Day: August 22, 2019

Sudbury in photos this week

Sudbury Star Sudbury in photos this week A whimsical mural depicting children at play in a forest took shape during the recent Up Here festival on the side of the social housing complex on Louis Street, facing Notre Dame Avenue. It was created by Callander-based artist Laura Peturson, whose work is “narrative in nature and […]

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Baby Elizabeth just couldn’t wait to be born

Sudbury Star Tiny tot was born during the early morning hours of July 30 on her New Sudbury driveway Luc Perreault (left) was one of four paramedics to respond to the birth of baby Elizabeth. Dad Bryan Cooper and mom Sarah Braaksma are overjoyed with their new arrival. Cynthia Quenneville (right) was the call-taker who […]

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Treatment centre proposed for Chelmsford area facing opposition

Sudbury Star Neighbours in Chelmsford want planning committee to kill project 0807 sm a3 drugs.SM.JPG jpg, SM An addiction treatment centre proposed for Ward 3 has divided the community. On one side, homeowners who are unhappy about the prospect of a treatment centre in their neighbourhood. On the other, the families and loved ones of […]

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Sudbury letters: City shut out; excellent health care; bad hospital food

Sudbury Star Sudbury on the outside Green Party leader Elizabeth May was in town this week, stumping for our votes, most likely not the last of the politicians from Ottawa who will be through here in the coming weeks and never to be seen again until the next election. I am reminded of the actions […]

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‘Fortnite’ finally nerfs the hated B.R.U.T.E. mechs

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links With the debut of Fortnite season X a few weeks ago, Epic Games added some superpowered B.R.U.T.E. mech suits to its battle royale game. According to the company, its mechs were intended to help level the playing field, but many high-level and even more every day-type players complained that they […]

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FDA to trial innovative computer-assisted heart surgeries this fall

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Regis Duvignau / Reuters Starting this fall, the FDA plans to trial an innovative new computational medicine approach to heart surgery with 160 patients in the US. The procedure, called Optimal Target Identification via Modelling of Arrhythmogenesis (OPTIMA, for short), involves creating a virtual model of a patient’s heart before […]

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Milestone for veteran officer

Timmins Daily Press A veteran member of the Timmins Police Sesrvice, Staff Sgt. Mark Vallier, was presented this week with his 20-year exemplary service medal. “This commemorates a significant milestone in the career of Staff Sgt. Vallier who began his career with the Timmins Police Service on March 22nd, 1999,” according to a release issued […]

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Northern College among leaders in attracting domestic students

Timmins Daily Press Northern College, Timmins campus. The Daily Press file photo SunMedia Northern College is one of the few Colleges in Ontario to report positive growth related to student applications. The metrics show Northern College has a 30.4 per cent increase in direct applicant confirmations (high school applicants), this data calculated by the Ontario […]

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Sudbury driver learns hard lesson about distracted driving

Sudbury Star He’s speaking out so others can learn from his experiences To curb the use of cellphones while driving, Ontario is being vigilant about enforcing its distracted driving laws, but maybe not in the ways you’d expect. That’s something Pierre Lamarche learned the hard way this week. Ontario counts distracted driving as the use […]

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After a year of Epic Games exclusivity, ‘Hades’ heads to Steam Early Access

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Hades, the next game from Bastion and Pyre developer Supergiant Games, is coming to Steam Early Access on December 10. The game has been available in early access on the Epic Games Store since December of last year. In Hades, players take on the role of a son of Hades, […]

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