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The Alzheimer Society Sudbury-Manitoulin North Bay and Districts starts its National Coffee Break fundraising campaign Thursday to support 5,000 people who live with Alzheimer's disease and other dementias in Sudbury and North Bay.“For many Canadians living with this devastating disease, the Alzheimer Society is their lifeline,” said Jessica Bertuzzi-Gallo, public rel...

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Sep 17, 2014

Boil water advisory for Markstay

The Sudbury and District Health Unit has issued a boil water advisory for all residents of Markstay who draw their water from the municipal water system. File photo.

The Sudbury and District Health Unit has issued a boil water advisory for all residents of Markstay ...

Sep 16, 2014

Traffic calming reduces speed, number of vehicles on Attlee Avenue

After traffic calming measures were introduced in 2013, the number of vehicles taking Attlee Avenue from Gemmell Street dropped by 24 per cent, to 4,026 a day. There was a 12 per cent drop from Belfry Avenue, where the total vehicles entering the roadway each day dipped to 5,426. File photo.

 Traffic-calming measures on Attlee Avenue has led to a significant drop in both traffic volumes on ...

Sep 16, 2014

Gas leak in Azilda

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On Tuesday, September 16, 2014 at approximately 3:20 p.m. the Greater Sudbury Police Service and Fir...

Sep 16, 2014

Sun, clouds and a touch of frost Wednesday

Wednesday, expect a few showers beginning in the morning. The high will be 10 C. Partly cloudy skies are predicted for the rest of the day, with a low of plus 1 C with frost.

Tonight will be partly cloudy, with the high at 16 C and the low at 4 C.Wednesday, expect a few show...

Sep 16, 2014

Dupuis commits to 'power team for economic development'

Ron Dupuis announces he's seeking the mayor's seat in this file photo. In a release Tuesday, Dupuis says he has a plan to develop Sudbury's economy and attract new business to the city.

In a release Tuesday, mayoral candidate Ron Dupuis says he has a plan to develop Sudbury's economy a...

Sep 16, 2014

Road work shutting down various lanes

Manhole repair will close the inside lane on Notre Dame Avenue at St. Charles Street Wednesday, Sept. 17 from 2 a.m. until Thursday, Sept. 18 at noon.Patching work will create lane closures ...

Sep 16, 2014

Nearly 500K Canadians fall through home care cracks: Stats Can

According to a new Statistics Canada study called “Canadians with unmet home care needs,” 461,000 Canadians age 15 or older did not receive the help they needed for their chronic conditionis in 2012. File photo.

Nearly half a million Canadians who needed help or home care for a chronic condition did not receive...

Sep 16, 2014

Campaign encourages healthy workplaces

Chelsea Villeneuve, with New Day Wellness, Cora-Lee Ertler, with the Heart and Stroke Foundation, and Lisa Lounsbury, also with New Day Wellness, encourage workers to get active throughout the month of October through their Walk4Wellness Challenge. Supplied photo.

New Day Wellness has partnered with the Heart and Stroke Foundation to commemorate October as Workpl...

Sep 16, 2014

As nomination deadline passes, attention turns to getting out the vote

The city's election bus will set up outside a Sudbury Wolves game next month during the advance voting period, giving Wolves fans a chance to vote between periods. File photo.

 With the deadline to run in the municipal election now passed, and a record 70 candidates in the ra...

Sep 16, 2014

Sudbury joins largest single event on climate change

The march was announced in May 2014 by 350.org, an environmental organization that has been endorsed by over 325 international organizations, schools, churches and communities around the world, as a response to the scheduled UN Climate Summit in New York City on Sept 23.

Just a couple days before the United Nation's Climate Summit of world leaders, communities around th...

Sep 16, 2014

Alzheimer's Society launches Coffee Break campaign

The Alzheimer Society Sudbury-Manitoulin North Bay and Districts starts its National Coffee Break fundraising campaign Thursday to support 5,000 people who live with Alzheimer's disease and other dementias in Sudbury and North Bay. File photo.

The Alzheimer Society Sudbury-Manitoulin North Bay and Districts starts its National Coffee Break fu...

Sep 15, 2014

Referendum campaign sure to be a one-sided affair

In addition to electing a new mayor, city council and slate of school board trustees, voters will also decide on store hours regulations when they vote Oct. 27. File photo.

 Don't be surprised if campaigning on the referendum questions in this fall's municipal election see...

Sep 15, 2014

Two more weeks without an elevator for Finlandia's Koti building

Due to ongoing renovations, the elevator in Finlandia Village's Koti apartment has been closed for since mid-July, and is expected to remain closed for two more weeks. File photo.

Residents at Finladia Village's Koti apartment building have had to take the stairs for the past six...

Sep 15, 2014

Bundle up Tuesday morning, it's going to be frosty

Tuesday is predicted to be a crisp and sunny fall day; with a high of 16 C and a low of 9 C.

Monday evening will be mainly cloudy with a 30-per-cent chance of showers. The high will be 16 C. Cl...

Sep 15, 2014

Former USW 6500 president dead at 82

Ron MacDonald, former president of United Steelworkers Local 6500, died Friday, Sept. 12 at Maison Vale Hospice. File photo.

Ron MacDonald, former president of United Steelworkers Local 6500, died Friday, Sept. 12, at Maison ...

Sep 15, 2014

City Surplus reopens in new location on Notre Dame

Ward 12 Coun. Joscelyne Landry-Altmann, owner Bruno Gauthier, Ramsey Gauthier and Marianne Gauthier participate in a ribbon-cutting ceremony Thursday as City Surplus officially opened on Notre Dame Avenue. Photo by Darren MacDonald.

City Surplus completed its move out of downtown recently, opening in its newly renovated spot in the...

Sep 15, 2014

GSTA hosting ward councillor debates

The Greater Sudbury Taxpayers’ Association will be hosting moderated debates for each of the City’s 12 wards over the next five weeks during the municipal election campaign.

The Greater Sudbury Taxpayers’ Association will be hosting moderated debates for each of the City’s ...

Sep 15, 2014

Rain fails to stop fall fair fun

Ward 2 Coun. Jacques Barbeau and Lively District Secondary School principal Leslie Mantle teamed up to win the pumpkin pie eating contest at the Anderson Farm Museum Heritage Society Fall Fair Sept. 13. Photo by Heidi Ulrichsen.

Anderson Farm Museum Heritage Society Fall Fair organizer Glen Doyle said her heart dropped when she...

Sep 15, 2014

Sudburians dig potato festival

 Clark van Drunen, 7, mugs for the camera while holding some potato art he created at the Spudsbury Potato Festival on Sept. 13. The event, which took place at Valley Growers farm in Blezard Valley, benefitted The Human League Association's breakfast club and kids' sports programs. Activities at the festival also included potato sack races, a potato cannon and potato pancake breakfast. Photo by Heidi Ulrichsen.

It may be a rather humble vegetable, but the potato now has its own celebration. Nearly 500 people s...

Sep 15, 2014

Sudbury Brain Tumour Walk at Collège Boréal

This year's Sudbury Brain Tumour Walk will have a special significance for Christy Tario.Her infant son was diagnosed with a rare brain tumour last year and it was removed through an invasiv...

Sep 15, 2014

Ride for Diabetes Research on Sept. 26

JDRF Canada, formerly known as the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, will host its annual Ride for Diabetes Research at Memorial Park on Friday, Sept. 26.The organization encourages tea...

Sep 15, 2014

Hospital glitch delays 2,700 test results

A technical glitch with Health Sciences North's auto-fax system delayed 2,700 diagnostic imaging tests between March 14 and April 11, 2014. File photo.

An error with Health Sciences North's computer system delayed 2,700 patient test results conducted o...

Sep 15, 2014

City unveils new transit garage

The Transit and Fleet Centre can hold 70 transit buses, with room for articulated buses in the future, and is large enough to accommodate repairs and maintenance of all 900 municipal vehicles and equipment, from the smallest piece to the largest fire truck. File photo.

The City of Greater Sudbury unveiled its new transit garage on Sept. 12 at 1160 Lorne Street. The ne... Video:

Sep 15, 2014

Housing starts plummet as market cools in Greater Sudbury

Figures from the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation paint a gloomy picture for the local home construction market.

A local homebuilder is considering leaving the Greater Sudbury, a result of high costs of building i...

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