In the 1930s, the annual ice harvest on Ramsey Lake posed a community sanitation concern because the ice was used for home iceboxes, milk delivery trucks and Canadian Pacific box cars to transport meat and food products across Canada. Supplied photo.

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Sudbury MPP Joe Cimino, seen on the night he was elected to office, is the NDP's transportation critic. He is criticizing what he calls a “cars-first” culture from the Ministry of Transportation. File photo.
Cimino critical of Ministry of Transportation
2 hours ago
Alanna Gotziaman, an investigator with the  Ontario SPCA Sudbury and District Branch, brought her rescue puppy, Zoey, to the 21st annual Friends of Life Walkathon at Collège Boréal Sunday. Photo by Jonathan Migneault.
Animal lovers walk to support SPCA
Sep 21, 2014
More than 100 people participated in a demonstration to push for more government action on climate change Sunday. The Sudbury event was part of a global day of action on climate change. Photo by Jonathan Migneault.
More than 100 ask for action on climate change
Sep 21, 2014
As the winner of the Picture our Lakes Contest, Jones LeBeau's photo of the Wanapitei River appears on the cover of the 2015 Picture Our Lakes calendar. Supplied photo.
Jones LeBeau's wins 2015 Picture our Lakes
6 hours ago
The Sudbury and District Health Unit released a lighthearted video Friday to encourage parents to get their children vaccinated.
Health Unit produces video to promote vaccines
Sep 20, 2014
Duncan Tario, left, was diagnosed with a benign brain tumour last year. His mother Christy, father Trevor, and big brother Kamden came out to the Sudbury Brain Tumour Walk at Collège Boréal Saturday to help raise funds for research and support for people with brain tumours. Photo by Jonathan Migneault.
Brain Tumour walk raises funds for support and research
Sep 20, 2014
Jean Hanson, seen in the photo accepting her Community Builders Award of Excellence for education in 2011, passed away at Maison Vale Hospice on Feb. 3 after a long battle with cancer. File photo.
Canadian Mental Health Association dedication to Jean Hanson...
Sep 20, 2014
A mediator has been brought in as the Laurentian University Faculty Association (LUFA) and university administration attempt to work out a new contract. File photo.
LU profs, administration still in mediation
Sep 19, 2014
Construction on an $80-million condo development at the site of the former St. Joseph's Health Centre is expected to begin in spring 2015. Demolition at the site started in the fall of 2013. File photo.
Condos at former hospital site delayed
Sep 19, 2014

Local

Chris Richardson led the team of the Cambrian College School of Justice and Community Services with a 9.2-second  pull of a Bombardier CL-415 water bomber for the Canadian Cancer Society's Pull for Hope event Sunday. Photo by Jonathan Migneault.
Sudbury MPP Joe Cimino, seen on the night he was elected to office, is the NDP's transportation critic. He is criticizing what he calls a “cars-first” culture from the Ministry of Transportation. File photo.
Cimino critical of Ministry of Transportation
2 hours ago
In the 1930s, the annual ice harvest on Ramsey Lake posed a community sanitation concern because the ice was used for home iceboxes, milk delivery trucks and Canadian Pacific box cars to transport meat and food products across Canada. Supplied photo.
Health unit looks back at its history
2 hours ago
Paving impacts traffic on Dominion Drive
5 hours ago

Police

Greater Sudbury Police's traffic management unit have laid careless driving charges following a crash on The Kingsway on Sept. 14. File photo.
Greater Sudbury Police's traffic management unit have laid careless driving charges following a crash on The Kingsway on Sept. 14. File photo.
Driver faces careless driving charges following Kingsway cra...
Sep 18, 2014
Greater Sudbury Police Service is investigating an armed robbery at the Esso gas bar on Lasalle Boulevard. File photo.
Armed robber hits Lasalle Esso gas station
Sep 18, 2014
 Greater Sudbury Police and the City of Greater Sudbury are warning residents to beware of aggressive, door-to-door sales people pushing long-term energy contracts on homeowners. File photo.
Beware of aggressive door-to-door sales people, police warn
Sep 17, 2014

Lifestyle

Local author Sean Costello's seventh novel, “Squall,” will be available for purchase at Chapters Oct. 1. Supplied photo.
Magical Paws Pet Therapy is holding its third annual Fun Fur Facts Woof Fest Oct. 4.
Magical Paws woof fest returns Oct. 4
6 hours ago
As the winner of the Picture our Lakes Contest, Jones LeBeau's photo of the Wanapitei River appears on the cover of the 2015 Picture Our Lakes calendar. Supplied photo.
Jones LeBeau's wins 2015 Picture our Lakes
6 hours ago
Check out the art of Julie Venne Courtemanche at Sudbury Theatre Centre. Supplied photo.
Art of Julie Venne Courtemanche on display at STC
Sep 20, 2014

Sports

Sudbury Wolves goaltender Sam Tanguay made a statement in Kitchener on Wednesday night as the Quebec native stopped all 48 shots he faced and led the Wolves to a 3-0 shutout victory over the Rangers. Supplied.
Veterans, rookies off to strong start in cross country
Sep 18, 2014
In a rematch of the 2013 final to open the 2014 season, the Lively Hawks issued a little payback, stopping the three-time defending Marymount Regals 22-6 Tuesday afternoon at the James Jerome Sports Complex.
Girls flag football season up and running
Sep 18, 2014
The Nickel City Sons posted a record of 1-2 in a season-opening three-game northern road swing last weekend.
Nickel City Sons open season with 1 win, 2 losses
Sep 18, 2014

National

New Brunswick Tory Leader David Alward speaks to supporters at the last rally of his campaign, Sunday, September 21, 2014 in Fredericton N.B. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jacques Boissinot
Family hopes PM will discuss Fahmy case at UN
2 hours ago
Nortel bankruptcy trial starting to wrap up
2 hours ago
Prime Minister Stephen Harper, right, meets with Korean President Park Geun-hye on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Monday, September 22, 2014. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Harper welcomes South Korean president
2 hours ago