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Opinion: Ward 5 candidate says new leadership needed

Opinion: Ward 5 candidate says new leadership needed

‘It’s time for this city to elect visionary leaders that will fight for projects that will bring new sources of money into our community,’ says Ward 5 candidate Mike Parent
Opinion: Former manager has strong words for STC board

Opinion: Former manager has strong words for STC board

Eamonn Reil says the Sudbury Theatre Centre board should resign over handling of merger with YES Theatre
Opinion: Liberals will ensure abortion rights in Canada are protected, says MP

Opinion: Liberals will ensure abortion rights in Canada are protected, says MP

‘Abortion in Canada was decriminalized due to a 1988 Supreme Court decision, but no bill has ever enshrined that right into law. Today, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau made good on one of our election promises and has tasked the ministers of health and the status of women to move forward with examining existing laws to ensure the rights of women are protected both now and under any future governments’
Kirwan: We can’t afford not to build KED, Junction East

Kirwan: We can’t afford not to build KED, Junction East

The Junction East Cultural Campus and the Kingsway Entertainment District are both critical elements of Sudbury's future, Ward 5 councillor argues
Lapointe: Sudbury’s labour force needs renewal

Lapointe: Sudbury’s labour force needs renewal

Sudbury MP says her message to the federal minister was clear: the labour force needs skilled labour and new Canadians
Opinion: One day of paper ballots is not enough for city voters, Kirwan says

Opinion: One day of paper ballots is not enough for city voters, Kirwan says

‘It is clear that many people living in the City of Greater Sudbury prefer to cast their ballots the old-fashioned way, with paper and pencil,’ says Ward 5 councillor
Opinion: The STC board owes John McHenry an apology

Opinion: The STC board owes John McHenry an apology

Writer Kim Fahner says the recently ousted artistic director of the Sudbury Theatre Centre worked hard to tackle the facility’s financial crisis and the impact of the pandemic, and his unceremonious removal was an insult both to McHenry’s work and Sudbury’s theatre community 
<updated>Downtown memories:</updated> Bruce Bell tours Elm Street when it was bustling

Downtown memories: Bruce Bell tours Elm Street when it was bustling

As he has done with other downtown locations, Bruce Bell is back with the first part of two on one of the city’s busiest downtown thoroughfares
Opinion: The unbearable agony of watching the invasion of my homeland

Opinion: The unbearable agony of watching the invasion of my homeland

Sudbury resident Jean Kozelko fears for the safety of her many relatives in Ukraine. Recalling what the country was like under Soviet rule, she fears what could happen if Russia isn’t stopped
Opinion: Ukrainians and Canada, a few facts to consider

Opinion: Ukrainians and Canada, a few facts to consider

Outside Russia and Ukraine, more Ukrainians call Canada home than anywhere else; their contributions to this country cannot be forgotten, historian Dieter Buse says