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Business thriving in downtown Sudbury

By Nick Stewart A number of factors including a strong business environment, solid partnerships and an improved economy have helped to bring Greater Sudbury’s once-faltering downtown core to a state of renewal, according to an official with a downtow

Northern Ontario School of Medicine participates in First Nations research

By Nick Stewart Having been the subject of countless studies over the years, First Nation communities on Manitoulin Island are working with researchers at the Northern Ontario School of Medicine to develop a collaborative approach to health research.

Cambrian College to export local mining knowledge to Tanzania

By Nick Stewart A partnership nearly ten years in the making has been formally announced between Cambrian College and the educational authority of Tanzania in an effort to export much-needed Sudbury mining knowledge to the impoverished African countr

Rental market tightening even further in 2006

By Nick Stewart For the seventh year in a row, the vacancy rate for rental apartment structures with at least three units has fallen in the City of Greater Sudbury, according to a report from the Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CHMC).

Junior miner sets sights on ore production

By IAN ROSS An open pit nickel and copper deposit near Sudbury could be brought into production by year’s end.

Sudbury’s newest mayor pushes for regional power

By Nick Stewart Over the next four to five years Greater Sudbury is going to have one of the most exciting and dynamic economies the city has ever seen, Mayor John Rodriguez says.

Putting the clamps on falls

By IAN ROSS Necessity is the mother of invention, goes the old entrepreneurial adage.

Junior miners thriving

By IAN ROSS When Resident Geologist Mike Cosec files his annual report, 2006 will be marked as a year of obvious change in the Sudbury Basin.

NORCAT keeps its eye on the moon

By Nick Stewart If Northern Ontario Centre for Advanced Technology (NORCAT) has anything to say about it, the man in the moon will have some input from Northern Ontario as experts prepare for a 2009 launch.

Clement non-committal on funds for CEMI

By Nick Stewart Callander-based Encondo Development Corporation found itself a finalist when Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. (CMHC) launched its country-wide competition for a home that would annually produce as much energy as it consumes.