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Manipulating memories

Manipulating memories

Photography by James Ruddy will be on display at the Sudbury Theatre Centre from Jan. 8 to Feb. 11. The theatre is located at 170 Shaughnessy St. Free admission during box office hours Monday through Friday.Winter 2010Update: Photography by James Ruddy will be on display at the Sudbury Theatre Centre from Jan. 8 to Feb. [...]

November 1, 2010 James Ruddy Sudbury's Stories 0

French personality makes city unique

French personality makes city unique

One of the things visitors and newcomers notice quickly is Sudbury has a French accent. Winter 2010It’s not just roads signs in official languages. The French-Canadian community’s roots in the city go back to its founding in 1883. According to the Community Trends Report, in 2009, 39 percent of Sudbury residents described themselves as completely [...]

November 1, 2010 Victoria Salvas Sudbury's Stories 0

Sudbury is a one-arch town

Sudbury is a one-arch town

This family business got started in 1959. [...]

September 1, 2010 Heather Campbell Savour Sudbury, Sudbury's Stories 0

New signs downtown

New signs downtown

Downtown Sudbury has new street signs that celebrate the heritage of the area.Out with the old and in with the new. Visitors and citizens alike will have an easier time finding their way in Greater Sudbury’s downtown core thanks to new street name signs. The new signs have a heritage look and are emblazoned with [...]

August 12, 2010 Sudbury Living Magazine Sudbury's Stories 0

Where’s the Big Penny?

Where’s the Big Penny?

In addition to the Big Nickel, Sudbury once had a big penny. Its whereabouts remain a mystery. The Big Nickel celebrated its 45th anniversary in 2009. The idea belongs to Ted Szilva. He suggested a coin park as a Centennial project when Canada celebrated its 100th birthday. The idea didn’t receive official sanction or support. [...]

July 6, 2010 Sudbury Living Magazine Sudbury's Stories 0

Leo May lunch box part of Sudbury’s history

Leo May lunch box part of Sudbury’s history

  Sudbury miner Leo May built his lunch pail to withstand the harsh underground environment of the hardrock mines after a black tin lunch pail he had used as a make-shift seat collapsed under him. “Back in the ’50s, they didn’t have lunch rooms or benches,” said Catherine Languin, May’s daughter and current owner of [...]

March 1, 2010 Sudbury Living Magazine Sudbury's Stories 0

Watching the test pattern on CKSO-TV was fun

Watching the test pattern on CKSO-TV was fun

My family purchased our first television set in December 1953. Other than the time my parents bought their brand new 1954 Ford Meteor Rideau sedan in white and turquoise with a red flash along each side and with loads of chrome, as far as I was concerned, our first television set was most exciting purchase [...]

September 1, 2009 Jessie Cotnam MacIsaac Sudbury's Stories 0

Heritage Lost

Heritage Lost

Sudbury, after years of a massive reforestation project, has emerged out of its gloomy and dismal dark ages to become one of the most beautiful cities in Ontario. I recently returned to my hometown, my second visit in 15 years. The once barren hills are now deep forests with fields of grass growing out of [...]

November 1, 2008 Bruce Bell Sudbury's Stories 0

Canadian-style casual dining invented in Sudbury

Canadian-style casual dining invented in Sudbury

In February 1980, three Sudbury men, Nick Perpick, Ralph Roy and Gary Ceppetelli, opened the first Casey’s on The Kingsway.Summer 2008In February 1980, three Sudbury men, Nick Perpick, Ralph Roy and Gary Ceppetelli, opened the first Casey’s on The Kingsway. Perpick and his brother-in-law, Ceppetelli, had learned about casual dining restaurants while visiting the United [...]

June 1, 2008 Heidi Ulrichsen Savour Sudbury, Sudbury's Stories 0