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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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After years of false starts, soccer dome inches closer to reality

After years of false starts, soccer dome inches closer to reality

Partnership with french school board would see $3.3M facility built at Sacre Coeur
More than $3M in city fines uncollectable, report says

More than $3M in city fines uncollectable, report says

Some of the fines date back to the 1960s, although most date from the 1990s
Work on divided highway west of Sudbury nearly complete

Work on divided highway west of Sudbury nearly complete

MTO says all four lanes should reopen by the end of November
Work on divided highway west of Sudbury nearly complete

Work on divided highway west of Sudbury nearly complete

MTO says all four lanes should reopen by the end of November
Fedeli attacks 15 years of 'reckless' Liberal spending

Fedeli attacks 15 years of 'reckless' Liberal spending

The governing Progressive Conservatives are also eliminating income taxes for workers who make less than $30,000, while also cancelling a planned minimum wage hike to $15 an hour. The government says that means there will be no provincial income tax for about 580,000 taxpayers and lower taxes for 520,000 taxpayers. 
Fedeli attacks 15 years of 'reckless' Liberal spending

Fedeli attacks 15 years of 'reckless' Liberal spending

'We have to fix this financial mess,' finance minister says of projected $14.5B deficit
New Seniors Minister gets an earful in Sudbury on how to support older people

New Seniors Minister gets an earful in Sudbury on how to support older people

More housing, PSWs are priorities for seniors groups
<b>Now part of hockey history:</b> We chat with Hockey Hall of Famer, and Sudbury boy, Joe Bowen

Now part of hockey history: We chat with Hockey Hall of Famer, and Sudbury boy, Joe Bowen

For generations of fans, Joe Bowen is the voice of the Leafs
City council to decide on funding safe injection site study

City council to decide on funding safe injection site study

Would evaluate what impact the site would have on the opioid crisis in Sudbury 
Exceptional circumstance: Lifetime of trauma sees court reduce man's sentence for drug dealing

Exceptional circumstance: Lifetime of trauma sees court reduce man's sentence for drug dealing

Court hears sad tale of self-hate, bouncing around foster homes and sexual abuse