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Sudbury and the war effort

Sudbury and the war effort

BY Stan Sudol   The German invasion of Poland was to have dramatic effects on Sudbury. Many communities across Canada, Britain and the United States played exceptional roles in producing certain commodities and munitions for the war effort. However, it would be no exaggeration to say that in North America, Sudbury was among the top [...]

March 12, 2020 Sudbury Living Magazine Sudbury's Stories 0

Sudbury 2020: No gloom. No doom. The best is yet to come.

Sudbury 2020: No gloom. No doom.  The best is yet to come.

Quotes from Sudbury 2020: A Vision for the Future, published by Northern Life, January 2020 [...]

March 12, 2020 Sudbury Living Magazine Our Town, Sudbury's Stories 0

Who’s Who: Jim Tester

Who’s Who: Jim Tester

Jim Tester wrote a newspaper column from 1974 to 1993. He shared his considerable knowledge of union struggles and socialist causes with the readers of Northern Life. [...]

March 11, 2020 Sudbury Living Magazine Archives, Sudbury's Stories 0

Sudbury’s ‘flat iron’ building built in 1910

Sudbury’s ‘flat iron’ building built in 1910

The landmark building is now home to an advertising agency, [...]

March 10, 2020 Sudbury Living Magazine Archives, Sudbury's Stories 0

Thelma Jo Walmesley: Sudbury’s pioneering baseball player

Thelma Jo Walmesley: Sudbury’s pioneering baseball player

Legend has it that Thelma Jo Walmesley may have been the inspiration for Geena Davis’s character in the movie A League of Their Own.   By Andrew Hind   Sudbury can boast a pantheon of sporting heroes, but only one has ever been enshrined in the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame. Thelma Jo Walmesley* was [...]

March 9, 2020 Sudbury Living Magazine Our Town, Sudbury's Stories 0

Sudbury native training for Tokyo 2020

Sudbury native training for Tokyo 2020

Gougeon-Irving, now 56, found her niche with the Sudbury Pony Club where athletes competed in all events. [...]

March 9, 2020 Sudbury Living Magazine Our Town, Sudbury's Stories, Uncategorized 0

Tale of the missing A.Y. Jackson painting

Tale of the missing A.Y. Jackson painting

Tale of the Missing A.Y. Jackson at the STC POSTPONED TO JUNE 17. All tickets purchased for April 5 with be honoured. [...]

March 9, 2020 Sudbury Living Magazine Sudbury's Stories, Upfront 0

Lives Lived: Bob Bateman active in city life

Lives Lived: Bob Bateman active in city life

Well known businessman Bob Bateman died earlier this week in his 83rd year. [...]

February 12, 2020 Sudbury Living Magazine Archives, Our Town, Sudbury's Stories 0

Gallery 6500 hosts memorial exhibit to Oryst Sawchuk

Gallery 6500 hosts memorial exhibit to Oryst Sawchuk

These pieces were created for the message they carried rather than their visual appeal said Vicki Gilhula, which in her opinion, makes them much more suited to a gallery than a living room. [...]

February 12, 2020 Sudbury Living Magazine Arts, Sudbury's Stories 0

Sudbury, Ontario, Canada, early history

Sudbury, Ontario, Canada, early history

The Great Chicago fire of 1871 and a timber shortage in the northeastern United States creates a market for lumber from the Sudbury District to help rebuild the American city. [...]

February 5, 2020 Sudbury Living Magazine Sudbury's Stories 0