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Cities can lead the way in the fight against climate change, and Sudbury has already shown grassroots movements can make big improvements to the local environment, said former Toronto Mayor David Miller, during a public lecture at Laurentian University Monday evening.Miller, who is now president and CEO of the World Wildlife Fund Canada, said cities are often more pro...

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Oct 01, 2014

Building the perfect Zombie

To kick off a month of spooktacular events, international makeup artist Dana Lajeunesse visited our studio today to provide a tutorial on creating the perfect Zombie.

To kick off a month of spook-tacular events, international makeup artist Dana Lajeunesse visited our... Video:

Oct 01, 2014

CIBC Run for the Cure on Sunday

Last year's CIBC Run for the Cure featured 1,100 participants who raised $294,216 for breast cancer research, health education and advocacy programs. File photo.

A sea of pink T-shirts is expected to take over Cambrian College on Sunday for the 16th annual CIBC ...

Oct 01, 2014

Vale's mine rescue team fifth in first aid competition

The Sudbury-based Vale East Mines Rescue team was the company's first to compete in the International Mine Rescue Competition. Supplied photo.

Vale's East Mines Rescue Team finished in the top five for first aid at the ninth International Mine...

Oct 01, 2014

Laurentian Leadership Summit kicks off Oct. 16

Laurentian Chancellor Steve Paikin will moderate a panel discussion on leadership at the second annual Laurentian Leadership Summit on Friday, Oct. 17. File photo.

The second annual Laurentian Leadership Summit will kick off Thursday, Oct. 16 with a keynote addres...

Oct 01, 2014

Brace for it... more rain in the forecast

Thursday is predicted to be partly cloudy with a 60-per-cent chance of showers late in the afternoon and in the evening. Winds will pick up to around 20 km/h near noon. The high for the day will be 17 C and the low 13 C.

If you haven't already, time to embrace the rain Sudbury.Tonight will be partly cloudy with fog patc...

Oct 01, 2014

Cancer Society launches Daffodils for Hope campaign

The Canadian Cancer Society launched its daffodils for Hope campaign, to support the local Wheels for Hope program, at A & J Home Hardware Wednesday morning. Supplied photo.

The Canadian Cancer Society launched its Daffodils for Hope campaign Wednesday to raise money for it...

Oct 01, 2014

Rodriguez vows not to sell Pioneer Manor

In a news release Wednesday, mayoral candidate John Rodriguez confirmed he would not sell Pioneer Manor, the city-owned long-term care home.

In a news release Wednesday, mayoral candidate John Rodriguez confirmed he would not sell Pioneer Ma...

Oct 01, 2014

Free bus rides for seniors during non-peak hours, says Bigger

At a news conference Wednesday morning, mayoral candidate Brian Bigger offered details of his platform, which had a heavy emphasis on appealing to seniors and those calling for more open and accountable government. Photo by Darren MacDonald.

A Brian Bigger government would offer free bus rides to seniors, bring open-mike nights at city coun...

Oct 01, 2014

Mental health organization celebrates new home

NISA member Terry Pretz shows off a mixed media piece he created at the mental health organization. The Northern Initiative for Social Action celebrated its move to a new space in downtown Sudbury Tuesday. Photo by Jonathan Migneault.

Eight months ago, Arvind Jagessa would go as long as a week at a time without ever leaving his apart...

Oct 01, 2014

l’Horizon celebrates 25 years with spaghetti supper

Past and present “Aigles” are invited to a spaghetti supper celebrating École secondaire catholique l’Horizon's 25th anniversary Oct. 2. Supplied photo.

École secondaire catholique l’Horizon is celebrating its 25th anniversary Oct. 2 with a spaghetti su...

Oct 01, 2014

Sudbury Votes: Melanson Q & A

Sudbury Votes: Melanson Q & A

On Sep 30, an editorial board consisting of Mark Gentili, managing editor at Northern Life, Darren M... Video:

Sep 30, 2014

Addictions programs merge to form Monarch Recovery Services

Rockhaven, an addictions service located on Brady Street, completed its amalgamation with Iris Addiction Recovery in April. File photo.

With the recent merger of two of the city's addictions programs, people in need should soon be able ...

Sep 30, 2014

Dupuis commits to electoral reform, action plan

Mayoral candidate Ron Dupuis, who has been a Valley East-area councillor for the last 17 years, unveils his election platform Tuesday morning at the Colonial Inn in Coniston. Darren MacDonald photo.

Ron Dupuis has unveiled his main priorities should he be elected mayor, including holding meetings i...

Sep 30, 2014

Sewer main repair closes lane on Lorne

Sewer main repair will close the westbound curb lane from 1145 to 1151 Lorne St. from 6 p.m. Sept. 30 to 6 p.m. Oct. 1. ...

Sep 30, 2014

Mix of sun and cloud Wednesday

Wednesday, expect a mix of sun and cloud with the high at 20 C. The low will be 13 C.

Tonight will be partly cloudy with fog patches developing before morning. The overnight low will be ...

Sep 30, 2014

Organ donation system failure not caught for 18 months

On July 27 hundreds of people marched in Bell Park to promote organ donations at the Walk for a Second Chance. But from March 23, 2013 and Sept. 19, 2014 the province failed to record accurate information from people who signed up to be organ donors online. File photo.

Ontario's organ donation system failed to record accurate information from donors who signed up onli...

Sep 30, 2014

Timmins chamber policy manager receives national award

Perrin Beatty, president-CEO of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce with Nick Stewart.

Sudbury native and former Northern Ontario Business reporter Nick Stewart won a national award for h...

Sep 30, 2014

David Miller praises Sudbury's environmental record

David Miller, president and CEO of the World Wildlife Fund Canada, and former mayor of Toronto, told an audience at Laurentian University Monday evening that cities need to take a lead role in the fight against climate change. Photo by Jonathan Migneault.

Cities can lead the way in the fight against climate change, and Sudbury has already shown grassroot...

Sep 30, 2014

Tree planting adds diversity to Sudbury forest

Dozens of volunteers participated in TD Tree Days on Sept. 28, during which volunteers planted 1,350 saplings at the Lake Laurentian Conservation Area. Photo by Lindsay Kelly.

Under a colourful canopy of fall colours, dozens of volunteers descended on the Lake Laurentian Cons...

Sep 30, 2014

Ride for a Friend raises $10K for Tyler Leduc

The annual Ride for a Friend fundraiser brought in $10,000 to pay for treatments for four-year-old Tyler Leduc, who lives with cerebral palsy and epilepsy. Supplied photo.

Thanks to The Independent Motorcycle Corporation's annual Ride for a Friend fundraiser Aug. 16, the ...

Sep 30, 2014

Angeline Street house fire leaves 5 displaced

Five people are displaced after a fire caused about $100,000 in damage to a home on Angeline Street, said Greater Sudbury Fire Services.

Five people are displaced after a fire caused about $100,000 in damage to a home on Angeline Street,...

Sep 30, 2014

Firefighter, 2 civilians injured in house fire

A Greater Sudbury firefighter and two civilians were injured Sept. 28 after fire ripped through a semi-detached home on Grenadier Drive in Sudbury.

A Greater Sudbury firefighter and two civilians were injured Sept. 28 after fire ripped through a se...

Sep 29, 2014

Groups look for ways to protect seniors

To address the problem of seniors being scammed by unscrupulous sales people, local and national groups are looking for ways to get the message out to seniors that they have rights, and they shouldn't be ashamed to admit they have signed something they shouldn't. File photo.

 The persistent problem of aggressive and unscrupulous door-to-door sales people preying on older pe...

Sep 29, 2014

Campaign events crowding the calendar with three weeks to go

With three weeks to go before the Oct. 27 municipal election, things are starting to heat up in Greater Sudbury's political scene.

With three weeks to go before the Oct. 27 municipal election, things are starting to heat up in Grea...

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