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Family enjoy ‘discovery year’ in Egypt

Family enjoy ‘discovery year’ in Egypt

Taking a sabbatical from their lives in Sudbury, they both landed jobs at the Canadian International School of Egypt (CISE) for the 2014-15 academic year. [...]

July 14, 2016 Heather Campbell Parents 0

A hole in our arts

A hole in our arts

The Stevens leave a significant legacy in their wake, having contributed many volunteer hours to the arts and culture landscape of the city. [...]

June 24, 2015 Heather Campbell Arts, Lifestyle, Sudbury's Stories 0

Homer called olive oil ‘liquid gold’

Homer called olive oil ‘liquid gold’

No one knows when the pressing of olive oil began but artifacts found in Knossos indicate ancient Greeks used it for cooking and lamp fuel at least 5,000 years ago. The health benefits of olive oil were scientifically proven more than 40 years ago. Mediterranean people, who use olive oil as a staple in their [...]

August 7, 2014 Heather Campbell Savour Sudbury 0

Fair Èire

Fair Èire

Standing at the edge of the cliff, looking down 70 feet to the raging sea below sends a rush through my legs. This is a “not bad” day, according to the Irish. There is a cool wind and slight mist that adds to the experience of the rugged coastline known as the Cliffs of Moher [...]

March 3, 2014 Heather Campbell Travel 0

Four fresh faces on the arts scene

Four fresh faces on the arts scene

   Bright Lights, Big Cities have no allure for four creative young people who have returned to Sudbury and are making an impact here with their passion for the arts.   Matt Heiti Matt Heiti, playwright-in-residence at the Sudbury Theatre Centre, is happy to be home. His first stop was Toronto after leaving Sudbury Secondary [...]

May 23, 2013 Heather Campbell Arts 0

Fired up about pottery

Fired up about pottery

  A lump of clay can be transformed into an item of great beauty and artistic expression. When Bob Jeffrey throws his lump of clay on the potter’s wheel, he is transformed as well. (See an example of his work above.) It is a beautiful Saturday on a long weekend, Jeffrey, a member of Sudbury [...]

May 17, 2013 Heather Campbell Arts, Uncategorized 0

Sudbury’s singing ambassadors

Sudbury’s singing ambassadors

If you’re too busy to sing, then you’re simply too busy. That is a motto Wanda Olson, director of the all-women barbershop chorus Nickel City Sound, lives by. The 50-member group is an award-winning competitive four-part a cappella group that has been harmonizing since 1996. The original group called the Deltones, started by Dell Edwards [...]

January 25, 2013 Heather Campbell Arts 0

Almost Famous

Almost Famous

Update:  Sudbury’s Alessandro Costantini has a starring role in Lost in Yonkers at the Jane Mallett Theatre in Toronto until June 10. He co-stars with Sheila McCarthy (Little Mosque on the Prairie) and Marion Ross, who is famous for her role as the mother on the TV show Happy Days. Richard Ouzounian, veteran theatre critic for The [...]

January 1, 2012 Heather Campbell Arts 0

Bison makes a comeback

Bison makes a comeback

They decided to try something a little different. Tom Walker, a Toronto truck driver, and his wife, Mary Graydon, left the rat race in 2004 and started a bison farm in Noelville. They are two of the handful of farmers in Ontario who are farming bison. Alberta has the majority of bison farms in Canada; [...]

November 1, 2011 Heather Campbell Savour Sudbury 0

Sweet fighter

Sweet fighter

Her first visit to Port au Prince in 1996 was an eyeopener. Vicki Kett had travelled to India years before and witnessed incredible poverty, but nothing like what she saw in Haiti. “People were being infected by diseases long gone like malaria and tuberculosis,” Kett says. A photojournalist turned nurse, and now an AIDS awareness [...]

September 1, 2011 Heather Campbell Lifestyle 0