Local News

Sudburians sad to see summer wind down take heart: There's a good chance this winter will be one of the warmest we've had in a long time.Super El Nino versus the Pacific Blob may sound like a B-movie, but the competing weather systems could combine to make the heart of winter – November to March – an average of four or five degrees warmer than it was last year in Sudb...

The Latest

Aug 28, 2015

NEO Kids gets a prehistoric makeover

L to R) The Sun Life Financial team members Ryan McMillan, Patty Udeschini, Rick Giommi, Josh Bigras and Craig Ash. Supplied photo.

Thanks to the help of Sun Life Financial, one of the treatment rooms at Health Sciences North’s Nort...

Aug 28, 2015

Defeat Depression Walk raises more than $17,000

The Defeat Depression walk in Sudbury raised $17,355.52 back in May. The money raised is going to the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) – Sudbury/Manitoulin branch, to support its programs and services, promotion campaigns and other future fundraising events. Supplied photo.

On May 23, 2015, hundreds of participants gathered at the Grace Hartman Amphitheatre at Bell Park an...

Aug 28, 2015

Greyhound to make major cuts to service in Sudbury

Greyhound is cutting the number of bus trips between Sudbury and major centres beginning Sept. 20, Northern Life has learned, with the number of trips between Sudbury, Winnipeg and Ottawa being cut in half. File photo.

Greyhound is cutting the number of bus trips between Sudbury and major centres beginning Sept. 20, N...

Aug 28, 2015

Check out the supermoon Saturday night

There will be a supermoon Aug. 29. Supplied photo.

If you happen to notice the moon appears to be larger than usual this Saturday night, you're not ima...

Aug 28, 2015

Traffic update: Construction and closures downtown

Construction work at the north side of intersection of Elgin Street and Elm Street will continue until mid-September. Elgin Street, north of Elm Street to Beech Street will be closed during the day from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. File photo.

Construction work at the north side of intersection of Elgin Street and Elm Street will continue unt...

Aug 28, 2015

NHL legend, Sudbury native Al Arbour dies

Al Arbour’s 1957 hockey card with the Detroit Red Wings. The legendary New York Islanders coach and Sudbury native passed away today in Florida. He was 82. (1957 Topps Al Arbour" by TGC - Topps Gum Cards - eBay front back. Licensed under Public Domain via Commons - https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:1957_Topps_Al_Arbour.JPG#/media/File:1957_Topps_Al_Arbour.JPG)

He won four consecutive Stanley Cups for the New York Islanders. He is the second winningest coach i...

Aug 28, 2015

Rainbow veggies! It's a colourful weekend at The Market

Check out The Market this weekend where tri-coloured potatoes will be on sale, along with a variety of cauliflower. Supplied photo.

Come to The Market this weekend for a variety of fresh produce. Beaulieu Farms will have tri-coloure...

Aug 28, 2015

Grits vow $125B for roads, child care, housing

Sudbury Liberal candidate Paul Lefebvre has committed to working with both provincial and municipal levels of government to make significant new investments in public infrastructure. File photo.

Sudbury Liberal candidate Paul Lefebvre committed on Aug. 27 to working with both provincial and mun...

Aug 28, 2015

Rainbow board swears in new student trustee

Ethan Urban, a Grade 12 student at Lockerby Composite School, will serve as student trustee on the Rainbow District School Board for the 2015-2016 school year. He was sworn in at the Aug. 25 board meeting. Director of Education Norm Blaseg administered the oath of allegiance. Supplied photo.

Grade 12 Lockerby Composite School student Ethan Urban will serve as student trustee on the Rainbow ...

Aug 28, 2015

You can help teen Tanner in his fight against cancer

Fourteen-year-old Tanner Levesque has stepped up his game this year for his annual bike ride to raise money for cancer research. He has increased his journey from 16 kilometres to 25 kilometres by moving his finish line to Bell Park this year. File photo.

Tanner Levesque takes to the streets on his bicycle bright and early Saturday morning on his yearly ...

Aug 28, 2015

McQueen's donates $8K to Northern Cancer Foundation

Paul McQueen (right) owner of McQueen's furniture, and Northern Life publisher Abbas Homayed, chair of the Strokes for Hope golf tournament, held Aug. 20, present a cheque for $8,000 to Tannys Laughren, executive director of the Northern Cancer Foundation. McQueen's fundraised the donation to the foundation as part of its commitment to the Strokes for Hope event. Photo by Darren MacDonald.

Paul McQueen (right) owner of McQueen's furniture, and Northern Life publisher Abbas Homayed, chair ...

Aug 28, 2015

Gas prices down another two cents in time for weekend

The city's lowest gas price today is 108.9. Most gas stations have a price of about 110.6. Supplied photo.

Greater Sudbury's gas prices have dropped about two cents over the past day.The city's cheapest gas,...

Aug 27, 2015

Sunny skies in the Friday forecast

There may not be too many days like this left this year so make sure you enjoy the warm weather today. Supplied photo.

Friday we'll finally see a return of some summer weather with clear skies and sun. There may be some...

Aug 27, 2015

Cruisin', Bluez and (root) brews at A&W (9 photos)

The A&W Root Bear always gets VIP parking at the Cruisin' to End MS fundraiser. Photo by: Matt Durnan.

A&W celebrated its seventh annual Cruisin’ to End MS day on Aug. 27, to help Canadians living with M...

Aug 27, 2015

A little lemonade goes a long way

Stop by Malachi's lemonade stand outside of Health Sciences North on Aug. 28. Proceeds will support the Asthma Clinic at NEO Kids. Supplied photo.

Malachi Slack and his grandmother Marlene Slack are hosting a lemonade stand outdoors at Health Scie...

Aug 27, 2015

Liberals only big 3 party taking part in women's issues debate

 Sudbury federal Liberal candidate Paul Lefebvre is calling on local NDP candidates to urge their leader, Thomas Mulcair, to participate in a national women’s issues debate. File photo.

Sudbury federal Liberal candidate Paul Lefebvre is calling on local NDP candidates to urge their lea...

Aug 27, 2015

Video: Camille’s Make-A-Wish smile is priceless

Camille Gaudette (left, with her mother Nathalie Genereux and sister) was over-the-moon excited to learn she would be heading out on a family vacation to Disney World thanks to Make-A-Wish Eastern Ontario and Chartrand’s Your Independent Grocer in Chelmsford. Photo by Arron Pickard

Camille Gaudette doesn’t spend a great deal of time smiling, her mother, Natalie Genereux, told Nort... Video:

Aug 27, 2015

Sudbury’s east end shopping district keeps growing

Sudbury sporting goods store owner Norm Bouffard removed tons of bed rock to make way for his new outlet on The Kingsway, the ever-expanding retail and commercial corridor on the city’s east side. File photo.

The Kingsway shopping district in Sudbury continues to grow in leaps and bounds with a number of new...

Aug 27, 2015

Canadian airports launch first Canadian Airports Safety Week

The Sudbury Airport, along with 23 other airports across Canada, kick off Canadian Airports Safety Week, a new airport-led initiative to promote healthy and safe work practices among airport employees. File photo.

The Sudbury Airport, along with 23 other airports across Canada, kick off Canadian Airports Safety W...

Aug 27, 2015

Swimming advisory lifted at Capreol Beach

The Sudbury and District Health Unit advises that it has lifted its advisory against swimming at Capreol Beach. File photo

The Sudbury and District Health Unit has removed the signs advising people against swimming at the C...

Aug 27, 2015

Meeting Elsa: Camille is going to get her wish

Camille Gaudette will get to meet Elsa, from the Disney film "Frozen," as well as many other Disney characters after Make-A-Wish Eastern Ontario granted her wish this week. Photo by Arron Pickard

For years, young Camille Gaudette and her mom, Natalie Genereux, considered medical trips to Ottawa ...

Aug 27, 2015

El Nino vs. Blob: An icy, warm winter is coming

With Super El Nino and the Pacific Blob duking it out, an Environment Canada climatologist said winter could average five degrees warmer than usual this year, raising the risk of ice storm like the one that hit Quebec and Eastern Ontario in 1998. File photo.

Sudburians sad to see summer wind down take heart: There's a good chance this winter will be one of ...

Aug 27, 2015

Two families, one disease, no cure ... yet

Michel Leroux (left), Josée Belanger-Leroux, Joanne Perreault, Gates Perreault with one of the buckets from the ALS ice bucket challenge held at Belanger Ford-Lincoln on Aug. 4. The families are working together to raise awareness and funds for stem cell research in their fight against ALS. Photo by Matt Durnan.

A pair of Sudbury families have joined together in an effort to advance stem cell research that will...

Aug 27, 2015

Greater Sudbury's cheapest gas: 110.9

You can find 110.9 gas at a couple of stations in the city today. Supplied photo.

Gas prices in Greater Sudbury have remained roughly stable over the past day or so, although more ga...

Local Business Directory

Poll

NorthernLife.ca's Daily Headlines