Day: April 23, 2019

FedNor gives Sudbury’s film industry a boost

Sudbury Star Tammy Frick, associate executive director of Cultural Industries Ontario North (CION), makes a point during an $850,000 FedNor funding announcement for CION in Sudbury, Ont. on Tuesday April 23, 2019. The funding will advance the development and promotion of the North’s digital and film media, TV and music industries. John Lappa/Sudbury Star Creative […]

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Chairman, trustee at odds over teacher job losses

North Bay Nugget Jay Aspin urges patience over potential loss of 121 Near North secondary school teaching positions Near North District School Board chairman Jay Aspin and trustee Al Bottomley see Tuesday’s news of teacher redundancies differently. While Bottomley advised his fellow trustees and upset parents during Tuesday’s board meeting to make noise over news […]

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Sudbury’s health unit faces uncertain future: NDP

Sudbury Star Sudbury MPP Jamie West and Nickel Belt MPP France Gelinas addressed an audience at the Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce luncheon in Copper Cliff, Ont. on Friday March 22, 2019. John Lappa/Sudbury Star Nickel Belt MPP France Gelinas, who is also the NDP’s health critic, is decrying cuts made to Public Health Sudbury […]

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LETTERS: Vendor backs market board; Cutting health units foolish

North Bay Nugget Accusations of ‘targeted abuse and bullying’ have been made by a longtime North Bay Farmers’ Market vendor who was not invited back this summer. Nugget File Photo Vendor backs market’s board The following is in response to the article Discontent surfaces at farmers’ market which appeared April 20. To the editor: I […]

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Officers pepper-sprayed during arrest in Sudbury

Sudbury Star A man holding pepper spray in his hand. Getty Images / iStockphoto For pepper-spraying two Greater Sudbury Police officers while fleeing a residential break-in last August, Justin Bowerman was given the equivalent of an 18-month sentence Tuesday. “I am very encouraged, Mr. Bowerman, by your willingness to change through the time you have […]

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Molly Maid operators in Sudbury recognized

Sudbury Star Erin Levesque (left) and Kelsi Ashley operate Molly Maid Sudbury. Supplied photo Adam Kaminski / jpg, SU The people who run Sudbury’s Molly Maid Canada were named one of three finalists for the Canadian Franchise Association’s Franchisee of the Year Award. Kelsi Ashley and Erin Levesque were up for the award, handed out […]

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Tesla Model S and Model X ranges get big upgrades

Mashable Tesla increases how far the Model X and Model S can drive on a single charge. Image: tesla By Johnny Lieu2019-04-24 03:54:00 UTC Tesla is giving its Model S and Model X cars much-needed boosts — just as its older offerings have seen sales languish. Range and charging capabilities will be upgraded in both, […]

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Michael Kors’ updated Sofie smartwatch is now available for $325

Engadget RSS Feed Michael Kors has released a new Sofie smartwatch that is equipped with a heart-rate sensor and other features. The smartwatch can track your heart rate with Google Fit or other third-party apps, record the distance of your runs and is waterproof up to 30 meters. The latest Sofie smartwatch runs on Google’s […]

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Health mergers would be bad for Sudbury, Northern Ontario: critics  

Sudbury Star Natalie Mehra, executive director of the Ontario Health Coalition, speaks to Sudbury Star reporter Mary Katherine Keown in Sudbury, Ont. on Friday May 11, 2018. She said Tuesday that Sudbury and Northern Ontario will suffer under the province’s proposed health mergers. John Lappa/Sudbury Star/Postmedia Network John Lappa / John Lappa/Sudbury Star The pain […]

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Leafs face another long summer of second-guessing after devastating Game 7 loss

CBC | NHL News Go to Source Another Toronto Maple Leafs season died in Boston and another long summer of second-guessing began on Tuesday evening. The last rites officially were given to the Maple Leafs at 9:33 p.m. ET as history repeated itself. The Boston Bruins were the victors in a critical Game 7 for […]

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