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Michael Atkins

Michael Atkins

Column: From the riverboat to Brenda Wallace room

When I was in my teens in the 1960s, I used to steal away from Don Mills, Canada’s first...

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Mark Gentili

Mark Gentili

Column: Why we covered the Vincent Harper story

As a news outlet, Northern Life has a responsibility to document life in Greater Sudbury. Some of you have questioned...

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Darren MacDonald

Darren MacDonald

Column: Mapmakers not mudslingers for me

Voters in this city are angry. You can hear it in the coffee shops, in the malls, on blogs...

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Heidi Ulrichsen

Heidi Ulrichsen

Inspired by a man in a cape

Entrenched as we are in a cold and snowy winter, the warm summer evening I interviewed Jamie McDonald seems...

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Al McMullan

Al McMullan

Restaurant Review: A palace of flavour

Thai food always makes me reminisce about my youth in Toronto. The very first Thai restaurant in Canada opened...

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Viki Mather

Viki Mather

Column: Thunder on the horizon

The fourth day out on our trip, we tied the canoe to one of the many logs that had...

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Lisa Lounsbury

Lisa Lounsbury

Column: Time to start the conversation

Would you be comfortable talking to your manager about a mental-health issue you were experiencing? Would you fear you...

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Erna de Burger-Fex

Erna de Burger-Fex

Column: When I’m an old woman …

Wait a minute — when? I’m there now! Being over 70 is the verification of that. So, I’m old...

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Stew Kernan

Stew Kernan

Column: Rookies outshone Wolves vets in pre-season play

The Sudbury Wolves are just a little over a week away from the start of the 2014-2015 Ontario Hockey...

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Randy Pascal

Randy Pascal

Column: Building the beautiful game

Youth competitive soccer in Sudbury is not where it needs to be. No one is denying that. Not the...

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Anne Boulton

Anne Boulton

Column: Fruit for all a delicious idea

Sunday was particularly delicious. Not only did I manage a nap, but upon waking, I found a basketful of...

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Jacqueline Villeneuve

Jacqueline Villeneuve

Big changes for 2014 started with a big surprise

The holiday season was a time of joy and excitement in our home. The children were looking forward to...

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Peter Zalan

Dr. Peter Zalan

Column: West must step up to battle Ebola

Epidemics have cursed mankind for thousands of years. Ebola is new. It only appeared in 1976, in a village...

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Dr. Gifford-Jones

Dr. Gifford-Jones

Sex? The day after a heart attack?

Being shot by a jealous lover at 95 years of age is my idea of the best way to...

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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

The highs and lows of playing the market

Summer holidays are over, the new school year has begun and it’s time to get back into the swing...

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Scott Overton

Scott Overton

Review: Adults and kids will love 'Shrek the Musical'

Review: Adults and kids will love 'Shrek the Musical' Scott Overton - In The...

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David Joseph Anselmo

David Joseph Anselmo

So you wanna be a screenwriter

We get a lot of calls and emails at the Northern Ontario Film Studios and Hideaway Pictures for script...

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Talking Science

Talking Science

LU Let's Talk getting students 'AMP'-ed for science

Ten to 12 undergraduate students volunteered four of their precious winter-semester Fridays to participate in the Aboriginal Mentorship Program...

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Sudbury Northern Life Guest Columnist

Guest Columnist

Column: Supporting United Way an opportunity for all -

Yesterday, we officially launched the 2014 Campaign. Accepting the position as the 2014 Campaign Chair was both an honour...

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