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Michael Atkins

Michael Atkins

Column: A Sudbury giant who personified a generation

Bob Lipic died last week. If you were in the mining business in Canada you knew him; or if...

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Mark Gentili

Mark Gentili

How much privacy do we deserve to have?

I’ve been wrestling with this question this week. It's been weighing on me since seeing some of the reaction...

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Darren MacDonald

Darren MacDonald

Column: Mulcair's slow and steady message highlight's Trudeau's weakness

The fact an NDP leader was in town this week talking about cutting taxes for small business is a...

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Heidi Ulrichsen

Heidi Ulrichsen

Column: YES Theatre's American Idiot shows depth of Sudbury talent

Indulge me for a moment while I tell you how I first ran into the boy who would become...

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Mike Commito

Mike Commito

History ‘n’ Hockey: Vimy Ridge

History ‘n’ Hockey: Vimy Ridge Mike Commito – History ’n’ Hockey ...

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Viki Mather

Viki Mather

Enjoy the outdoors but don’t be a slob about it

A very large tent appeared on a very small island. I could watch them from my living room window....

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Lisa Lounsbury

Lisa Lounsbury

Back-to-school stress saver for kids and parents

It’s their first day of school. They are wearing their brand-new outfits with their oversized backpack filled with the...

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Erna de Burger-Fex

Erna de Burger-Fex

Despite popular opinion, teaching a hard job

I have heard so many people express the opinion that teaching is an easy job, given all the holidays....

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Stew Kernan

Stew Kernan

Column: Wolves hope to reverse fortunes with off-season rebuild

The Sudbury Wolves off-season rebuild has taken a couple of impressive steps forward over the past few weeks. As...

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Randy Pascal

Randy Pascal

Column: I was rinkside when Canada beat Russia

Don’t look now, but Sudbury is fast becoming the home of elite off-ice hockey officials. Almost five years ago...

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Anne Boulton

Anne Boulton

Where's the darn monkshood?! Get out your gardening journal

I lost all my Echinacea to last year’s winter. This horrible truth I came to realize gradually. I’d note...

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Ashley Hurley

Ashley Hurley

Column: Is it really such a bad idea to snack before bed?

Eating after supper. Should you or shouldn’t you? What should you have? Does it make you gain weight? No...

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Jacqueline Villeneuve

Jacqueline Villeneuve

Column: We're trying to build dreams for Kenya's orphans

People often ask me what continues to motivate me to advocate for the orphaned children of Kenya. ...

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Peter Zalan

Dr. Peter Zalan

Column: Canuck docs making a difference around the world

I have just returned from Halifax, where I attended a four-day course designed to prepare anesthesiologists who wish to...

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Karen Hourtovenko

Karen Hourtovenko

Column: Stop playing the blame game

We live in a world where many complain and look to blame others for their misfortunes in life. Sadly,...

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Heather Tarnopolsky

Heather Tarnopolsky

How to invest safely without risking it all

Recently, markets have experienced extreme waves of volatility, leaving investors worried and anxious about their hard-earned savings. Clients are...

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Scott Overton

Scott Overton

Is selling art selling out?

Looking at the art of American expressionist painter Mark Rothko, some will perceive the whole range of human emotional...

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Judi Straughan

Judi Straughan

Here’s the best thing I’ve learned about retirement…

If you really pucker up and lay one on the Blarney Stone, it kisses you ...

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Talking Science

Talking Science

Column - Building boats, Girl Guides and loving science

March 10 found the 2nd Lockerby Girl Guides crowded around a plastic basin, counting loudly in unison. They were...

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Sudbury Northern Life Guest Columnist

Guest Columnist

Can we grow a sustainable food culture in Sudbury?

Food hub, Good Food Box, food strategy, bio-digester … these are just some of the buzzwords regularly heard at...

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