MNR Fighting Forest Fire in Levack

Thursday, July 19: As of 3:45 p.m. on Thursday, July 19, crews from Greater Sudbury Fire Services fire stations in Levack and Chelmsford have been battling a forest fire behind the Coleman Mine, near Seal Lake Road in Levack. The fire is known as “Sudbury 83.” The Ministry of Natural Resources CL415 waterbombers are also flying…

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Tips to Avoid Ticks

Ticks used to be something we didn’t have to worry about here in Northern Ontario, but with climate change, they have been slowly coming our way. Although uncommon, ticks have tested positive for Lyme disease in the Greater Sudbury area, and as a result, outdoors people should be aware of the risks associated during tick…

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How to Curb Summer Learning Loss

BY KYLEEN GRAY Summer is near! But alas, so are the dangers of summer learning loss. Yes, this is a real thing’ Statistics point to summer learning loss as most problematic in the areas of literacy, mathematics and physical activity. How can you bridge the gap for your kids this summer? Read on for some…

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