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Treatment of Levack cenotaph ‘disgraceful’
September 01, 2015

Sitting outside the Home Hardware store here in Levack on the afternoon of June 25, I noticed how our Canadian flag was hanging up on the bushes behind our cenotaph....

Who’s Harper trying to fool?
August 27, 2015

I wonder if there is one Canadian who believes that (Prime Minister Stephen) Harper did not know about the cheque for (Senator Mike) Duffy. Harper is all controlling, and nothing...

Legion thankful for the community support
August 27, 2015

The Royal Canadian Legion Branch 76 wants to thank the community for their support. On July 1, Branch 76 held its Canada Day festivities. A great big thank you goes...

Major changes for fibromyalgia support group
August 27, 2015

There’s been some major changes for the Sudbury Fibromyalgia Support Group.For the past two years, we’ve been particularly fortunate to have a regular meeting place in the common room at...

Angered by deaths of bears
August 27, 2015

I am extremely angry and tremendously saddened by the needless death of yet another bear last week.The circumstances of this incident are particularly heartbreaking. Camp Sudaca should be a place...

Where’s the statue of Stompin’ Tom?
August 27, 2015

I’m writing this to all of you country-music lovers.Have any of you wondered where the statue of Stompin’ Tom is? I’m asking, because a couple of weeks ago, two of...

Bears pose less of a threat than drivers
August 27, 2015

This summer in Sudbury, we’ve seen a significant increase in the number of bears roaming about our neighbourhoods. In letters to the editor, columns and Facebook comments, people have demanded...

A Mulcair government will leave Canada isolated
August 25, 2015

In an interview with Maclean’s, recently, NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair criticized Canada’s role in fighting Islamic State (ISIS) declaring, “This is not our fight.”In Syria, ISIS has already killed thousands...

We need a place to showcase Sudburian achievements
August 25, 2015

When Sudbury’s athletes win Olympic gold, or a Lively boy brings Sudbury the Stanley Cup, it makes me wish we had a place in Sudbury that exhibits the triumphant victories...

Not happy with election choices: letter
August 25, 2015

I’m the first to admit it: I’m not impressed with the options available for the upcoming election.All I want from the political leaders, who are looking for our votes, is...

State of city’s gardens disappointing
August 20, 2015

Editor’s note: The following is an open letter to mayor and council.I moved to Sudbury in 1987, and it’s been my home ever since. I have a camp in my home...

Letter shows primitive thoughts and vision
August 20, 2015

I was truly appalled by the article in last week’s Northern Life about culling the number of bears by starting the bear shoot once again.This kind of primitive thought and...

Tired of being treated like a child by government
August 20, 2015

I commend Isla McGee for taking the time to express her opinion on the issue of allowing alcohol in grocery stores.My opinion is based on several factors, the least of...

Canada has a sordid past with abuse
August 19, 2015

With the victory in the courts by our Native population, we now are turning attention to residential schools for other segments of our population.Recently, the Ontario Provincial Schools were served...

Letter: Some considerations when setting policy to deal with bears – and people
August 06, 2015

There has been much said of late regarding our bears – not exactly the predatory carnivorous grizzly or Polar bear types, but our smaller omnivorous brown or black bears.Of course,...

Letter: What about the unborn babies aborted each week?
August 06, 2015

For the past couple of weeks, headlines around the world roared about a lion shot in Africa.In the past week, the local media has growled about a bear killed in...

Letter: Conservative candidate proud to carry party's message
August 06, 2015

Editor's note: This letter is in response to Darren MacDonald's column, Mulcair's slow and steady message highlight's Trudeau's weakness, published July 30.Opinion columns are just that – one person’s opinion....

Rock The Farm Canada Day celebration a huge success
August 04, 2015

The Anderson Farm Museum Heritage Society (AFMHS) was thrilled when more than 1,000 people of all ages, joined us at the Anderson Farm Museum (AFM) for our first ever Rock...

Letter: Gift horses could result in white elephant
July 30, 2015

It is time to look at not one, but two “gift horses in the mouth” before we invest in a “white elephant.”The recent news that the federal government may be...

Letter: Teen’s bike stolen from front yard of house
July 30, 2015

On Sunday, July 26, my 17-year-old son had his bike stolen from the front of our house.This occurred sometime between 7 p.m. and 8 p.m., as he had biked over...

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