Day: July 22, 2019

Microsoft will pay $25 million to settle Hungary bribery charges

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links GERARD JULIEN/AFP/Getty Images Microsoft is on the hook at home for alleged crimes abroad. The company has agreed to pay about $25 million in settlements with both the Justice Department and SEC over charges that its Hungary subsidiary violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. The division allegedly discounted prices for […]

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GoFundMe campaign started for children of fatally struck woman

North Bay Nugget Heidi Lynn Slessor was struck and killed by an automobile July 15. GoFundMe Photo Heidi Lynn Slessor was a “beautiful, special person with a warm heart” who “touched the lives of many.” Slessor, 35, of Armour Township was struck and killed by a vehicle July 15. Her sister, Sarah Slessor, has launched […]

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Rota looking forward to federal election

North Bay Nugget Nipissing-Timiskaming Liberal MP Anthony Rota Incumbent Liberal MP Anthony Rota says he is looking forward to the federal election this fall, less than a week after Mark King announced his plan to run for the People’s Party of Canada. Speaking to reporters at the site of Canada Meat Group at North Bay’s […]

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Front Street apartment building clears first rezoning hurdle

North Bay Nugget 36 bachelor and 1-bedroom apartments planned A request, currently making its way through the City of North Bay, to rezone a section of property at Second Avenue West and Front Street would allow for the development of a 36-unit apartment building on the mostly vacant property. Michael Lee/The Nugget The City of […]

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What’s on TV this week: ‘Another Life’

Engadget RSS Feed This week we’re loaded with new stuff to watch on streaming, including Katee Sackhoff in a new non-Battlestar Galactica science fiction series, Another Life. Also new on Netflix this week is The Great Hack, a documentary focusing on the Cambridge Analytica election scandal, season two of Canada’s Workin’ Moms and the final […]

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Letters: Carbon price crucial; firefighters deserve thanks

Sudbury Star Minister of Environment and Climate Change Catherine McKenna spoke at a town hall event at Laurentian University on March 7, 2019. John Lappa/Sudbury Star Carbon pricing a must to meet accord targets Re: “Climate plan obsolete,” July 20. I have always known about Canada’s woefully inadequate climate targets. I have been following the […]

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Language lets men off the hook

Sudbury Star Last week, a meme landed on my Facebook page from Broadsheet, a New Zealand feminist magazine that struck a chord and had me thinking of it for a few days. In this era of the #MeToo movement, the way we talk about sexual assault, harassment and violence is becoming extremely important. Words matter. […]

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Local woman lauded for community work

Sudbury Star Melanie Riopel, customer care agent at Allstate Sudbury, volunteers at the 7th Annual Fore a Cure: Tee Off to End MS Golf Tournament with her husband. They’ve been volunteering with their local MS chapter for years and were delighted to have Allstate sponsor the event. Allstate Instagram photo An Allstate Canada employee from […]

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Feds fund digital skills training

Sudbury Star Sudbury MP Paul Lefebvre, left, makes a point as Nickel Belt MP Marc Serre looks on at Tom Davies Square on May 22, 2019. John Lappa/Sudbury Star There is a growing need for a workforce savvy in science, technology, engineering and math to compete in the continually evolving digital economy that is growing […]

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Impaired on land and water

Sudbury Star Man pleads guilty to two cases of driving under influence, one in boat, the other in car Sudbury Courthouse A Greater Sudbury man entered guilty pleas Monday regarding two instances of drunk driving, one involving a boat and the other a car. Alex Ylitalo, now 33, pled to an impaired charge arising from […]

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