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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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Downtown security: Councillors agree to add two bylaw officers to downtown core

Downtown security: Councillors agree to add two bylaw officers to downtown core

Pilot project focused on area around transit terminal, in hopes of improving security
City finalizes purchase of strip of land for Maley Drive extension

City finalizes purchase of strip of land for Maley Drive extension

Councillors to formally approve transaction this week
Property tax hike sits at 3.4% as councillors grind through budget process

Property tax hike sits at 3.4% as councillors grind through budget process

If Greater Sudbury Police agree to a budget change, increase would dip to 3.22%
City jobless rate dips to 5.9% in November

City jobless rate dips to 5.9% in November

Shrinking number of people looking for work offsets minor job losses
You spin me: First roundabout in Sudbury's history opens today

You spin me: First roundabout in Sudbury's history opens today

Located at entrance of Collège Boréal, it's the first of three to open as part of Maley extension
Greater Sudbury's first roundabout opens today

Greater Sudbury's first roundabout opens today

Located at entrance of Collège Boréal, it's the first of three to open as part of Maley extension
You spin me: Sudbury's first roundabout in city's history to open Monday

You spin me: Sudbury's first roundabout in city's history to open Monday

Located at entrance of Collège Boréal, it's the first of three to open as part of Maley extension
FOI requester insists Sudbury selling or giving away animals for research experiments

FOI requester insists Sudbury selling or giving away animals for research experiments

But when she appeals to privacy commission, adjudicator tells her she can't insist on seeing records that don't exist
Sudbury council to consider holding meetings in the afternoon rather than at night

Sudbury council to consider holding meetings in the afternoon rather than at night

Motion would see 6 p.m. start moved to 2 p.m.
FOI requester insists city selling or giving away animals for research experiments

FOI requester insists city selling or giving away animals for research experiments

But when she appeals to privacy commission, adjudicator tells her she can't insist on seeing records that don't exist