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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

Hockey, politics and lessons learned

I was impressed this week with Randy Pascal’s piece on Joe Drago. In case you’re unfamiliar with the man,...

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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

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

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

Giorgia missed Canada so much, she skied in the flag

My time spent in France has been great so far. I've made a lot of friends and priceless memories....

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