Day: April 29, 2019

North Bay protesters heading south today

North Bay Nugget Health care protest expected to draw thousands to Queen’s Park Thousands of teachers, students and unions came out to protest various education cuts filling the front lawn at Queen’s Park April 6. Jack Boland/Postmedia Network Two buses from North Bay, filled with union activists, will travel to Queen’s Park today to join […]

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Flood safety urged as Lake Nipissing level rises

North Bay Nugget North Bay-Mattawa Conservation Authority personnel lower a log into the flood prevention dam on Parks Creek, Sunday morning. PJ Wilson/The Nugget North Bay’s deputy fire chief is urging residents to “be smart” and take necessary precautions as the city prepares for rising water levels on Lake Nipissing. Greg Saunders said North Bay […]

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CITY BRIEFS: Hiking, zumba and Taste for Life

North Bay Nugget The Laurier Woods trails are ready for Sunday’s Hike for Hospice Supplied Photo Hike for Hospice still a go for Sunday The North Bay-Mattawa Conservation Authority confirmed that the Laurier Woods trails are in good enough condition to host the Hike for Hospice Sunday, which is part of a national fundraising campaign […]

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Playsmelter highlights female voices

Sudbury Star Eric Lapalme, left, Chloe Theriault, Darquise Lauzon, director Laurel Green, Heather Stevenson, writer Michaela Jeffery and Gabrielle Noel de Tilly read lines for WROL (Without Rule of Law) in preparation for PlaySmelter Northern New Works Theatre Festival at the Sudbury Theatre Centre on Monday. The festival is being held at the STC and […]

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Espanola school turns 100

Sudbury Star The old AB Ellis Public School is marking a centenary in Espanola. File photo “On the way to Manitoulin, oh my heart is young and gay, on the way to Manitoulin, I am driving there today,” is the song in my happy heart. Yet, I must pause and pay my compliments to the […]

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‘Clear planning’ to theft: Judge

Sudbury Star Sudbury Courthouse A Staples employee who stole more than $5,000 worth of electronics from the store where he worked in 2018 will be sentenced June 5. The date for Parker Szilva was set in assignment court April 10. Back on April 3, Szilva appeared set to receive a suspended sentence and a probation […]

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Wiky teen tabbed as water commissioner

Sudbury Star Autumn Peltier, 13, from Wikwemikong First Nation, speaks in the General Assembly for the launch of the International Decade for Action on Water for Sustainable Development in March of last year at U.N. headquarters. Manuel Elias/Associated Press Anishinabek Nation Grand Council Chief Glen Hare announced Friday that the new Anishinabek Nation Chief Water […]

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New ‘Call of Duty: Black Ops 4’ season adds a sword-wielding specialist

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Treyarch/Activision Treyarch and Activision are determined to keep Black Ops 4 lively in the face of stiff competition. They’re debuting a new season (“Operation Spectre Rising”) on April 30th, and you can expect a steady stream of updates that might just be meaningful. The centerpiece on launch will be the […]

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Blues prevail in wild 3rd period to take 2-1 series lead over Stars

CBC | NHL News Go to Source Pat Maroon flicked a puck over Dallas Stars goalie Ben Bishop with 1:38 left in a wild third period, and the St. Louis Blues won 4-3 on Monday night to take a 2-1 lead in the Western Conference semifinal series. Maroon’s second goal of the playoffs came after […]

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Sports Illustrated first: Swimsuit issue features model wearing a hijab and burkini

Mashable Halima Aden has made history (again). Image: Getty Images for UOMA Beauty By Shannon Connellan2019-04-30 02:41:14 UTC Somali-American model Halima Aden just made history as the first to ever wear a hijab and burkini in Sports Illustrated’s signature swimsuit issue. The 21-year-old will appear in the May 2019 issue of the magazine with a […]

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