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Jason Dupuis said he's concerned about what his 12-year-old daughter will learn upon her return to school next week thanks to the province's new sex education curriculum.He said he read the curriculum when it was released earlier this year, and finds it's too intense for children....

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Sep 03, 2015

HSN program helps children who struggle with weight

The NEO Kids BALANCE program – which stands for Bringing Active Living and Nutrition into your Childhood Everyday – gives children who are overweight or obese access to a multidisciplinary team that helps them live healthier lifestyles. Supplied photo.

A Health Sciences North program for children who have struggled with their weight has proven to be a...

Sep 03, 2015

Local squash at The Market this weekend

Fresh squash will be available this weekend at The Market. Local acorn, sweet potato and spaghetti squash will be ready for your table. Supplied photo.

Fresh squash will be available this weekend at The Market. Local acorn, sweet potato and spaghetti s...

Sep 03, 2015

After spike earlier this week, gas prices dropping

After jumping about four cents per litre earlier this week, Sudbury's gas prices are back down about one cent per litre. Supplied photo.

After jumping about four cents per litre earlier this week, Sudbury's gas prices are back down about...

Sep 02, 2015

More of the same on Thursday, cloudy but warm

Thursday looks like it will be more of the same as we've seen all week. A mix of sun and cloud and a high of 25. File photo.

Warm day today with a mixture of sun and clouds. This is a recording. Yes, Thursday looks like it wi...

Sep 02, 2015

Black bear sighting in Minnow Lake

Minnow Lake resident Kaleigh McIntyre spotted this black bear at the Water View apartments at around 8 p.m. this evening (Sept. 2). YouTube screen capture.

Minnow Lake resident Kaleigh McIntyre spotted a pair of black bears at the Water View apartments at ... Video:

Sep 02, 2015

Harper, NDP candidates trade jabs over mining

Cutline: On a campaign swing in North Bay on Wednesday, Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced he would extend a tax mining tax credit to include projects such as the Ring of Fire. File photo.

On a campaign swing in North Bay on Wednesday, Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced he would exte...

Sep 02, 2015

Green candidate berates Harper's economic record

Sudbury's Green Party candidate David Robinson fired barbs at Stephen Harper's economic record after Statistics Canada reported on Sept. 1 that Canada is in a recession. File photo.

Sudbury's Green Party candidate David Robinson fired barbs at Stephen Harper's economic record after...

Sep 02, 2015

City 'dyeing' to study Whitson River

Weather permitting, today the city will place “a safe, environmentally friendly fluorescing red dye into the Whitson River,” to test the effect of discharging treated effluent from a wastewater plant. File photo.

Weather permitting, today the city will place “a safe, environmentally friendly fluorescing red dye ...

Sep 02, 2015

Video: Protester gets up close with Harper

North Bay Environmentalist Yan Roberts slipped through security and stood next to Stephen Harper with a t-shirt stating "Water not Harper" . Photo: BayToday.ca

North Bay Environmentalist Yan Roberts slipped through security and stood next to Stephen Harper wit... Video:

Sep 02, 2015

Protesters: Sex ed curriculum too explicit

About a dozen people protested the province's new sexual education curriculum outside of Sudbury MPP Glenn Thibeault's office Sept. 2. Photo by Heidi Ulrichsen.

Jason Dupuis said he's concerned about what his 12-year-old daughter will learn upon her return to s... Video:

Sep 02, 2015

Recession has little impact on Sudbury: Chamber

While Canada officially entered a recession Tuesday, it has mostly been business as usual for the last two quarters in Sudbury, says the Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce. File photo.

While Canada officially entered a recession Tuesday, it has mostly been business as usual for the la...

Sep 02, 2015

Former STC artistic director passes away

Former Sudbury Theatre Centre artistic director David Savoy passed away peacefully in his sleep this morning, Sept. 2. File photo.

Former Sudbury Theatre Centre artistic director David Savoy passed away peacefully in his sleep this...

Sep 02, 2015

Sudbury seniors to host two federal election candidates debates

The Sudbury Chapter of the Canadian Association of Retired Persons and Friendly to Seniors – Sudbury announced Wednesday they are holding all candidates meetings for the two federal ridings in the Greater Sudbury area. Supplied photo.

The Sudbury Chapter of the Canadian Association of Retired Persons and Friendly to Seniors – Sudbury...

Sep 02, 2015

First time renter? Know your rights

The province has some tips for first-time renters. Supplied photo.

As more than 600,000 university and college students across Ontario are preparing to go back to scho...

Sep 02, 2015

Take this course and learn to speak Python

After a successful event in May, Renée Higgins and Samantha Onuska will team up again Sept. 26 to teach beginners the basics of computer programming through Ladies Learning Code. File photo.

If you've ever wanted to learn to write in a language a computer can understand, but have struggled ...

Sep 02, 2015

Make your pitch on city's budget at Sept. 16 meeting

Anyone with any bright fiscal ideas is invited to attend the Sept. 16 meeting of the finance and administration committee. The meeting will be held in council chambers at Tom Davies Square beginning at 4 p.m. File photo.

Greater Sudbury is inviting the public to offer their input as the 2016 budget process gears up.Thos...

Sep 02, 2015

Still committed to casino in Sudbury, OLG says

For the last couple of years, the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp. has said it wouldn't move ahead with plans for building a casino in Sudbury and other cities in the Northern Gaming Bundle until the process was complete for the East Gaming Bundle. That process is near completion, a spokesperson said Tuesday. File photo.

Despite years of delays, the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp. hasn't given up on building a casino i...

Sep 02, 2015

Gas prices spike about four cents per litre

Gas prices at most local stations jumped about four cents per litre over the past day. Supplied photo.

Bad news for Sudbury drivers — gas prices at most local stations jumped about four cents per litre o...

Sep 01, 2015

Another warm day on tap - chance of showers

Wednesday will see a mixture of sun and cloud throughout the day with a 40 per cent chance of showers. File photo.

More sun and cloud mix for Wednesday with a 40 per cent chance of rain in the forecast. It may rain ...

Sep 01, 2015

What city services are available on Labour Day?

Most municipal services will not be available on Labour Day. File photo

The City of Greater Sudbury sent out a reminder today about the municipal service schedule for the L...

Sep 01, 2015

NORCAT program helps budding entrepreneurs

For the third year the Northern Centre for Advanced Technology's (NORCAT) will start its Entrepreneurship 101 program in the fall, which aims to help people who want to start their own businesses. File photo.

For the third year, the Northern Centre for Advanced Technology's (NORCAT) will start its Entreprene...

Sep 01, 2015

Cambrian Ford kicks off United Way campaign

Last year, Cambrian Ford raised $6,500 for United Way Sudbury and Nipissing Districts. The car dealership recently launched their 2015 campaign. File photo.

Cambrian Ford recently kicked off its annual campaign for United Way Sudbury and Nipissing Districts...

Sep 01, 2015

Print out this map of Ribfest road closures

Downtown Sudbury has released a map of road closures due to Downtown Sudbury Ribfest, which takes place Sept. 4-6. Supplied photo.

Downtown Sudbury has released a map of road closures due to Downtown Sudbury Ribfest, which takes pl...

Sep 01, 2015

Traffic update: Elgin closed for paving

Elgin Street will be closed in preparation for paving and concrete work between Beech Street and Ste. Anne Road starting at 7 a.m. on Sept. 2 until 7 p.m. on Sept. 4. File photo.

Elgin Street will be closed in preparation for paving and concrete work between Beech Street and Ste...

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