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Every successful entrepreneur needs a support system to achieve their goals, says the co-ordinator of the Sudbury Youth Entrepreneurship Hub, Matthieu Dasys.“No entrepreneur is the beginning, middle and end of anything,” Dasys said. “You need a support system, you need complimentary skills, and you need help from the people who can help.”The hub, which Laurentian Univ...

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Mar 06, 2015

Tension rises as deadline looms

A rally is being held in support of passenger rail service to Hearst as the deadline to save it approaches. Supplied photo.

A rally is being held in support of passenger rail service to Hearst as the deadline to save it appr...

Mar 06, 2015

Sudburians taking the plunge Saturday

Greater Sudbury Police Service is hosting the second annual Polar Plunge in partnership with Laurentian University, Scotia Bank and Hot 93.5.

Dozens of people are steeling their nerves to take the plunge into Ramsey Lake Saturday for the seco...

Mar 06, 2015

City updates plans for free showers for residents

A map released by Greater Sudbury showing where incidents of frozen and damaged water pipes have left residents without water this winter.

Greater Sudbury had 20 crews working to address frozen water services on Thursday, with 108 properti...

Mar 06, 2015

Hwy 69 won't be done in 2017, minister says

Sudbury MPP Glenn Thibeault (left) was joined by Transportation Minister Steven Del Duca on the side of Highway 69 on March 6 to provide an update on four-laning the remaining 80 kilometres of the highway. File photo

Blaming the challenges of highway construction in the Canadian Shield, ongoing environmental assessm...

Mar 06, 2015

City seeks input on HCI funds

As part of their commitment to furthering transparency and accountability, the Finance and Administration Committee is looking for feedback from residents on the Healthy Community Initiative (HCI) fund. File photo.

As part of their commitment to furthering transparency and accountability, the Finance and Administr...

Mar 06, 2015

PHOTO: Under inspection

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On Feb. 24, first-year students in Cambrian College’s Police Foundations program demonstrated their ...

Mar 06, 2015

Cambrian, LU put CANstruction skills to the test

Cambrian College civil engineering instructor Jeff Walker stood next to his team's work in progress with a plan for the final design at the 2014 Canstruction competition at the New Sudbury Centre. This year’s CANstruction competition runs from March 7-13. File photo.

A group of Cambrian College second-year civil engineering students are teaming up to build a minion ...

Mar 05, 2015

Bigger, councillors freeze taxes, pass 2015 budget

Greater Sudbury Mayor Brian Bigger addresses reporters Thursday after city council approved the $512 million city budget that froze taxes without cutting services or laying off staff. Photo by Darren MacDonald.

 It will be a tall mountain to climb next year, but city council unanimously passed its $514 million...

Mar 05, 2015

Hold on to your hats Friday

Friday, winds will pick up to around 50 km/h. The high for the day will be -10 C, feeling more like -29 C in the morning.

Tonight expect a few clouds with the overnight low at – 20 C, feeling like -28 C with the windchill....

Mar 05, 2015

Fire guts Pine Falls Lodge

A fire on the Pine Falls Lodge property, 20 kilometres north of Markstay, Tuesday night, destroyed two buildings, including the main lodge. Supplied photo.

The Dunham family watched helpless as their lodge and home burned to the ground Tuesday night.The Du...

Mar 05, 2015

Police commission mum on response to Sudbury request

The Ontario Civilian Police Commission isn't saying much about its response to a request for advice from the Greater Sudbury Police Services Board regarding chair Gerry Lougheed Jr., who is part of an investigation related to the Sudbury byelection scandal. File photo.

The Ontario Civilian Police Commission isn't saying much about its response to a request for advice ...

Mar 05, 2015

'Dangerous' snowbank complaint sees cops respond

Greg Rheaume said he's “dumfounded” that two police cruisers showed up at his Coniston home at 10:15 p.m. on Feb. 27 because his neighbour complained about the height of his snowbanks. As it turns out, Rheaume had not broken any rules. Photo by Mallika Viegas.

As he was returning home last Friday night with his children, Coniston resident Greg Rheaume was ala...

Mar 05, 2015

New video captures a day in the life of downtown Sudbury

A new video commissioned by Downtown Sudbury is an interesting take on the usual promotional video.

A new video commissioned by Downtown Sudbury is an interesting take on the usual promotional video. ... Video:

Mar 05, 2015

Extreme cold weather alert in Greater Sudbury

The Homelessness Network of Sudbury has announced an Extreme Cold Weather Alert in Greater Sudbury for the next 24 hours.

The Homelessness Network of Sudbury has announced an Extreme Cold Weather Alert in Greater Sudbury f...

Mar 05, 2015

Human League wants you Off the Couch ... for charity

The Human League is encouraging families to get active, and help less fortunate families do the same, with its new Off the Couch Challenge. Supplied

Challenge your co-workers, friends and family to get off the couch to help get kids off the sideline...

Mar 05, 2015

Help make Sudbury more livable: Cast a Project Impact ballot

The ideas are in and now it's time to vote for your favourite small project in Project Impact, the latest community-betterment idea from the Coalition for a Livable Sudbury. File photo

From around Greater Sudbury, neighbours and local groups are pitching all sorts of projects to help ...

Mar 05, 2015

Kids Care campaign nets $3,161

Matt Davie, left, and Eric Caetano, right, presented a cheque for $1,161 to HSN Foundation exectutive director Mary Lou Hussak. The cheque was for the foundation's Blowing the Whistle for Kids Care campaign. Supplied photo.

The Health Sciences North Foundation's Blowing the Whistle for Kids Care campaign raised $3,161 to b...

Mar 05, 2015

Chamber of Commerce to release new Ring of Fire report

The Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce, in collaboration with the Ontario Chamber of Commerce, plans to release a follow-up to a report last year, Beneath the Surface, that called the Ring of Fire chromite and base metal deposit a “national priority.” File photo.

On March 11, the Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce, in collaboration with the Ontario Chamber of C...

Mar 05, 2015

Notre-Dame reaches $700K in donations for cancer research

Collège Notre-Dame students Eryka Paparo, Serina Serré, Maxime Lefebvre, Kayla Watson and Mathieu Girouard were among 300 students on Feb. 26 to canvass the city for donations to the Northern Cancer Research Foundation. Supplied photo.

Collège Notre-Dame reached a milestone in its fundraising efforts for the Northern Cancer Research F...

Mar 05, 2015

Discussions for a mid-week farmers market continue this week

Discussions around opening the city's farmers market during the week continue this week. File photo

The discussion about whether to open the city's farmers market on a weekday continues this week.A co...

Mar 05, 2015

It floats! Students battling for cardboard boating supremacy

Students from three Conseil scolaire catholique du Nouvel-Ontario schools are in Waterloo on March 4 and 5 for the annual Cardboard Boat Race competition. Supplied photo.

Four teams from the Conseil scolaire catholique du Nouvel-Ontario (CSCNO) are in Waterloo this week ...

Mar 05, 2015

Entrepreneurship 101: 'You need a support system'

The new Sudbury Youth Entrepreneurship Hub, which is a collaboration between Laurentian University, Cambrian College and Collège Boréal, aims to create a culture of entrepreneurship at all three post-secondary institutions. File photo.

Every successful entrepreneur needs a support system to achieve their goals, says the co-ordinator o...

Mar 04, 2015

Decision day: after considering dozens of options, budget vote goes Thursday

Budget meetings resume Thursday at 4 p.m., with a special city council meeting scheduled immediately afterward to formally pass the budget. File photo.

 Are you ready for Lake Walmart? Or Canadian Tire Lake?Greater Sudbury Mayor suggested at Wednesday'...

Mar 04, 2015

City adds water-filling stations

The city has added a filling station for citizens wishing to fill water containers at the Chelmsford library at 3502 Errington St.

The water filling station on Bancroft Drive is still closed, said the city.An update will be provide...

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