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Good morning, Greater Sudbury! Here are a few stories to start your day

Good morning, Greater Sudbury! Here are a few stories to start your day

Happy Wednesday!
Slightly warmer today, but look out for that wind chill

Slightly warmer today, but look out for that wind chill

High of -16 this afternoon but a wind chill of -39 this morning
Leduc withdraws motion, Junction East library/art gallery project inching forward

Leduc withdraws motion, Junction East library/art gallery project inching forward

An updated cost estimate and timeline for the Junction East project will be presented to Greater Sudbury city council in March, while Junction West remains on hold
Kids' vaccine rate still low despite rampant spread of Omicron variant

Kids' vaccine rate still low despite rampant spread of Omicron variant

Child-sized doses of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine were approved for children aged five to 11 on Nov. 19, 2021, and many provinces began injections the following week, just as the first cases of the highly contagious Omicron variant showed up in Canada.
Sudbury concrete maker finalist for provincial award

Sudbury concrete maker finalist for provincial award

Brown's Concrete celebrated by Ontario Made Awards
In honour of Robbie Burns Day, we ask: What exactly is haggis?

In honour of Robbie Burns Day, we ask: What exactly is haggis?

'It's the equivalent of the Scottish brown bag lunch, wrapped in a stomach lining,' said Peter Hummel
Walden Winter Carnival virtual once again for its 49th edition

Walden Winter Carnival virtual once again for its 49th edition

Event’s run is coming up Feb. 11-13, features a variety of virtual and at-home activities 
StatCan: COVID-19 led to more than half-a-year drop in life expectancy in 2020

StatCan: COVID-19 led to more than half-a-year drop in life expectancy in 2020

The federal agency released preliminary data Monday showing national life expectancy, which is estimated on an annual basis, was 81.7 years for those born in 2020 — down from 82.3 the year before
Baseball bat-swinging truck driver arrested in Hwy. 17 road rage incident

Baseball bat-swinging truck driver arrested in Hwy. 17 road rage incident

'The pick-up truck driver had a baseball bat in hand walked aggressively towards the complainant. The driver was swinging the bat and banging it on the ground'
‘Lifestyle pioneer’ Debbie Travis to speak on her book at annual ‘Celebrate Women’ event

‘Lifestyle pioneer’ Debbie Travis to speak on her book at annual ‘Celebrate Women’ event

‘Lifestyle pioneer’ Debbie Travis to speak on her book at annual ‘Celebrate Women’ event