to launch her first CD at a Nov. 29 event.“Mimi’s positive, affirming songs are richly textured with her love of the great northern landscapes she grew up with, and pulsing with her Aboriginal Abenaki roots, as well as the music and proud traditions of her...
Capreol church needs local talent for showcase
Do you have talent? Are you willing to share it on stage? If so, you're invited to participate in the Community Christmas Showcase at Trinity United Church in Capreol starting at 7 p.m. Dec. 14.The church is looking for variety of performers, including choirs, one-man bands, duets and line-dancers. Children...
Toys R Us collects toys for kids in need
The social service agency Our Children, Our Future and Toys R Us have once again teamed up for the Tree of Dreams Toy Drive.Until Dec. 19, Toys R Us customers are invited to purchase toys for children who would not otherwise receive a gift during the holidays.“This Toy Drive was...
Light up Christmas at Anderson Farm Museum
The Anderson Farm Museum Heritage Society's annual Christmas Tree Lighting Celebration takes place starting at 6 p.m. Dec. 13 at Anderson Farm Museum.Enjoy a visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus, Christmas songs from the kids at Ecole St. Paul, R.H. Murray Public School and Walden Public School, free refreshments and...
Man brandishing two knives tries to rob Jem Mart
A man brandishing two knives attempted to rob the Jem Mart on Kathleen Street Nov. 22.The suspect entered the store at around 10 p.m., and demanded money. The employees refused, and the man left the store without any money or property.The suspect is described as being between 30 and 50...
Two women injured in crash near Guilletville
Two women were injured in a serious motor vehicle collision on Highway 69 North in the Guilletville area during the evening of Nov. 22.The injured women were taken to hospital, according to a press release from Greater Sudbury Police.The crash appears to have involved a car and an SUV. Both...

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