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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

Making movies: lights, cameras, jobs

Making movies: lights, cameras, jobs

  BY LAURA GREGORINI   Michael Dagostino left his teaching job at St. Charles College about four years to pursue acting and is making a living at it in Sudbury, something that would have been impossible just a few years ago. The film and television industry has certainly exploded in the region in the last [...]

February 20, 2013 Sudbury Living Magazine Arts 0

The Northern Cancer Foundation story

The Northern Cancer Foundation story

Twenty years and $25 million after the Northern Cancer Foundation was founded, northerners continue to make it their charity of choice. And it’s good to know 100 percent of the funds raised for the foundation by generous donors, supporters, communities and organizations throughout the north remains in Sudbury to support research, equipment and patients’ needs. [...]

September 1, 2012 Sudbury Living Magazine Health/Beauty/Active Lifestyles, Lifestyle 0

Boreal expects enrolment increase

Boreal expects enrolment increase

As the 2012 back to school date approaches, Collège Boréal has seen a 15 percent increase in its confirmations as compared to last year. These official numbers provided by the Ontario College Application Service (OCAS) represent the highest increase Collège Boréal has experienced since its creation in 1995. In a news release, the college said, [...]

September 1, 2012 Sudbury Living Magazine Students 0

Age of Confusion

Age of Confusion

I no longer feel comfortable eating anything I even vaguely suspect of having been genetically altered [...]

April 11, 2012 Sudbury Living Magazine Patricia Mills, Patricia Mills 0

The girl with something special

The girl with something special

When noted environmentalist Jane Goodall spoke in Sudbury in 2009, Erica Hall was listening. She was inspired by Goodall’s passion to make a difference in the world. She is now volunteering with a Tanzania school program, the School of St. Jude, started by Australians. Goodall, an international expert on African primates, spoke as a guest [...]

March 1, 2012 Bill Bradley Lifestyle 0

Memories of a Dirty Thirties survivor

Memories of a Dirty Thirties survivor

The first memory I have is running and playing in an empty lot, and I think it was off Frood Rd., in the Donovan. It represents a time in my life when my mother was running a rooming house to help meet the needs of the family. Dad was as an insurance agent. It was [...]

October 31, 2011 Sudbury Living Magazine Sudbury's Stories 1

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

25 things to love about Sudbury

25 things to love about Sudbury

1 The City of Greater Sudbury, in area, is the largest municipality in Ontario, the fourth largest in North America. The 15 municipalities that make up the Greater Toronto Area including Toronto would fit within the city’s borders. Greater Sudbury (2006 census population 157,857) was created in 2001 by amalgamating the cities, towns and townships [...]

September 1, 2011 Sudbury Living Magazine Lifestyle 1

At home with the Conroys

At home with the Conroys

The way to a man’s heart is through his stomach. That’s sort of how Ted and Jeanne Conroy got together…with a bit of a twist. One wouldn’t know it by looking at him, but Ted used to have a weight problem. The 6-foot-4 lawyer was one of the Diet Center’s first clients when it opened [...]

November 1, 2010 Sudbury Living Magazine Lifestyle 0