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According to his mom, seven-year-old Tayler Demontigny is a “little old soul” who never wants to stop giving.When he was just five, the child developed an obsession with Africa, and learned many communities lack access to clean water. “He was just devastated and didn't understand,” said Tayler's mom, Kerry Demontigny....

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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...

Nov 24, 2014

City, Elgin Street Mission to open cold weather shelter

An agreement between the Elgin Street Mission and Greater Sudbury means the city's homeless will have a an overnight shelter beginning tonight. In a release, the city said the Mission agreed to extend its hours temporarily until a facility on Larch Street is ready. File photo.

Minutes after a downtown rally demanding the immediate opening of an overnight cold weather shelter ...

Nov 24, 2014

Intermittent lane closures on MR 80 Nov. 25

Conversion of temporary traffic lights to permanent will cause intermittent lane closures on Municipal Road 80 at Municipal Road 15 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 25. Police will be on ...

Nov 24, 2014

Azilda transit route talk postponed

An information session to review proposed changes to Greater Sudbury Transit Route 702 in Azilda, originally scheduled for Wednesday, Nov. 26, has been postponed.

An information session to review proposed changes to Greater Sudbury Transit Route 702 in Azilda, or...

Nov 24, 2014

City reviews policies as condominiums become more popular

The former St. Joseph's Health Centre is being converted from a hospital to luxury condos. Condominiums have become more popular in Greater Sudbury in recent years, as our aging population are looking for alternatives to home ownership, but still want to own their properties. File photo.

At its meeting tonight, the city's planning committee will examine changes to current rules that res...

Nov 24, 2014

PHOTO: You Only Live Once (3 photos)

Photo by Arron Pickard

Candace and Gilbert Sabourin show off their new red scarves supporting International HIV/AIDS Awaren...

Nov 24, 2014

Seven-year-old with a 'little old soul' wins peace award

Tayler Demontigny, seen here in this 2013 file photo, recently received a YMCA Peace Medallion for his efforts to build a well in Africa. File photo.

According to his mom, seven-year-old Tayler Demontigny is a “little old soul” who never wants to sto...

Nov 24, 2014

Félix-Ricard supports Infant Food Bank

In advance of the “All I Want for Christmas” campaign in support of the Infant Food Bank, students and staff at  École catholique Félix-Ricard have been collecting donation. They'll drop off more than 600 items on Wednesday. Supplied photo.

On Wednesday, several classes from Sudbury’s École catholique Félix-Ricard will walk over more than ...

Nov 23, 2014

Sudbury artist recalls life on the streets

Sudbury artist and photographer Larson Heinonen poses with one of   his paintings. Heinonen, who lived on the streets for 20 years,   was one of the guest speakers at the Poverty, Homelessness and   Migration Conference Nov. 23. Photo by Heidi Ulrichsen.

There's a saying that alcoholics have to hit rock bottom before they get sober. But Sudbury artist a...

Nov 23, 2014

$700 in food collected during Trick or Eat drive

The Trick or Eat Food Drive Nov. 2 resulted in the collection of more than $700 worth of non-perishable food items and a $20 cash donation for the community's Bread and Roses Food Bank. Supplied photo.

Volunteers collected more than $700 worth of non-perishable food items and a $20 cash donation durin...

Nov 23, 2014

Town hall features groups looking for change at city hall

Head to The Laughing Buddha at 7 p.m. Dec. 3 for a town hall discussion on municipal issues. Supplied photo.

A town hall discussion featuring local groups that take different approaches to push for change at c...

Nov 22, 2014

New program to help address mental health needs

Keri Spooner, regional vice-president of sales with Bell Canadea, left, presented Health Sciences North with a $5,000 cheque to expand its videoconferencing program for mental health interventions. Photo by Jonathan Migneault.

Health Sciences North expects a new videoconferencing initiative to expand access to its community c...

Nov 22, 2014

The Caisse funds new gazebo at Howard Armstrong Centre

A new gazebo at the Howard Armstrong Recreation Centre in Greater Sudbury is a reality thanks to a $34,000 contribution from Caisse populaire Vallée Est.“The gazebo is a welcome addition to ...

Nov 22, 2014

NOSM signs agreement with University of Waterloo

NOSM dean Dr. Roger Strasser; associate dean of community engagement Dr. David Marsh; Sue Berry, the school's director of integrated clinical learning; and Dr. David Edwards, Hallman director of the School of Pharmacy and associate dean of the Faculty of Science at the University of Waterloo completed a collaborative agreement between both schools to integrate their programs. Supplied photo.

The Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) signed a collaborative agreement with the University ...

Nov 21, 2014

PHOTO: St-Paul pledges to stop bullying

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Students and staff at Lively’s École St-Paul took part this week in national Anti-Bullying Week acti...

Nov 21, 2014

Roots run deep in Sudbury's reclamation efforts

Since it began its reclamation efforts in 1973, Sudbury has spent $28 million planting 9.5 million trees across the city in an effort to eliminate its reputation as a moonscape devastated by industrial activity. File photo.

Forty years, $28 million and 9.5 million trees after reclamation efforts began, the moonscape that w...

Nov 21, 2014

Canada's oldest Ford dealership still going strong (7 photos)

Cambrian Ford President Scott McCulloch looks back at the company's long history in Sudbury with framed photos going back to the 1970s, when his father, Bruce McCulloch, purchased the business. Photo by Jonathan Migneault.

There are not many businesses in Subury that can claim they've been around for more than 100 years. ...

Nov 21, 2014

Second art crawl reaches out to new council

 Greater Sudbury mayor-elect Brian Bigger speaks at the launch of the second Downtown Sudbury Art Crawl at a downtown restaurant Nov. 20. Photo by Heidi Ulrichsen.

Surrounded by the who's who of the city's arts community, Greater Sudbury mayor-elect Brian Bigger l...

Nov 21, 2014

Gala raises $58K for Maison Vale Hospice

Léo Therrien, executive director of Maison Vale Hospice, and hospice chair Lise Poratto-Mason, right, accepted a cheque for $50,000 from Vale, presented by Angie Robson. In addition to Vale's donation, a gala event for the hospice Nov. 14 raised more than $58,000. Photo by Jonathan Migneault.

A fundraiser for Maison Vale Hospice Nov. 14 helped raise more than $58,000 for the local institutio...

Nov 21, 2014

LCBO stocks Stack

Stack Brewing plans to extend sales into LCBO stores in North Bay and Sault Ste Marie in less than two weeks. File photo.

At 8:30 a.m. on Nov 21, Stack Brewing was given the green light to introduce Stack beer into LCBO st...

Nov 21, 2014

Are you an influential woman?

The nomination deadline for is 2015 Influential Women of Northern Ontario Awards is Jan. 30, 2015. Supplied photo.

Do you or someone you know deserve public praise for your/her business acumen, career success, profe...

Nov 21, 2014

Azilda transit route up for discussion Nov. 26

The City of Greater Sudbury is hosting an information session to learn about proposed changes to Greater Sudbury Transit Route 702 in Azilda.

The City of Greater Sudbury is hosting an information session to learn about proposed changes to Gre...

Nov 21, 2014

PHOTO: Preventing bullying

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Greater Sudbury police officers visited Rainbow Schools during Bullying Awareness and Prevention Wee...

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