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Michael Atkins

Michael Atkins

Column: It’s all about polytetrafluoroethylene

Politics is always potentially crazy and fraught with intrigue. And why not. It’s about power, and power is the...

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Mark Gentili

Mark Gentili

It's taken a long time to get this far nowhere

The Ontario Chamber of Commerce's Where Are We Now? report card on the Ring of Fire development in the...

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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: Millionaires cash in on Stanley

On this day in Canadian history, in 1915, the Vancouver Millionaires won the Stanley Cup. Prior to this season,...

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Viki Mather

Viki Mather

Another shot at winter camping

The first time I camped in winter was in Grand Teton National Park. Travelling by myself, as I often...

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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

Finding the positive in an awful season

With the Wolves season over, some final thoughts before we put the 2014-15 season behind us. First, there is...

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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: Tilling the imagination

Anyone who knows me an inch (or cubic inch), knows that my off-season is spent dreaming about what lies...

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Ashley Hurley

Ashley Hurley

Column: Is your lunch making you feel worse?

March is Nutrition Month and this year’s campaign focuses on eating well at work. Do you rush out the...

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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: Health Act suffering from system failure

In 1966, the government of Canada declared that all Canadians should be able to obtain health services of high...

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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: RRSP vs TFSA: What's the difference?

It’s that time of year again, time to top up our RRSPs. While most of us scramble to find...

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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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Sudbury Northern Life Guest Columnist

Guest Columnist

A teen with bees

I always get a brief, confused stare whenever I tell people about my small business. After I assure them...

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