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Local lawyer and businessman Paul Lefebvre will carry the Liberal banner in Sudbury in the next federal election. He defeated Marianne Matichuk, the city's former mayor, to take the nomination March 28.Sudbury Federal Liberal Riding Association president Gary Duhaime told those gathered at the Radisson Hotel late Saturday afternoon that 682 votes were cast during the ...

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Mar 31, 2015

Sunshine to carry you over the hump

Wednesday will be mainly sunny with increasing cloudiness in the evening. The high for the day will be 4 C, and the low 0 C.

Tonight will be mainly clear with a few clouds. The overnight low will be -14 C.Wednesday will be ma...

Mar 31, 2015

Access the biggest health-care issue for Northerners

Access to health care services was the main issue northerners raised in a recent survey by the North East Local Health Integration Network. File photo.

Access to health-care services was the main issue northerners raised in a recent survey by the North...

Mar 31, 2015

Union fights for better health care in the North

Henri Giroux holds his over-sized envelope he was delivering to Nipissing-Timiskaming MP Jay Aspin's North Bay office. The heatlh-care rally took place at noon on Wednesday in front of the constituency office. Photo by Chris Dawson.

NORTH BAY — Henri Giroux stood up in front of a crowd of close to 50 supporters and began to sing.“W...

Mar 31, 2015

Follow daycare debate tonight at Northernlife.ca

Northernlife.ca will carry live coverage tonight when city council again debates the fate of the Junior Citizens Day Care centre. File photo.

Northernlife.ca will carry live coverage tonight when city council again debates the fate of the Jun...

Mar 31, 2015

Filming limits parking at Minnow Lake Dog Park

The parking lot at the Minnow Lake Dog Park will set the scene for a closed-set filming, which will limit the parking at the dog park. File photo.

A closed-set film production will limit parking at the Minnow Lake Dog Park March 31 to April 2.The ...

Mar 31, 2015

Copper Cliff Smelter had poor safety culture: Steelworkers

Vale millwright Paul Rochette, 36, was killed on April 6, 2014, after a workplace incident in the company's Copper Cliff Smelter. File photo.

The Copper Cliff Smelter did not have a strong safety culture when a worker was killed last April, s...

Mar 31, 2015

Pep rally kicks off Score for NEO Kids

Jessica Grenier speaks to students at a pep rally at Lo-Ellen Park Secondary School on Tuesday. Grenier's son has recieved ongoing care at NEO Kids. The Score for NEO Kids hockey tournament takes place May 2. Photo by Mallika Viegas.

Lo-Ellen Park Secondary School held a pep rally this morning for Score for NEO Kids, a ball hockey t...

Mar 31, 2015

Sudbury to celebrate World Autism Awareness Day

 In 2013, Autism Ontario began participating in flag-raising ceremonies that occurred in more than 300 Ontario communities and raised more 500 flags in support of autism awareness. Supplied photo.

To celebrate World Autism Awareness Day on April 2, 2015, the Autism Ontario Sudbury and District Ch...

Mar 31, 2015

Future Shop closure reflects changing retail landscape

Sudbury's Future Shop closed March 28. Cambrian College professor Brian Vendramin said it's a sign of a soft retail market. File photo.

The sudden closure of Future Shop stores across the country March 28 may be a sign of things to come...

Mar 31, 2015

RBC Hike for Hospice aims to raise $155K

Sudbury Mayor Brian Bigger, right, signed a proclamation Tuesday declaring the week of May 1 Hospice Palliative Care Week. Léo Therrien, Maison Vale Hospice's executive director, left, and Bill Bray, RBC's vice-president of  commercial financial services for the Northern Lakes region, to his right, accepted the proclamation, along with the company's mascot, Leo the Lion. Photo by Jonathan Migneault.

To help kick off Maison Vale Hospice's ninth annual Hike for Hospice, the RBC donated $15,000 to the...

Mar 31, 2015

Budding scientists impress at Regional Science Fair (2 photos)

Seven students will take an all-expenses-paid trip to Fredericton, NB to attend the Canada-Wide Science Fair the week of May 11.  From left to right: Sebastian Bisschops, Ethan Albers, Jacob Little, Mia Pandolfo, Alyssa Gran, Jordan Bisschops and Patrick Trottier. Supplied photo.

Seven Sudbury students are off to the 2015 Canada-Wide Science Fair in Fredericton, New Brunswick af...

Mar 31, 2015

St. Anne students bound for Canada-Wide Science Fair

Hannah Morningstar from St. James Catholic Elementary School with her project: Mother Earth's Sports Drinks - How do they measure up?, which wonboth the Laurentian University Biology Award and the Laurentian Unviversity Earth Sciences Award. Supplied.

St. Anne Elementary School students Sebastian and Jordan Bisschops have secured their place at the C...

Mar 30, 2015

Oil leaking into Junction Creek, says city

Vehicles drive along Brady Street Monday around 6:30 p.m. as Junction Creek flows beside them. The city reported an oil spill in Junction Creek in the downtown area. File photo.

An oil spill in Junction Creek is being cleaned up, said the City of Greater Sudbury.The spill is ne...

Mar 30, 2015

Vale, employees charged in 2014 smelter death

Paul Rochette, 36, was killed April 6, 2014, when he was struck in the head by a pin that broke off a crusher and was released under high pressure. File photo.

The Ministry of Labour has laid 17 charges against Vale under the Occupational Health and Safety Act...

Mar 30, 2015

Sudbury Catholic board chair removed from office

Sudbury Catholic District School Board chair Jody Cameron, seen here in this 2013 file photo, has been removed from office by the city clerk's office after he failed to file his financial statements from last fall's election in time. File photo.

The chair of the Sudbury Catholic District School Board has been removed from office by the city cle...

Mar 30, 2015

Add some sunshine to your step Tuesday

Tuesday will be mainly sunny with a high of 0 C and a low of -14 C.

Tonight will be cloudy with a 40-per-cent chance of flurries early this evening. The overnight low w...

Mar 30, 2015

Hospital board on a hunt for new members

Health Sciences North (HSN) is searching for two people to join its board of directors and four to serve on the hospital's finance and long-range planning committees.

Health Sciences North (HSN) is searching for two people to join its board of directors and four to s...

Mar 30, 2015

Construction confidence low in Northern Ontario: Poll

Contractors in Northern Ontario are less confident about the year ahead than their colleagues in the Greater Toronto Area, says a new survey by the Ontario Construction Secretariat. File photo.

Contractors in Northern Ontario are less confident about the year ahead than their colleagues in the...

Mar 30, 2015

Sudbury man elected as provincial real estate director

Sudbury real estate representative David Kurt is the new provincial director of the Ontario Real Estate Association. Supplied

During its annual conference on March 9-12 in Toronto, the Ontario Real Estate Association (OREA) an...

Mar 30, 2015

Council to reassess closure of city-owned daycare

Sudbury city council will vote on a motion Tuesday evening that would reassess the planned closure of the Junior Citizens Daycare. File photo.

Sudbury city council will vote on a motion Tuesday evening that would reassess the planned closure o...

Mar 30, 2015

Arbitrator hands down decision in wake of CCAC strike

Earlier this year, Ontario Nurses' Association (ONA) members at nine CCACs walked off the job for 17 days, returning to work after reaching an agreement to send the dispute to arbitration.

A month and a half after agreeing to go to arbitration, arbitrator William Kaplan has released a dec...

Mar 30, 2015

Ontario's homelessness initiative gets $587M

Ontario is providing $587 million to the Community Homelessness Prevention Initiative to help families and individuals at risk of homelessness get the housing that best suits their needs.

Ontario is providing $587 million to the Community Homelessness Prevention Initiative to help famili...

Mar 30, 2015

Notre-Dame science teacher honoured for excellence

 Collège Notre-Dame science teacher Pierre Taillon with student Tiffanie Thériault.

Collège Notre-Dame science teacher Pierre Taillon from Sudbury’s (CND) was presented the Sudbury Reg...

Mar 30, 2015

Successful YMCA Strong Kids campaign hefts $122K

The Strong Kids campaign raises money to enable underprivileged kids to participate in YMCA programs that aim to offer children and youth a safe, friendly environment where they can be physically, mentally and socially active.

YMCA of Subury's 2014-15 Strong Kids campaign ended March 26, having surpassed its $122,000 fundrais...

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