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United Way Sudbury celebrates 30th year

United Way Sudbury celebrates 30th year

On May 17, United Way Sudbury and Nipissing Districts celebrated the end of its 30th anniversary during its Annual General Meeting. President and CEO of United Way Centraide Canada, Dr. Jacline Abray-Nyman was the keynote speaker for this event. “It seems to me that what we’re celebrating tonight is an exciting new time for United [...]

May 17, 2013 Sudbury Living Magazine Our Town, Uncategorized 0

Fired up about pottery

Fired up about pottery

  A lump of clay can be transformed into an item of great beauty and artistic expression. When Bob Jeffrey throws his lump of clay on the potter’s wheel, he is transformed as well. (See an example of his work above.) It is a beautiful Saturday on a long weekend, Jeffrey, a member of Sudbury [...]

May 17, 2013 Heather Campbell Arts, Uncategorized 0

SL applauds Family Fun Day winners

SL applauds Family Fun Day winners

  Sudbury Living Family Fun Pack (Valued over $5,000) Winners:  Carol, Gilles, Loic Pelletier, Azilda Sudbury Living Family Fun Day Colouring Contest Winner:  Jacob Plante, Age 5, Sudbury [...]

April 19, 2013 Sudbury Living Magazine Uncategorized 0

Sudbury Living publisher lends hand to United Way

Sudbury Living publisher lends hand to United Way

Jean Hanson, former director of education for the Rainbow District School Board, has been selected as the new campaign chair for United Way, She will get some help from campaign vice-chair, Patricia Mills, publisher of Sudbury Living Magazine Group, Northern Ontario Business, the Northern Ontario Medical Journal, and the Sudbury Mining Solutions Journal. Patricia Mills [...]

April 16, 2013 Sudbury Living Magazine Uncategorized 0

Influential Women Awards to be held in Sudbury June 6

Influential Women Awards to be held in Sudbury June 6

    Six women will be honoured at two separate events in June. Three recipients from northwestern Ontario will be recognized at the first awards luncheon, to be held in Thunder Bay at the Valhalla Inn on June 3, 2013. In Sudbury, on June 6.  three recipients from northeastern Ontario will be similarly honoured at [...]

April 16, 2013 Sudbury Living Magazine Uncategorized, Upfront 0

Sudbury’s first mayor, Stephen Fournier

  Jean-Étienne Fournier (1852-1929) was a man whose legacy and dedication live on in Greater Sudbury. He became the first mayor of the Town of Sudbury in 1893. Also known as John Stephen Fournier, he moved to the infant railroad town in 1884 with his wife, Vitaline Ouellette. Fournier was born in Quebec and worked [...]

April 15, 2013 Sudbury Living Magazine Uncategorized 0

Felicia Burke’s designs are fashionating

    A graduate of Lockerby Composite School, Felicia Burke, is an up-and-coming fashion designer based in Toronto. She is in the process of launching BAZZUL, a clothing line is focused on timeless, ready-to-wear apparel.   Burke studied at Ryerson University School of Fashion. Her final graduating collection was shown at Alternative Fashion Week in [...]

March 28, 2013 Vicki Gilhula Uncategorized 0

Sudbury Dragon Boat Festival celebrates 14 years

Sudbury Dragon Boat Festival celebrates 14 years

Steve Lee, the mayor and Thomas Merritt at 2013 festival launch press conference. The festival will be held July 13,at Bell Park │ sudburydragonboats.org.   The future of the Sudbury Dragon Boat Festival (SDBF) and its ability to fund important community causes is assured as details of the 2013 festival were rolled out on the [...]

March 21, 2013 Sudbury Living Magazine Our Town, Uncategorized 0

Who’s Who: Father Jean-Baptiste Nolin

  Although Jesuit priests were doing missionary work in “New Ontario” years before the CPR arrived, the first mass on Sudbury soil was celebrated for Roman Catholic rail construction workers in March 1883 by Father Joseph Specht. Father Jean-Baptiste Nolin was the first resident priest sent to minister to the pioneer community, which was part [...]

March 18, 2013 Sudbury Living Magazine Sudbury's Stories, Uncategorized 0

Who’s Who: Sid Forster

Who’s Who: Sid Forster

Sidney Clair (Sid) Forster (1930-1994) spent 28 seasons as head coach of the Sudbury Spartans of the Northern Football Conference. He won the NFC Coach of the Year Award seven times. The NFC Coach of the Year Award is now known as the Sid Forster Memorial Award. Forster died in 1994 and was posthumously inducted [...]

March 18, 2013 Sudbury Living Magazine Sudbury's Stories, Uncategorized 0