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Heidi Ulrichsen

Heidi Ulrichsen

Heidi Ulrichsen is the associate content editor at Sudbury.com. She also covers education and the arts scene. Follow her on Twitter @HeidiUlrichsen. She can be reached by email at hulrichsen@sudbury.com.

Recent Work by Heidi

Post-sec consultant has questions about a $26M line of credit held by Laurentian

Post-sec consultant has questions about a $26M line of credit held by Laurentian

Alex Usher releases detailed analysis of LU situation in series of blogs, says if Laurentian had been able to use Desjardins line of credit, it could have been spared insolvency a year ago
New Ontario school absentee website now live: Sudbury’s St. Charles College posts 45% absentee rate

New Ontario school absentee website now live: Sudbury’s St. Charles College posts 45% absentee rate

These absences represent both staff and students, and aren’t necessarily connected to COVID
Auditor general’s probe a factor in pushing back restructuring timeline, Laurentian president says

Auditor general’s probe a factor in pushing back restructuring timeline, Laurentian president says

University goes before the court next week with trio of requests: LU is asking for creditor protection to be extended to May 31 and that the current $35M DIP loan be replaced by province, as well as seeking permission to hire consultant for new strategic plan 
‘The cost is very high’: High school applications to Laurentian down 44%

‘The cost is very high’: High school applications to Laurentian down 44%

Laurentian president Robert Haché said this news is ‘disappointing but not unexpected’
Laurentian asking for creditor protection to be extended until May 31

Laurentian asking for creditor protection to be extended until May 31

‘Stay of proceedings’ against Laurentian expires Jan. 31
Between driver shortages and COVID-19, check the school bus website every morning, parents warned

Between driver shortages and COVID-19, check the school bus website every morning, parents warned

School bus driver concerned COVID cases on buses no longer being reported, foresees high absence rate
Laurentian lawyers argue Ontario legislature trying to do ‘end run’ in bid for documents

Laurentian lawyers argue Ontario legislature trying to do ‘end run’ in bid for documents

University has its day in court seeking stay of Speaker’s warrant issued last month
<b>Return to the classroom:</b> Parents warned of possible COVID-related staff shortages

Return to the classroom: Parents warned of possible COVID-related staff shortages

Local teachers’ union rep says provincial plan ‘lacking’: ‘It didn't give me a really good feeling like this is gonna work out too well,’ says the ETFO’s Liana Holm 
Ontario Auditor General says she’ll appeal Laurentian documents court ruling

Ontario Auditor General says she’ll appeal Laurentian documents court ruling

Bonnie Lysyk said she responded with ‘surprise and disappointment’ to ruling that says Auditor General Act does not give her office the right to access privileged information 
<updated>Happy 105th birthday!</updated> Sudbury's Jeanne Courchesne celebrates a rare milestone

Happy 105th birthday! Sudbury's Jeanne Courchesne celebrates a rare milestone

She was born Jan. 5, 1917 in the Noelville area, one of 11 siblings