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Michael Atkins

Michael Atkins

Column: It’s all about polytetrafluoroethylene

Politics is always potentially crazy and fraught with intrigue. And why not. It’s about power, and power is the...

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Mark Gentili

Mark Gentili

It's taken a long time to get this far nowhere

The Ontario Chamber of Commerce's Where Are We Now? report card on the Ring of Fire development in the...

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Darren MacDonald

Darren MacDonald

Tough choices will test mayor’s solid start

Tom Davies Square is a much happier place these days. After two terms of turmoil, it’s a refreshing change...

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Heidi Ulrichsen

Heidi Ulrichsen

House concerts one of Sudbury's hidden gems

I step out of the cold February night into the warmth of David Wood and Diane McLean's spacious Sudbury...

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Mike Commito

Mike Commito

History ‘n’ Hockey: Millionaires cash in on Stanley

On this day in Canadian history, in 1915, the Vancouver Millionaires won the Stanley Cup. Prior to this season,...

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Viki Mather

Viki Mather

Another shot at winter camping

The first time I camped in winter was in Grand Teton National Park. Travelling by myself, as I often...

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Lisa Lounsbury

Lisa Lounsbury

Column: Don't make a resolution, choose a Keystone Habit

Have you ever made a New Year’s resolution that only lasted a few days or weeks? Don’t worry about...

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Erna de Burger-Fex

Erna de Burger-Fex

Canadian Christmas made better by Lion's Telethon

Who were these “angels” bringing toys, turkey, ham, oranges and fruitcake to our family? It was only our second...

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Stew Kernan

Stew Kernan

Finding the positive in an awful season

With the Wolves season over, some final thoughts before we put the 2014-15 season behind us. First, there is...

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Randy Pascal

Randy Pascal

Column: I was rinkside when Canada beat Russia

Don’t look now, but Sudbury is fast becoming the home of elite off-ice hockey officials. Almost five years ago...

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Anne Boulton

Anne Boulton

Column: Tilling the imagination

Anyone who knows me an inch (or cubic inch), knows that my off-season is spent dreaming about what lies...

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Ashley Hurley

Ashley Hurley

Column: Is your lunch making you feel worse?

March is Nutrition Month and this year’s campaign focuses on eating well at work. Do you rush out the...

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Jacqueline Villeneuve

Jacqueline Villeneuve

Column: We're trying to build dreams for Kenya's orphans

People often ask me what continues to motivate me to advocate for the orphaned children of Kenya. ...

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Peter Zalan

Dr. Peter Zalan

Column: Health Act suffering from system failure

In 1966, the government of Canada declared that all Canadians should be able to obtain health services of high...

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Karen Hourtovenko

Karen Hourtovenko

Column: Stop playing the blame game

We live in a world where many complain and look to blame others for their misfortunes in life. Sadly,...

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Heather Tarnopolsky

Heather Tarnopolsky

Column: RRSP vs TFSA: What's the difference?

It’s that time of year again, time to top up our RRSPs. While most of us scramble to find...

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Scott Overton

Scott Overton

Is selling art selling out?

Looking at the art of American expressionist painter Mark Rothko, some will perceive the whole range of human emotional...

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Sudbury Northern Life Guest Columnist

Guest Columnist

Time for real action on the Ring of Fire

Northern Ontarians understand the importance of Canada’s mining and mineral processing sector. It employs 380,000 people in Canada and...

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