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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 [...]

August 31, 2017 Vicki Gilhula Vicki Gilhula 0

Sudbury should give Civic Holiday a name

Toronto has Simcoe Day. Sudbury should name the August long weekend after someone who made a significant contribution to the city. [...]

August 1, 2017 Vicki Gilhula Vicki Gilhula 0

Canada 150 message: we are a country of immigrants

From the French to the Syrians and every one in between, immigrants have made Canada what we today and will be tomorrow. That’s a reason to celebrate [...]

July 13, 2017 Vicki Gilhula Vicki Gilhula 0

Sudbury should make a big deal about its NHLers

It is time for the city to erect a welcoming sign that says Greater Sudbury, breeding ground for the NHL. [...]

June 12, 2017 Vicki Gilhula Vicki Gilhula 4

Holiday ends at the airport

I wrote this before the United Airlines cruel treatment of a passenger. But hey, I know how he feels. After my vacation I felt like I had post--traumatic stress disorder for a week. [...]

April 12, 2017 Vicki Gilhula Blogs, Vicki Gilhula 0

A school for medicine, architecture…perhaps now a school for the arts

The city has talented people, a university and two colleges offering theatre, music, fine arts and communications programs, as well as dance schools, a symphony, two professional theatres, several community theatre groups, book publishing houses and a thriving film industry. [...]

November 18, 2016 Vicki Gilhula Vicki Gilhula 0

Everyday is special

Almost every day of the year comes with a special designation. Some are silly but others are serious. For example, Sept. 8 is UNESCO International Literacy Day. Illiteracy is not a Third World problem. The Canadian Literacy and Learning Network estimates 42 percent of Canadian adults between the ages of 16 and 65 have low [...]

September 22, 2016 Vicki Gilhula Uncategorized, Vicki Gilhula 0

Mr. Selfridge, a great story; how about Mr. Silverman?

Mr. Selfridge, a great story; how about Mr. Silverman?

Many of you may have memories of working and shopping at Silverman’s. I would love to hear from you. [...]

June 29, 2016 Vicki Gilhula Vicki Gilhula 0

Grab your copy of SL Summer 2016

Grab your copy of SL Summer 2016

The best way to never miss a copy is to subscribe. Four issues are $14.40. [...]

June 16, 2016 Vicki Gilhula Vicki Gilhula 0

Help ‘stamp’ out clutter

We all have way too much stuff. [...]

May 5, 2016 Vicki Gilhula Vicki Gilhula 0