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A Sudbury craft brewery is changing the names of two of its beers after a large competitor said they infringed on their trademark.Stack Brewing owner Shawn Mailloux said representatives from Moosehead Breweries Limited recently contacted him, and said two of his beers - Angry Moose and Friendly Moose - infringed on their trademark for the word 'moose' to describe a be...

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Nov 27, 2014

Operation Red Nose now in effect

Staff Sgt. Richard Waugh was one of several Greater Sudbury police officers to help launch Operation Red Nose on Nov. 27. Officers stopped a few dozen vehicles to ensure drivers hadn’t been drinking before getting behind the wheel. Photo by Arron Pickard.

While its name may have connotations of secrecy, there is nothing top secret about Operation Red Nos...

Nov 27, 2014

Temperatures drop lower Friday

Friday will be a mix of sun and cloud with a 60-per-cent chance of flurries late in the evening and overnight. The high will be -12 C and the low -15C.

Tonight, periods of light snow ending this evening. The overnight low will be -18C.Friday will be a...

Nov 27, 2014

This guy knows what it takes to win the Grey Cup

Mike Derks, now the head coach of Lasalle Secondary School's football team, sported one of the Hamilton Tiger-Cats jerseys he wore during his CFL career in the 1980s. Derks won the Grey Cup with Hamilton in 1986, and shared his thoughts on Sunday's game. Photo by Jonathan Migneault.

Mike Derks understands better than most people what it's like to play in a Grey Cup game. In 1986, D...

Nov 27, 2014

Traffic interruptions for Nov. 28

The city has issued a notice to drivers regarding a traffic interruption for Nov. 28. File photo

From the City of Greater Sudbury:Ditch maintenance on Maley Drive will reduce traffic to one lane No...

Nov 27, 2014

Don't get towed: Winter street parking rules in effect

Avoid a tow — there's no overnight on-street parking in Greater Sudbury until March 31 to allow for snow removal. File photo

Press release from City of Greater Sudbury on Nov. 27: In preparation for the coming winter, the Cit...

Nov 27, 2014

Tickets on sale for spring monster truck show

Monster Spectacular brings some of the biggest, baddest monster trucks to rattle the roof of Sudbury Arena. File photo.

Tickets for May's Monster Spectacular – featuring the world’s top monster trucks – are on sale now.M...

Nov 27, 2014

Volunteer pay rate increase

 For the first time in 10 years, Northern Life is increasing our voluntary pay rate. As of December, the rate will rise to $5 every four weeks — that's a $1 increase.

For the first time in 10 years, Northern Life is increasing our voluntary pay rate. As of December, ...

Nov 27, 2014

PHOTO: Show your 4-H colours

Photo by Chuck Swinden

The Sudbury 4-H Club met with Mayor Marianne Matichuk Nov. 5 where she proclaimed the day Show Your ...

Nov 27, 2014

LU appoints occupational health and safety research chair

Laurentian University is appointing professor Tammy Eger as research chair in occupational health and safety, effective Jan. 1, 2015. Supplied photo.

Laurentian University announced Nov. 20 it is appointing Tammy Eger as research chair in occupationa...

Nov 27, 2014

New website encourages play in Sudbury

The Greater Sudbury Physical Activity and Recreation Roundtable (GSPARR) encourages community members to explore their surroundings and discover new ways to play. File photo.

The Greater Sudbury Physical Activity and Recreation Roundtable (GSPARR) has launched a new campaign...

Nov 27, 2014

Rainbow enrolment up 58 students over 2013

The Rainbow District School Board said its enrolment is up 58 students over last year. File photo.

After years of declining enrolment, the Rainbow District School Board is celebrating a net increase ...

Nov 27, 2014

NDP pushes to ban food and beverage marketing to children

The Canadian Cancer Society has thrown its support behind a plan from the federal NDP to prevent marketing of foods and beverages to children in Canada. File photo.

The Canadian Cancer Society has thrown its support behind an NDP plan to prevent the marketing of fo...

Nov 27, 2014

Quebec superior to Ontario for exploration, says junior miner

Tom Morris, president of Northern Superior Resources, a Sudbury junior miner, claims Quebec is a superior to Ontario as a mining jurisdiction for exploration companies with incentives and clearer protocols to consult with First Nations. Supplied photo.

A million dollars doesn’t stretch as far as it once did; not if you’re in the exploration business i...

Nov 26, 2014

Flurries and mild temperatures Thursday

Thursday will be cloudy with a 60-per-cent chance of flurries through the afternoon and early in the evening. Photo by Mallika Viegas.

Tonight, expect periods of snow to end after midnight, then mainly cloud. The overnight low will be ...

Nov 26, 2014

'Significant progress' on Ring of Fire: Gravelle

Responding to a sea of criticism over its handling of the Ring of Fire, the province's Minister of Northern Development and Mines insisted Tuesday his government's strategy will make the chromite discovery a success.

Responding to a sea of criticism over its handling of the Ring of Fire, the province's Minister of N...

Nov 26, 2014

Christmas campaign 'huge' for Infant Food Bank

Infant Food Bank executive director Dedee Flietstra is seen here at the launch of the “All I Need for Christmas” campaign, which supports the food bank. Photo by Heidi Ulrichsen.

During the Christmas season, food drives for the Sudbury Food Bank are common.But there's also an in...

Nov 26, 2014

Lower back pain pilot program comes to Sudbury

The Primary Care Low Back Pain Pilot program supports the integration of allied health providers such as chiropractors, physiotherapists, kinesiologist, occupational therapists and registered massage therapists. The Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care as launching the program through seven Local Health Integration Networks across the province. File photo.

The Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care is launching a $2.3-million program to help primary care o...

Nov 26, 2014

United Way needs volunteers

United Way Sudbury and Nipissing Districts is searching for volunteers to help the community with its income tax program in March.The United Way needs volunteer income tax preparers and rece...

Nov 26, 2014

Regional Business Centre helps young entrepreneurs

From left, Melissa Deschenes, of Design de Plume; Amanda Lajeuness, of Sparkle & Pose; Ashley Gordon, of AEG Designs; and Julie Pelot, of Elite Home Fitness made up the first group of young entrepreneurs to participate in the Regional Business Centre's Starter Company program. Supplied photo.

Sudbury's Regional Business Centre has launched a new program to help young entrepreneurs expand the...

Nov 26, 2014

VIDEO: NLFB hosts Sudbury's Biggest Beer Pong Tournament

The tournament is being held as a fundraiser for the Northern Lights Festival Boréal.

Sudbury's Northern Lights Festival Boréal is giving people the chance to compete in the "World Serie... Video:

Nov 26, 2014

Ontario has shortest surgical wait times: Report

Ontario fares better than other provinces for surgical wait times, but 2014 has not seen much improvement over previous years, according to a new study by the Fraser Institute. File photo.

Ontario fared better than any other province for surgical wait times, according to a new report by t...

Nov 26, 2014

NDP blasts Tories over veterans' issues

The NDP is taking issue with the Conservative government's "inadequate management of mental health services for Canadian veterans." File photo.

Yesterday’s Auditor General’s report clearly illustrates the Conservative government’s inadequate ma...

Nov 26, 2014

Looking for citizens to evaluate arts grants applications

The Greater Sudbury Development Corporation is seeking 12 volunteers to evaluate applications and recommend funding allocations for two municipal grant programs that support the local arts and culture community.

The Greater Sudbury Development Corporation is seeking 12 volunteers to evaluate applications and re...

Nov 26, 2014

Planned power outage on Nov. 30

Hydro One has a planned power outage for Zone 6 Northeast.Press ReleaseZone: 6 Northeast Operations Centers: ALGOMAAffected Areas: LEWIS, SERPENT RIVER 7FN, VICTORIA, SALTER, SHEDDENInterrup...

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