Sudbury

Police at scene of ‘serious’ accident in Sudbury’s south end

Sudbury Star Police are on scene on Sunny Street in Garson and are asking residents in the immediate area to remain indoors. Getty Images / File Photo Greater Sudbury Police officers are at the scene of what they describe as a “serious” single-vehicle crash in the south end. The roads at Long Lake and Sunnyside […]

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Maxwell: Autumn is a good time to invest in a wheelbarrow

Sudbury Star The Fold-a-Cart folding wheelbarrow offers stable, two-wheel performance without taking a lot of storage space. This model holds nine cubic feet of cargo, and the frame folds flat and hangs on a wall when you’re done. Steve Maxwell photo jpg, SU Have you considered how useful wheelbarrows are? If there’s one tool that’ll […]

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Sudbury letters: In praise of photo radar; calming sticks making me angry

Sudbury Star A Wood Buffalo RCMP cruiser drives past a photo radar camera near the corner of Thickwood Boulevard and Silin Forest Road on Thursday, February 21, 2019. Vincent McDermott/Fort McMurray Today/Postmedia Network Photo radar better way to go The lowering of speed limits on city streets by signs now being considered by Sudbury city […]

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Same driver stopped twice; same charges laid, Manitoulin OPP say

Sudbury Star The Manitoulin detachment of the OPP recently stopped a motorist and charged him with various offences. They found he had contravened the Highway Traffic Act, the Criminal Code, the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act and the Cannabis Control Act. The officers had previously charged Justin Solomon, 35, with the same offences. On Aug. […]

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Sudbury’s Cinefest: Directors looking for biopics to film

Sudbury Star One example is American Woman, the Cinefest gala in Sudbury for Sept. 18. A scene from American Woman, the Cinefest gala for Sept. 18. Supplied photo jpg, SU A well-made biopic can make viewers feel more intimately connected with notable people than even a documentary can, say the filmmakers who are mining the […]

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Sudbury letters: Health-care fight continues; donating blood

Sudbury Star (Getty Images) We need to keep up health-care fight For too long, Sudbury has been woefully lacking when it comes to seniors’ health care. The Sudbury Star story (July 26) about the harrowing journey of Kathy Holz’s mother through our local health-care system triggered flashbacks of an eerily similar nightmare that one of […]

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‘Why not try to return what was there?’

Sudbury Star Accent: Lake Nepahwin used to be called Trout Lake, before they died off. Laurentian researchers working to restore trout to this urban lake Laurentian University fishery technician Melissa Godfrey pulls a net containing various fish species from Nepahwin Lake in Sudbury, Ont. on Thursday September 12, 2019. The fish collection is part of […]

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I fell in love with art films at Cinefest

Sudbury Star Sean Farnel JAYSONGALLOP / jpeg, SU By Sean Farnel Family, friends and film. These have been the three pillars of my life. Sudbury has been the bedrock. When in Sudbury I tell people that I’m from Falconbridge, proudly. Everybody else knows that I’m from Sudbury. I wear that. “You know, the Big Nickel,” […]

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Candidates off and running in Sudbury and Nickel Belt

Sudbury Star Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has called an election. Denis Langlois / Sun Times Four years ago Justin Trudeau was promising change, while Stephen Harper, who had held power for nearly a decade, stood on his record. Now the “tables have turned,” notes Laurentian professor Nadia Verrelli, and it will be the Conservatives, led […]

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Drug trade linked Sudbury murder victim, accused killer, OPP alleges

Sudbury Star BRIAN KELLY Houssein Hassan, 24, is brought into the courthouse by Ontario Provincial Police on Wednesday morning. jpg, SM A Sudbury man was shot and killed south of Wawa by a man he knew through the drug trade in the Nickel City, Ontario Provincial Police say. Human remains were found in Rabazo Township, […]

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