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Sl profiled Lefebvre family in 2010 feature

Sl profiled Lefebvre family in 2010 feature

Paul Lefebvre is a media owner and a lawyer. [...]

October 20, 2015 Benita Hart Lifestyle, Upfront 0

Diana Fuller Henninger: Making the most of change

Diana Fuller Henninger: Making the most of change

    Spring 2014 Cover story    Crown attorney Diana Fuller took on difficult cases. When her husband died, she took on a difficult challenge.   When Diana Fuller Henninger arrived in Sudbury in 1978, she’d never been farther north than Lake Muskoka, and didn’t know a soul in the Nickel City. Fresh out of [...]

June 11, 2014 Benita Hart Sudbury's Stories, Upfront 0

Amadeo Parissenti does lifesaving work

Amadeo Parissenti does lifesaving work

In 1995, when Amadeo Parissenti accepted a position as a “career scientist” at the Northern Ontario Regional Cancer Centre, he bought into the vision that a world-class facility could be built in Sudbury that it could raise the bar in terms of cancer research. He was offered a leadership role in making that vision a [...]

September 19, 2011 Benita Hart Lifestyle 0

Beautiful singing

Beautiful singing

They arrive at St. Andrew’s Place, alone and in twos and threes. From the building lobby, a short flight of stairs leads to the church sanctuary. Inside, doffing coats and hats, the members of the Bel Canto Chorus greet each other warmly. “This is the happiest time of my week,” says one. Those around her [...]

September 1, 2011 Benita Hart Arts 0

Tarinis’ caters to grandma and the gourmet

Tarinis’ caters to grandma and the gourmet

The Tarini family has been putting the main dish on local dinner tables for almost 60 years. Meat, fish, and fowl. Healthy, hearty, traditional family fare. But it’s different today. ”Customers are more knowledgeable, more adventurous. Their taste buds are opening. They come into the store with recipes…sushi, Thai food…all kinds of diversity,” says Paul [...]

June 1, 2011 Benita Hart Savour Sudbury 0

He’s one of Canada’s Top 40 Under 40

He’s one of Canada’s Top 40 Under 40

http://www.northernlife.ca/new s/localNews/2011/04/dominic280411.aspx You’ve probably heard of Dominic Giroux. Last April, he became the ninth president of Laurentian University. At 34, Giroux is the youngest university president in Canada—the youngest ever, in fact. Giroux has always been something of a prodigy. His “bio” on the university website shows a remarkably swift ascent along his career path in [...]

March 1, 2011 Benita Hart Lifestyle 0

Murder by Appointment knocks ’em dead

Murder by Appointment knocks ’em dead

Amber J. Hicks, the founder of Murder by Appointment, is a multi-talented lady in an unconventional business. Her small company of Sudbury-based part-time professional actors has helped raise thousands of dollars for charity groups by pushing the rigidly traditional dinner theatre format into broad farce, reflecting a slightly zany Northern Ontario sense of the absurd. [...]

September 1, 2010 Benita Hart Arts 0

Meet the Wendlers

Meet the Wendlers

Back in 1969 when Jim Wendler bought a gas station in the South End of Sudbury, he wasn’t building a dynasty, didn’t even dream about what might lie beyond Jim’s Texaco. “I just wanted to make a living for my family,” he says. Wendler was brought up with strong family values. He believed in the [...]

March 1, 2010 Benita Hart Lifestyle 0

Bears and the city: this story is no fairy tale

Bears and the city: this story is no fairy tale

Greater Sudbury is located smack dab in the middle of black bear country. Thousands of homes have backyards that end where the bush begins. No wonder so many of us have bear stories to tell. You’ve probably heard a few. Bear munching away at the compost heap. Bear walking through the badminton net, digging up [...]

June 1, 2009 Benita Hart Lifestyle 0