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The story of Pierre Laviolette

Editor shares a bit of family history [...]

December 19, 2014 Vicki Gilhula Vicki Gilhula 0

Nollaig Shona Duit

During the holidays, celebrate your heritage [...]

December 17, 2014 Vicki Gilhula Vicki Gilhula 0

It’s Christmas and all is good

No longer playing the doting aunt, now I have to figure out what parenting looks like. [...]

December 16, 2014 Sudbury Living Magazine Anna Barsanti 0

Change, bring it on

Start spreading the news, I am leaving today. I want to be a part of it, New York, New York.” One of my all-time favourite songs is New York, New York. I’ve always thought the song was exciting, full of positive energy, catchy and a metaphor for some of the decisions I’ve made in my [...]

December 1, 2014 Sudbury Living Magazine Patricia Mills 0

It’s beginning to look a lot like…

With the Christmas season upon us the lessons around giving are highlighted in our lives for both Leila and I to understand the true meaning of Christmas. This month along with more than 400 other people we attended a fundraiser for Luka Andlar hosted by some family friends. Leila’s class had the opportunity to prepare [...]

December 1, 2014 Vicki Gilhula Anna Barsanti 0

It takes at least 10 people to raise a child

We have heard the phrase, “It takes a village to raise a child.” No arguments here. When I first read this African proverb, it resonated for me and continues to do so; a captive phrase for parents, educators, health care workers, social service, anyone who has a focus on the healthy development of a child. [...]

November 17, 2014 Sudbury Living Magazine Anna Barsanti 0

We need to blow our horn

In new Winter issue, readers will meet Kimberly Daley (Pg. 38), a Toronto dental hygienist, who volunteers her services and encourages other to the same during an annual visit to Jamaica. Daley is the woman behind Nine Miles of Smiles. She grew up in Sudbury. So did Dax Wilkinson, the Toronto entrepreneur behind the successful [...]

November 14, 2014 Vicki Gilhula Vicki Gilhula 0

Secrets of our success

  A few years ago when I interviewed author Margaret Atwood—she has a keen knowledge of the shaky economic health of Canada’s culture industries such as books, magazines and music—she asked me how Sudbury Living Magazine survived. Even before the internet, all Canadian magazines including the biggest titles had challenges securing advertising revenue and distributing [...]

November 6, 2014 Vicki Gilhula Vicki Gilhula 0

People with fall birthdays live longer, really

From the Fall 2014  edition of Sudbury Living Parents   It has nothing to do with the stars. BBC reports scientists have begun to notice people’s lives and health can be affected by their birthday. Some of this is elementary. For example, children born in January are more mature than classmates born in December of [...]

October 29, 2014 Vicki Gilhula Vicki Gilhula 0

Adventures of TiTi

First statement of fact is my astute observation skills. At yesterday’s hockey practice one of the mom’s asked if Leila had to change in a separate change room and I asked why would she? Apparently, Leila is the only girl on her team. Change room is not an issue at this age; my observation skills [...]

October 21, 2014 Anna Barsanti Anna Barsanti 0