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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 the downtown core.

Recent Work by Jenny

Community says goodbye to Coun. Montpellier

Community says goodbye to Coun. Montpellier

Montpellier, who died Feb. 21, is remembered by for his for love of ‘heritage, tradition, and family’ — and classic cars — as well as his sense of humour
Sudbury not as immune from car thefts as you might think

Sudbury not as immune from car thefts as you might think

While some may consider vehicle theft to be more of a problem for the large urban centres of southern Ontario, data shows more than 1,600 vehicles were stolen in the region between 2004 and 2023
From rocket science to food science at J&M Indian Cuisine

From rocket science to food science at J&M Indian Cuisine

Two aerospace engineers became food engineers, opening the first restaurant in Sudbury that serves specifically southern Indian food 
Vagnini’s cause of death won’t be released publicly

Vagnini’s cause of death won’t be released publicly

As there is no criminality involved, said the coroner's office, the results of the death investigation will only be revealed to the family 
Women & Girls: Nickel City Sound a place for music and friendship

Women & Girls: Nickel City Sound a place for music and friendship

If you identify as a woman and have a song in your heart, Sudbury’s Nickel City Sound might be for you
Downtown rally for Palestinian freedom organized ‘in desperation’

Downtown rally for Palestinian freedom organized ‘in desperation’

Gathering in front of Sudbury MP Viviane Lapointe’s Cedar Street office, approximately 20 rally participants came together downtown Feb. 14 to call for an end to what they call “Israel’s genocide of Palestinians.”
Investigator shares details, timeline in search for Michael Vagnini

Investigator shares details, timeline in search for Michael Vagnini

An aspect of the case that surprised Det. Staff-Sgt Barry Ornella is the grassroots public effort to join the search for the missing Ward 2 city councillor
Private searchers consult psychics to find missing councillor

Private searchers consult psychics to find missing councillor

‘We’re running out of time,’ says Bob Johnston, former mayoral candidate and friend to missing Ward 2 Coun. Michael Vagnini
Video: Vigil for missing councillor ‘a beacon to light his way’

Video: Vigil for missing councillor ‘a beacon to light his way’

‘Never lose faith’: Ward 2 Coun. Michael Vagnini has been missing since Jan. 27, and the community gathered during the Walden Winter Carnival’s opening to support his friends and family
NDP leader says ‘lives will be lost’ without consumption site

NDP leader says ‘lives will be lost’ without consumption site

At a press conference Feb. 1, provincial NDP leader Marit Stiles told media the province needs to fund The Spot,  and ‘they should be doing it now’
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