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Shocking story of holiday lights

Shocking story of holiday lights

(CNW) CSA International’s Holiday Safety survey reveals some potentially dangerous holiday habits when it comes to seasonal décor and safety. According to the research, 25 percent of Canadians leave their holiday lights up for months at a time, which could lead to residential fires. Even more alarming, 10 percent of Canadians never check their holiday [...]

November 1, 2010 Sudbury Living Magazine Holiday 0

Green Christmas

Green Christmas

City of Greater Sudbury Environmental Services wishes everyone a Green Christmas! Here are some tips to reduce waste this holiday season. Before: . Use reusable bags for your Christmas shopping. . Avoid purchasing products with packaging that is not accepted in the Blue Box, such as foam peanuts used for packing. . Send e-cards or [...]

November 1, 2010 Sudbury Living Magazine Holiday 0

New senior housing not ‘old folks’ homes

New senior housing not ‘old folks’ homes

A big double swing that seats four creaks as the occupants sway back and forth. Behind this little gathering, there are well landscaped lawns. Flower gardens in full bloom offer an aromatic scent to welcome visitors to the Red Oaks Villa, a retirement building for older adults. As baby boomers approach their retirement years, the [...]

September 1, 2010 Heather Campbell Lifestyle 0

Porter’s roots

Porter’s roots

Update June 4, 2012 This Wednesday, Laurentian University will present Robert Deluce with an honorary degree. (This article is from the Fall 2010 issue of Sudbury Living) With the launch of daily flights to Toronto from Sudbury in March 2010 and from Thunder Bay last year, Porter Airlines is “home.” Both cities have always factored [...]

September 1, 2010 Teresa Pagnutti Travel 0

Naturally Beautiful

Naturally Beautiful

Carol Cecchetto can’t remember a time when she didn’t spend her summers at her family’s camp, and now she shares that leisurely lifestyle with her husband, a southerner who has come to love the north as much as she does. When a cousin decided to sell a property across the bay, Cecchetto and her husband, [...]

September 1, 2010 Sudbury Living Magazine Home & Garden 0

CKLU’s eclectic sound

CKLU’s eclectic sound

CKLU (96.7 FM) is a not-for-profit, community radio station, and its programming spans the gamut from jazz to indie, to world music, to J-pop, to clips from YouTube. CKLU is the official radio station of Laurentian University and programming is provided by volunteers in a do-it-yourself  type of environment. Hosts develop their own shows, select [...]

September 1, 2010 Tim Perry Arts 0

Murder by Appointment knocks ’em dead

Murder by Appointment knocks ’em dead

Amber J. Hicks, the founder of Murder by Appointment, is a multi-talented lady in an unconventional business. Her small company of Sudbury-based part-time professional actors has helped raise thousands of dollars for charity groups by pushing the rigidly traditional dinner theatre format into broad farce, reflecting a slightly zany Northern Ontario sense of the absurd. [...]

September 1, 2010 Benita Hart Arts 0

Planning starts for new gallery

Planning starts for new gallery

Look for article on the Franklin Carmichael Art Gallery in the winter issue of Sudbury Living. (From news release) The Art Gallery of Sudbury has announced plans to build the first ever purpose-built art gallery in the Greater Sudbury Area. Once erected, and with a commitment from the Carmichael family, the Art Gallery of Sudbury [...]

September 1, 2010 Sudbury Living Magazine Arts 0

A Woman’s Story

A Woman’s Story

In 2010, an estimated 23,200 women in Canada will be diagnosed with breast cancer. That is an increase of 500 from 2009. On average 445 Canadian women will be diagnosed with breast cancer every week. One in nine Canadian women are expected to develop breast cancer during their lifetime. Mercedez Quinlan was diagnosed with breast [...]

September 1, 2010 Sudbury Living Magazine Health/Beauty/Active Lifestyles 0

Chiropractic care helps people live with ease not disease

Chiropractic care helps people live with ease not disease

The Ontario Chiropractic Association reports approximately 1.43 million Ontarians visit a chiropractor each year. In this province alone, 11 percent of the population chooses chiropractic care. The benefits of chiropractic extend far beyond pain relief. Treatment can be effective for many situations, health conditions and ages. Chiropractors can help adults, teens and children achieve better [...]

September 1, 2010 Judi Koski Health/Beauty/Active Lifestyles 0