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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...

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$80M Sudbury truck route project could become reality
A much sought-after truck route for Sudbury may soon come to pass. While not yet official, Northern Life newspaper reported that Ottawa has agreed to provide its one-third share of funding for the $80-million extension of Maley Drive. The Globe and Mail reported last week that projects the ...
Proposed Sudbury arts and convention centre would break even 'in year one'
On June 4, a Sudbury group that has been working out of the spotlight for the last three years will unveil a proposal to build a multi-use arts and convention centre in Greater Sudbury it says can break even in its first year of operation. Paul Finley, project manager of the Sudbury Synergy ...
Newspaper publisher honoured by college
Abbas Homayed, publisher of Northern Ontario Business, received the Dr. Fred Sheridan Award from Cambrian College, the college’s highest honour.Introduced in 1992, the award is named for a visionary who was a long-time friend and supporter of Cambrian College and who, until his death in 1990, g...
Architect, mining exec to receive doctorates
A distinguished architect and a mining-industry executive are amongst six recipients who will be bestowed with honorary doctorates from Laurentian University this spring.Douglas Cardinal, an internationally renowned master builder, who has been a guest speaker at the Laurentian School of Archit...


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Sunrisers donate more than $36 K to local causes
The Rotary Club of Sudbury Sunrisers raised more than $36,000 for two local organizations: the Janis Foligno Foundation and NEO Kids.The club raised the money to honour Junior and Leslie Moutsatsos, the owners of P&M's Kouzzina restaurant in New Sudbury, who were awarded with the Paul Harris Fellow during a...
Video footage shows car break-in in Chelmsford
A Chelmsford resident uploaded a video Friday of security footage that shows a person in a light-coloured hoodie breaking into their car.The video was shared anonymously with the Facebook group Spotted in Chelmsford.In the post, the person said the incident happened on Yonge Street in Chelmsford at around 3:30 a.m....
Police respond to several bear complaints Friday
Greater Sudbury Police have said they responded to several complaints about black bears Friday evening.Police said they responded to a call July 31 in which a bear had been struck by a motor vehicle on Ramsey Lake Road. Officers found the bear, which appeared to have minimal injuries, and had climbed up a tree.They contacted the Ministry of Natural Resources to come up with a plan to safely remove the bear from the area.To avoid interactions with black bears the police recommend the following:- Only put garbage at...
Tories enter spending spree before election call
The Harper government has made spending announcements across Canada totaling nearly $4 billion over the past week, according to analysis from national media outlets.Many expect Prime Minister Stephen Harper to call an election in the coming days, months ahead of an Oct. 19 voting day.Once an election is called, the...
Sudbury trainers return from successful Pan Am Games
Canadian success at the 2015 Pan American Games ran the gamut of pretty much every sport, and certainly boxing was no different. Sudburians Gord Apolloni and Rob Schinke are among all those who deserve credit for a job well done.While the decision to man the Team Canada roster with pretty well the top athletes in every discipline certainly went a long way towards securing second place in the medal count, so to did some fundamental shift in the way in which athletes prepared for competition. "The bottom line was that the boxers had to be managed, and managed properly," said Apolloni, having returned home to the Top Glove Boxing Academy facility on Regent Street. "Each one was managed the same way, but differently.""All of the athletes worked with a schedule that ran for the 24...
Feds fund program to promote healthy habits for men
Minister of Health Rona Ambrose announced Friday the federal government is investing $519,400 in an initiative to promote healthy habits in men and help prevent chronic diseases.Men are at an increased risk of death due to heart disease, cancer, and complications from diabetes. This is due, in part, to the...
Thunder storm downs trees on Haig Street
Friday evening's thunder storm downed several trees on Haig Street and left some debris on the road. City staff said some trees were also knocked down on Elderwood Drive, in the Minnow Lake area.Greater Sudbury Hydro reported widespread power outages in the city's south end due to the storm. Power...
Power restored to south end hydro customers
Update: Power has been restored to all Greater Sudbury Hydro customers. There is the possibility of remaining localized transformer issues, and anyone still without service is urged to report it to the GSH reporting line: 705-675-7536. The widespread outage began at about 4:45 pm and affected approximately 8,800 customers;...
Sault police travel to Sudbury to arrest young person
Sault Ste. Marie Police travelled to Sudbury July 30 to arrest and return a young person wanted on warrants in connection with a sexual assault.It is alleged that in May of this year, the young person was visiting Sault Ste. Marie and sexually assaulted a female known to him.He was...
Local baseballers heading for American college leagues
Two more local baseball prospects are hoping that a couple of years in junior college will open some doors at the NCAA level.Pitchers Ryan Faubert and Joey Moher were on hand at Skaters Edge Source for Sports Thursday, signing their letters of intent to Ohlone College (California) and North Lake...
Thunderstorms possible this evening
Tonight there will be a few showers ending this evening, then mainly cloudy. Risk of a thunderstorm early this evening. Wind west 30 km/h becoming light late this evening. Low of 14.Saturday there will be a mix of sun and cloud. Wind becoming west 20 km/h in the afternoon. High...
Cross-Canada tour opposes changes to Canada Post
Canada Post's five-point plan to adapt to a changing landscape for mail delivery will “destroy the post office,” says the Canadian Union of Postal Workers.Mike Palecek, the union's national president, was in Sudbury Friday with his colleagues as part of a cross-country tour to oppose Canada Post's five-point action plan.That...
Tory leader Brown asks Wynne 10 questions
In a release Friday, Ontario PC Leader Patrick Brown said he wanted to publicly ask Premier Kathleen Wynne 10 questions since she won't call an early byelection so the former federal MP can enter the Legislature.“If Premier Wynne truly believes that her government’s policies are good for the province, she...
Health Canada encourages safe use of bug repellents
Health Canada is reminding Canadians about the importance of using insect repellents safely to avoid mosquitoes and other insect bites.Bites from mosquitoes, flies, and ticks can cause a number of health problems from itchiness and irritation to potentially serious diseases, including West Nile Virus and Lyme Disease. Insect repellents...
How can colleges and the mining industry work together?
Eight mining innovation experts are scheduled to speak at a Sudbury luncheon August 19 hosted by the North America Mining Expo.Emile Malvaso, manager of Cambrian Innovates, will kick off the luncheon with a discussion about partnerships between colleges and the mining industry, and how they can be mutually beneficial.Other scheduled...

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