Sudbury

‘Cutting-edge, high-talent’ films coming to Sudbury’s Cinefest

Sudbury Star Cinefest unveils final lineup The Rest of Us, a film about a family dealing with loss and grief, was shot in Sudbury. Supplied photo jpg, SU Thrillers, comedies, dramas, and documentaries. Cinefest International Film Festival has announced its full lineup of films for its 31stanniversary season. With so many films to choose from, […]

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Sudbury letters: Roles reversed; debasing a ‘jewel’; demand for help

Sudbury Star Green grass, goldenrod and monarch butterflies may be gone for the season, but Katie Ross of Sudbury captured a memory of sunnier days during a hike through Killarney Provincial Park during the September long weekend. She wins wins four Cineplex passes for the Classic Film Series(www.cineplex.com/Events/ClassicFilmSeries). Send contest entries with your mailing address […]

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Young Sudbury playwright tells a family story

Sudbury Star Red stage curtain with arch entrance Theatre Cambrian is set to present the final showcase of its Youth Playwright Series on Aug 23 and 24. Written by local youth playwright Blaine Thornton, the final showcase, A Family Story, is about a couple and their two kids. Amanda, the wife, has been cheating on […]

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Sudbury’s Patrick Therrien paving his own way

Sudbury Star New band specializes in songs written in Sudbury Local musician Patrick Therrien has started his own band, under his own name. Supplied photo For the first time in his music career, Patrick Therrien is calling all the shots. Therrien, known for his time as a member of Elephant Band that entertained mostly during […]

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Green Party wants to make mining more sustainable, May says in Sudbury visit

Sudbury Star Elizabeth May, left, with Bill Crumplin, Green Party candidate for Sudbury, and Tom Fortin, the director of OnTrak. jpg, SU The Green Party’s environmental and sustainability platform can be a hard sell at times in Northern Ontario, where the mining industry is so prevalent. But Green Party leader Elizabeth May said Tuesday during […]

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That Sudbury Sports Guys: Swords continues to lead Laurentian

Sudbury Star Coach prepares for 13th season Shawn Swords, head coach of the Laurentian Voyageurs men’s basketball team, led the Team Canada entry at the FISU Games in Italy. Supplied photo jpg, SU “I think I am quite happy right now.” Maybe this time, folks might actually believe Shawn Swords. Preparing for his 13thseason as […]

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More of northeastern Ontario island protected

Sudbury Star An area twice the size of Bermuda has been set aside as conservation land on Cockburn Island Cedars and tamaracks fringe a bay on Cockburn Island, west of Manitoulin Island. Mhairi McFarlane/NCC jpg, SU An area twice the size of Bermuda has been set aside as conservation land on Cockburn Island, in northern […]

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Few in Sudbury have used medical assistance in dying

Sudbury Star Only a handful of Sudburians have requested medical assistance in dying, or MAID, since it became law three years ago. Despite the low demand, Mary Huska of Health Sciences North says the hospital in Sudbury is committed to keeping the process streamlined for anyone who may wish to pursue it. “I think the […]

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Column: Spending time with pets benefits older adults

Sudbury Star Sudbury senior care expert says seniors who interact with animals feel less depressed and isolated Bill Sundholm, a resident at Finlandia Village, spends time with six-month-old Lily Maija Finn, the resident dog at Finlandia Village in Sudbury, Ont. on Thursday January 5, 2017. Maija is part of a pet therapy program at Finlandia […]

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That Sudbury Sports Guy: Building sport on the trails of Naughton

Sudbury Star Brianne Carter test drives a Specialized mountain bike at the Naughton Trails in Sudbury, Ont. on Sunday June 4, 2017. The Outside Store and the Walden Mountain Bike Club partnered for the 5th annual Bike/Velo Fest to bring fleets of demo bikes from Kona, Norco, Specialized and Trek to test ride on the […]

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