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Sudbury Secondary School will be ready when Santa Claus rolls into town Saturday.Staff and students have been busy assembling their float for the Santa Claus Parade, which gets underway at 5:30 p.m. The school will bring this year's theme of Christmas Past and/or Christmas future to life with a 1980 to 2080 float. Last week, the school had a homeroom challenge to col...

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Nov 21, 2014

PHOTO: St-Paul pledges to stop bullying

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Students and staff at Lively’s École St-Paul took part this week in national Anti-Bullying Week acti...

Nov 21, 2014

Roots run deep in Sudbury's reclamation efforts

Since it began its reclamation efforts in 1973, Sudbury has spent $28 million planting 9.5 million trees across the city in an effort to eliminate its reputation as a moonscape devastated by industrial activity. File photo.

Forty years, $28 million and 9.5 million trees after reclamation efforts began, the moonscape that w...

Nov 21, 2014

Canada's oldest Ford dealership still going strong (7 photos)

Cambrian Ford President Scott McCulloch looks back at the company's long history in Sudbury with framed photos going back to the 1970s, when his father, Bruce McCulloch, purchased the business. Photo by Jonathan Migneault.

There are not many businesses in Subury that can claim they've been around for more than 100 years. ...

Nov 21, 2014

Second art crawl reaches out to new council

 Greater Sudbury mayor-elect Brian Bigger speaks at the launch of the second Downtown Sudbury Art Crawl at a downtown restaurant Nov. 20. Photo by Heidi Ulrichsen.

Surrounded by the who's who of the city's arts community, Greater Sudbury mayor-elect Brian Bigger l...

Nov 21, 2014

Gala raises $58K for Maison Vale Hospice

Léo Therrien, executive director of Maison Vale Hospice, and hospice chair Lise Poratto-Mason, right, accepted a cheque for $50,000 from Vale, presented by Angie Robson. In addition to Vale's donation, a gala event for the hospice Nov. 14 raised more than $58,000. Photo by Jonathan Migneault.

A fundraiser for Maison Vale Hospice Nov. 14 helped raise more than $58,000 for the local institutio...

Nov 21, 2014

LCBO stocks Stack

Stack Brewing plans to extend sales into LCBO stores in North Bay and Sault Ste Marie in less than two weeks. File photo.

At 8:30 a.m. on Nov 21, Stack Brewing was given the green light to introduce Stack beer into LCBO st...

Nov 21, 2014

Are you an influential woman?

The nomination deadline for is 2015 Influential Women of Northern Ontario Awards is Jan. 30, 2015. Supplied photo.

Do you or someone you know deserve public praise for your/her business acumen, career success, profe...

Nov 21, 2014

Azilda transit route up for discussion Nov. 26

The City of Greater Sudbury is hosting an information session to learn about proposed changes to Greater Sudbury Transit Route 702 in Azilda.

The City of Greater Sudbury is hosting an information session to learn about proposed changes to Gre...

Nov 21, 2014

PHOTO: Preventing bullying

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Greater Sudbury police officers visited Rainbow Schools during Bullying Awareness and Prevention Wee...

Nov 21, 2014

Province drives through auto insurance rate reductions

Ontario has passed the Fighting Fraud and Reducing Automobile Insurance Rates Act, 2014, which will help the provincial government continue to fight fraud and abuse, reduce costs and uncertainty in the auto insurance system and protect more than nine million licensed drivers across the province.

Ontario has passed the Fighting Fraud and Reducing Automobile Insurance Rates Act, 2014, which will ...

Nov 21, 2014

Chelmsford lawyer seeks federal Liberal nomination

 Chelmsford lawyer Gérard Guimond is seeking the federal Liberal nomination in Nickel Belt. Supplied photo.

Chelmsford lawyer Gérard Guimond is seeking the federal Liberal nomination in Nickel Belt.The father...

Nov 21, 2014

Parade participants ready for Santa's return

Staff and students at Sudbury Secondary School, including Sydney Borton, were busy putting the finishing touches on their float for the Santa Claus Parade on Saturday. Supplied photo.

Sudbury Secondary School will be ready when Santa Claus rolls into town Saturday.Staff and students ...

Nov 20, 2014

Might be time to bust out the long johns!

A cold start to the day is expected for Friday. With morning temperatures at -17 C, and feeling like -26 C.

Tonight, will be mainly cloudy with a 30-per-cent chance of flurries early this evening. Winds will ...

Nov 20, 2014

Social media reacts to Cimino's resignation

Joe Cimino's resignation has sparked discussion and comments across social media and news sites.

News of Sudbury MPP Joe Cimino's resignation was a surprise, and many people took to social media to...

Nov 20, 2014

Thibeault said he respects Cimino's decision to resign

In a Facebook statement, Sudbury NDP MP Glenn Thibeault said he understands and respects his provincial counterpart Joe Cimino's decision to resign from the provincial legislature.

In a Facebook statement, Sudbury NDP MP Glenn Thibeault said he understands and respects his provinc...

Nov 20, 2014

Bad weather cancellations in Greater Sudbury

Bad weather forcing you to cancel an event? Let NorthernLife.ca know and we'll share it with our readers.

Winter weather in Northern Ontario can turn on a dime. If you've got plans, bad weather can really t...

Nov 20, 2014

We want your snow storm photos and stories

Send us stories and photos of all things winter, from kids building a snowman to dogs frolicking. Send it to NorthernLife.ca and let us share it with the city. Photo by Arron Pickard.

Got a great shot of your kids bundled up against the snow? Your dog bounding through snow drifts? Di...

Nov 20, 2014

Business as usual at Cimino constituency office

Sudbury NDP Riding Association acting president Nina Kitts says she is confident the party will win the Sudbury byelection following MPP Joe Cimino's announcement he is stepping down from office. File photo.

It will be business as usual at Joe Cimino's constituency office in Sudbury in the wake of the Sudbu...

Nov 20, 2014

Bartolucci says he's ready to help return Sudbury to Grits

Asked about MPP Joe Cimino's sudden resignation, former Sudbury MPP Rick Bartolucci says he understands the family challenges of a life in politics. File photo

Following the sudden resignation of Joe Cimino, former Sudbury MPP Rick Bartolucci says he will be a...

Nov 20, 2014

Loewenberg in 'shock' over Cimino's resignation

Paul Loewenberg is seen here congratulating Joe Cimino in October 2013, after Cimino won the Sudbury NDP provincial nomination race over Loewenberg. Cimino, who became the city's MPP earlier this year, announced he's stepping down Nov. 19. File photo.

Paul Loewenberg, who ran against Joe Cimino Oct. 6, 2013 to lead Sudbury's New Democrats in the June...

Nov 20, 2014

Joe Cimino resigns as Sudbury MPP

Joe Cimino speaks to supporters after he was elected MPP for Sudbury. Cimino announced today he is resigning. File photo.

Sudbury MPP Joe Cimino has announced he is resigning his position at the end of the day today."After...

Nov 20, 2014

PHOTO: Above the Flour Mill

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Shannon Kingsley shared with NorthernLife.ca a photo captured by a drone of the Flour Mill towers. ...

Nov 20, 2014

CP Holiday Train pulls into Sudbury Nov. 30

The CP Holiday Train will make its way to Sudbury Nov. 30. Supplied photo.

The CP Holiday Train is on schedule for a Sudbury stop Nov. 30.The train is expected in at the VIA t...

Nov 19, 2014

Another five cms on the way

Thursday, the snow is expected to end late in the afternoon, with a 40-per-cent chance of flurries in the evening and after midnight.

Tonight's forecast calls for five cm of snowfall with the temperature steady near -7 C.Thursday, the...

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