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Big Nickel turns 50

Big Nickel turns 50

Dynamic Earth will also host celebrations throughout 2014 in honour of the Big Nickel’s 50th birthday. The Big Nickel, an exact replica of the 1951 Canadian five-cent piece, will officially turn half a century old on July 22, 2014. A large community party will be held on that date. In addition many activities and special [...]

March 24, 2014 Sudbury Living Magazine Sudbury's Stories, Upfront 0

A is for Architecture

A is for Architecture

A_chitecture.Notice anything missing?That’s because the first ‘r’ in architecture is currently on hiatus at Café Petit Gateau. Or it could be the second ‘r’, which would make it Architectu_e. Actually, it doesn’t really matter where the ‘r’ belongs, because all of the letters have decided to take a bit of a vacation leading up to [...]

August 28, 2013 Sudbury Living Magazine Students, Uncategorized, Upfront 0

Sudbury’s singing ambassadors

Sudbury’s singing ambassadors

If you’re too busy to sing, then you’re simply too busy. That is a motto Wanda Olson, director of the all-women barbershop chorus Nickel City Sound, lives by. The 50-member group is an award-winning competitive four-part a cappella group that has been harmonizing since 1996. The original group called the Deltones, started by Dell Edwards [...]

January 25, 2013 Heather Campbell 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