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Who’s Who: Tom Davies was regional chair for 16 years

Who’s Who: Tom Davies was regional chair for 16 years

  Tom Davies, regional chair of the Regional Municipality of Sudbury for 16 years (1981-1997), had big ideas. He led the transformation of the community from mining town to regionalcapital of northeastern Ontario. Davies, who was in the Village of Creighton Mine, entered local politics because he was concerned about changes in the law that [...]

October 2, 2013 Sudbury Living Magazine Archives, Sudbury's Stories 0

Ride raises $64,000 for JDRF

Ride raises $64,000 for JDRF

The Ride for Diabetes Research is becoming an exciting annual event around town. On Sept. 21, 2012  the  third  annual Ride took place at Tom Davies Square, with over 200 participants from 14 companies and raised over $64,000 in support of JDRF and diabetes research. The Ride’s growing success can be attributed to the local [...]

January 25, 2013 Sudbury Living Magazine Our Town 0

Keeping it civil

Keeping it civil

  Civil ceremonies at Tom Davies Square are simple, dignified and non-denominational. Ceremonies are available in both official languages, are conducted between the hours of 1 pm and 4 pm on Fridays, by appointment only. Two weeks’ notice is preferred. Two witnesses are required and must be present at the ceremony. (Witnesses are available through [...]

January 16, 2013 Sudbury Living Magazine Weddings 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

Artists celebrate living with lakes

Artists celebrate living with lakes

Water is the theme of the Art Impact exhibit, organized by the Artists on Elgin to celebrate the opening of the Vale Living With Lakes Centre. Sudbury artist Ray Laporte’s painting of a swimmer won the top prize in the juried art show. Winners were announced Thursday evening at a reception at the Ramsey Lake [...]

June 1, 2011 Sudbury Living Magazine Arts 0

100 years young

100 years young

100 years youngCelebrate the Sudbury Horticultural Society’s 100th birthday May 28 and 29 at Market Square. Visit http://www.northernlife.ca/news/localNews/2011/05/garden130511.aspxSpring 2011 2011 Events An Evening With Paul Zammit, May 27 Gardening Festival SHS Spring Show Spring Plant Sale, May 28, 29 Open Garden Weekend, June 25, 26 Anniversary Picnic at John Street Park, June 26 OHA Convention [...]

March 1, 2011 Sudbury Living Magazine Home & Garden 0

Time to bring some life to ‘Dead Square’

When I visit Tom Davies Square, I find myself using the side entrance off Brady St. rather than walking across the courtyard to use the front doors. This is ironic because the courtyard outside city hall has some attractive features, and it was designed to be a people place, like Nathan Phillips Square in Toronto [...]

August 12, 2010 Vicki Gilhula Vicki Gilhula 0

Man about towne

Man about towne

At the age of 13, Paul Loewenberg experienced a youthful epiphany listening to community radio in Sarnia that would spur his desire to explore, play and promote a diversity of musical styles. “I found WSGR 91.7FM from the campus of St. Clair Community College, Port Huron, Mich. The first song I remember hearing was Kill [...]

June 1, 2009 Lynne Reynolds Arts 0