Michael Atkins is the president and owner of the Laurentian Media Group, a diversified media company, which includes Northern Life, Sudbury.com, Sudbury Living Magazine and Northern Ontario Business.
Chris Blomme is an executive member of the Sudbury Ornithological Society and works with animals at Laurentian University. Have a question for Chris? Send it to email@example.com.
Mike Commito is a Canadian historian by day and avid hockey fan at all times. Follow him on twitter @mikecommito.
Viki Mather has been commenting for Northern Life on the natural world and life in Greater Sudbury since the spring of 1984. Got a question or idea for Viki? Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Erna de Burger-Fex is a writer and retired teacher who writes about aging and the funny side of getting older. Got a question for Erna? Email email@example.com.
Hanmer resident Jacqueline Villeneuve chronicles her efforts to construct the Zawadi la Tumaini Children's Home, a refuge for HIV/AIDS orphans in Kenya. Zawadi la Tumaini translates in English to "gift of hope." Visit the home’s website at http://zawadilatumaini.com/.
Dr. Nicole Baran is the owner and operator of Sudbury Regional Cat Hospital. She writes about feline care and feline care issues. If you have a question for Dr. Baran, email it firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dr. Peter Zalan is president of the medical staff at Health Sciences North. His monthly column tackles issues in health care from a local perspective. If you have a question for Dr. Zalan, email it to email@example.com.
Heather Tarnopolsky is a Sun Life Financial advisor in Greater Sudbury. She provides practical tips to save you money. If you have a question for her, email it to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Scott Overton is the author of the thriller “Dead Air.” He writes theatre reviews for Northern Life. If you have a question for her, email it to email@example.com.
Judi Straughan is the former education co-ordinator at Sudbury Theatre Centre. In her column, she explores the challenge of being retired. If you have a question for her, email it to firstname.lastname@example.org.
James Depatie is a writer and parent who lives in Greater Sudbury. Got an idea or a question for him? Email James at email@example.com or follow him on Twitter @JamesDepatie.
Matt Boucher is a vape enthusiast in Greater Sudbury. You can find him dispensing vaping wisdom and advice at Juice on the Loose on Barrydowne Road. If you have a question for her, email it to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rob Slack gives you his unique take on the most recent movie releases. Get all the low-down on the latest movies. We can't guarantee the reviews will always be spoiler free, but they will always be entertaining.
Travel experts Arthur Frommer and daughter Pauline Frommer provide the most immediate deals, reliable reviews and unusual destinations for savvy travelers.
Alex McCauley served as police chief from 1994 to 2002. Now he is an active volunteer and member of the Rotary Club of Sudbury Sunrisers.
The Talking Science column is supplied by a rotating group of writers from the science communication class at Laurentian University. Have a burning science question? Send it to email@example.com.
A rotating stable of community members share their thoughts on anything and everything, the only criteria being that it be thought-provoking. Got something on your mind to share with readers in Greater Sudbury? Climb aboard our Soapbox and have your say. Send material or pitches to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Grow Up Here is a column about agriculture from a local perspective, highlighting local farming efforts and projects, as well as urban farming. The column is written by a rotating stable of writers, all of whom are involved in some way in the local agricultural sector. Questions about Grow Up Here can be emailed to email@example.com.
The Ethics Center is a University of Sudbury’s service, research, and coordination unit focused on contemporary ethical issues. You can contact the Ethics Centre through its website.
In honour of Canada’s sesquicentennial this year, Sudbury.com, with the help of our resident historian Dr. Mike Commito, is going back to the archives each month throughout 2017 to highlight some important memories and events in our nation’s history. We hope to provide you with some interesting stories about our past as we collectively celebrate, and analyze, what #Canada150 means.