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Journeys

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These stories about lives lived in our community are made possible through the continued support of Diggs & Dwellings as part of our Community Leaders Program.

Journeys: Veteran CBC producer Fiona Christensen hangs up the mic

Journeys: Veteran CBC producer Fiona Christensen hangs up the mic

After more than 30 years in journalism, longtime CBC Sudbury producer looks back on a career that began up in Timmins in the 1990s
Journeys: At 89, Joan Jeanne Hart is still ‘Queen of the Pageants’

Journeys: At 89, Joan Jeanne Hart is still ‘Queen of the Pageants’

For some 50 years, Hart has been helping local young women shine in the pageant game and while she may have slowed own some, she is still as involved as ever
Journeys: Wolverines, cupcakes and Sudbury’s Brigitte Labby

Journeys: Wolverines, cupcakes and Sudbury’s Brigitte Labby

Labby has had so many jobs and hobbies, it’s impossible to encapsulate her in a headline, but her most unusual job was surrogate mother to wolverines
Journeys: Jim Gordon, Uncle Willie and a life in politics

Journeys: Jim Gordon, Uncle Willie and a life in politics

In this installment of Journeys, we catch up with Sudbury’s longest serving mayor, Jim Gordon, whose career left an indelible mark on the Nickel City
Journeys: Julie Moskalyk, from bluecoat to science director

Journeys: Julie Moskalyk, from bluecoat to science director

The retiring director of Science North looks back on the 39 years she spent sharing her love of science with the world
Journeys: Meet the Sudburian who heads Vale’s corporate communications

Journeys: Meet the Sudburian who heads Vale’s corporate communications

Born and raised in Sudbury, Shannon Katary’s global job is no 9-to5
Journeys: The many passions of John Lindsay

Journeys: The many passions of John Lindsay

Radio personality, community volunteer, city hall critic — John Lindsay likes to think of himself as a ‘Sudbury booster’ and says his goal has always been to ensure the Nickel City is livable, affordable and well-run
Journeys: Sports star, former Walden mayor Alex Fex on a life well lived

Journeys: Sports star, former Walden mayor Alex Fex on a life well lived

A sports star in his youth and a dedicated local politician, Fex still laces up his skates three times a week at age 82
Journeys: At 78, new challenges still drive Gary Michalak

Journeys: At 78, new challenges still drive Gary Michalak

Sometimes life can take unexpected turns, and that’s the theme we’ll be exploring in our new CLP, Journeys. And we’re starting that new journey with Gary Michalak