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Michael Atkins

Michael Atkins

Column: From the riverboat to Brenda Wallace room

When I was in my teens in the 1960s, I used to steal away from Don Mills, Canada’s first...

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Mark Gentili

Mark Gentili

Column: Forget fall, this is election season

The Oct. 27 municipal election is shaping up to be a vote unlike anything Greater Sudbury has ever seen....

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Darren MacDonald

Darren MacDonald

Column: Mapmakers not mudslingers for me

Voters in this city are angry. You can hear it in the coffee shops, in the malls, on blogs...

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Heidi Ulrichsen

Heidi Ulrichsen

Inspired by a man in a cape

Entrenched as we are in a cold and snowy winter, the warm summer evening I interviewed Jamie McDonald seems...

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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: Mushroom season has arrived

My neighbour came by to tell me about a great crop of big beautiful mushrooms in his yard. Are...

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Lisa Lounsbury

Lisa Lounsbury

Column: Up to ‘deskercising?’

More research is suggesting that our sedentary lifestyles are contributing to the chronic illness epidemic. As a nation, Canada...

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Erna de Burger-Fex

Erna de Burger-Fex

Column: More thoughts on being an old woman

Thinking back on my column When I’m an old woman (Northern Life, Aug. 19), I realized that I had...

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Stew Kernan

Stew Kernan

Capobianco emerging as blue-line leader

There haven’t been a lot of positives in the first 10 games of the Sudbury Wolves season, but there...

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Randy Pascal

Randy Pascal

Column: Building the beautiful game

Youth competitive soccer in Sudbury is not where it needs to be. No one is denying that. Not the...

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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

Big changes for 2014 started with a big surprise

The holiday season was a time of joy and excitement in our home. The children were looking forward to...

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Peter Zalan

Dr. Peter Zalan

Column: West must step up to battle Ebola

Epidemics have cursed mankind for thousands of years. Ebola is new. It only appeared in 1976, in a village...

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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: Health scares and peace of mind

Soon, we will gather with loved ones around the dinner table before enjoying a delicious turkey feast, while creating...

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Scott Overton

Scott Overton

Column: Rocky Horror delivers a zany, sexy good time

The Sudbury Theatre Centre ended last season with Avenue Q, a quirky, naughty show that was like Sesame Street...

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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: Can we talk? …About health literacy

As primary care providers, we often are focused on diagnosis and treatment, sometimes forgetting one of the most important...

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