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Michael Atkins

Michael Atkins

Column: The Club of Rome comes to Annapolis Royal

I made a brief return to the homeland (Nova Scotia) last week for a little business and ...

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Mark Gentili

Mark Gentili

Column: We want real people debating real issues

At NorthernLife.ca, we believe a few things to be true. We believe news is important and we believe providing...

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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

House concerts one of Sudbury's hidden gems

I step out of the cold February night into the warmth of David Wood and Diane McLean's spacious Sudbury...

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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

Learning about the 'bear' necessities

Last June, I attended a kayaking symposium. The Friday evening speaker was Mike McIntosh, who operates Bear With Us....

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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: Golden girl looks for old age's silver lining

As if I needed more proof that old age has me in its clutches, now I have to use...

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Stew Kernan

Stew Kernan

We lost one of the good guys: Gil Hughes passes away at 82

In junior hockey, there are a handful of guys you could always count on seeing almost anywhere, any ...

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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: Dropping acorns, casting filaments

I’m always surprised at the lessons I learn working in the garden. It has been a wonderful teacher for...

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Ashley Hurley

Ashley Hurley

Column: So can a sticky cloth make your cellulite vanish?

Clients often tell me, “You name it, I’ve tried it.” They have spent significant amounts of time — 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

People have forgotten what infectious diseases can do

Medicine now has the opportunity to focus much of its research on the chronic diseases of ageing: cancer, heart...

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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 - Spring cleaning for your finances

March has finally arrived and after a long and bitterly cold winter, we are all hopeful for an early...

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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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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: How can the Ring of Fire make life better in the Far North?

What is the one thing that would make living in Ontario’s Far North communities better? If you asked that...

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