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A Sudbury craft brewery is changing the names of two of its beers after a large competitor said they infringed on their trademark.Stack Brewing owner Shawn Mailloux said representatives from Moosehead Breweries Limited recently contacted him, and said two of his beers - Angry Moose and Friendly Moose - infringed on their trademark for the word 'moose' to describe a be...

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Nov 26, 2014

Flurries and mild temperatures Thursday

Thursday will be cloudy with a 60-per-cent chance of flurries through the afternoon and early in the evening. Photo by Mallika Viegas.

Tonight, expect periods of snow to end after midnight, then mainly cloud. The overnight low will be ...

Nov 26, 2014

'Significant progress' on Ring of Fire: Gravelle

Responding to a sea of criticism over its handling of the Ring of Fire, the province's Minister of Northern Development and Mines insisted Tuesday his government's strategy will make the chromite discovery a success.

Responding to a sea of criticism over its handling of the Ring of Fire, the province's Minister of N...

Nov 26, 2014

Christmas campaign 'huge' for Infant Food Bank

Infant Food Bank executive director Dedee Flietstra is seen here at the launch of the “All I Need for Christmas” campaign, which supports the food bank. Photo by Heidi Ulrichsen.

During the Christmas season, food drives for the Sudbury Food Bank are common.But there's also an in...

Nov 26, 2014

Lower back pain pilot program comes to Sudbury

The Primary Care Low Back Pain Pilot program supports the integration of allied health providers such as chiropractors, physiotherapists, kinesiologist, occupational therapists and registered massage therapists. The Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care as launching the program through seven Local Health Integration Networks across the province. File photo.

The Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care is launching a $2.3-million program to help primary care o...

Nov 26, 2014

United Way needs volunteers

United Way Sudbury and Nipissing Districts is searching for volunteers to help the community with its income tax program in March.The United Way needs volunteer income tax preparers and rece...

Nov 26, 2014

Regional Business Centre helps young entrepreneurs

From left, Melissa Deschenes, of Design de Plume; Amanda Lajeuness, of Sparkle & Pose; Ashley Gordon, of AEG Designs; and Julie Pelot, of Elite Home Fitness made up the first group of young entrepreneurs to participate in the Regional Business Centre's Starter Company program. Supplied photo.

Sudbury's Regional Business Centre has launched a new program to help young entrepreneurs expand the...

Nov 26, 2014

VIDEO: NLFB hosts Sudbury's Biggest Beer Pong Tournament

The tournament is being held as a fundraiser for the Northern Lights Festival Boréal.

Sudbury's Northern Lights Festival Boréal is giving people the chance to compete in the "World Serie... Video:

Nov 26, 2014

Ontario has shortest surgical wait times: Report

Ontario fares better than other provinces for surgical wait times, but 2014 has not seen much improvement over previous years, according to a new study by the Fraser Institute. File photo.

Ontario fared better than any other province for surgical wait times, according to a new report by t...

Nov 26, 2014

NDP blasts Tories over veterans' issues

The NDP is taking issue with the Conservative government's "inadequate management of mental health services for Canadian veterans." File photo.

Yesterday’s Auditor General’s report clearly illustrates the Conservative government’s inadequate ma...

Nov 26, 2014

Looking for citizens to evaluate arts grants applications

The Greater Sudbury Development Corporation is seeking 12 volunteers to evaluate applications and recommend funding allocations for two municipal grant programs that support the local arts and culture community.

The Greater Sudbury Development Corporation is seeking 12 volunteers to evaluate applications and re...

Nov 26, 2014

Planned power outage on Nov. 30

Hydro One has a planned power outage for Zone 6 Northeast.Press ReleaseZone: 6 Northeast Operations Centers: ALGOMAAffected Areas: LEWIS, SERPENT RIVER 7FN, VICTORIA, SALTER, SHEDDENInterrup...

Nov 26, 2014

PHOTO: Big hearts at St. Andrew School

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St. Andrew School students and staff opened their hearts to help children in developing countries re...

Nov 25, 2014

The sun will come out tomorrow

The light snow will end this evening, then clear. The overnight low will be -12C. Photo by Mallika Viegas.

The light snow will end this evening, then clear. The overnight low will be -12C.Wednesday will be m...

Nov 25, 2014

City waiting on Google to finalize transit trip planner app

Google Trip Planner allows users to enter their current location as well as their destination. The planner then provides information on the closest bus stop, when the next bus arrives and when and how they can reach their destination. File photo.

There's still no date in place for when Sudbury Transit riders – or would-be riders – will be able t...

Nov 25, 2014

E-cigarette restrictions not soon enough: Gélinas

Anne Gervais, part-owner of Pete's Puff n' Stuff, says new provincial legislation to ban e-cigarette usage at public spaces goes too far. Photo by Jonathan Migneault.

New legislation that would impose the same restrictions on e-cigarettes, as those that already exist...

Nov 25, 2014

Power outage cancels evening classes at Cambrian

Cambrian College has cancelled all its evening classes due to ongoing Sudbury Hydro power issues.

Cambrian College has cancelled all its evening classes due to ongoing Sudbury Hydro power issues.The...

Nov 25, 2014

Winter similar to last year, but not as harsh (9 photos)

Avid photographer Greta Clarke wasn't about to let the freshly fallen snow go to waste. She was out and about Sudbury early Nov. 25 to capture the beauty. Photo by Arron Pickard.

Residents of Sudbury haunted by memories of last year's harsh conditions may not be happy to hear th...

Nov 25, 2014

Power restored to all New Sudbury hydro customers

There's a major power outage northeast of the Lasalle Boulevard-Barrydowne Road intersection, near Gary Street, Greater Sudbury Utilities reported around 1:30 p.m today.

Update:Power has now been restored to all 528 customers affected by an outage which hit New Sudbury...

Nov 25, 2014

Moose is off the menu at Stack Brewing

Stack Brewing owner Shawn Mailloux says he has no plans to fight demands from Moosehead Breweries limited to change the names of two of their beers with the word "moose" in their titles. Instead Stack plans to rename both beers. File photo.

A Sudbury craft brewery is changing the names of two of its beers after a large competitor said they...

Nov 25, 2014

Snow squall warning ends for Greater Sudbury

Heavy, wet snow is creating challenges for drivers, homeowners and the city today. More snow is expected in the forecast folks. Photo by Jonathan Migneault.

The snow squall warning issued by Environment Canada for Greater Sudbury has ended.Original storyThe...

Nov 24, 2014

Provincial Tory hopefuls look to broaden party's appeal

Provincial Progressive leadership hopefuls Vic Fedeli, left, Patrick Brown, Christine Elliott, and Lisa MacLeod squared off in a two-hour debate Monday at  Collège Boréal. Photo by Darren MacDonald.

 Four of the five people vying to be leader of Ontario's Progressive Conservative Party kicked off t...

Nov 24, 2014

Lots of interest in Liberal nomination in Nickel Belt

Party membership has surged from about 25 to more than 1,000, says Daniel Gingras, president of the Nickel Belt Riding Association, a fact he attributes to the popularity of Leader Justin Trudeau. File photo.

With four people already in the race, Liberals in Nickel Belt are feeling optimistic about their cha...

Nov 24, 2014

'Stop the cuts' to health care, Gélinas demands

Two-thirds of patients with mental illness never get their one-week follow up with a physician after discharge from hospital, says Nickel Belt MPP France Gélinas. File photo.

Nickel Belt MPP France Gélinas accused the Liberal government Monday of undermining Ontario's health...

Nov 24, 2014

Winter making its return tonight

Tuesday, about five to 10 centimetres of snow is predicted, ending early in the evening. The high for the day will be -3C and the low -9C.

A special weather statement is in effect for Greater Sudbury, with rainy and mild weather today foll...

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