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These personal stories from community members in connection with Greater Sudbury's rich history are made possible through the continued support of Orendorff & Associates as part of our Community Leaders Program.


<updated>Memory Lane:</updated> The 1958 miners' strike, or the year Sudbury almost didn't celebrate Christmas

Memory Lane: The 1958 miners' strike, or the year Sudbury almost didn't celebrate Christmas

Share your memories of the 1958 Mine Mill Local 598 strike
<updated>Memory Lane:</updated> Sudburians recall how they came together to heal the city’s broken landscape

Memory Lane: Sudburians recall how they came together to heal the city’s broken landscape

Efforts of thousands resulted in today’s green and verdant city
<updated>Memory Lane:</updated> It takes a community to plant a forest

Memory Lane: It takes a community to plant a forest

Share your memories of helping to heal the landscape
<updated>Memory Lane:</updated> Sudbury’s humble ‘barn’ has hosted some killer concerts

Memory Lane: Sudbury’s humble ‘barn’ has hosted some killer concerts

Everyone remembers the Elton John ticket scandal, but Sudbury Arena has hosted everyone from Kiss to the USSR State Symphony to Shania Twain, who kicked off her very first world tour in the Nickel City
<updated>Memory Lane:</updated> Remembering the Elton John ticket scandal and praying for Ozzy

Memory Lane: Remembering the Elton John ticket scandal and praying for Ozzy

Share your memories — good and bad — of concerts at Sudbury Arena
<updated>Memory Lane:</updated> Readers share their memories of vanished Creighton Mine

Memory Lane: Readers share their memories of vanished Creighton Mine

The Inco company town once sported thriving businesses and friendly neighbours, but changing times saw the miner shutter the town in the 1980s
<updated>Memory Lane: </updated>Share your memories of Creighton Mine, a once-vibrant company town bulldozed in '80s

Memory Lane: Share your memories of Creighton Mine, a once-vibrant company town bulldozed in '80s

Saying it couldn't afford the costs, Inco Ltd. razed what was left of the Walden-area community in the late 1980s
<updated>Memory Lane:</updated> Readers share memories of the 1970 Sudbury tornado

Memory Lane: Readers share memories of the 1970 Sudbury tornado

Disaster remembered as one of worst in Canadian history
<updated>Memory Lane:</updated> Remembering the deadly 1970 tornado

Memory Lane: Remembering the deadly 1970 tornado

Winds of up to 332 km/h ripped through parts of the city, killing six, injuring some 200, wrecking hundreds of homes and causing tens of millions of dollars in damage
<updated>Memory Lane: </updated>With NLFB cancelled for 2nd year, Sudburians reminisce about festivals past

Memory Lane: With NLFB cancelled for 2nd year, Sudburians reminisce about festivals past

Magical musical moments, ‘hippie’ clothes, and, yes, inevitable rain — this is what we’re missing