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ANGRY MOB NORTHERN WOLVES Sudbury loses Both sides denounce violent protest at opening game of Caledonia standoff Dudley Hewitt Cup Ontario/A6 Sports/B1 Life & Food/A7 98th YEAR NO. 95 WEDNESDAY, APRIL 26, 2006 $1.00 Fallen soldiers return home One victim of triple murder grew up in Sudbury BY CAROL MULLIGAN The Sudbury Star Friends and family are struggling to come to terms with the murder of a former Sudbury man, one of three members of a family killed in a grisly homicide in Medi- cine Hat, Alta. Marc Richardson, 41, his wife Debra and son Jacob, 10, were found dead in their home about 1 p.m. Sunday, when a friend of Jacob’s stopped by and spied a body through the window. The Richardsons’ elder child, a CP PHOTO girl, is not dead. Pallbearers carry the coffin of one of four soldiers killed in Afghanistan last week at CFB Trenton on Tuesday. The bodies of Cpl. Matthew Dinning, Bom- A 12-year-old girl and her bardier Myles Mansell, Lt. William Turner and Randy Payne returned to Canada on Tuesday. See related stores on pages A9 and B6. 23-year-old boyfriend have been charged and appeared in a Medicine Hat court- room Tuesday afternoon. Falco Q1 profit soars to $462M Jeremy Allen Steinke, 23, of Medicine Hat is charged with three counts of first- degree murder as is the 12- year-old Medicine Hat girl, who can’t be identified under the provisions of the Youth Criminal Justice Act. Earnings up 163% and-share bid amounted to be too dominant in certain offer.” Those who packed the about $15.5 billion, or $40.71 Falconbridge Inc. nickel markets. Ray Goldie, an analyst with courtroom hoping for some as speculation per share. That’s up from about $12.5 FIRST QUARTER: 2006 The talks remain focused on the disposal of Falcon- Salman Partners Inc., said Tuesday he expects Swiss- inkling of what motivated the slayings were frustrated billion, or $34 per share when bridge’s Nikkelverk nickel based Xstrata PLC will jump by the lack of emotion from grows of a rival the bid was launched in Octo- Net earnings (US$ millions) 2006 462 refinery in Norway, Pannell into the fray with its own bid the pair. ber. said. for Falconbridge. “I wanted to see for bid from Xstrata Falconbridge shares closed 2005 176 “I think that the progress In August, Xstrata paid myself,” said Crystal O’Don- at $44.91, after gaining 66 Earnings per diluted share (US$) that we’ve made with them Brascan Corp. — now called nell, whose fiance knows TORONTO (CP) — Falcon- cents over the day on the 2006: 1.21 2005: 0.57 and the talks that we’ve had Brookfield Asset Management Steinke. “They showed no bridge Ltd. (TSX:FAL.LV) Toronto Stock Exchange, have been very positive, and I (TSX:BAM) — $2 billion for a expression — they just had boosted its first-quarter prof- suggesting that shareholders Revenues (US$ billions) would see us coming to a 19.9 per cent stake in Falcon- blank stares.” its by 163 per cent on higher are still expecting a higher 2006: 2.86 2005: 1.89 conclusion along those lines,” bridge. Steinke, slumped into a metal prices as it waits to see bid. he said. Xstrata paid $28 per share courtroom bench and had to whether Inco Ltd.’s increas- On a conference call, an CP European authorities will for the stake, and signed a be admonished by provin- ingly expensive takeover offer analyst noted that Falcon- have to render a decision by deal agreeing that if it offers cial court Judge Darwin will go through. bridge’s share price has con- July 12, he said, while Inco’s to pay more than $28 for fur- Greaves to stand. Falconbridge executives sistently traded about 10 per ducer. current offer for Falconbridge ther Falconbridge shares The matter was adjourned largely dismissed the idea cent above Inco’s offer, but Falconbridge chief execu- expires June 30. before May 15, it must give for the day and two more Tuesday that Inco’s bid could executives said the deal con- tive Derek Pannell said the “Hopefully, we would get the difference to Brascan. court appearances were set be thwarted, although its tinues to make sense. two miners are still working something sooner,” Pannell Observers believe that if for next week. The girl’s next investors appear to be hold- If Inco’s acquisition goes with American and European said. “If we do not, it would Xstrata is going to try to court appearance will be ing out for another offer. through, the two Toronto- competition regulators on a be Inco’s decision, but I thwart Inco’s bid, it will do so May 1 and Steinke’s May 2. At Inco’s closing share price based miners will become the remedy to address concerns would imagine that they after May 15. See VICTIM / A2 of $63.39, the miner’s cash- world’s biggest nickel pro- that the merged Inco would would want to extend their See FALCO / A2 Laughren to reach out to unhappy citizens If approved by council, former MPP will deal with concerns of those upset with amalgamation BY DENIS ST. PIERRE forming a “community solu- team of vol- areas have expressed a desire ing problems.” The Sudbury Star tions team” to tackle the unteers to for the city to be more The mayor’s motion comes disaffection of many resi- “conduct an responsive to their needs,” amidst a grassroots, anti- With an anti-amalgamation dents with the amalgamated extensive pub- Courtemanche’s motion amalgamation campaign that movement spreading in city. lic consulta- states. reportedly has garnered sup- Greater Sudbury’s outlying To lead the way in the tion that will “Municipal services, port from a few thousand res- communities, Mayor Dave imposing task, the mayor is identify issues bylaws and policies should idents. PHOTO SUPPLIED TO THE STAR Courtemanche says it is time calling on Floyd Laughren, and recom- reflect the unique needs and At least five community to “take a proactive the former Nickel Belt MPP Laughren mend solu- issues facing outlying meetings have been held to Marc Richardson, 41, his approach” to the concerns of and deputy premier in tions to city areas,” it adds. “City coun- date, including a meeting wife Debra and son Jacob disgruntled citizens. Ontario’s New Democratic council by cil should take a proactive Monday night that attracted (not pictured), were mur- In a motion to be debated government of 1990-’95. January 2007.” approach to addressing about 120 residents of Valley dered Sunday in Medicine tonight by city council, Courtemanche’s motion It is time for council to rec- these issues by identifying East and Capreol. Hat. Marc is from Sudbury, Courtemanche proposes calls for Laughren to lead a ognize “residents in outlying practical solutions to exist- See TEAM / A2 and his father still lives here. Index Weather Forecast Quote of the day Smile of the day thesudburystar.com BUSINESS B5 OBITUARIES A9 Today: Cloudy, showers “How do my people have money What do witches ask for at CANADA B6 OPINION/LETTERS A10, A11 High: 10 Low: -3 CLASSIFIEDS B11-B13 ONTARIO A6 coming in automatically? How? hotels? Tomorrow: Cloudy, showers COMICS/CROSSWORD B10 SPORTS B1-B4 High: 10 Low: -2 Answer that. Answer it.” Broom service! GREATER SUDBURY A2-A4 TV LISTINGS B8 Friday: Sunny LIFE & FOOD A7 WHAT’S ON B8 — Clyde Powless, Six Nations — anonymous High: 13 Low: 2 MOVIE LISTINGS B8 WORLD B13 spokesman, who took offence by Send your Smile to Weather map on Page B4 comments from a local mayor / A6 email@example.com CMYK
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