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Politician Louise Portelance dead at 57

Politician Louise Portelance dead at 57

  Louise Portelance, 57, died Friday, Dec. 27. She served as a Valley East councillor for one term and later was elected to the City of Greater Sudbury’s first council, and appointed deputy mayor in 2003. Portelance ran unsuccessfully for mayor of Greater Sudbury in 2003. The business owner ran as the Liberal candidate in Nickel [...]

January 2, 2018 Vicki Gilhula Sudbury's Stories, Upfront 0

Sudbury Stories tells city’s history

Sudbury Stories tells city’s history

Articles that appeared in The Story of Our Times, published in 2008 are now available online under the Sudbury Stories tab on the Sudbury Living website.   Who’s Who: Frank Cochrane, forgotten founding father Sudbury should have a monument to or a building named after Frank Cochrane. Most people might assume Sudbury’s Cochrane St. is [...]

January 1, 2018 Vicki Gilhula Lifestyle, Sudbury's Stories 0

Our Story: First Things First

Our Story: First Things First

In our story about Greater Sudbury, we must first acknowledge the First People of this territory. When the Europeans arrived, they made contact with the Whitefish Lake Ojibwa, “hardy self-reliant people who led a semi-nomadic life following the food cycle of fish, game and plants,” wrote E.G Higgins in Sudbury Then & Now, published in [...]

December 30, 2017 Sudbury Living Magazine Our Town, Sudbury's Stories 0

Peter O’Gorman designed many Sudbury buildings

Peter O’Gorman designed many Sudbury buildings

In 1914 he opened his own practice and during the next 30 years was one of only a few architects who dominated the Northern Ontario architectural scene receiving dozens of commissions. [...]

December 12, 2017 Sudbury Living Magazine Our Town, Sudbury's Stories 0

Who’s Who: Ernie Savard

Who’s Who: Ernie Savard

Savard was a city councillor. served on the school board and was a supporter of Friends of the Grotto. [...]

December 7, 2017 Sudbury Living Magazine Sudbury's Stories 0

Gotta love those guys in red

Gotta love those guys in red

This yea'rs Santa parade date is Saturday Nov. 18 2017 starting at 5:30 pm [...]

November 14, 2017 Vicki Gilhula Holiday, Sudbury's Stories 0

Sudbury at war

Sudbury at war

During the Second World War, Inco produced 1.5 billion pounds of nickel and 1.7 billion pounds of copper; more than all previous years combined. [...]

November 8, 2017 Dieter Buse Our Town, Sudbury's Stories 0

Who’s Who: Bill Kuryliw

Who’s Who: Bill Kuryliw

A film about Bill Kuryliw, Chapters and Verses: Action Bill`s Walk Through Life (67 minutes), will be shown Nov, 11 and 12 in Sudbury. [...]

November 3, 2017 Sudbury Living Magazine Sudbury's Stories, Upfront 0

Fun Fact #1 Gov. Gen. David Johnston born in Copper Cliff

Fun Fact #1 Gov. Gen. David Johnston born in Copper Cliff

DaviJohnston was governor general of Canada from 2010 to 2017. [...]

November 2, 2017 Sudbury Living Magazine Sudbury's Stories 0

Who’s Who: Joe Drago

Who’s Who: Joe Drago

Joe Drago spent 33 years as an educator. His life has been dedicated to sports, education and community. Born in Sudbury, Drago  earned a hockey scholarship to Clarkson University in the United States. After graduating, he returned home and began ”giving back” to his community. Drago has coached, managed and owned teams at the midget, high [...]

November 1, 2017 Sudbury Living Magazine Sudbury's Stories 0