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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

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

Northern Ontario deserves a capital N

This is a note I sent to Canadian Press this morning. I listened with interest to your discussion with CBC Radio North’s Markus Schwabe today regarding CP capitalization policy on Northern Ontario (northern Ontario). As a reporter, and later an editor in Sudbury, I capitalize Northern Ontario–but not northeastern Ontario or northwestern. I believe when [...]

January 7, 2010 Vicki Gilhula Vicki Gilhula 0

The enviable woman

The enviable woman

“To be a person is to have a story to tell,” is a quote that best describes anyone who has blazed his or her own trail, led the way, took a risk and enjoyed all aspects of life. For Sudbury’s France Jodoin, life has been a journey with many different turns and corners, each leading [...]

March 1, 2009 Todd Robson Lifestyle 0

Heritage Lost

Heritage Lost

Sudbury, after years of a massive reforestation project, has emerged out of its gloomy and dismal dark ages to become one of the most beautiful cities in Ontario. I recently returned to my hometown, my second visit in 15 years. The once barren hills are now deep forests with fields of grass growing out of [...]

November 1, 2008 Bruce Bell Sudbury's Stories 0

Dreams do come true | Landscaping Design

Dreams do come true | Landscaping Design

Ahh, it’s fall again and many Sudburians are rejoicing over a new season of Reality TV. So what does that have to do with fall landscaping in Sudbury? Well, Reality TV has embraced a myriad of design and home improvement shows, such as Debbie Travis, and House & Home, that have enlightened and inspired so [...]

September 1, 2008 Mark Elliott Home & Garden 0

All about Pandora

All about Pandora

UPDATE JAN. 31, 2011 Pandora Topp in appearing in the Magnus Theatre production and world premiere of this new musical work by world renowned playwright, novelist, and composer Tomson Highway. The (Post) Mistress recounts the adventures of a small-town postmistress who divines the contents of sealed letters that pass through her hands.  After having worked at [...]

March 1, 2008 Todd Robson Arts 0