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Sudbury harnesses power of wind in new deal (6/02)

By Ian Ross Rick Gagnon had to choke back tears while being interviewed about his new Northern Ontario partnership with a German maker of wind turbines.

Finland: a conduit for businesses (6/02)

By Gwen Merchant One word could probably sum up the success Finland has been having in the global economy, and why some of Sudbury’s business people are standing up and taking notice.

Virtual reality to revolutionize meetings (6/02)

By Ian Ross You do not grasp the concept, until you have used it.

Association backs Elliot Lake in tax revenue claim (6/02)

The Association of Mining Municipalities of Ontario has backed Elliot Lake in their claim that tax revenue should be higher for two local mines that are using land in the community to contain waste from mining operations.

Phone service, Internet access explored

By Leslie Sanders Wahnapitae First Nation plans to bring telephone and high-speed data services to their community. Lloyd Research Group Inc.

Dual medical school campus announcement good news for Thunder Bay (5/02)

Following up on his leadership candidacy promise, Premier Ernie Eves announced Thunder Bay will be a full partner in the northern medical school, along with Sudbury's Laurentian University.

Expanding business into Finland focus of trade event (5/02)

Cambrian College’s Passport to the World series will focus on Finland’s business, trade and tourism sectors next month. Finland was chosen because of its high standard of living, advanced economy and wide range of tourist attractions.

Wireless provider expands service to Northern Ontario (5/02)

TELUS Mobility has expanded its digital wireless service to include the City of Greater Sudbury and surrounding areas.

Symposium to examine Aboriginal perspective of water (5/02)

A two-day symposium - Lifeblood of Mother Earth: an Aboriginal Perspective of Water - set to take place May 22 and 23, will examine the Anishinabek perspective of water, and related issues and concerns.

Falconbridge plans extended mine shutdown (5/02)

Falconbridge Ltd. is planning an extended summer shutdown of its Sudbury smelter from June 18 to Aug. 8. Company officials say the 52-day maintenance and vacation shutdown is to ensure its facility runs at 100 per cent peak annual efficiency.