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Get to know the election front-runners

Get to know the election front-runners

If you’re NDP Leader Tom Mulcair or Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau, you want the word “change” to be flashing like a strobe light in the minds of voters.
Editorial: Responsibilities during the Season of the Bear

Editorial: Responsibilities during the Season of the Bear

When we look back on the summer of 2015, many of us will recall it as the season of the bear. As city council was told last week, the city is No.
Editorial: Why isn't it the right time for NEO Kids?

Editorial: Why isn't it the right time for NEO Kids?

Unqualified support for Health Sciences North's plan for a pediatric treatment centre — a.k.a NEO Kids — in Greater Sudbury comes from every major hospital in Northern Ontario.
Editorial: Synergy, spin and the North's influence

Editorial: Synergy, spin and the North's influence

Sudbury and Northern Ontario were hotbeds of news last week. Truth and Reconciliation The Truth and Reconciliation Committee released its final report on the sad history of Canada's residential school system.
How did HCI reform get so screwed up?

How did HCI reform get so screwed up?

The mayor wants change. Councillors want change. The public voted for change.
Editorial: CAO's departure sends a big message

Editorial: CAO's departure sends a big message

Governing is as much about making decisions as it is about understanding the ramifications of those decisions and accounting for them.
Sunshine List: Populist, voyeuristic, but still worthwhile

Sunshine List: Populist, voyeuristic, but still worthwhile

It was during the height of the Mike Harris' Conservatives Common Sense Revolution in the 1990s that Ontario rolled out the Public Sector Salary Disclosure Act.
Tax freeze: Two little words that just cost us $6M

Tax freeze: Two little words that just cost us $6M

Coming off a term marked by divisiness, it was refreshing to see Greater Sudbury's new city council work toward a common goal to pass its $514-million budget.
Editorial: We support Glenn Thibeault

Editorial: We support Glenn Thibeault

Well, we all know the story. For a month or so, we have been the talk of the province. Political defections, secret recordings, bruised feelings, police investigations and a political swarming. We don’t remember being this popular.
Editorial: Sliding under attack

Editorial: Sliding under attack

Hand it to the City of Greater Sudbury: where other Canadian municipalities gave into the fear of getting sued and banned it outright, in the Nickel City you can still jump on a sled and shoot down a municipally owned hill at break-neck speed.