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Michael Atkins

Michael Atkins

From Olympic grandeur to fish hut ingenuity

 A couple of weeks ago the Laurentian School of Architecture held an auction — for fish huts. I can’t...

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Mark Gentili

Mark Gentili

Column: A tragic week for Sudbury families

Last week, the Nickel City suffered more than its fair share of tragedy and loss. A week ago Sunday,...

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Darren MacDonald

Darren MacDonald

Column: Here’s hoping we don’t get fooled again

Since Mayor Marianne Matichuk was elected in 2010, it has been an education for both the public who voted...

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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

Mongolian flavours in city’s West End

Sudbury has all sorts of restaurants, but nothing quite like this. Hungry hordes are flocking to the city’s newest...

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Viki Mather

Viki Mather

Life with dog

People often ask us why we don’t own a dog. Life here in the wilds seems a perfect place...

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Stew Kernan

Stew Kernan

Column: Wolves have to start looking forward

While the painful ending to the season is still fresh for many in the organization, the Sudbury Wolves have...

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Randy Pascal

Randy Pascal

A view from the scorekeeper’s bench

Opportunities to take on a meaningful role in high-level sporting competitions simply do not come along every day. I...

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Anne Boulton

Anne Boulton

The lure of the deep (shade, that is)

I have come to dote on my shade garden like a mother to her child. And its responsiveness to...

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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: Services mean Sudburians can die with dignity

Some patients facing life-threatening illness opt for highly complex technological care hoping to extend life as long as possible....

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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

Reversing Type 2 diabetes takes work

There are more and more people with Type 2 diabetes. The question is why? Many blame it on family...

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Heather Tarnopolsky

Heather Tarnopolsky

Column: Lose the fat, not the cash

Winter has its benefits: hot chocolate on a frosty night, movie marathons by the fireplace, holiday feasting with family...

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Scott Overton

Scott Overton

Column: 'God of Carnage' delivers clever laughs, but some discomfort

Two 11-year-old boys get into a fight on the playground. One loses some teeth. The parents get together over...

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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

Survival of the nicest

In this brief lull between taking down ghoulish Halloween decorations and putting up cheery Christmas lights, let’s take a...

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Sudbury Northern Life Guest Columnist

Guest Columnist

Column: Spring into a new day: Happy Naw Ruz!

Spring has sprung! It’s clear after a bitterly cold winter, many of us have impatiently awaited its arrival, when...

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