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20 of the Best Movies to Watch on Valentine's Day

With Valentine’s day only 8 days away, aren’t you in the mood for a good RomCom? Our team has rounded up 20 of our favourite romantic movies to watch this Valentine’s Day. Whether you’re celebrating with a significant other or having a Galantine’s night in, we guarantee you will find something on this list! 500 days of Summer –  Tom (Joseph Gordon-Levitt), greeting-card writer and hopeless romantic, is caught completely off-guard when his girlfriend, Summer (Zooey Deschanel), suddenly dumps him. He reflects on their 500 days together to try to figure out where their love affair went sour, and in doing so, Tom......

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Hockey With a Cause: Vees Fight ALS!

ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis), often called Lou Gehrig’s Disease, affects thousands of Canadians and their families every year. Seb Leroux, a Laurentian Voyageurs hockey player, knows this to be true, as ALS has affected his own family. But, he’s decided it’s time to fight back! Seb shared his family’s story with us, and also told us how he and the Laurentian Voyageurs hockey team have paired up with the Adaptive Canuck ALS Foundation to raise awareness and join the battle against ALS. Seb’s Story Seb’s father was diagnosed with ALS this summer. After conducting research on the disease, his......

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10 Times I Fell in Love with George Stroumboulopoulos in 2015

February can be a tough time of year for the citizens of Singledom. A time to reflect on yet another year of poor dating choices, ill suited matches, romantic blunders and encounters that fall under the category of “other”. Rather than wallow in pity I chose to reflect on a year in the life of a significant other that never lets me down – Mr. George Stroumboulopoulos. The affair began in my first year of college, back when his CBC talk show The Hour, actually was a full hour long. I remembered seeing him on Much Music in my......

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Climb to New Heights with ARC

If you’re looking for a new way to tackle your fitness goals this year, consider ARC, Sudbury’s very own indoor climbing and fitness facility. Since opening its doors in November of 2014, ARC has been a haven for climbing enthusiasts, who can now enjoy their favourite activity year round. We recently sat down with Laura Schmidt, Programming and Marketing Manager, to learn more about this unique facility. What was the inspiration for opening ARC in Sudbury? Our team of owners, Andrew, Allan and Joe are really passionate climbers and are heavily involved in the outdoor climbing community here and......

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Creamy Sweet Potato Rosemary Soup

Makes approximately  6-8 servings Ingredients: 1 medium sweet potato 2 medium carrots 1 cup of cooked brown/green lentils 1/2 can of coconut milk (full fat not lite) 1 L of Vegetable broth 1tsp of sea salt 1/2 tsp of ginger 1 tsp of thyme 1/2 tsp of coriander 1 clove of minced garlic 4 sprigs of rosemary Directions: Chop sweet potato and carrots, and boil until tender. In a blender add the boiled sweet potatoes and carrots, cooked lentils, coconut milk, half of the vegetable broth, salt, ginger, thyme, coriander, and garlic. Blend until smooth. In a large soup......

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Banish Dry Skin with These Winter Skincare Tips

It’s that time of year again. You know, the time where you don’t want to get out of bed because you know you’re going to regret immediately leaving your warm, comfy and perfectly wonderful nest… realizing that just outside your door is the harsh, cold, crisp Northern Ontarian winter air! Which is freezing of course and completely inescapable (unless you’re going on a trip somewhere tropical – in which case, we’re jealous!) Anyway that being said; skin is dehydrating, hair is frizzing, ends are splitting, hands, feet & lips are cracking and lets just face it, you’re basically dreading......

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Hunting for Health: Wild game vs. Farm raised

Tis the season…for hunting and hunting is a big part of living in Northern Ontario – almost every male I know owns a shot gun and camouflage clothing. What most people don’t know is the health behind the meat that they kill and harvest themselves. Animals that are free and run through the forest scavenging their own food have a completely different muscle mass and effect on your body after consuming it then factory farmed meats. This type of meat is more lean then farmed due to the amount of exercise the animal gets. When animals get to exercise......

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Mix up your workout with one of these 8 alternatives to the gym

If you’re like us, you’re probably tired of the January rush at your gym – sick of waiting for a machine to free up, bored with the same old gym routine and looking for a way to spice up your workout. Well it’s time to ditch the treadmill and check out our list of local alternatives to the gym! ARC – Sudbury’s premiere climbing, yoga and fitness facility with over 7000 square feet of indoor rock climbing and a 900 square foot yoga studio. New climbers can get 1 week of unlimited climbing as well as an intro to......

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College Varsity Schedule

WOMEN’S COLLEGE VOLLEYBALL JANUARY 2016   Saturday, January 30: Cambrian vs. Sheridan 6:00 PM Saturday, January 30: Boreal vs. Humber 6:00 PM Sunday, January 31: Boreal vs. Sheridan 1:00 PM Sunday, January 31: Cambrian vs. Humber 12:00 PM   FEBRUARY 2016 Saturday, February 6: Conestoga vs. Boreal 12:00 PM Saturday, February 6: Niagara vs. Cambrian 6:00 PM Sunday, February 7: Conestoga vs. Cambrian 1:00 PM Sunday, February 7: Niagara vs. Boreal 1:00 PM Saturday, February 13: Boreal vs. St. Clair  2:00 PM Sunday, February 14: Cambrian vs. St. Clair  12:00 PM MEN’S COLLEGE VOLLEYBALL JANUARY 2016   Saturday, January 30:......

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Millet Bean Chili
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January 23, 2016

Millet Bean Chili

Ingredients: 1 Medium Onion 2 Medium Carrots 1 Sweet Potato ¼ cup of Millet ½ cup of Brown Lentils 1 ½ cups of cooked Chickpeas 1L of Vegetable Broth 2 cups of Water 2 Tbsp of Chili Powder 2 Tsp of Sea Salt 1 Tsp of Dried Oregano 1 Tsp of Chili Flakes 1 clove of minced Garlic  Directions: Dice onion, chop carrots and sauté on medium heat with a tablespoon of grapeseed oil.   Continue to stir until onions are translucent. Dice sweet potato (scrub before cutting and keep skin on). Add Vegetable broth, water, sweet potatoes, millet, lentils,......

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