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Arron Pickard

Arron Pickard

Arron Pickard is the news editor for Northern Life. He also covers general interest news for Sudbury.com. Follow him on Twitter @arronpickard. He can be reached by email at apickard@sudbury.com.

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Recent Work by Arron

Use of resources: Police responding to thousands of alarm calls that turn out to be false

Use of resources: Police responding to thousands of alarm calls that turn out to be false

GSPS reviewing false alarm response system after review shows 97% are false, says Chief Paul Pedersen
Sudbury lawyer appointed vice-chair of police board

Sudbury lawyer appointed vice-chair of police board

Lise Poratto-Mason brings 'vast and varied experience' to the table, says board chair
PSW shortage pushing workers 'to the brink'

PSW shortage pushing workers 'to the brink'

New report lists recommendations to address the current crisis
Greater Sudbury Police officers file 121 reports of use of force in 2019

Greater Sudbury Police officers file 121 reports of use of force in 2019

In 52 incidents, police drew, pointed or discharged their firearms: Report
Defence seeks change in venue for Robert Steven Wright's murder trial

Defence seeks change in venue for Robert Steven Wright's murder trial

Wright was arrested Dec. 11, 2018, at North Bay Regional Health Centre, where he worked as a laboratory technician
David Case, Celine Loyer learn verdict in sexual assault trial March 5

David Case, Celine Loyer learn verdict in sexual assault trial March 5

Former track coach also awaiting verdict in separate sexual assault trial
Defence seeks change in venue for Robert Steven Wright's murder trial

Defence seeks change in venue for Robert Steven Wright's murder trial

A date will be set Feb. 21 for that application to be heard
Six weeks after deadly New Year's Day crash OPP still have not released any information

Six weeks after deadly New Year's Day crash OPP still have not released any information

It's been almost a month since Osagie children laid to rest, OPP say they have no information to release
<updated>Video: </updated>Cold-shmold, Finlandia's Trail Trekkers won't let a northern winter stop them

Video: Cold-shmold, Finlandia's Trail Trekkers won't let a northern winter stop them

Program aims to engage seniors in physical activity and provide education
Sudbury doctor facing child porn charges going to trial in June

Sudbury doctor facing child porn charges going to trial in June

Ian MacDonald's trial will take place over two weeks