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Protecting pets from storms

Protecting pets from storms

Summer is a beautiful season for both people and their pets, but the hot weather is accompanied by a number of hazards for pets.
Green and clean gardens

Green and clean gardens

BY BILL BRADLEY The proof is in. The photos tell the story.
Dirty water coolers can become a breeding ground for
  grime

Dirty water coolers can become a breeding ground for grime

BY BILL BRADLEY There's often nasty surprises lurking in your water cooler equipment, says Rick Arcand, the owner of Sudbury's Water Coolers Unlimited.

Blizzard proceeds go towards children's charities

Hoping to exceed the $1.6 million raised for children's hospitals, Dairy Queen is once again holding their Miracle Treat Day Aug. 10.

Bug off: Global warming increases pest growth

by Bill Bradley Aside from being blamed for the increase in violent storms and intense heat waves, global warming may also be affecting the ability of the forests to handle pest outbreaks.
Doing time in Burwash

Doing time in Burwash

BY HEIDI ULRICHSEN In a wind-swept empty field where houses once stood, Henry Fournier chats with old friends about his days as a prison guard at the Burwash Industrial Farm.

Speaking School accepting fall registrations

Speaking School now offers businesses in the north a cost-effective option of using local talent to inspire and motivate audiences.
A Stompin' good time

A Stompin' good time

It wasn't a Sudbury Saturday Night, but legendary Canadian singer-songwriter Stompin' Tom Connors still packed them into the Sudbury Arena Thursday night as he returned to town for the first time in several years.
Music major driven by love of the flute

Music major driven by love of the flute

by Tamara Belkov Stacey Llewellyn's love of the flute began in 1998 after watching a video of a Yanni concert that her parents, Paul and Donna, brought home from a new-age music concert.
More birthdays in August than any other
  month

More birthdays in August than any other month

On any given day, more than 87,000 people in Canada celebrate a birthday. This year, about 1,000 baby boomers a day in Canada are turning 60. And according to Hallmark Canada research, more North Americans are born in August than any other month.