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More oversight of ward funds long overdue - Editorial

After months of controversy over the individual funds Greater Sudbury city councillors can spend in their wards, the new policy concerning the so-called “Health Community Initiative” funds, introduced by council last week, promises a bit more oversig

Protecting unused Wolf Lake lease makes little sense - Editorial

Some things are worth protecting. And the ancient red pine forest that is the Wolf Lake Forest Reserve is one of them.

Renewal of city auditor’s contract is the right move - Editorial

Accountability. Transparency. Efficiency. These are the principles by which governments, municipal or otherwise, must operate.

Clean AER by the numbers - editorial

To say that Vale’s Clean AER (for “Atmospheric Emissions Reduction”) project will provide a healthy boost to Greater Sudbury’s economy is an understatement.

Mandatory helmet laws not all they’re cracked up to be

Ontario’s chief coroner released a review this week of cycling deaths in Ontario in which he suggests that, among 13 other recommendations, a universal mandatory bicycle helmet law for the province would go a long way to keeping the bicycling public

No easy answer to fixing city’s image problem

Ask someone from southern Ontario to describe Sudbury and you will get answers along the lines of “the Big Nickel,” “mining,” and “trees.

Booming economy brings benefits, challenges

Depending on whom you ask, Sudbury either is in the thick of, or about to enter, an economic boom.