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Sudbury invades China

Sudbury invades China

The China of our imagination is gone replaced with acres of condominiums, multi-decker super highways crowded with foreign-made cars, ultra-modern skyscrapers, fashion-conscious urbanites, KFC restaurants and Starbucks. For Canadians, China has always been a mysterious place that we first discover when we study the adventures of Marco Polo in grade school. After the revolution in [...]

November 26, 2012 Vicki Gilhula Uncategorized 0

Amadeo Parissenti does lifesaving work

Amadeo Parissenti does lifesaving work

In 1995, when Amadeo Parissenti accepted a position as a “career scientist” at the Northern Ontario Regional Cancer Centre, he bought into the vision that a world-class facility could be built in Sudbury that it could raise the bar in terms of cancer research. He was offered a leadership role in making that vision a [...]

September 19, 2011 Benita Hart Lifestyle 0

Go for a walk

Go for a walk

The Rainbow Routes Association is the winner of the 2011 Community Builders Award in the Sports and Recreation category. This grassroots organization also wins kudos for the contributions it has made to the environment and to economic development. With 330 lakes within the city limits and hundreds of hectares of wide open space in between, [...]

September 1, 2011 Sudbury Living Magazine Lifestyle 0

He’s one of Canada’s Top 40 Under 40

He’s one of Canada’s Top 40 Under 40

http://www.northernlife.ca/new s/localNews/2011/04/dominic280411.aspx You’ve probably heard of Dominic Giroux. Last April, he became the ninth president of Laurentian University. At 34, Giroux is the youngest university president in Canada—the youngest ever, in fact. Giroux has always been something of a prodigy. His “bio” on the university website shows a remarkably swift ascent along his career path in [...]

March 1, 2011 Benita Hart Lifestyle 0

A dogs’ life

A dogs’ life

Living on a small wilderness farm between St. Charles and Hagar for the past eight years, Jennifer Crawford has acquired an affinity to the wilderness, wildlife, and her first love, her Siberian husky sled dogs. Home schooling offered Crawford special opportunities and benefits. This suited her lifestyle of disciplined learning, enriching and empowering her quest [...]

November 1, 2010 Sudbury Living Magazine Lifestyle 0

Northern boy

Northern boy

Sudbury often watches its youth venture out into the world with many finding their way back to their hometown. David Joseph Anselmo is one of those wandering youth who ventured across the ocean to find his passion and returned home to share what he learned. He’s a man who doesn’t settle and takes hold of [...]

November 1, 2010 Heather Campbell Arts 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

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

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

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