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For the last few months, a group of six second- and third-year Laurentian University School of Architecture students have been hard at work, preparing their entry for the Winter Stations Design Competition.The international exhibition, which runs Feb. 15 to March 20, invites participants to transform lifeguard stations along Toronto's waterfront into art installations...

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Feb 13, 2016

Sudbury firefighters battle major blaze in Lively

Greater Sudbury Fire Services were still on the scene Saturday evening of a major fire at Gardewine, a transportation business located on Duhamel Road in Lively. Photos by Darren MacDonald.

 Greater Sudbury Fire Services were still on the scene Saturday evening of a major fire at Gardewine...

Feb 13, 2016

Brrrr! City under cold weather alert

With bone-chilling temperatures expected to continue overnight, Greater Sudbury is under an extreme cold weather alert for the next 24 hours.  Extreme cold warnings are issued when very cold temperatures or wind chill creates an elevated risk to health such as frost bite and hypothermia. File photo.

With bone-chilling temperatures expected to continue overnight, Greater Sudbury is under an extreme ...

Feb 12, 2016

Sunny but bitter cold weekend ahead

It's going to be a chilly weekend, but the cold will start to break up by Monday. File photo.

It's going to be a chilly weekend, but the cold will start to break up by Monday.On the "bright side...

Feb 12, 2016

Downturns can be beneficial, mining students told

Mining industry veterans from Vale Canada, Fuller Supply and Stantec shared some of their knowledge and experience with mining students from Sudbury’s three post-secondary institutions during the annual Mining Day event at Laurentian University on Thursday evening. File photo

Economic blasts are rumbling the ground on which the mining industry stands these days.As nickel pri...

Feb 12, 2016

Reserve your seat on the Big Bike

Sign up to participate in the Heart and Stroke Foundation's Big Bike event this May. File photo.

The Heart and Stroke Foundation's Big Bike event might not be until May 16-20, but it's not too earl...

Feb 12, 2016

Poker run returns to Greater Sudbury

The Northeastern Ontario Construction Association is bringing “Larry Berrio’s The Big Deal” back to Sudbury on Feb. 20 and 21. Photo: Facebook

The Northeastern Ontario Construction Association is bringing “Larry Berrio’s The Big Deal” back to ...

Feb 12, 2016

Expand eligibility to tuition grants: Cambrian

Cambrian College is among 24 Ontario community colleges calling on the provincial government to expand eligibility for low-income students to access the 30 per cent Off Ontario Tuition grant program. File photo.

Cambrian College is among 24 Ontario community colleges calling on the provincial government to expa...

Feb 12, 2016

Here's who to call to repair sewer backups

The City of Greater Sudbury is improving service for residents who experience a sewer backup in their home or place of business, a press release said. Effective Feb. 16, residents have two options to report a sewer backup. Supplied photo.

The City of Greater Sudbury is improving service for residents who experience a sewer backup in thei...

Feb 12, 2016

Lasalle re-opened after 4-vehicle collision

The Greater Sudbury Police Service wants to advise the public that Lasalle Bouelvard extension, West of Frood Road towards MR35 is closed to all vehicles due to a motor vehicle collision. File photo.

Updated: Feb. 12, 6:40 p.m.The roadway is now reopened to traffic in all direction.The closure was a...

Feb 12, 2016

Laurentian leaving Barrie in three years

Laurentian University will be leaving the Georgian College campus in Barrie in May 2019, a decision that was reached by the university's board of governors on Feb. 12. supplied photo.

Laurentian University will be leaving Barrie in May 2019.The Laurentian University board of governor...

Feb 12, 2016

Need a job? Sudbury's Home Depot looking to hire 30 people

 The Sudbury Home Depot is looking to hire 30 people. Supplied photo.

If you're looking for work, Home Depot is hiring. The store is hiring nearly 6,000 associates across...

Feb 12, 2016

City receives $10K risk management award

Robert Walz, left, Greater Sudbury's co-ordinator of Insurance and Risk Management, Barb Szychta, vice-present of risk management services with Frank Cowan Company, and Brock Carlton, CEO of Federation of Canadian Municipalities, are seen Wednesday at the Sustainable Communities Conference Award Ceremony on Wednesday in Ottawa. Supplied photo

Frank Cowan Company has presented Greater Sudbury with the Excellence in Municipal Risk Management A...

Feb 12, 2016

Ice Fishing Day cancelled due to weather

Sorry fishing fans, Conservation Sudbury’s fourth annual Friends and Family Ice Fishing Day has been cancelled. File photo.

Sorry fishing fans, Conservation Sudbury’s fourth annual Friends and Family Ice Fishing Day has been...

Feb 12, 2016

Environment Canada issues extreme cold warning

With windchill values between -40 and -45 C on the way, Environment Canada has issued an extreme cold warning for Greater Sudbury and vicinity. File photo.

With windchill values between -40 and -45 C on the way, Environment Canada has issued an extreme col...

Feb 12, 2016

GenNext seeks nominations for volunteer awards

Nominations are open for the fourth annual GenNext Volunteer Awards. Supplied photo.

United Way Sudbury and Nipissing Districts and its GenNext Program are seeking nominations for its f...

Feb 12, 2016

Congrats! Sudbury group shares $100K Encore win

A group of 18 people from Greater Sudbury won $100,000 with ENCORE  on the Dec. 18, LOTTO MAX draw. Supplied photo.

A group of 18 people from Greater Sudbury won $100,000 with ENCORE on the Dec. 18 LOTTO MAX draw.The...

Feb 12, 2016

Tom Davies Square closed Family Day

Tom Davies will be closed on Family Day (Feb. 15) but most of the city's recreation facilities will remain open at a reduced rate. File photo.

The City of Greater Sudbury municipal service schedule for the Family Day holiday on Monday, Feb. 15...

Feb 12, 2016

He tells the stories of suicide's forgotten victims

Photographer Scott Chisholm's father's suicide was not only the worst thing that could ever happen to him, it was the catalyst for him to work on behalf of survivors who have lost loved ones to suicide. Photo supplied

For the last six years, Scott Chisholm has traveled around Canada to document the stories of familie...

Feb 12, 2016

Ending violence one square of moose hide at a time

The logo for the Moose Hide campaign is stamped onto small squares of actual moose hide that people can wear to show their support. Students at Cambrian College are actively committing themselves to an Indigenous grassroots movement to end violence against women and children through the Moose Hide campaign. Supplied photo.

Students at Cambrian College are actively committing themselves to an Indigenous grassroots movement...

Feb 12, 2016

If you haven't heard of 211, you should read this

The 211 service launched in Sudbury on Dec. 15, 2011, but has improved substantially since then, said Michael Cullen, executive director of United Way Sudbury and Nipissing Districts. Photo by Jonathan Migneault.

You've heard of 311. You've heard of 411. You might even have heard of 511 (for provincial highway c...

Feb 12, 2016

If you aren't 65 as of March 1, you're no longer a senior

As of March 1, Greater Sudbury will be redefining who is and isn't a senior citizen, at least for the purposes of riding the bus. In a news release this week, the city said beginning next month, you'll have to be 65 to qualify for discounts on Sudbury Transit fares. File photo.

As of March 1, Greater Sudbury will be redefining who is and isn't a senior citizen, at least for th...

Feb 12, 2016

Expect to pay 91.6 at the pumps in Sudbury today

Most gas stations in Greater Sudbury are charging 91.6 today, according to GasBuddy.com. Supplied photo.

Most gas stations in Greater Sudbury are charging 91.6 today, according to GasBuddy.com.The cheapest...

Feb 11, 2016

Gravitational waves discovery is 'a big, big deal'

It was the most precise measurement in the history of the world, and it was 100 years in the making. But on Thursday, scientists announced they had confirmed the last major prediction of Albert Einstein's theory of relativity: gravitational waves.

It was the most precise measurement in the history of the world, and it was 100 years in the making....

Feb 11, 2016

Temps could drop below -40 Friday night

You may end up frozen stiff like this Stompin' Tom statue if you're outside too long today. Temperatures are going to drop below -40 Friday evening. Photo: Heidi Ulrichsen

If you thought it was cold on Thursday, wait until you see what Friday has in store.A few flurries a...

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