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Hospital signs exclusive sourcing deal with Philips

By CRAIG GILBERT A new $20-million “corporate alliance” with a major medical technology provider will have the Sudbury Regional Hospital (SRH) haggling no more.

Sudbury spirit at awards: ‘I would live here forever'

By CRAIG GILBERT It seems setting up a pita joint in Northern Ontario is an excellent way to fill a trophy case.

New Espanola EDO has work cut out for her work cut out for her

By ADELLE LARMOUR There is no time for grass to grow under the feet of Espanola’s new economic development officer.

Hydroponics help First Nation grow

By KELLY LOUISEIZE A hydroponic vegetable operation within the walls of the Thessalon First Nation’s Bio Centre is gaining momentum as the community examines ways of diversifying.

Bestech promoting co-ops and summer jobs

By MARIE CLARKE Greater Sudbury - Keeping students in Sudbury is crucial to engineering firm Bestech.

True Steel tops at international dealer awards – again

By MARIE CLARKE Greater Sudbury – Within a company that relies on crime within the city to exist, there is a crew of compassionate, concerned citizens. The staff at True Steel Security is involved in the community and good deeds do not go unnoticed.

BR+E finds business still harping on city hall

By CRAIG GILBERT Greater Sudbury – It seems red tape at City Hall and a shortage of skilled labour and trades workers are the main issues concerning business owners in Greater Sudbury.

First Nations show can-do attitude

By CRAIG GILBERT Greater Sudbury – The first-ever Learning Together Conference ended with a lot of talk of having to start somewhere. The event was designed to act as an invitation from First Nations to the mining industry.

Aboriginal development corp. has big

Editor’s Note: The two-day Learning Together 2006 Conference, hosted by the Missanabie Cree First Nation and sponsored by FedNor, Industry Canada, the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund, SAMSSA and the City of Greater Sudbury, was to act as a first invit

Team Northern Ontario dissolved

By IAN ROSS A change in FedNor’s trade export strategy for Northern Ontario has resulted in the regional development agency disbanding its Team Northern Ontario (TNO) network and laying off their trade advisors.