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Housewives vs. Harper: Madelaine should run the country
May 19, 2015

While having coffee with a group of people recently, an old thought popped into mind. Gary is a coffee and blueberry buddy and younger brother of Tom, a friend from...

Letter: TransCanada welcomes dialogue on pipeline
May 18, 2015

Editor’s note: This letter is in response to the May 7, 2015 letter by André Clement, who raised questions about the safety and economic benefits of the Energy East Pipeline. For...

Letter: Sudbury needs to support sports hall of fame
May 18, 2015

Last week, I had the pleasure of attending the House of Kin dinner, at which Tom Renney, director of Hockey Canada, and Sudbury’s own Joe Drago, the chair of Hockey...

Letter: Housewives vs. Harper: Madelaine should run the country
May 18, 2015

While having coffee with a group of people recently, an old thought popped into mind. Gary is a coffee and blueberry buddy and younger brother of Tom, a friend from my...

Letter: Service model needs fixing
May 18, 2015

The City of Greater Sudbury is made up of a number of small towns and several distinct rural areas.When these were rolled together to form the City of Greater Sudbury,...

Letter: Toronto just doesn't get Northern Ontario
May 12, 2015

A problem facing residents of Northern Ontario would be that we live in a different environment than Toronto.Regulations that work great for Toronto, do not necessary work well up here....

Letter: Chopper relocation doesn’t pass the smell test
May 12, 2015

In a press release, Vince Hawkes, commissioner of the OPP, has made some claims with respect to the relocation of the OPP helicopter from Sudbury to Orillia that I find...

Letter: Second Avenue project raises concerns
May 12, 2015

I am deeply disturbed by the way that the whole concept of the Second Avenue project was conceived.First, I question why is there a need for such a large intersection...

Letter: Forensic scientist clarifies role of coroners
May 12, 2015

With respect to the article, “Body in the creek: No obvious cause of death, says coroner,” the writer states that the coroner “had not yet performed a post-mortem on the...

Letter: Defibrillator installed at Westmount Community Centre
May 07, 2015

 The Westmount Community Centre executive is pleased to announce the receipt of a Zoll AED Plus and AED with CPR training from Heart ZAP Services, through the National AED Program...

Letter: Environmental position has reader questioning FONOM
May 07, 2015

The Federation of Northern Ontario Municipalities (FONOM) is holding its annual conference here in Sudbury from May 6 to 8. FONOM says its “mission is to improve the economic and...

Letter: Plein air artist appreciates the support
May 07, 2015

I want to thank Northern Life paper, (managing editor) Mark (Gentili) and especially (lifestyle reporter) Heidi (Ulrichsen), for your great reporting, beautifully written articles, and years of unwavering support of...

Letter: Minnow Lake CAN pens plans for HCI
May 07, 2015

After much debate, council remains deadlocked over the issue of the HCI funds, and they remain in place despite the majority of citizens wanting change.The original concept was well intended...

Letter: Let the beavers in Ramsey Lake stay
May 05, 2015

It would be great if the city left the beavers in Ramsey Lake this year.Every few year, they show up only to be trapped and relocated (killed?).The underbrush in the...

Letter: Mom grateful for care after backstage emergency
May 05, 2015

I would like to comment on a situation that involved my daughter, Erika, at DanceFest on Monday, April 27. Approximately 20 minutes before she was to perform her group hip-hop...

Letter: Council needs to figure out HCI plan, and fast
May 05, 2015

Everyone knows that the current structure of the Healthy Community Initiative Fund is broken, council included. However, the huge pushback on the lack of direction from community groups appears to...

Letter: Sudbury Christian Academy thankful for support
April 30, 2015

On behalf of Sudbury Christian Academy staff, students, and their families, I would like to offer my sincerest expression of gratitude and appreciation for all those who contributed to our...

Letter: Eye in the Sky integral in recent police investigation
April 30, 2015

The Lions Eye in the Sky advisory board would like to thank our community partners: the Lions Club of Sudbury, the Downtown Business Improvement Area, Coun. Joscelyne Landry-Altmann and Coun....

Letter: That time a pirate fixed an ingrown toenail
April 30, 2015

My daughter, Alysha, who is six years old, developed an ingrown toe nail, which needed to be removed. In order to do this, the toe needs to be frozen. Of...

Letter: Thanks for providing ‘bear’ necessities
April 28, 2015

I would like to thank Viki Mather for her article "The ‘Bear’ necessities."Junction Creek runs beside and behind our house. We often have bears in our backyard, and they cross...

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