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Jenny Lamothe

Jenny Lamothe

Jenny Lamothe is a reporter with Sudbury.com. She covers the diverse communities of Sudbury, especially the vulnerable or marginalized, including the Black, Indigenous, newcomer and Francophone communities, as well as 2SLGBTQ+ and issues of the downtown core.

Recent Work by Jenny

Volunteer-run Bizzzy Bea’s hopes to reopen kitchen for the homeless after PHSD shutdown

Volunteer-run Bizzzy Bea’s hopes to reopen kitchen for the homeless after PHSD shutdown

‘We are still trying to get this figured out, but we will be coming back bigger and better,’ says founder
‘Intensive’ rescue operation needed to save elderly hall of famer at Lake Laurentian

‘Intensive’ rescue operation needed to save elderly hall of famer at Lake Laurentian

Dr. Ronald Wallingford, 88, was found in an area so difficult to access that two rescue teams were called in. A retired professor and author, Wallingford is a sports hall of famer who held running records nationally and at the Boston Marathon
Roe v. Wade leak highlights need to enshrine abortion rights in Canadian law

Roe v. Wade leak highlights need to enshrine abortion rights in Canadian law

‘Those fighting for access to women's health and access to justice, it puts us on alert,’ Queen’s Research Fellow tells Sudbury.com
No More Stolen Sisters: Groups gather to honour Red Dress Day

No More Stolen Sisters: Groups gather to honour Red Dress Day

'We all understand each other because we came from the same background: we came from the residential school era, the day schools and then the babies that were taken away from the homes. We have to make sure they (the community) understand that'
<updated>Coping:</updated> Just go with the flow, the ‘Csikszentmihalyi’ flow, that is

Coping: Just go with the flow, the ‘Csikszentmihalyi’ flow, that is

You can find stress and anxiety relief from getting into the creative flow, but it may not be from the easy-to-do activities 
Trial dates set for GSPS officer facing discreditable conduct charges

Trial dates set for GSPS officer facing discreditable conduct charges

Melisa Rancourt will face charges under the Police Services Act in August, after an incident at the Espanola Rec Centre in September of 2021 
Tent fire in Val Caron spread to brush before being contained

Tent fire in Val Caron spread to brush before being contained

Fire was first reported as black smoke, not deemed suspicious
Demonstrators protest closure of city’s downtown warming centre

Demonstrators protest closure of city’s downtown warming centre

Organizer says protesters are concerned closing the warming / cooling centre will leave a hole in services for city’s population of homeless people
Woman says Northlander driver held up bus after confusing sweetgrass for cannabis

Woman says Northlander driver held up bus after confusing sweetgrass for cannabis

Crystal Kimewon says Ontario Northland has apologized to her for the incident that delayed a Sudbury to Toronto bus for an hour on the side of Highway 69
Another adjournment in discreditable conduct case against GSPS officer

Another adjournment in discreditable conduct case against GSPS officer

Sudbury Police constable Melisa Rancourt was arrested for resisting a peace officer and trespassing after refusing to show proof of vaccination at the Espanola Rec. Centre on Sept. 26