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Cities can lead the way in the fight against climate change, and Sudbury has already shown grassroots movements can make big improvements to the local environment, said former Toronto Mayor David Miller, during a public lecture at Laurentian University Monday evening.Miller, who is now president and CEO of the World Wildlife Fund Canada, said cities are often more pro...

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Sep 30, 2014

Dupuis commits to electoral reform, action plan

Mayoral candidate Ron Dupuis, who has been a Valley East-area councillor for the last 17 years, unveils his election platform Tuesday morning at the Colonial Inn in Coniston. Darren MacDonald photo.

Ron Dupuis has unveiled his main priorities should he be elected mayor, including holding meetings i...

Sep 30, 2014

Sewer main repair closes lane on Lorne

Sewer main repair will close the westbound curb lane from 1145 to 1151 Lorne St. from 6 p.m. Sept. 30 to 6 p.m. Oct. 1. ...

Sep 30, 2014

Mix of sun and cloud Wednesday

Wednesday, expect a mix of sun and cloud with the high at 20 C. The low will be 13 C.

Tonight will be partly cloudy with fog patches developing before morning. The overnight low will be ...

Sep 30, 2014

Organ donation system failure not caught for 18 months

On July 27 hundreds of people marched in Bell Park to promote organ donations at the Walk for a Second Chance. But from March 23, 2013 and Sept. 19, 2014 the province failed to record accurate information from people who signed up to be organ donors online. File photo.

Ontario's organ donation system failed to record accurate information from donors who signed up onli...

Sep 30, 2014

Timmins chamber policy manager receives national award

Perrin Beatty, president-CEO of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce with Nick Stewart.

Sudbury native and former Northern Ontario Business reporter Nick Stewart won a national award for h...

Sep 30, 2014

David Miller praises Sudbury's environmental record

David Miller, president and CEO of the World Wildlife Fund Canada, and former mayor of Toronto, told an audience at Laurentian University Monday evening that cities need to take a lead role in the fight against climate change. Photo by Jonathan Migneault.

Cities can lead the way in the fight against climate change, and Sudbury has already shown grassroot...

Sep 30, 2014

Tree planting adds diversity to Sudbury forest

Dozens of volunteers participated in TD Tree Days on Sept. 28, during which volunteers planted 1,350 saplings at the Lake Laurentian Conservation Area. Photo by Lindsay Kelly.

Under a colourful canopy of fall colours, dozens of volunteers descended on the Lake Laurentian Cons...

Sep 30, 2014

Ride for a Friend raises $10K for Tyler Leduc

The annual Ride for a Friend fundraiser brought in $10,000 to pay for treatments for four-year-old Tyler Leduc, who lives with cerebral palsy and epilepsy. Supplied photo.

Thanks to The Independent Motorcycle Corporation's annual Ride for a Friend fundraiser Aug. 16, the ...

Sep 30, 2014

Angeline Street house fire leaves 5 displaced

Five people are displaced after a fire caused about $100,000 in damage to a home on Angeline Street, said Greater Sudbury Fire Services.

Five people are displaced after a fire caused about $100,000 in damage to a home on Angeline Street,...

Sep 30, 2014

Firefighter, 2 civilians injured in house fire

A Greater Sudbury firefighter and two civilians were injured Sept. 28 after fire ripped through a semi-detached home on Grenadier Drive in Sudbury.

A Greater Sudbury firefighter and two civilians were injured Sept. 28 after fire ripped through a se...

Sep 29, 2014

Groups look for ways to protect seniors

To address the problem of seniors being scammed by unscrupulous sales people, local and national groups are looking for ways to get the message out to seniors that they have rights, and they shouldn't be ashamed to admit they have signed something they shouldn't. File photo.

 The persistent problem of aggressive and unscrupulous door-to-door sales people preying on older pe...

Sep 29, 2014

Campaign events crowding the calendar with three weeks to go

With three weeks to go before the Oct. 27 municipal election, things are starting to heat up in Greater Sudbury's political scene.

With three weeks to go before the Oct. 27 municipal election, things are starting to heat up in Grea...

Sep 29, 2014

Paving whittles down lanes on Paris St.

Paving on Paris Street between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. from Tuesday, Sept. 30 to Friday, Oct. 3 will see one lane of traffic maintained in southbound lanes and two in the northbound lanes. ...

Sep 29, 2014

Sorry, back to rain

Water droplets collect on a spiderweb in this photo taken Sept. 23 by George Bardeggia along the boardwalk at Ramsey Lake. Tuesday's weather will be mainly cloudy with a 40-per-cent chance of showers in the morning. The high will be 13 C, and the low 10 C. Photo by George Bardeggia.

The rain is expected to end overnight, with only a 40-per-cent chance of showers heading into Tuesda...

Sep 29, 2014

Northern Life holding live interviews with leading mayoral candidates

A panel from Northern Life and Northern Ontario Business will be conducting live interviews with the leading candidates for mayor in the Oct. 27 municipal election. The first goes tomorrow at noon featuring Dan Melanson. File photo.

Studio interview schedule:Sept. 30: Dan MelansonOct. 9: Ron DupuisOct. 10: John RodriguezOct. 14: Br...

Sep 29, 2014

Sudbury home builder wins provincial award

From left to right, J.Corsi Developments' Paul Corsi, Paula Coulson, Richard Corsi accepted the Ontario Home Builders' Association award of distinction the most outstanding one-storey production built home at a ceremony in Ottawa on Sept. 22. Supplied photo.

Sudbury's J.Corsi Developments Inc. was the only developer from Northern Ontario to win an Ontario H...

Sep 29, 2014

Vale aerial seeding program starts Tuesday

Vale’s aerial seeding program is set to take flight on Tuesday, and will continue for approximately 10 days.

Vale’s aerial seeding program is set to take flight on Tuesday, and will continue for approximately ...

Sep 29, 2014

Greater Sudbury set to celebrate seniors

Mayor Marianne Matichuk helped raise the Canadian Association of Retired persons (cARP) Sudbury flag last year to celebrate National Seniors Day. A flag-raising ceremony is set for Oct. 1. File photo.

The Canadian Association of Retired persons (cARP) Sudbury celebrates National Seniors Day on Wednes...

Sep 29, 2014

LU profs, university hammer out tentative deal

The Laurentian University Faculty Association and the university have come to a tentative deal. File photo.

Just hours ahead of their strike deadline, Laurentian University's professors have signed a tentativ...

Sep 29, 2014

Graffiti vandals deface Grotto

The Our Lady of Lourdes Grotto was targeted by graffiti vandals last week. Using black paint, taggers defaced the side of the fountain, as well as several columns on the facility's Greek Parthanon-lookalike structure. The site, owned by the Roman Catholic Diocese of Sault Ste. Marie, overlooks Sudbury's downtown. It's meant for prayer and reflection. Photo by Heidi Ulrichsen.

A picturesque Sudbury facility overlooking the city's downtown was targeted by graffiti vandals last...

Sep 29, 2014

CSCNO to consolidate 3 Valley schools in new building

If Conseil scolaire catholique du Nouvel-Ontario (CSCNO) trustees have their way, students at three of the board's schools will soon be attending classes together at a new facility.Trustees ...

Sep 29, 2014

Angels in Pink celebrate fifth anniversary with spa day

To mark their fifth anniversary, the Angels in Pink, an organization that raises funds for local breast cancer patient support, will host a spa day and fundraiser.For $30, participants can t...

Sep 29, 2014

HSN enhances program for overweight children

The Northeastern Ontario Health Centre for Kids is enhancing a pediatric outpatient program called Bringing Active Living and Nutrition into your Childhood Everyday (BALANCE) to help childr...

Sep 29, 2014

Lane closures on Howey, Falconbridge

Water and sewer service installation at 953 Howey Dr., will reduce Howey Drive to one lane from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. today until Friday, Oct. 3.The northbound curb lane on Falconbridge Road at A...

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