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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 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 ...
CEMI digs deeper into mining research
Sudbury’s Centre for Excellence in Mining Innovation (CEMI) plans to launch a Canada-wide request for proposals by late September for projects that would fall under its $46-million Ultra Deep Mining Network.Last January, CEMI received a $15 million grant from the federal government's Business-led N...
Referendum to settle Sudbury store hours debate
On Oct. 27, Sudbury voters will decide whether or not the city's store hours should be deregulated at the municipal level.Sudbury remains one of only a few communities in Ontario where, apart from a few exceptions, retail businesses are prevented from opening on Boxing Day, Family Day and the civic...

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Sudbury News from NorthernLife.ca

Return to sender: outdated voting packages part of election season
 With tens of thousands of voter information packages being mailed out this week, reports are coming in of houses and apartments receiving packages for people who no longer live there.And each one contains PINs that allow residents to vote online, which is being introduced in Greater Sudbury for the first time for the Oct. 27 municipal election. While having so many outdated packages circulating would seem to increase the chances of voter fraud, city clerk Caroline Hallsworth said Wednesday there are safeguards in place to ensure that doesn't happen.  For example, a PIN isn't all you need to vote online. Voters will be asked personal information to verify their identity. And the secure voting system the city is using will automatically track attempts if two people with the same background try and vote. “So if we get two Darren...
Pedestrian killed following collision on MR 80
A woman died from injuries she received after being hit by a vehicle Sept. 30 on Municipal Road 80 near Elmview in Hanmer, said Greater Sudbury Police Service.The incident happened around 6:50 a.m. The victim was taken to Health Sciences North with life-threatening injuries. She has since died.The victim's name...
Building the perfect Zombie
To kick off a month of spook-tacular events, international makeup artist Dana Lajeunesse visited our studio today to provide a tutorial on creating the perfect Zombie.Lajenesse will be demonstrating her skills at a Halloween Skull Makeup Workshop hosted by the Greater Sudbury Public Library: Valley East location. She will demonstrate...
CIBC Run for the Cure on Sunday
A sea of pink T-shirts is expected to take over Cambrian College on Sunday for the 16th annual CIBC Run for the Cure in Sudbury.Last year's event featured 1,100 participants who raised $294,216 for breast cancer research, health education and advocacy programs.This year's event will start at 9 a.m., with...
Vale's mine rescue team fifth in first aid competition
Vale's East Mines Rescue Team finished in the top five for first aid at the ninth International Mine Rescue Competition in Katowice, Poland.The company's Sudbury-based team competed against 21 other teams from more than 13 countries.The Vale team also finished 12th overall in the mine rescue simulation exercise.The simulation exercise...
Laurentian Leadership Summit kicks off Oct. 16
The second annual Laurentian Leadership Summit will kick off Thursday, Oct. 16 with a keynote address from Stephen M. R. Covey, author of the best selling book "The Speed of Trust".The best-selling leadership consultant, whose father wrote "The Seven Habits of Highly Successful People", will speak at Science North's Vale...
Brace for it... more rain in the forecast
If you haven't already, time to embrace the rain Sudbury.Tonight will be partly cloudy with fog patches developing after midnight. The overnight low will be 12 C.Thursday is predicted to be partly cloudy with a 60-per-cent chance of showers late in the afternoon and in the evening. Winds will pick...
Cancer Society launches Daffodils for Hope campaign
The Canadian Cancer Society launched its Daffodils for Hope campaign Wednesday to raise money for its local transportation program, Wheels of Hope.All Home Hardware locations in Greater Sudbury will sell daffodil bulbs to support the fundraising campaign. Customers can purchase five daffodil bulbs for $5 or 100 bulbs for $50.Donations...
Ward 8 candidate to host community clean-up
Press releaseSudbury – Michael Cullen, a candidate for Ward 8, will be hosting a Community Clean Up in partnership with locally owned and operated Surface Design and Decor on Saturday October 11, 2014. The event will begin with a morning coffee at 8:00 am and conclude around 11:00 am with...
Rodriguez opposes downtown casino
Press releaseSeptember 30, 2014, Sudbury – Today mayoral candidate John Rodriguez pledged that he will oppose the possibility of a casino in downtown Sudbury.“There is no evidence to back up claims that a downtown casino will spur economic development or downtown renewal,” said Rodriguez. “In fact, the experience in other...

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