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Good morning, Sudbury! Here are 7 stories to start your day

Here's what's happening around Greater Sudbury today
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Véro St. Jean (left) and Syd Hutchins (right) co-founders of the Give Back Gals. (Keira Ferguson/ Sudbury.com)

Good morning, Greater Sudbury.

Here are some stories to start your day.

We want to see your Family Day photos!

It's not every day that you get to sit back, relax and enjoy the company of those you love - which is what makes days like Family Day, so doggone special. This year it falls on Feb. 17, and Sudbury.com wants to know what you and your clan are doing to make the most of this time together. Email your pics to kferguson@sudbury.com for the chance to be featured in tomorrow's gallery. Find the full story here

Give Back Gals: Here to help you, help the community

Two young Sudburians have dedicated their hearts, homes and time to inspiring philanthropy in Greater Sudbury, by making the process a little easier for those that give and get. In November of 2019, friends Syd Hutchins and Véro St. Jean launched a project known as Give Back Gals in response to the need they saw in their community. Their goal is to reduce that need, they said, by acting as the "middle-man" between non-profit organizations and those with the means to donate. Read the full story here

Copper Cliff gets its own U-Haul Neighbourhood Dealer

J&D Importers Inc. in Copper Cliff has partnered with U-Haul Company (Canada) Ltd. to offer a community-exclusive line of U-Haul products and services. In the near future, they will offer U-Haul trucks, trailers, towing equipment, moving supplies and in-store pick-up for boxes. Read the full story here

'Have a plan, have a road map' to expand northern broadband, says expert

Under High-Speed Access for All: Canada’s Connectivity Strategy, the federal government has promised 90 per cent of Canadians will have access to high-speed internet by 2021. But Paul Ouimette cautions Northerners against raising the victory flag just yet. Read the full story here

Wolves drop their streak in Peterborough

The Sudbury Wolves suffered a tough 5-2 defeat at the Peterborough Memorial Centre on Monday (Feb. 17) against the Petes', putting a sudden stop to their infant winning-streak. It was an exciting night for Nickel City's hosts, who were announced earlier in the day to have officially clinched a spot in the 2020 OHL Playoffs with their 5-2 victory over the Oshawa Generals Feb. 15. The Wolves will have one more chance to settle the score on March 12. Read the full game report here

Don't shoot the messenger, more snow promised for Tuesday

Mainly cloudy Tuesday and a high of -1. Wind up to 15 km/h will introduce a wind chill of -10. Snow from the night before is expected to end in the afternoon, followed by a 40 per cent chance of flurries into the next morning. Snowfall amounting to between 5 and 10 cm over the course of the day. Partly cloudy overnight and a low of -17. Wind becoming 20 km/h near midnight, bringing with it a wind chill of -7 in the evening, dropping to -27 overnight. 




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