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Michael Atkins

OPINION: If a tree falls in a forest and no one…

OPINION: If a tree falls in a forest and no one…

Journalism is not dead, but its power and centrality are under attack.
The existential question for the New Year

The existential question for the New Year

This year, let's connect with our babies, look our friends in the eye, and think before we tweet.
Sudbury city council and chamber remind me of growing up

Sudbury city council and chamber remind me of growing up

Better direction needed on Sudbury casino decision
A few small lessons on the road to northern sustainability

A few small lessons on the road to northern sustainability

Whatever transpires, you cannot move forward without the grit, courage, determination and brilliance we encountered in a few short days on the Temiskaming Shores.
On the matter of fairness, taxes and emotion

On the matter of fairness, taxes and emotion

The government has no case on the matter of leaving capital in a small business and making diversified investments.
On the road north of Superior

On the road north of Superior

Like almost all our small Northern Ontario towns, there is spirit
Dystopia and the temper of our times

Dystopia and the temper of our times

The prospect of being without work in addition to this general malaise of world-weariness causes people to look for radical solutions.
Sudbury to make generational infrastructure decision

Sudbury to make generational infrastructure decision

Northern Ontario cities are small. A multimillion-dollar decision of any kind can have disproportionate impact on public and private interests.
It didn’t look this promising 50 years ago. Happy birthday!

It didn’t look this promising 50 years ago. Happy birthday!

That said, we have created our own unique and respected space in this world and we should be immensely proud.
A generation that knew how to live without Pokémon

A generation that knew how to live without Pokémon

When a family member dies we think about their time, their passions, their losses, their achievements, their disappointments, their legacy.