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Darren MacDonald

Darren MacDonald

Darren MacDonald covers city hall, politics and provincial affairs for Northern Life and Sudbury.com. Follow him on Twitter @DarrenMacD. He can be reached by email at dmacdonald@sudbury.com.

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You can have a say in how much colleges pay their top managers

You can have a say in how much colleges pay their top managers

Move is in response to provincial guidelines to cap compensation in public sector
Family health teams seek property tax break

Family health teams seek property tax break

Province will no longer pay the bill as of March 31
Councillors back laundry workers facing layoffs

Councillors back laundry workers facing layoffs

Agree to prepare an economic impact study, will send letter to province to object to the decision
Biggest benefit comes from downtown arena: Dalron

Biggest benefit comes from downtown arena: Dalron

While company promoted its South End site in 2015, John Arnold says city core would offer best bang for the buck
<b>Speed limit lowered on section of MR 80</b>

Speed limit lowered on section of MR 80

Stretch of Valley road now at 70 km/h
City backs 2021 Summer Games bid

City backs 2021 Summer Games bid

Votes to move to next stage to host $45M event
City interested in basic income pilot project

City interested in basic income pilot project

Province will pick four communities to test impact of providing residents with basic income
Developer sees progress in Brewer Lofts project

Developer sees progress in Brewer Lofts project

Greg Oldenburg aiming to begin construction in 2017
<b>New bylaw means no more limits on the number of pets you can own</b>

New bylaw means no more limits on the number of pets you can own

Residents who spay or neuter their animals will be allowed to own as many as they want
<b>Lively family reeling after family dog attacked and killed by two other dogs</b>

Lively family reeling after family dog attacked and killed by two other dogs

Pup was on a leash outside the home when two unleashed canines attacked him -- and it wasn't the first time