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Killarney Mountain Lodge, located in the scenic Killarney channel close to the open waters of Georgian Bay, has been a popular vacation spot for tourists since the middle of the last century.Built in the 1940s by an American company, it's been owned for the past 53 years by Annabelle and Maury East, who raised their family in the small hamlet, located about an hour so...

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Jan 30, 2015

Enjoy 'Suds, Slices and Sisu' at Jan. 30 fundraiser

Head to the Caruso Club Jan. 30 for the Suds, Slices and Sisu event. Supplied photo.

The Suds, Slices and Sisu fundraiser for the Finlandia Sisu Charitable Foundation is back for a seco...

Jan 30, 2015

First MasterChef Canada episode moved up to Feb. 1

Chris Mask of Wahnapitae is one of 50 finalists who will appear on Season 2 of MasterChef Canada, which airs on CTV at 10 p.m. Feb. 1, following the conclusion of the Super Bowl. Supplied photo.

The first episode of Season 2 of MasterChef Canada premieres Feb. 1 at 10 p.m. on CTV following the ...

Jan 30, 2015

After 53 years, East family sells Killarney Mountain Lodge (2 photos)

Annabelle and Maury East, who bought Killarney Mountain Lodge back in 1962, recently sold the business. Supplied photo.

Killarney Mountain Lodge, located in the scenic Killarney channel close to the open waters of Georgi...

Jan 29, 2015

Colonial Cuba with my daughter and an angel

Brigitte Marceau astride her “guardian angel.” Supplied.

My daughter and I went to Cuba at the beginning of December.The purpose of the trip was to study Spa...

Jan 28, 2015

Celebrate India's Republic Day with dinner

An East Indian dinner is being held at the ParkSide Centre Jan. 31 in honour of India's Republic Day. Supplied photo.

The India-Canada Association of Sudbury celebrates India's Republic Day Jan. 31 with a dinner at the...

Jan 28, 2015

Theatre Cambrian presents La Bohème

Theatre Cambrian is partnering with the Ottawa Opera Collaborative to present the Puccini opera La Bohème March 20 and 21.“We are very excited to be staging the first partnership of many wit...

Jan 28, 2015

STC offers March Break acting camp

Actor Meredith Zwicker leads Sudbury Theatre Centre's March Break acting camp. Supplied photo.

Exploration and fun are the key words for Sudbury Theatre Centre’s newest offering, a March Break ex...

Jan 25, 2015

Toronto Celebrates Sudbury set for May 28

Last October, Jamie Lamont, left, and Perry Dellelce, co-chairs of Toronto Celebrates Sudbury, presented a cheque for $100,000 to Laurentian University and Health Sciences North to help fund health research at both institutions. File photo.

This year's edition of the fundraising event Toronto Celebrates Sudbury is set to take place May 28 ...

Jan 25, 2015

Last Stop for emerging playwrights

“Last Stop.” is an evening of dramatic readings from the works of emerging playwrights. Supplied photo.

An evening of dramatic readings of new works by the Sudbury Theatre Centre emerging playwrights' gro...

Jan 25, 2015

YES Theatre to perform 'American Idiot' this June

Check out the musical “American Idiot” at the Grand Nightclub this June. Supplied photo.

YES Theatre will bring the electric-rock musical “American Idiot” to Sudbury’s historic Grand Nightc...

Jan 22, 2015

Warm up with laughter at LOL Sudbury

Jim Jeffries, one of the headliners at the LOL Sudbury Comedy Festival, performs at the Sudbury Arena Feb. 6. Supplied photo.

The goal of LOL Sudbury Comedy Festival, which runs this year Feb. 4-7, is to bring some levity to a...

Jan 22, 2015

Nominations now open for Mayor's Celebration

Bigger joined Vicki Gilhula, secretary of Sudbury Arts Council, and Regroupment des organismes culturels de Sudbury (ROCS) member Martin Lajeunesse in announcing plans for the 2015 Mayor's Celebration of the Awards. Photo by Mallika Viegas.

Art and culture activities help bring communities to life, said the city's new mayor, Brian Bigger."...

Jan 22, 2015

Sudburian celebrates birthday by giving back (4 photos)

Amanda White turned 25 on Jan. 20, but instead of going out to a restaurant, she handed out gift bags at the Elgin Street Mission. Supplied photo.

For Amanda White, turning a quarter of a century old on Jan. 20 had to have a more significant meani...

Jan 22, 2015

‘Mourning Dove’: heavy drama, plenty of humour

Actors Jeff Dingle (crying), who plays Keith Martel, and Doug MacLeod, who plays Doug, rehearse a scene for Sudbury Theatre Centre's Mourning Dove. Photo by Arron Pickard.

And so begins the season of movie awards. Red carpets are yanked out of moth balls for The Golden Gl...

Jan 21, 2015

Sudbury's biggest celebrity you've probably never heard of (VIDEO)

NorthernLife.ca sat down with Quill18 to shed some light on his videos, his fame and e-sports as an Internet phenomenon.

Martin Glaude, more commonly known as Quill18 is known around the world for his "Let's Plays."If you... Video:

Jan 21, 2015

Library's main branch launches makerspace

Ashley Boucher, emerging technology librarian with the Greater Sudbury Public Library, demonstrates the use of the library's 3D printer, located in its new makerspace. Photo by Heidi Ulrichsen.

Libraries were created because books were so expensive and difficult to obtain for the average perso...

Jan 20, 2015

Gallery: Winter is for the birds (11 photos)

Sixteen-year-old Christopher Bird captured this night-time image of a ribbon of traffic curving around Science North, just before a snow squall hit on Jan. 15. “Had a bit of a hike up to the rocks across from Science North, but it was worth it.” Northern Life welcomes submissions of local photography for publication. Please send high-resolution images to editor@northernlife.ca.

NorthernLife.ca receives so many submissions from readers for inclusion on our Op-Ed page, but limit...

Jan 19, 2015

Good week for Dayv Poulin

Local musician Dayv Poulin and his 2014 album, “Le Paysagiste: Alter Ego,” received multiple awards and nominations through two different awards programs last week. Supplied photo.

It would be an understatement to say last week was a good one for Dayv Poulin.The local musician, wh...

Jan 19, 2015

Christians pray for unity Jan. 18-25

Participants in the 2014 Week of Prayer for Christian Unity are seen here in this file photo. This year's event takes place Jan. 18-25, with several local services. File photo.

A number of local events are planned for the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, which takes place J...

Jan 19, 2015

Cristina's Coffee House returns March 1

Cristina Roque died of Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma in March 2012 at the age of 29. The Cristina's Coffee House fundraiser raises money for cancer patients in her memory. Supplied photo.

The third annual Cristina's Coffee House fundraiser takes place March 1 at the Caruso Club.The event...

Jan 19, 2015

Acting studio offers film industry seminar

Melissa A. Smith, the owner of MAS Acting Studios, is leading a Jan. 25 seminar on breaking into the local film and television industry. Supplied photo.

A seminar for those in the film industry hosted by MAS Acting Studios is set to take place Jan. 25.“...

Jan 19, 2015

Sudbury artist inspired by Group of Seven

 The work of Edward W. Tate is on exhibit at Sudbury Theatre Centre until Feb. 2. Supplied photo.

The Sudbury Theatre Centre is exhibiting the work of Sudbury artist Edward W. Tate until Feb. 2.As a...

Jan 19, 2015

Second senior staffer departing SSO

Sudbury Symphony Orchestra is currently looking to replace both its music director and its executive director. Supplied photo.

Sudbury Symphony Orchestra (SSO) is not only searching for a new music director, it's now also in th...

Jan 18, 2015

Theatre Cambrian moves music festival to August

The Sudbury Guitar Trio performed at the inaugural Songs of Summer Music Festival last year. This year's festival takes place Aug. 21-23. Supplied photo.

The Songs of Summer Music Festival is back for a second year in 2015, and although the festival’s fi...

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