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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

Niigaaniin Services taking holistic approach to social services based Anishinaabe worldview

Niigaaniin Services taking holistic approach to social services based Anishinaabe worldview

Director Elizabeth Richer says the social model is about ‘administering wealth, not administering poverty’ 
Another sudden death reported in Memorial Park

Another sudden death reported in Memorial Park

GSPS have confirmed the death of a 32-year-old man
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
Failed RFP process sees Laurentian select firm to review university operations, governance

Failed RFP process sees Laurentian select firm to review university operations, governance

Submitted proposals came from companies that ‘weren't appropriate, either didn't have the experience or potentially had conflict or independence issues’ says redevelopment officer, which Laurentian a window to approach others directly
Sudbury poet nominated for Governor General's Literary Award

Sudbury poet nominated for Governor General's Literary Award

Chloé LaDuchesse, former poet Laureate for Sudbury, was nominated for her second book of French-language poetry, 'Exosquelette'
Sudbury’s Pierre Riopel named 2021 Prix de la francophonie recipient

Sudbury’s Pierre Riopel named 2021 Prix de la francophonie recipient

Respected educator says his 30-year career in teaching started not with a calling, but with a phone call
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
<updated>Coping:</updated> Sure yoga is good for your muscles and joints, but it’s equally good for your brain

Coping: Sure yoga is good for your muscles and joints, but it’s equally good for your brain

Studies show the practice can have positive effects on body and mind, even without movement
Solidarity rally held for GSPS officer charged over vaccine-proof refusal

Solidarity rally held for GSPS officer charged over vaccine-proof refusal

Melisa Rancourt was arrested on Sept. 26 when she refused to provide proof of vaccination to attend her child’s hockey game at the Espanola Recreation Centre. Her partner, Dana Rancourt, was also charged with trespassing in regards to the same incidents.
After feeding homeless for a year, Bizzzy Bea’s fundraising to keep clients warm this winter

After feeding homeless for a year, Bizzzy Bea’s fundraising to keep clients warm this winter

Donate $14, and a warm hat will be given to a person in need