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Kirwan: I don’t live in Ward 5 but I know it inside and out

Kirwan: I don’t live in Ward 5 but I know it inside and out

‘You can understand why I am a firm believer that anyone who is going to serve as ward councillor should have deep and solid ties to his/her ward. As you can see from the above, I have always had comprehensive knowledge of every part of Valley East and I am well known to all residents’
Serré: Join the fight to save the North’s voice in Ottawa

Serré: Join the fight to save the North’s voice in Ottawa

Nickel Belt MP Marc Serré says public outcry has forced an extension of the comment period on proposed riding boundary changes, so the time is now to make your opinion heard
Signoretti: Why I’m seeking re-election to Ward 1

Signoretti: Why I’m seeking re-election to Ward 1

‘I will continue to apply the same common sense solutions and professional experience operating a small business in the finance sector to bring a realistic perspective to how we move forward and grow our city’
Lefebvre: Sudbury needs more affordable housing options

Lefebvre: Sudbury needs more affordable housing options

‘Greater Sudbury is the hub of Northern Ontario and has so many opportunities for growth. We want new business, professionals and families to come and call Sudbury home. To do this, we must be ready and have the housing available for them to move to’
Opinion: Ontario can’t afford health-care privatization

Opinion: Ontario can’t afford health-care privatization

Sudbury MPP Jamie West says Premier Doug Ford’s government is using the staffing shortages to push privatization rather than investing in public health care
I was just wondering: Saying goodbye to Pappa

I was just wondering: Saying goodbye to Pappa

Finn the brussels griffon misses his Pappa, who used to call the pooch a nickname that isn’t uncommon  but has an offensive meaning unknown to many people
MacIntyre: Taxpayers deserve better data transparency

MacIntyre: Taxpayers deserve better data transparency

Greater Sudbury has an open data policy, says Ward 12 candidate Jeff MacIntyre, but continues to ignore it to the detriment of taxpayers
Kirwan: Things to consider when voting for your ward councillor

Kirwan: Things to consider when voting for your ward councillor

‘My advice to all residents of the City of Greater Sudbury is take the necessary time to fully examine all of the candidates who are seeking your vote as ward councillor’
I was just wondering: A case of mistaken identity

I was just wondering: A case of mistaken identity

Sudbury.com launched a new Sunday morning columnist last week, but apparently we insulted our new writer by calling him a ‘pug’ instead of the breed he actually is, a Brussels griffon. Finn the Griffon explains
Kirwan: City should acquire vacant schools

Kirwan: City should acquire vacant schools

Incumbent Ward 5 candidate proposes turning surplus school buildings into community hubs and affordable housing