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Homelessness Network: Consultant’s report ‘best money the city has spent in a long time’

Homelessness Network: Consultant’s report ‘best money the city has spent in a long time’

Executive director of the Centre de santé communautaire, lead agency of the Homelessness Network, says report leaves him ‘optimistic’ about homelessness crisis
City, community partners work to contain outbreak in Memorial Park

City, community partners work to contain outbreak in Memorial Park

The logistics of working with a vulnerable population, often without ID, have proved challenging
Greater Sudbury looks to expand its legal graffiti wall project

Greater Sudbury looks to expand its legal graffiti wall project

The city’s first legal graffiti wall at the back lane 71 Cedar Street was started as a pilot project in 2018, and the city appears poised to approve more of them on a permanent basis
Downtown BIA, YMCA offer homeless zero-barrier chance to give back

Downtown BIA, YMCA offer homeless zero-barrier chance to give back

Program looking for sponsors so it can continue into the winter months
<updated>Sex, drugs and Durham Street:</updated> The turbulent 1960s land in downtown Sudbury

Sex, drugs and Durham Street: The turbulent 1960s land in downtown Sudbury

Bruce Bell delivers the third part of his three-part series on downtown Sudbury in the hippy era, complete with outlaw bikers, the city’s ‘cool’ youth hostel and the days when Elgin Street was sinister
STC is a half-century old, and a book on its history is being released

STC is a half-century old, and a book on its history is being released

Anniversary event is being held at theatre centre Sept. 14, and you can buy a copy there
Conservatives’ Symington visits Memorial Park homeless encampment, says he wants to learn

Conservatives’ Symington visits Memorial Park homeless encampment, says he wants to learn

The Sudbury riding candidate and family doc says his party has what it takes to address homelessness, mental health and addictions.
‘Some ... have called it cruel’: Homelessness worker says dismantling encampments goes against city’s Housing First strategy

‘Some ... have called it cruel’: Homelessness worker says dismantling encampments goes against city’s Housing First strategy

Forcing homeless to take down tents causes them to scatter, making it more difficult to provide services
It’s been a tough year and Up Here 7 is looking to lift people up

It’s been a tough year and Up Here 7 is looking to lift people up

The annual arts and music festival is on now in downtown Sudbury looking to bring the community flavour and fun for another year
City says it will have a stronger security presence to stop homeless encampments downtown

City says it will have a stronger security presence to stop homeless encampments downtown

Ward 11 Coun. Bill Leduc City says homelessness issue is bigger than city can handle alone