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BOOK TALK WITH GSPL: GLENN THIBEAULT

Last year Glenn Thibeault made a New Year’s Resolution that focused around books. His resolution was to read at least one book per month all year. While he may not have found the time get to a book every month this past year, his reasons for creating this goal for himself have to do with the large impact books have had on his life. Glenn Thibeault is currently the MPP for the Sudbury area. While he still enjoys the feeling of a good old fashioned in his hands, he has also started using the public library’s digital services like...


BOOK TALK WITH GSPL: KIM FAHNER

Book Talk is a new monthly discussion on books with local Sudburians brought to you by Greater Sudbury Public Library. This on-going series will highlight conversations about the books that changed the lives of readers right here in Our Crater. This choice for this month (as we are speaking to current Poet Laureate Kim Fahner) relates to the fact that the Greater Sudbury Public Library is currently looking for the next Poet Laureate to serve a two-year term in Greater Sudbury. In case you didn’t know, a Poet Laureate serves as an active advocate for poetry, literacy, and literature...


BOOK TALK WITH GSPL: DEB MCINTOSH

Deb McIntosh was the Executive Director for local trails group Rainbow Routes Association for 11 years before recently becoming City Councillor for Ward 9 of the City of Greater Sudbury. Deb always has some kind of reading material with her in case an opportunity comes up to read while waiting somewhere, but nowadays it is more often something work-related than reading for pleasure. She has been inspired by books many times in her life and usually by a book suggested by someone else. Here are five books, and the story of who suggested them to her, that helped shape...


BOOK TALK WITH GSPL: HEATHER CAMPBELL

Heather Campbell is one of the founders of Latitude 46, a local publishing company, and the festival director for Wordstock Sudbury Literary Festival, which takes place November 2 – 4. As someone who literally gets to read books for a living, it is clear that books have had a large impact on her life. We talked with her about how her passion for reading started and what specific books changed her life. Book Talk is a new monthly discussion on books with local Sudburians brought to you by Greater Sudbury Public Library. This on-going series will highlight conversations about...


50 Items to Check off your ultimate Sudbury Winter Bucket List

We may have become slightly obsessed with bucket lists this year but I think you’ll be thankful. We rounded up 150 things for our summer bucket list, 50 things for our fall one and now we’ve got 50 items you can check off for the ultimate Sudbury winter bucket list! Try your best to make it through and use the hashtag #ourcrater to show us what you’re up to! Are we missing something you think should be added? No problem – send us a message, we’d love to hear from you! Visit the Festival of Lights at Science North....


Shop Local: Alchemy North

We are lucky to live in a city filled with so many talented makers! I love being able to talk to these makers and find out more about their process and what got them started. Our Shop Local series is one of our most popular and we have quite a few coming in 2018. Today we’re talking with Alchemy North abut what got them started and what we can expect in the future. We first heard of Alchemy North at one of the Makers North markets and I was instantly drawn to their beautiful display and branding. Owners Melodie and...


5th Annual Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser

Heart of Ruth Mission is hosting our 5th Annual Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser on January 13th, 2018 in Sudbury! This year will be bigger and better than ever! Mark your calendars friends 🙂 All proceeds will directly support our Transition House project for the kids living at Rainbow House Children’s Home. According to the Kenyan Government, when an individual turns 18 they must leave the orphanage. Most of our kids at 18 years of age are not yet completed Form (Kenyan equivalence of Highschool). Heart of Ruth Mission wants to create a safe and secure place for these vulnerable kids...


Top 5 Holiday Events in Sudbury this month

Halloween is behind us and November has arrived which means it is almost time to start getting excited for the holidays. We really love the Holidays over here at Our Crater so we’re already pulling out our Christmas trees and heading to Starbucks for one of their much anticipated holiday drinks. (I’m obsessed with the Caramel Brulee lattee and may have already had a few…). There are always a lot of exciting things happening in our favouriet city but today we want to get festive and talk holiday events so we’re rounding up our top five favourite holiday events...


CRATER CONVERSATIONS EP 2 – ALESSANDRO COSTANTINI

Welcome to the second edition of Crater Conversations, our new weekly show live on CKLU! So, what exactly is the show all about? Join your host Crater co-founder Jess each week as we sit down with a local guest, we’ll talk about their projects, their passions, and the things they love about our little rock town! We’ll be sitting down with performers, entrepreneurs, community leaders – really anyone with a story. Personal anecdotes, first inspirations, childhood follies, who knows where this will take us but we can’t wait to find out!  Can’t catch the show on air? No worries,...


Ontarians You Should Know: Hana Shafi

Although the Our Crater team calls Sudbury home, we’ve still had the absolute pleasure of making friends and meeting inspiring people from all over the province! In this series, we will introduce you to some very special Ontarians who are making a difference in their hometown. Know someone who we should write about? Send us an email at info@ourcrater.com! Today’s Ontarian you should know: Toronto artist and illustrator Hana Shafi! Tell us a little bit about who you are and what you do! My name is Hana a.k.a Frizz Kid and I’m a freelance illustrator and writer based out...



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