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Michael Atkins

Michael Atkins

Column: Welcome to the Zero Cost Marginal Society

I was in Ottawa a while back to celebrate Christmas with our employees at Conceptshare Inc. and found myself...

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Mark Gentili

Mark Gentili

Column: The heart makes a poor voting booth

Winston Churchill really knew how to turn a phrase. And back in 1947 during a speech in the House...

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Darren MacDonald

Darren MacDonald

Column: Are the Tories ready to court the North again?

After back-to-back provincial and municipal elections, you would think voters in Greater Sudbury would get a respite. Not so...

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Heidi Ulrichsen

Heidi Ulrichsen

Column: Celebrating Christmas Eve twice (10 photos)

I attended two Christmas Eve services recently, two weeks apart. The first was Dec. 24 at St. John the...

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Al McMullan

Al McMullan

Restaurant Review: A palace of flavour

Thai food always makes me reminisce about my youth in Toronto. The very first Thai restaurant in Canada opened...

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Viki Mather

Viki Mather

Column: Hope springs eternal for northern gardeners

It is not easy to make a garden on the Canadian Shield. Yet for the past 30 years I...

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Lisa Lounsbury

Lisa Lounsbury

Column: Don't make a resolution, choose a Keystone Habit

Have you ever made a New Year’s resolution that only lasted a few days or weeks? Don’t worry about...

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Erna de Burger-Fex

Erna de Burger-Fex

Canadian Christmas made better by Lion's Telethon

Who were these “angels” bringing toys, turkey, ham, oranges and fruitcake to our family? It was only our second...

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Stew Kernan

Stew Kernan

Column: No really, there are positives this season

It’s hard to believe there can be any positives out of the season the Wolves are going through, but...

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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

Column: Fruit for all a delicious idea

Sunday was particularly delicious. Not only did I manage a nap, but upon waking, I found a basketful of...

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Ashley Hurley

Ashley Hurley

Column: Pour some sugar on me

Artists from The Archies to Def Leppard have sung about it. Throughout history, it has influenced colonization, economies and...

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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: No easy solutions to demographic crunch

Mrs. B is 96. She lives in her own home, but she has been losing strength in the past...

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Dr. Gifford-Jones

Dr. Gifford-Jones

Sex? The day after a heart attack?

Being shot by a jealous lover at 95 years of age is my idea of the best way 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

Column: The year of the sheep

In Chinese culture, 2014 was the year of the horse. Coincidentally after the past year, it almost feels like...

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Scott Overton

Scott Overton

Mourning Dove an emotional tale ripped from headlines

If there could be anything worse for a parent than the death of their child, it might be seeing...

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David Joseph Anselmo

David Joseph Anselmo

So you wanna be a screenwriter

We get a lot of calls and emails at the Northern Ontario Film Studios and Hideaway Pictures for script...

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Talking Science

Talking Science

LU Let's Talk getting students 'AMP'-ed for science

Ten to 12 undergraduate students volunteered four of their precious winter-semester Fridays to participate in the Aboriginal Mentorship Program...

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Sudbury Northern Life Guest Columnist

Guest Columnist

Column: I'm in it to win it, Green's Robinson says

There are two question here: Why do I run and why do I run to win. I am running...

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