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Mayor Brian Bigger invites residents to come together to share inspiration, support and hope during these unprecedented times.

Be inspired by creative inventions, adaptive solutions and the generous donations of local business, industry, individuals and groups.

Help others with ideas and offers of donations, volunteer hours or retooling.

Feel good with photos, videos and feelings during this time of physical distancing.

Reach out and get answers during these unusual times.

Stay safe. Stay informed. Stay positive. We’ll get through this together. #greatertogether

Mayor Brian Bigger invites residents to come together to share inspiration, support and hope during these unprecedented times.

Be inspired by creative inventions, adaptive solutions and the generous donations of local business, industry, individuals and groups.

Help others with ideas and offers of donations, volunteer hours or retooling.

Feel good with photos, videos and feelings during this time of physical distancing.

Reach out and get answers during these unusual times.

Stay safe. Stay informed. Stay positive. We’ll get through this together. #greatertogether

  • Science North welcomes back visitors

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    19 days ago

    It was a step towards normalcy Saturday as Science North reopened its doors to the public and visitors got to explore and learn once again.

    "Science North closed to the public at the end of the day on March the 13th and ever since that day, we've been planning our reopening," said Science Director Julie Moskaylk. Read more.

  • FedNor providing $600,000 to create more jobs for Greater Sudbury youth

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    19 days ago

    The Government of Canada made a funding announcement of $600,000 to expand entrepreneurial opportunities and create more jobs for Sudbury youth.

    Increased opportunities for young people who are interested in developing entrepreneurial skills or gaining on-the-job work experience is critical to building a strong, diverse, inclusive and innovative economy in Northern Ontario, says Sudbury MP Paul Lefebvre. Read more.

  • Cambrian offering free non-credit courses during pandemic

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    19 days ago

    Cambrian College is offering free, non-credit course modules to the public, calling the move “a way to thank and support the community during the current pandemic.” Read more.

  • Real estate: Sudbury had province’s most prominent seller’s market in June

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    19 days ago

    The Sudbury region is among the top three regions in Ontario with the highest rate of home sales growth in June, according to a study by real estate website and brokerage Zoocasa. Read more.

  • Cheers! We the Bury bottle drive raises $8K for NOFCC

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    19 days ago

    The most recent We the Bury bottle drive has raised more than $8,000 for the Northern Ontario Families of Children with Cancer (NOFCC). Read more.

  • First virtual NHL vs Docs event raises $78.9K for NEO Kids

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    about 1 month ago

    More than 230 people tuned in to watch local celebrities face off (virtually) against NHL players in the first virtual NHL vs Sudbury hockey skills competition on June 23.

    Sudburians, including a few NEO Kids, the "You Know What I'm saying Tricks" guy Ryan Pawlowski, Greater Sudbury Police Chief Paul Pedersen and the head of mines technical services for Vale's North Atlantic operations Gilbert Lamarche went head-to-head in a puck-flipping skills challenge against NHL players including Nick Foligno, Marcus Foligno, Tyler Bertuzzi, Seth Jones, Cam Atkinson, Boone Jenner and Zach Werenski. Read more.

  • Glencore's Sudbury operations supports St. Joseph's Villa, Villa St. Gabriel Villa

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    about 1 month ago

    Earlier this month, Charron approached Glencore to ask if it could either donate personal protective equipment or provide funding to St. Joseph’s Villa and Villa St. Gabriel Villa to purchase of PPE.

    Glencore donated $10,000 to buy personal protective equipment at St. Joseph’s and Villa St. Gabriel. Read more.

  • Sudbury apparel-maker keeping industry faces covered

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    about 1 month ago

    For a company that made its name outfitting women with protective workwear, it only made sense that, when the pandemic landed in Northern Ontario, Sudbury's Covergalls would find a role in helping protect people from the novel coronavirus.

    “Our whole focus has been making sure people are properly, comfortably outfitted in protective gear,” said company founder Alicia Woods, creator of the coverall that’s specially designed for a woman’s body. Read more

  • Sudbury-based invention could change golf around the world

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    2 months ago

    With people around the world trying to figure out how resume doing the things they love, a Sudbury, Ont. company has found a way to get golfers safely back on the links.

    Marc Benoit, owner Lively-based A10 Fabrication, has invented an innovative golf ball retriever he has dubbed, 'Hole Out.'

    Hole Out is a touchless ball retriever that is inserted into the bottom of the flagpole. It has metal hooks on the top (covered in shrink wrap to avoid scratching putters) attached to a thin pipe that connects to a circular plate on the bottom that goes into the hole.

    To retrieve their ball, golfers lift the hooks with their putter, and it pops out. Read more.

  • Sudbury Steam revamps mask campaign to support local non-profits

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    2 months ago

    What started as a side-job to fill a community need has become so much more for Sudbury Steam Cleaners, inspiring the family-run organization to revamp its mask campaign to provide direct funding to local non-profits.

    A little more than two months ago, the Nickel-city based laundry and dry cleaning organization began manufacturing masks with the promise that for every mask purchased, another would be donated. It was an overwhelming success. Read more.