Edinburgh in fast forward
Travel |
December 06, 2017

Edinburgh in fast forward

If you’ve landed in Edinburgh for a day or two, there’s so much to see in so little time. It is strongly advisable to bring a good pair of sneakers, as everything is uphill, with cobblestone streets. Flip flops and Edinburgh don’t match! I’m here to tell you how to squeeze in the top attractions when you’re in a crunch for time. Believe it or not, what you’re about to read is everything my travel buddy and I accomplished in 12 hours. Scott Monument The tower was built for the late Scottish author, Sir Walter Scott, in 1844. You......

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NEW HOLIDAY GET HOME SAFE GUIDE

The holiday season is upon us, and with it comes tons of excuses to eat drink and be merry! Getting home at the end of the night can sometimes be a challenge but it is most definitely necessary to make sure you have a plan to get home safely and responsibly. We’ve all been there at one time or another where your plans change and you’re stuck in a jam. It sure would be easy to just hop in your car and drive home, I can’t count the amount of times I’ve heard someone say, “it’s not that far,......

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Canadian Blood Services needs your help!

Have you made your appointment to donate blood yet? What are you waiting for? Head over to www.blood.ca and register to donate this week. If you go in today until December 8th, you’ll be rewarded for your good deed with some delicious pizza. We spoke with Amy Gravelle, Event Coordinator at Canadian Blood Services, to find out what you need to know before you donate! Wondering if you’re eligible? Donors must be a minimum of 17 years of age Donors between the age of 17-23 must meet the height and weight requirements. Donors over the age of 23 must......

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CRATER CONVERSATIONS EP 5 - NICO GLAUDE

Welcome to another edition of Crater Conversations, our new weekly show live on CKLU Sunday nights at 10PM! 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......

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Makers North hosting a POP-UP Holiday Market next Friday!

I’m guilty of leaving pretty much all of my holiday shopping until the last possible second so I’m VERY excited that Makers North decided to host a POP-UP Holiday Market next week. If you’re like me, a slacker, and someone who wants to buy some beautiful, unique handmade items, we suggest you head to Laurentian University next Friday and check out the 20 local vendors. What is the Makers North Holiday POP-UP Holiday Market? The Makers North Holiday POP-UP Market is a one-day event that brings together a selection of high-skilled makers to share and sell their lovely wares in......

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Top 5 Holiday Events in Sudbury in December

Can you believe there is only one month left of 2017? How is it already December? 2017 has flown by but we couldn’t be more excited for the holiday season. There are always so many exciting things happening at this time of year. Oh, and don’t forget to sign up for our 12 Days of Giveaways before it’s too late. You can sign up here and you’ll be entered into a giveaway for the first 12 days of December. CTV Lions Children’s Christmas Telethon Since 1949, Sudbury has worked together to raise money to help children in our community. Each......

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CRATER CONVERSATIONS EP 4 – SHAWN McLAREN

Welcome to another edition of Crater Conversations, our new weekly show live on CKLU Sunday nights at 10PM! 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......

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Greater Sudbury has a new food strategy!

The Greater Sudbury Food Policy Council and the Social Planning Council of Sudbury launched The Greater Sudbury Food Strategy this week! The two part event consisted of a workshop session with 60 key stakeholders from various organizations gathering to commit to implement the 5 Pillars of the Food Strategy. The second part was an evening celebration with 160 people in attendance who enjoyed an all-local dinner, live music and a presentation of the Food Strategy. This document has been in planning and development for several years and is is the hope that the Food Strategy will be adopted to guide......

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Sending a message
Sports |
November 17, 2017

Sending a message

If the message that they were trying to send is they can be an offensive threat…the Barrie Colts were the recipient of a pretty strong message. The Sudbury Wolves ran over the Colts in an 8-2 victory last night. It was all lines firing last night as goals came from Sokolov (2), Murray (2) and Drake Pilon, Tabak, Lajeunesse, and Carson each lighting the lamp once. It was exactly the message they needed to send, with injuries plaguing the Sudbury Wolves, a big win heading into a Northern Rivalry weekend at home, should help carry some momentum into the......

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SUDBURY STORYTELLERS WITH GSPL: ANN PAQUETTE

9With many writers in the Sudbury area we wanted to start a feature to highlight some of them to bring their work to a broader audience. At the Greater Sudbury Public Library we come across some of these writers on a regular basis and are continuously introduced to new writers and new books to add to our shelves. Are you a local writer? Let us know and we can feature you in an upcoming month, shoot us an email at Jessica.watts@greatersudbury.ca! Sudbury Storytellers: The Paths of Greyhorn is written by local author Ann Paquette. The library now has three copies......

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