SUDBURY, Ontario - INCO LTD. has pledged $500,000 to the NORTHERN ONTARIO SCHOOL OF MEDICINE's Bursary Campaign. This is one of the largest pledges made to the campaign. The Ontario government will match Inco's donation, providing another $500,000 through the NORTHERN ONTARIO HERITAGE FUND.
The Northern Ontario School of Medicine opened its doors for the first time on Sept. 13, 2005. It is the only Canadian medical school operating on twinned sitesa West Campus at Lakehead University in Thunder Bay and an East Campus at Laurentian University in Sudbury. The school will place special emphasis on medical practice in remote and rural areas. Its website is www.NorMed.ca.