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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.

City invites businesses to venture online (2/02)

By Ian Ross Educating fledgling entrepreneurs and the business community on how to take full advantage of integrating electronic technology into their company is behind a newly created e-commerce specialist position with the City of Greater Sudbury.

Distance-learning programs enhanced (2/02)

By Ian Ross A northern pioneer in distance learning is installing a new telecommunications system to better deliver its programs and courses to small and remote northern communities.

Bridging the gap between researchers, industry (2/02)

By Ian Ross For a small player in the crowded Sudbury mining supply field, any opportunity to provide a value-added service is a definite selling point.

Expansion of call centre industry continues (2/02)

By Ian Ross The roster of call centres in Sudbury continued to swell in 2001 with no sign of market saturation. The newest centre on the block is AllTel Marketing Corp., which opened an outbound facility in the east end of Sudbury in December.