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Editorial: Now, it’s time to get down to work

Editorial: Now, it’s time to get down to work

Now that the dust has settled on another municipal election, it’s time for Greater Sudbury’s new council to roll up its sleeves. As tiring as campaigning is, getting elected is the easiest part of the job.
Editorial: It has to be about the big picture

Editorial: It has to be about the big picture

There are some tough choices to make next week when it comes to who will lead Greater Sudbury for the next four years. Our city is at a crossroads and needs a council that is dynamic, progressive, bold and pragmatic.
Editorial: It’s time we stopped chasing our tail

Editorial: It’s time we stopped chasing our tail

According to the most recent election poll (detailed on front page), nearly 40 per cent of voters are still on the fence about their choice for Greater Sudbury’s next mayor. That’s OK, for now. But this week, it is time to make some decisions.
Editorial: Somewhere under the Rainbow

Editorial: Somewhere under the Rainbow

For the past two years, and in particular the last couple of weeks, education reporter Heidi Ulrichsen has been following the somewhat strange case of Anita and Dylan Gibson.
Editorial: City's voters unhappy, but uncertain

Editorial: City's voters unhappy, but uncertain

The results of an Oraclepoll Research poll showing Brian Bigger leading the city's mayoral race shows us a couple of important things about how Greater Sudbury voters are feeling about their choices on Oct. 27.
Editorial: We won't be bullied by anyone

Editorial: We won't be bullied by anyone

At Northern Life and NorthernLife.ca, we might be a bit idealistic. We believe news should be reported as objectively as possible, with all sides of an issue given a fair hearing.
Editorial: What does it mean to be a good neighbour?

Editorial: What does it mean to be a good neighbour?

You can't choose your neighbours. This simple fact can lead to clashes between those who share a property line. Sometimes those disputes turn heated and nasty; sometimes the courts have to get involved to settle them.
Editorial: Election's over — time to pay the piper

Editorial: Election's over — time to pay the piper

Ontario spoke loudly and clearly last week: A Liberal government is for them. Greater Sudbury also spoke clearly last week: A Liberal government is not for them . Gone are the days when the city had representation in a strong majority government.
Editorial - Let’s hope it’s a minority government

Editorial - Let’s hope it’s a minority government

Judging purely on platforms — not on individual candidates or parties — all we can say about Thursday’s election is we hope a minority government is in the offing.

Editorial: Whiff of another minority is in the air

The NDP's Andrea Horwath and the Liberal's Kathleen Wynne made quite a bit of hay last week about Tory Tim Hudak's refusal (or inability, depending on who's talking) to take part in Monday's northern leader's debate in Thunder Bay.