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Sudbury.com hosted its first-ever Canada Day trivia event July 1, hosted by Local Journalism Initiative Reporter, Keira Ferguson. (Keira Ferguson/ Sudbury.com)

Good morning, Greater Sudbury.

Here are some stories to start your day.

All but one case of COVID-19 resolved in Sudbury, Manitoulin

All but one of the cases of COVID-19 reported in the Sudbury and Manitoulin districts have been resolved, among 12 active cases still under surveillance in Northeastern Ontario. Public Health Sudbury and Districts have identified 67 cases since the pandemic began, of which 64 have recovered, and two have died. A total of 16,796 tests have been conducted in the service area to determine these findings, of the 86,031 performed across the region. Read the full story here

Watch: Sudbury.com hosts Canada Day Trivia

Yesterday may have been the weirdest Canada Day in our nation's history, but that didn't stop people from pulling out their red and white in celebration of Confederation.  To join in the virtual, distanced fun, Sudbury.com hosted its first-ever live-streamed Canada Day trivia game through its Facebook page. Find the full video as well as written questions and answers here

Watch: Tommy, mommy featured in Governor General's Canada Day video

Governor General of Canada, Julie Payette, posted a special Canada Day message July 1 addressing COVID-19, current political tensions, and all those looking to bring positive change. Video footage from a variety of sources was utilized for the message, including that of a recent series hosted by Sudbury.com called Tommy and Mommy. Find the full video message here

Here’s 10 ways to incorporate maple syrup in every meal today

Canada Day is a time to celebrate all the things, people, and places that makes Canada special, which in Sudbury, traditionally includes a multicultural feast and festival food as far as the eye can see. Unfortunately, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, those feasts weren't possible this year, so Sudbury.com put together a list of recipes for readers to select the celebratory sweet of their choosing. Find the full list here

Send us your Canada Day pics, Sudbury!

Sudbury.com wants to see how you celebrated our country July 1. Send us photos of your best red and white. Have your photos added to our Canada Day photogallery by emailing them to editor@sudbury.com.

Work week to resume under scorching temperatures

Mix of sun and cloud in the forecast for Thursday and a high of 34 C, feeling more like 40 C with the humidex. Mainly sunny skies to start the day with increased cloudiness appearing late in the afternoon, accompanied by a 40 per cent chance of showers and risk of thunderstorm into the evening. A UV index of 10, or very high is expected, meaning a strong chance of sunburn despite the cloud coverage. Northwest 20 km/h wind, gusting to 40 km/h in the morning, will calm as the day progresses, becoming light by the evening. Mainly cloudy skies to carry into the night as temperatures dip to a low of 20 C. 




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