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Message-service company recognized for excellence in customer service (2/02)

Northern Communications was selected as this year's winner of the national Tom Ryan Award, an award that recognizes industry leaders in the answering service and contact management industry and recognizes ethics, integrity and quality of ser

Biotechnology firm inks million-dollar contract (2/02)

A Sudbury biotechnology firm, Neureka Research Corp., inked a contract with the University of Turku in Finland to develop and manufacture a patented method of detecting coronary heart disease.

Inco plans cost-cutting measures (2/02)

Inco Ltd. intends to cut $75 million in expenses within the next year as part of a worldwide effort to trim expenses. There are no cuts in the workforce planned.

Economic forecast looks bright for Sudbury (2/02)

The Conference Board of Canada gave Sudbury a tentative thumbs-up in its economic forecasts for Canadian cities in 2002.

Ecotourism brochure recognized (2/02)

The 2001 Partners in Eco-Adventure Tourism (PEAT) summer brochure has been chosen best specialty tourism publication by the Economic Developers' Council of Ontario.

Tourist attraction receives boost from Canadian Heritage (2/02)

The development of Dynamic Earth as a major tourist attraction promoting Sudbury's rich mining heritage and universal geoscience themes received a major boost in mid-February with the announcement of a $2-million grant from Cultural Spaces C

National climate change network office opens in north (2/02)

Laurentian University in Sudbury will be the site of a national office for a new research network that will assist in the adaptation to changing climates.

Battle against big-box development continues (2/02)

An Ontario Municipal Board hearing scheduled for the spring over a proposed second Wal-Mart development in Sudbury's south end has been postponed.

Funding provided to enhance tourist attractions (2/02)

The Greater Sudbury Community Development Corp. is committing $41,000 to two tourism attractions in Capreol and Onaping Falls.

New seniors residence planned for Sudbury (2/02)

Construction of a $5-million seniors residence in Sudbury's south end on Paris Street begins this spring for a fall ribbon cutting.