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Technology centre lands federal funding (6/02)

The Northern Centre for Advanced Technology’s success in providing services to small- and medium-sized businesses has garnered the organization $250,000 from FedNor to continue to foster the expansion and growth of business in Sudbury.

Voisey's Bay site development to begin next month (6/02)

Inco Ltd. and the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador jointly announced on June 11 that they have entered into a statement of principles on the development of the Voisey's Bay nickel-copper-cobalt deposits in Labrador.

Sudbury gets low rating in Moody's Canada report (6/02)

Sudbury's continued dependence on the mining industry has delivered a low rating by Moody's Canada report naming their best- and worst-ranked communities for economic diversity.

Death ruled industrial fatality (6/02)

The coroner's office has declared the death of an Inco employee an industrial fatality. Brian Laughlin, 50, died March 25 from apparent lung failure.

New technology, research and health-care delivery focus of annual meeting (6/02)

David MacKinnon, president and chief executive officer of the Ontario Hospital Association, will be the keynote speaker at the Hopital regional de Sudbury Regional Hospital's (HRSRH) annual meeting.

Dynamic Earth receives job-creation funding (6/02)

Dynamic Earth has received $593,438 in funding through the Job Creation Partnership program, according to a recent news release.

Report on convention centre proposal to be made public this fall (6/02)

A comprehensive report on a proposal to develop a convention centre in downtown Sudbury will be made public this fall.

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.