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Michael Atkins

Michael Atkins

Column: NORCAT, on bidding adieu

I met Darryl Lake around 40 years ago. He was the dean of Health Sciences and Technology at Cambrian...

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Mark Gentili

Mark Gentili

Column: Remembering why we remember the fallen

On Saturday afternoon, I put on my black suit, laced up my Chucks and headed down to Centennial Park...

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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

Column: YES Theatre's American Idiot shows depth of Sudbury talent

Indulge me for a moment while I tell you how I first ran into the boy who would become...

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Mike Commito

Mike Commito

History ‘n’ Hockey: Vimy Ridge

History ‘n’ Hockey: Vimy Ridge Mike Commito – History ’n’ Hockey ...

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Viki Mather

Viki Mather

Column: Snappers invaded my garden and I don't mind

People sometimes complain about the troubles of gardening with clay. Some complain about sandy soil. I would be happy...

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Lisa Lounsbury

Lisa Lounsbury

Multi-tasking basically makes you stupid

Are you a multi-tasker? Most of us are. Do you wear the “I am a multi-tasker!” badge loud and...

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Stew Kernan

Stew Kernan

We lost one of the good guys: Gil Hughes passes away at 82

In junior hockey, there are a handful of guys you could always count on seeing almost anywhere, any ...

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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

Where's the darn monkshood?! Get out your gardening journal

I lost all my Echinacea to last year’s winter. This horrible truth I came to realize gradually. I’d note...

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Ashley Hurley

Ashley Hurley

Why I'm not going to give you a meal plan

Do you ever feel like you could eat better if someone would just tell you what to eat? Several...

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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: Canuck docs making a difference around the world

I have just returned from Halifax, where I attended a four-day course designed to prepare anesthesiologists who wish 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

Plenty of summertime savings to be had

The sunny days of summer are the best time to get together with family and ...

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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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Judi Straughan

Judi Straughan

Column: Retirement means learning the fine art of juggling

I am challenged when it comes to juggling. When former Sudbury Theatre Centre Artistic Director David Savoy left STC...

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Talking Science

Talking Science

Column - Building boats, Girl Guides and loving science

March 10 found the 2nd Lockerby Girl Guides crowded around a plastic basin, counting loudly in unison. They were...

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Sudbury Northern Life Guest Columnist

Guest Columnist

Selling Hydro One will help consumers (or not)

Long ago, Ontario’s Liberals lost interest in telling the truth about our power situation. Energy Minister Bob Chiarelli repeats...

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