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Economic forecast looks bright for Sudbury (2/02)

The Conference Board of Canada gave Sudbury a tentative thumbs-up in its economic forecasts for Canadian cities in 2002.

Ecotourism brochure recognized (2/02)

The 2001 Partners in Eco-Adventure Tourism (PEAT) summer brochure has been chosen best specialty tourism publication by the Economic Developers' Council of Ontario.

Tourist attraction receives boost from Canadian Heritage (2/02)

The development of Dynamic Earth as a major tourist attraction promoting Sudbury's rich mining heritage and universal geoscience themes received a major boost in mid-February with the announcement of a $2-million grant from Cultural Spaces C

National climate change network office opens in north (2/02)

Laurentian University in Sudbury will be the site of a national office for a new research network that will assist in the adaptation to changing climates.

Battle against big-box development continues (2/02)

An Ontario Municipal Board hearing scheduled for the spring over a proposed second Wal-Mart development in Sudbury's south end has been postponed.

Funding provided to enhance tourist attractions (2/02)

The Greater Sudbury Community Development Corp. is committing $41,000 to two tourism attractions in Capreol and Onaping Falls.

New seniors residence planned for Sudbury (2/02)

Construction of a $5-million seniors residence in Sudbury's south end on Paris Street begins this spring for a fall ribbon cutting.

Inco positions itself for long-term viability (2/02)

By Ian Ross The continued lifespan of Inco's Creighton Mine mirrors the longevity of the nickel giant's existence in Sudbury.

Housing market slow (2/02)

By Ian Ross Though Sudbury home building was up modestly in 2001, the residential housing market continues to be mired in a seven-year slump.

University launches e-commerce degree program (2/02)

By Ian Ross In keeping with the City of Greater Sudbury's mandate to establish a thriving information technology sector, Laurentian University is unveiling a new four-year e-commerce degree program.