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Darren MacDonald

Darren MacDonald

Darren MacDonald covers city hall, politics and provincial affairs for Northern Life and Sudbury.com. Follow him on Twitter @DarrenMacD. He can be reached by email at dmacdonald@sudbury.com.

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Fixing local roads: pay more or expect less

Fixing local roads: pay more or expect less

Province wants to know by 2024 how the city will fund the $3.1B infrastructure gap
City may borrow $25-$30M to complete Lorne Street repairs

City may borrow $25-$30M to complete Lorne Street repairs

Unanimously support business case; final decision will be made during 2020 budget process
City may boost snow removal spending as deficit balloons into the millions

City may boost snow removal spending as deficit balloons into the millions

Climate change possible culprit: After consecutive years of heavy snow and freezing rain, it may be time to boost the budget
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> It's official! First cannabis store in Northern Ontario opens 4/20

BEYOND LOCAL: It's official! First cannabis store in Northern Ontario opens 4/20

Canna Cabana owner confirms they have license, will open 9 a.m. Saturday 
It's official! First cannabis store in Sudbury opens 4/20

It's official! First cannabis store in Sudbury opens 4/20

Canna Cabana owner confirms they have license, will open 9 a.m. Saturday 
It's official! First cannabis store in northern Ontario opens 4/20

It's official! First cannabis store in northern Ontario opens 4/20

Canna Cabana owner confirms they have license, will open 9 a.m. Saturday 
It's official! First cannabis store in Sudbury opens 4/20

It's official! First cannabis store in Sudbury opens 4/20

Canna Cabana owner confirms they have license, will open 9 a.m. Saturday 
It's official! First cannabis store in Sudbury opens 4/20

It's official! First cannabis store in Sudbury opens 4/20

Canna Cabana owner confirms they have license, will open 9 a.m. Saturday 
Paramedics may soon provide homecare to terminal patients

Paramedics may soon provide homecare to terminal patients

Move would allow people to die at home, and ease burden on emergency departments
Sudbury pot store owners fined $12,500 for not opening April 1

Sudbury pot store owners fined $12,500 for not opening April 1

Anton Lucic, Saturnius partners penalized $12,500, will lose $50K if they don't open by end of the month