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On June 10, Dr. Sean Murray could be one step closer to achieving a dream he has had for more than a decade: building a standalone expansion to Health Sciences North that provides new and innovative care for children in the northeast.On that date, the North East Local Health Integration Network's board of directors is expected to give Murray and his colleagues an indi...

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May 27, 2015

Nickel District Pool closed May 28

Nickel District Pool will be closed Thursday evening until Friday morning to accommodate work on the school. File photo

The City of Greater Sudbury issued the following notice this afternoon:Nickel District Pool will be ...

May 27, 2015

Councillor says South End apartments 'fit the neighbourhood'

Greater Sudbury's planning committee approved a rezoning application Monday allowing the construction of two, one-storey apartment buildings slated to be built on Harrison Drive in the city's South End.

Greater Sudbury's planning committee approved a rezoning application Monday allowing the constructio...

May 27, 2015

Northern Water Sports Centre seeks board members

The Sudbury Canoe Club is one of several partners represented on the Northern Water Sports Centre's new board of directors. File photo.

The Northern Water Sports Centre of Sudbury is seeking two people to represent the community on its ...

May 27, 2015

Cultural Action Committee now accepting applications

Committee members will be selected with consideration to fair representation of cultural and artistic disciplines, gender, geography, and cultural diversity. Applicants must be residents of the City of Greater Sudbury and must be at least 18 years old. Appointments are unpaid volunteer positions. File photo.

The Greater Sudbury Development Corporation has an action plan to implement, and is looking for 12 c...

May 27, 2015

Sunny day, sweepin' the clouds away

With sunshine and warm temperatures, it's the perfect weather to get out and play some catch with the kids. Supplied photo.

Tonight will be mainly cloudy with a 60 per cent chance of showers. Southwest winds start at 20 km/h...

May 27, 2015

Road Report: Paving on Regent, Algonquin

Paving in the intersection of Regent Street and Algonquin Road will take place Thursday, May 28 and Friday, May 29 from 5:30 a.m. until 12 p.m. both days. File photo.

Paving in the intersection of Regent Street and Algonquin Road will take place Thursday, May 28 and ...

May 27, 2015

Rainbow board scrambling to compress school year

The Rainbow District School Board is trying to compress the school year after a month-long strike by its high school teachers. Supplied photo.

With slightly more than a month left in the school year, the Rainbow District School Board is scramb...

May 27, 2015

OSSTF says it will strike again in two weeks

Members of the Ontario Secondary School Teachers' Federation who work for the Rainbow District School Board went on strike April 27, and were ordered back on the job today. The union said it will strike again June 10, although the province is looking to pass back-to-work legislation. File photo.

The Ontario Labour Relations Board (OLRB) may have ordered English public high school teachers in th...

May 27, 2015

Ward 12 request sees councillors spar over HCI funds

Efforts by Greater Sudbury Mayor Brian Bigger to change the city's ward fund system before any city councillor spends the money drew some criticism Tuesday night. File photo.

Efforts by Greater Sudbury Mayor Brian Bigger to change the city's ward fund system before any city ...

May 27, 2015

Second-hand bras help fight the sex trade

House of Bras on Lasalle Boulevard is collecting gently used bras for the Free the Girls organization. Photo supplied

If you have gently used bras that you can part with, House of Bras on Lasalle Boulevard in New Sudbu...

May 27, 2015

Funeral for 105.3's Rich Griffin is May 28

The funeral for Rich Griffin takes place at Glad Tidings Church at 11 a.m. Thursday. Supplied photo.

The funeral information has been announced for KISS 105.3 radio host Rich Griffin, who passed away d...

May 27, 2015

Provincial negotiator short on Ring of Fire details

Former Supreme Court Justice Frank Iacobucci was in Sudbury Tuesday where he addressed the Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce about the relationship between Canada and First Nations. Photo by Jonathan Migneault.

The province's lead negotiator on resource developments in the Ring of Fire was short on details whe...

May 27, 2015

OSSTF prez: Labour board ruling 'disheartening'

OSSTF District 3 president James Clyke speaks at a rally by union members in downtown Sudbury earlier this month. After a month on strike, his members were ordered back on the job May 27. File photo.

The union president representing local English public high school teachers said an Ontario Labour Re...

May 27, 2015

Teachers' march cancelled

Ontario Secondary School Teachers' Federation members march in downtown Sudbury earlier this month. A march planned for today has been cancelled. File photo.

With an end to a strike by local English public high school teachers, a march by members of the Onta...

May 27, 2015

Thibeault to get OPP helicopter update this week

Sudbury MPP Glenn Thibeault says he expects an update soon on the ultimate fate of the OPP helicopter stationed at Sudbury Airport. File photo

Sudbury MPP Glenn Thibeault says he hopes to have more information later this week on the fate of th...

May 27, 2015

Rainbow 'pleased' with ruling that reopens schools

Members of the Ontario Secondary School Teachers' Federation went on strike April 27. The strike was declared illegal by the Ontario Labour Relations Board May 26, and students head back to class this morning. File photo.

The chair of the Rainbow District School Board said in a press release she's pleased by an Ontario L...

May 26, 2015

Strike ruled illegal; teachers back in class Wednesday

The teachers strike in Ontario – including at the Rainbow board in Sudbury – is illegal, the Ontario Labour Relations Board ruled late Tuesday. Teachers are expected back in class as early as Wednesday. File photo.

 The teachers strike in Ontario – including at the Rainbow board in Sudbury – is illegal, the Ontari...

May 26, 2015

Live council coverage tonight at 6 p.m.

NorthernLife.ca will be bringing you live coverage of Greater Sudbury city council tonight starting at 6 p.m. File photo

NorthernLife.ca brings you livestreamed council coverage this evening starting at 6 p.m.Head over to...

May 26, 2015

Traffic Report: Summer street work and downtown sales

Street work is various parts of the city will slow down traffic on Thursday and Friday. File photo

The city issued the following traffic report this afternoon, covering the remainder of this week:The...

May 26, 2015

Grab a thunder-buddy, possible storm tonight

Temperatures are expected to stay in the teens overnight, with a chance of thunderstorms. File photo

Tonight, the skies will be cloudy with a 40-per-cent chance of showers beginning around midnight, En...

May 26, 2015

Learn CPR for free this Friday

Want to learn CPR? The city's paramedic services are offering free lessons on May 29. File photo

The City of Greater Sudbury’s Paramedic Services is presenting a free bystander hands-only CPR train...

May 26, 2015

500 marching teachers will close some downtown streets tomorrow

Striking teachers plan to march through downtown Sudbury on Wednesday, say Greater Sudbury Police Service, advising the public of possible traffic disruptions in the afternoon. File photo

Striking teachers plan to march through downtown Sudbury on Wednesday, say Greater Sudbury Police Se...

May 26, 2015

Sign of the times: builders receive extensions on 318 units

With the slowdown in home construction in Greater Sudbury, the city's planning committee approved the extension Monday of  draft approvals of several residential projects across the city --- plans representing 318 units that will be built later than originally planned. File photo.

 With the slowdown in home construction in Greater Sudbury, the city's planning committee approved t...

May 26, 2015

Pediatrician: North absolutely needs a sick kids hospital

NEO Kids, the pediatric health centre at Health Sciences North, could do a lot more good, and save families a great deal of money and heart ache, if the facility was expanded into a standalone unit, says a Sudbury pediatrician.

On June 10, Dr. Sean Murray could be one step closer to achieving a dream he has had for more than a...

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