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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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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 ...
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...

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Sudbury News from NorthernLife.ca

Gélinas calls on province to increase wages for all PSWs
 A Liberal government plan to increase the wages of personal support workers in Ontario is flawed, says NDP health critic France Gélinas.Speaking in the Ontario Legislature on Monday, the Nickel Belt MPP said the Liberal's plan to increase wages of some PSWs left too many people out.“All PSWs should receive...
Sun sighting ahead
Tonight, expect rain showers mixed with wet flurries. The overnight low will be 1 C. Drier weather is expected Tuesday, with a mix of sun and cloud. The high for the day will be 6 C and the low -3. For current weather conditions, short-term and long-term forecasts visit Northern...
Valley East man dies in Highway 11 crash
Police have released the name of the 69-year-old Valley East man killed in a collision on Highway 11 on Oct. 17.The crash claimed the life of Andre Noel. He was killed when the vehicle he was driving collided with a tractor trailer near Askin Township. He died at the scene.Noel...
Kids on non-cow's milk had lower vitamin D: study
TORONTO - A new study has found that children who drink non-dairy milk products such as rice, almond or soy milk may have lower levels of vitamin D in their blood than those who drink cow's milk.Study lead Dr. Jonathon Maguire says researchers found that kids who drank only non-dairy...
Case on aboriginal kids in care nearing end
OTTAWA - The First Nations advocate who has been fighting the federal government for nearly a decade over how much money it spends on child welfare says she hopes her experience serves as example.This week marks the final round of Cindy Blackstock's long battle at the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal...
Canada urged to rescind Ebola vaccine license
TORONTO - A prominent law professor is urging the federal government to terminate an American company's licence for a Canadian-made Ebola vaccine.The company, NewLink Genetics, doesn't have the capacity to develop the much-needed vaccine, argues Amir Attaran, a professor of law and population health at the University of Ottawa."The mistake...
Another potato found with sewing needle: RCMP
SUMMERSIDE, P.E.I. - The RCMP in Prince Edward Island say another potato with a sewing needle inside has been discovered in Atlantic Canada, bringing the total number of such cases to seven.The Mounties say someone in Labrador City, N.L., found the tampered potato on Sunday.Police say the consumer bought a...
B.C. Liberals set to table LNG green law
VICTORIA - Environment Minister Mary Polak is set to introduce environmental rules governing the development of liquefied natural gas in British Columbia.The Liberal government has consistently promised to develop the cleanest LNG in the world despite concerns from environmental groups about increased greenhouse gas emissions associated with extracting and burning...
Sentencing postponed for mother of abused twins
EDMONTON - A sentencing hearing has been postponed for an Edmonton mother who starved and abused her two-year-old twin daughters before one of them died in hospital.The woman, who can't be named, pleaded guilty earlier this year to manslaughter, aggravated assault and failing to provide the necessities of life.Defence lawyer...
B.C. police officer charged with murder
NEW WESTMINSTER, B.C. - A Vancouver-area police officer has been charged with second-degree murder in connection with a fatal standoff outside a casino two years ago.B.C.'s criminal justice branch said Const. Jordan MacWilliams is charged in the death of Mehrdad Bayrami, 48, who was shot in November 2012. MacWilliams, who...

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