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Heidi Ulrichsen

Heidi Ulrichsen

Heidi Ulrichsen is the associate content editor at Sudbury.com. She also covers education and the arts scene. Follow her on Twitter @HeidiUlrichsen. She can be reached by email at hulrichsen@sudbury.com.

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Union leader says it’s ‘disappointing’ Laurentian University restructuring could last until end of 2022

Union leader says it’s ‘disappointing’ Laurentian University restructuring could last until end of 2022

‘The idea that we would do this for another year and two months is not plausible in my head, and what this would do to this institution’
Labour ministry says it is investigating Totten Mine incident

Labour ministry says it is investigating Totten Mine incident

Spokesperson says ministry has already issued eight orders to Vale 
Auditor general taking Laurentian to court over access to ‘privileged’ documents

Auditor general taking Laurentian to court over access to ‘privileged’ documents

Laurentian disagrees that it should have to provide this information to the AGO, which is conducting a value-for-money audit on the university
Deal struck for federated university employees also owed money by LU

Deal struck for federated university employees also owed money by LU

There was a dispute on how these ‘third party’ employees should be treated under the employee compensation methodology
Union, company praise miners, rescuers as last of the stranded 39 reach the surface

Union, company praise miners, rescuers as last of the stranded 39 reach the surface

‘The most important thing that comes out of the mine is the miner,’ says Vale’s Gord Gilpin, as company and Steelworkers Local 6500 announce joint investigation into incident that forced workers to remain underground for days
‘Nerve-wracking’: Wife of trapped miner anxious as husband prepares for 2,500-foot climb to surface

‘Nerve-wracking’: Wife of trapped miner anxious as husband prepares for 2,500-foot climb to surface

She says the 39 trapped workers are at the 3,150 level and need to get up to the 650-foot level, where they can get a cage to the surface
Sudbury miners trapped for 24 hours underground using ladder to get out

Sudbury miners trapped for 24 hours underground using ladder to get out

The 39 miners became trapped Sunday afternoon after equipment malfunction
Laurentian faculty going after LU insurance money, claiming mismanagement

Laurentian faculty going after LU insurance money, claiming mismanagement

LUFA president says union has made a ‘D&O’ claim against Laurentian’s leadership under insolvency legislation
Courts OK Laurentian’s request to extend insolvency restructuring into 2022

Courts OK Laurentian’s request to extend insolvency restructuring into 2022

LU had hoped to exit CCAA by the end of the year, but says a number of factors have prevented this from happening
Insolvent Sudbury university asks permission to extend restructuring into 2022

Insolvent Sudbury university asks permission to extend restructuring into 2022

University goes back before courts this week to extend creditor protection until Jan. 31, 2022