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Fleets of classic and unique automobiles filled the parking lot at New Sudbury Centre on Aug. 30 for New Sudbury Days.Motorheads, car enthusiasts, and even some city councilors and the mayor made their way out to the show n' shine event.Mayor Brian Bigger was the guest of honour on the day, arriving in convertible with the A&W Root Bear, who was the winner of yesterd...

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Aug 31, 2015

Sudbury Sunrisers donate $18K to NEO Kids

The Rotary Club of Sudbury Sunrisers presented a cheque for $18,307 to the North's North East Ontario Health Centre for Kids (NEO Kids) Monday morning. Photo by Jonathan Migneault.

The Rotary Club of Sudbury Sunrisers presented a cheque for $18,307 to the North East Ontario Health...

Aug 31, 2015

Lifeguards on duty in Bell Park until Sept. 7

The city has extended lifeguard supervision at the Main Beach in Bell Park until Sept. 7. File photo

The City of Greater Sudbury has extended lifeguard supervision at Bell Park Main Beach until 7 p.m. ...

Aug 31, 2015

Licence fees and fines go up tomorrow

Distracted driving fines will take a huge increase starting Sept. 1 with fines climbing from $60 to up to $490 and three demerit points. Supplied photo.

Licence validation fees will increase tomorrow for Ontario drivers.Northern Ontario drivers will see...

Aug 31, 2015

LCBO store closings for Labour Day

 All LCBO stores, save some outlets operating as agency stores in other retail businesses, will be closed Sept. 7 for Labour Day. Supplied photo

If you’re planning to have alcoholic libations for Labour Day next week, plan ahead, most LCBO locat...

Aug 31, 2015

Where were you when Princess Diana died?

Princess Diana Aug. 31, 1997 — exactly 18 years ago today. Photo from Wikimedia Commons.

It was this day in 1997 when Diana, Princess of Wales, died in a car crash in Paris, France at the a...

Aug 31, 2015

Video: Gunshot heard before bear seen injured on McAllister Ave

Screenshot taken from a video taken by Heather Green-Oliver on Aug. 16 of a black bear walking down McAllister Avenue.

Police were forced to euthanize a black bear Aug. 30 after it was found injured in a backyard betwee... Video:

Aug 31, 2015

Sudbury parents to protest new sex ed curriculum

Those opposed to the province's new sex ed curriculum will protest at MPPs' offices across the province Sept. 2. Photo from www.canadianfamiliesalliance.ca.

Those opposed to the province's new sex ed curriculum will protest at MPPs' offices across the provi...

Aug 31, 2015

Resident: Police had no choice but to shoot (photos, video)

Greater Sudbury Police officers prepare to move a mother bear, shot in the process of trying to capture the animal. Photo by Darren MacDonald

It was a traumatic morning for Kingslea Court resident Monique Swain, whose home directly faces the ... Video:

Aug 31, 2015

Environment Canada issues heat warning

Greater Sudbury is under a heat warning. Supplied photo.

A period of daytime temperatures of 29 C or more and overnight lows near 16 degrees will begin this ...

Aug 31, 2015

CUPE plan job action for beginning of school year

Leaders of the CUPE voted overwhelmingly on the weekend in favour of escalating job actions to begin the first week of school. Supplied photo.

Leaders of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE), representing 55,000 education workers in O...

Aug 31, 2015

Bear cubs on Kingslea safely removed from area

Police and conservation officers attempt to catch a tranquilized bear cub as it falls from a tree on Kingslea Court this morning. Photo by Heather Green-Oliver

Updated at 11:17 p.m.: Greater Sudbury Police and conservation officers with the Ministry of Natural...

Aug 31, 2015

Winter jacket drive to keep families warm

SMS Rents locations across a Mississauga-based company has started a campaign to collect winter jackets to help families in need this winter. Supplied photo.

SMS Rents has launched a program to help families in need get winter ready across Ontario and Quebec...

Aug 31, 2015

Drinking water advisory lifted for Whitson River

The health unit is issuing a precautionary drinking water advisory, effective immediately for all residents who draw their water from the Whitson River. Supplied photo.

Updated: Aug. 31, 3:50 p.m.The Sudbury & District Health Unit has lifted the drinking water advisory...

Aug 31, 2015

Sudbury's gas still at about 110.6

The cheapest gas to be found in Greater Sudbury is 108.9, at the Independent at the Pumps on Lorne Street, while the most expensive gas is 110.9, at the Petro Canada on The Kingsway, according to GasBuddy.com. Supplied photo.

Local gas prices have remained about the same over the weekend.The cheapest gas to be found in Great...

Aug 30, 2015

Scorching hot start to the week

Be sure to stay hydrated today as Sudbury will be under a heat warning with temperatures climbing into the 30's. File photo.

August will go out in a blaze so to speak, as scorching temperatures are expected for Monday.Greater...

Aug 30, 2015

Classic car show and mayor's birthday bash

Mayor Brian Bigger celebrated his birthday in style on Aug. 30, arriving at New Sudbury Centre in a convertible alongside the A&W Root Bear. Photo by: Matt Durnan.

Fleets of classic and unique automobiles filled the parking lot at New Sudbury Centre on Aug. 30 for...

Aug 29, 2015

Five years strong: Val Thérèse teen bikes for cancer research

Tanner Levesque makes his way down the home stretch of his 25 km ride on Aug. 29. Photo by: Matt Durnan

A little bit of rain didn't discourage 14-year-old Tanner Levesque from taking to the streets on his...

Aug 28, 2015

Showers on Saturday, sunny on Sunday

The clouds may hang around on Saturday but they're expected to make way for a beautiful day on Sunday. File photo.

The weekend will be a mixed bag with some rain in the forecast but a sunny Sunday ahead.Saturday loo...

Aug 28, 2015

NEO Kids gets a prehistoric makeover

L to R) The Sun Life Financial team members Ryan McMillan, Patty Udeschini, Rick Giommi, Josh Bigras and Craig Ash. Supplied photo.

Thanks to the help of Sun Life Financial, one of the treatment rooms at Health Sciences North’s Nort...

Aug 28, 2015

Defeat Depression Walk raises more than $17,000

The Defeat Depression walk in Sudbury raised $17,355.52 back in May. The money raised is going to the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) – Sudbury/Manitoulin branch, to support its programs and services, promotion campaigns and other future fundraising events. Supplied photo.

On May 23, 2015, hundreds of participants gathered at the Grace Hartman Amphitheatre at Bell Park an...

Aug 28, 2015

Greyhound to make major cuts to service in Sudbury

Greyhound is cutting the number of bus trips between Sudbury and major centres beginning Sept. 20, Northern Life has learned, with the number of trips between Sudbury, Winnipeg and Ottawa being cut in half. File photo.

Greyhound is cutting the number of bus trips between Sudbury and major centres beginning Sept. 20, N...

Aug 28, 2015

Check out the supermoon Saturday night

There will be a supermoon Aug. 29. Supplied photo.

If you happen to notice the moon appears to be larger than usual this Saturday night, you're not ima...

Aug 28, 2015

Traffic update: Construction and closures downtown

Construction work at the north side of intersection of Elgin Street and Elm Street will continue until mid-September. Elgin Street, north of Elm Street to Beech Street will be closed during the day from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. File photo.

Construction work at the north side of intersection of Elgin Street and Elm Street will continue unt...

Aug 28, 2015

NHL legend, Sudbury native Al Arbour dies

Al Arbour’s 1957 hockey card with the Detroit Red Wings. The legendary New York Islanders coach and Sudbury native passed away today in Florida. He was 82. (1957 Topps Al Arbour" by TGC - Topps Gum Cards - eBay front back. Licensed under Public Domain via Commons - https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:1957_Topps_Al_Arbour.JPG#/media/File:1957_Topps_Al_Arbour.JPG)

He won four consecutive Stanley Cups for the New York Islanders. He is the second winningest coach i...

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