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North may be hit with higher electricity prices (7/02)

Officials in the City of Greater Sudbury have expressed opposition to a proposal that calls for electricity prices to be set based on where people live in the province.

University VP appointed head of national distance education association (7/02)

Laurentian University's Denis Mayer has been appointed the president of the Canadian Association for Distance Education (CADE) during the organization's annual conference in June.

Ontario government appointments (7/02)

The Ontario government has appointed City of Greater Sudbury tourism head Rob Skelly as chairperson of an interim steering committee charged with overseeing marketing efforts until a permanent organization is in place.

Inco superintendent to advise LUMAL (7/02)

Inco superintendent Samantha Espley has been appointed as an external adviser to Laurentian University Mining Automation Laboratory (LUMAL) research and educational activities.

Morry Brown to manage Net Central (7/02)

Morry Brown was appointed by Mayor Jim Gordon to the position of general manager of Net Central Community Communications Network.

Air passenger service to be terminated (7/02)

With sagging ridership and diminishing operating funds, regular schedule direct air service connecting Elliot Lake and Manitoulin Island to Toronto will end Aug. 2.

Funding helps bring ATV industry to North (7/02)

The Elliot Lake area is another step closer to becoming a world-class all-terrain vehicle (ATV) destination for tourists thanks to an Ontario government investment of $105,000 through the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corp.

Tendering for highway upgrades spring 2003 (9/02)

An eight-kilometre stretch of Municipal Road 35, which eventually becomes Highway 144, will receive $10 million worth of upgrades, jointly funded by the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund and the City of Greater Sudbury. Northland Engineering Ltd.

Chamber voices concern over four-laning (9/02)

The Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce is expressing concern over the timelines set out for four-laning Highway 69.

ATV tourism pilot project launched (9/02)

A pilot project for developing and promoting ATV tourism includes plans to provide the framework for developing future all-terrain vehicle (ATV) trails in communities across Ontario. The announcement was made on Sept.