Sudbury’s host for almost 70 yearsSudbury’s largest hall had a modest
beginning in the heart of the city’s Italian community almost 70
years ago.On May 18, 1947, members of Sudbury’s
Italian community, including Luigi Battaino and Antonio Buttazzoni,
met at the Ryan Community Club in the city’s west end, and decided
to form their own association, as other communities in the outlying
region had already done.The proposed name for the association
was Fratellanza Italiana di Sudbury, or the Italian Brotherhood of
The province is
considering an expansion of the spring black bear hunt pilot it introduced in
2014.On Oct. 30, the
Ontario government announced it was expanding the pilot “to gather further
information to assess concerns voiced by Northern communities about human-bear
conflicts, and to support...
Sault Ste. Marie
will host the Northern Ontario Tourism Summit in November.The second annual
tourism summit will take place Nov. 16 to 18 at the Quattro Hotel and Conference Centre. The event is a partnership between Tourism Northern Ontario
and Nature and Outdoors Tourism Ontario.The three-day ...
More than 20 years ago, Nadene and
Jordy McBride decided to create a back-to-nature retreat that was a
little off-the-beaten path.Located 45 minutes from Kenora and
three hours from Winnipeg, Minaki Yurt Adventures sprang out of the
couple’s involvement in a not-for-profit group maintaining a t...
A money-losing museum in Kirkland Lake
has found new purpose as a state-of-the-art convention centre.Hockey Heritage North is experiencing a
rebirth as a popular community gathering place for social, training
and corporate events.The 17,000-square-foot facility opened
in 2006 as a government-su...