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Eight of Greater Sudbury's outstanding citizens were celebrated at the 12th Anniversary of the Community Builders Awards of Excellence (CBAs) Gala on March 26 at the Radisson Hotel.The sold-out event was hosted by Northern Life publisher Abbas Homayed. "Each year, we hear inspiring stories of struggle and success, of inventiveness and ingenuity, of dedication and deli...

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Mar 28, 2015

Future Shop's Canadian stores close

All Future Shop stores in Canada have closed March 28, according to national media reports. Supplied photo.

All Future Shop stores in Canada have closed March 28, according to national media reports.The Globe...

Mar 28, 2015

City extends Out of the Cold shelter program

The Out of the Cold shelter program will remain open until April 15. File photo.

Given the cold temperatures, the City of Greater Sudbury has extended the Out of the Cold shelter pr...

Mar 27, 2015

Retired college presidents still in the $100K Club

Even though former Cambrian College president Sylvia Barnard retired in June 2013, she was paid $221,397 in 2014. She's listed on the Public Sector Salary Disclosure Act as the college's president emeritus. File photo.

Even though they retired from their respective positions in 2013, former Cambrian College president ...

Mar 27, 2015

Bore-hole drilling will close Elm St. lane

Bore-hole drilling on the south side of Elm Street near the Murry Mine open pit, will close the eastbound lane between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. from Monday, March 30 to Tuesday, April 21.

Bore-hole drilling on the south side of Elm Street near the Murry Mine open pit, will close the east...

Mar 27, 2015

HSN employees take 179 spots on Sunshine List

Forty-eight more Health Sciences North employees made the 2014 Sunshine List than in 2013.  The annual Sunshine List discloses the names and salaries of Ontario public sector workers who made more than $100,000 in a year. File photo.

Forty-eight more Health Sciences North employees made the 2014 Sunshine List than in 2013. The annua...

Mar 27, 2015

Cold weather alert issued for Greater Sudbury

The Homelessness Network of Sudbury has announced an Extreme Cold Weather Alert in Greater Sudbury for the next 24 hours.

The Homelessness Network of Sudbury has announced an Extreme Cold Weather Alert in Greater Sudbury f...

Mar 27, 2015

Province antes up $2.3M for mental health services

Sudbury MPP Glenn Thibeault announced $2.3 million in provincial funding for a number of mental health services in Sudbury and the surrounding area during a press conference at the North East Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) offices Friday. Photo by Jonathan Migneault.

Sudbury MPP Glenn Thibeault announced $2.3 million in provincial funding for a number of mental heal...

Mar 27, 2015

Dozens of city employees join the $100K club

The top City of Greater Sudbury earner in 2014 was CAO Doug Nadorozny, who made $223,374, plus $9,372 in benefits. Nadorozny's salary has increased by about $10,000 since 2011, when it was $213,196.

The ranks of Greater Sudbury employees earning $100,000 or more grew by 49 people in 2014, according...

Mar 27, 2015

Students getting waxed for charity

The WAX-4-WUSC fundraiser takes place in Laurentian University's student centre starting at noon March 30. Supplied photo.

Yeouch! Laurentian University's campus will be a lot less hairy after the WAX-4-WUSC fundraiser, set...

Mar 27, 2015

Join the conversation on the fight for a higher minimum wage

The $15 & Fairness campaign is pushing for a higher minimum wage in Ontario. Supplied

Displeased with the laws concerning minimum wage, multiple workers rights organizations are holding ...

Mar 27, 2015

Two city roads in the running for Ontario's worst

Maley Drive sat alone in 10th spot on CAA's annual Worst Roads competition. File photo.

Greater Sudbury has two roads vying for the dubious distinction as the worst roads in Ontario, as pa...

Mar 26, 2015

Sudbury's 'outstanding citizens' honoured

Winners of this year's Community Builders Awards of Excellence pose for a photo prior to accepting their awards. Photo by Arron Pickard.

Eight of Greater Sudbury's outstanding citizens were celebrated at the 12th Anniversary of the Commu...

Mar 26, 2015

HSN cuts don't add up, says CUPE local president

Health Sciences North's announcement Wednesday that it would have to cut $5.2 million from its budget and reduce just over 35 full-time equivalent non-management positions in the next fiscal year surprised at least one union leader. File photo.

Health Sciences North's announcement Wednesday that it would have to cut $5.2 million from its budge...

Mar 26, 2015

Thursday's windchill will have extra bite

Friday will be clear with winds picking up in the afternoon. The high for the day will be -6 C, feeling like -28 C with windchill.

Tonight periods of light snow are expected to end after midnight, then cloudy with a 60-per-cent cha...

Mar 26, 2015

Taste the charm of the '50s and support the hospital

The Health Sciences North Foundation's second TASTE Street fundraiser transforms the Caruso Club into a 1950s street market March 27. File photo

Health Science North Foundation will transport visitors back in time to a bustling Borgia Street mar...

Mar 26, 2015

Arseneaus remembered for their love, generosity

With both tears and laughter, family and friends gathered Glad Tidings Church for the funeral service for Mary Lou and Leo Arseneau, the Sudbury couple who, along with Mary Lou's caregiver Vilma Gumpal, died in a plane crash on March 17. Photo by Arron Pickard

Hundreds of Sudburians gathered at Glad Tidings Church for the funeral service held for Leo Arseneau...

Mar 26, 2015

Open house at Collège Boréal Saturday

An open house takes place at Collège Boréal March 28 starting at 11 a.m. File photo.

Collège Boréal is holding its open house from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 28.“Come check out our program...

Mar 26, 2015

Complexity of modern policing driving up costs: chief

Greater Sudbury Police Chief Paul Pedersen said Wednesday the complexities of modern police work are a major factor behind soaring policing costs.

The complexities of modern police work are a major factor behind soaring policing costs, says Greate...

Mar 26, 2015

Gélinas bill pushes for more accountability in health care

Nickel Belt MPP France Gélinas brings her private member's bill, Bill 78, the Transparent and Accountable Health Care Act, forward for second reading in the legislature March 26.

Nickel Belt MPP France Gélinas brings her private member's bill, Bill 78, the Transparent and Accoun...

Mar 26, 2015

Extreme Cold Weather Alert in Greater Sudbury

The Homelessness Network of Sudbury has announced an Extreme Cold Weather Alert in Greater Sudbury for the next 24 hours.

The Homelessness Network of Sudbury has announced an Extreme Cold Weather Alert in Greater Sudbury f...

Mar 26, 2015

Former NOB publisher named torchbearer in Pan Am relay

 Patricia Mills, the past publisher of Northern Ontario Business and Sudbury Living Magazine, is one of the torchbearers in theToronto 2015 Pan Am Games Torch Relay. Supplied photo.

Past Northern Ontario Business and Sudbury Living Magazine publisher Patricia Mills has been selecte...

Mar 26, 2015

Trustee questions need for Lockerby's STEP program

Two Rainbow District School Board trustees voted against keeping Lockerby Composite School's Science and Technology Education Program (STEP) at their March 24 meeting. File photo.

Two Rainbow District School Board trustees — Gord Santala and Dena Morrison — voted March 24 against...

Mar 26, 2015

Sewer-line repairs close lane on Lasalle

The westbound curb lane of Lasalle at Carmen Street will be closed from this morning, 8:30 a.m., until tomorrow morning for repairs to a sewer line.

The westbound curb lane of Lasalle at Carmen Street will be closed from this morning, 8:30 a.m., unt...

Mar 25, 2015

City to try again to complete $6.6M Second Ave widening

The 4.6 million Second Avenue project will combine the entrance to the Civic Memorial Cemetery and the Minnow Lake Dog Park, and align the new entrance across from Scarlett Road, where a traffic light will be installed. The project was revised in 2014 to move up planned drainage work, allowing it to incorporate raised bike lanes along both sides of Second Avenue. File photo.

 Greater Sudbury is making another attempt to widen Second Avenue this spring, after two complaints ...

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