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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

Column: Evolution, tip lines and summer living

I know we live in Northern Ontario and winter is supposed to be our time to shine, but I’ve...

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Darren MacDonald

Darren MacDonald

Tough choices will test mayor’s solid start

Tom Davies Square is a much happier place these days. After two terms of turmoil, it’s a refreshing change...

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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

Column: The majesty of a midsummer morning

Midsummer morning. First light comes at five. I wake just enough to see the clock. I notice there is...

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Lisa Lounsbury

Lisa Lounsbury

Multi-tasking basically makes you stupid

Are you a multi-tasker? Most of us are. Do you wear the “I am a multi-tasker!” badge loud and...

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Erna de Burger-Fex

Erna de Burger-Fex

Column: I'll die with the blackfly a-picking my bones

Oh, how we longed for summer during the relentless cold winter we have endured. Statistically, February was the coldest...

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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

Plenty of summertime savings to be had

The sunny days of summer are the best time to get together with family and ...

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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

Column: Can we make 2015 the summer of climate hope?

Fourteen of 15 hottest years on record globally have been since the year 2000 — only 1998 is the...

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