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Walden Lions Club Rain Barrel Sale...need 6 more Orders to reach 50!


The Walden Lions Club have 44 Rain Barrels ordered  but we would like to reach our minimum of 50 by the end of this week.

If you know of anyone who would be interested in purchasing a Rain Barrel please tell them to do it asap


Thank you


Walden Lions Club




KICX for Kids Radiothon.pdf

Knights Of Valour...One Night Only, May 30th 7-9pm at Anderson Farm Museum!

– The ANDERSON FARM MUSEUM will be the setting of the most extreme sport in history “FULL CONTACT JOUSTING.” 

The Knights of Valour present “Warriors Through Time”, a two hour event of epic proportion. Watch and enjoy as you are entertained by exhibitions of horsemanship and live steel combat. Demonstrations include bare back riding as was done in battle by Alexander the Great, the Roman chariot, Glorious Birds of Prey presented by the Canadian Raptor Conservancy, and Gladiator combat, see two fighters battle for your cheers. The climax of the evening will be a full contact heavy armour jousting tournament. Watch as some of North America’s best full contact jousters compete for the title of champion.


All events are emceed by World Champion jouster and host of History Television’s “Full Metal Jousting,” Shane Adams, Knights of Valour Captain and owner. Before or after the show feel free to visit our gift shop for souvenirs which can be autographed by the competitors and demonstrators.

Don’t miss this incredible show and competition, one night only at:

7pm - 9pm – Friday, May 30th
Doors Open at 6:00pm for seating

Please be Advised this a open field and a bring your own chair policy will be in effect.
GENERAL ADMISSION - $15.00 per person, 
CHILDREN ages 4-10 are $10.00 
And “lap” children 3 years and under are free, 

There are no Advance tickets for this event. Tickets are at the gate only on the evening at gate opening about 6pm.


*** Most horses of the Knights of Valour are rescued draft horses. 
*** All jousting at this event is real; unchoreographed, and done by trained professional athletes. 



Click here to view Joust Sudbury 

Derek Young

Account Executive - True North Mobile

Freelance event management, sponsorship, print and mobile advertising




Member Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce

2011 Young Professionals Association Young Male Professional of the Year



Walden Food Bank

Annual General Meeting

All residents or people havinwelcome to join uWednesday, June 18,201at 7 p.m.

Kinsmen Hall (Boardroom),

15 Kin Dr., Lively

For more information contact

Beverly van der Jagt, President at 705-919-6541

or beverlyvanderjagt@bell.net


Anderson Farm Museum - Educational Tour Information Spring and Summer 2014.pdf



Saturday, May 24th from 12-6pm
at Trinity United Church on 6th Avenue

Fish * Cavendish French Fries
Coleslaw * lemon * tartar sauce

$12.00 per dinner


Call: DOUG @ 692-0608

See you there!


You arecordially invited...

United Way Sudbury and Nipissing Districts’ Board of
Directors and staff cordially invite you to its
Annual General Meeting.
Where: IMAX Theatre, Science North
When: Tuesday May 20, 2014, 5:30 p.m.
Please join us as we review our successes from 2013. During
the event, we will award Community Grants, United Way
Awards, and GenNext Volunteer Awards. There will also be
a special announcement regarding our Annual Campaign.
Please RSVP your attendance today by contacting Melanie
Dionne at office@unitedwaysudbury.com or by telephone
705-560-3330, ext 200.

Plant sale at Chelmsford Valley District Composite School greenhouse May 10 & 17

Chelmsford Valley District Composite School will host its annual greenhouse plant sale on Saturday, May 10, 2014 and Saturday, May 17, 2014 from 9 am to 2 pm. Chelmsford Valley District Composite School is located at 3594 Highway 144 in Chelmsford.

“Residents from across Greater Sudbury will be able to choose from a wide assortment of beautiful hanging baskets, flowers and garden vegetables that have all been grown in our school greenhouse,” said Chelmsford Valley District Composite School Principal Pamela Potvin.

Principal Potvin thanked the many volunteers who work diligently throughout the year to nurture the plants. “This annual event has been held for the past 20 years with all proceeds to fund student bursaries,” she said. “The greenhouse is contributing to the beautification and sustainability of our community and supporting student success.” This past year the Greenhouse also supported “at risk” programs for several students.

In addition to the Saturday sale on May 10th and 17th, the public is welcome to visit the greenhouse and purchase plants every weekday from 9 am until noon.

About the greenhouse
The greenhouse at Chelmsford Valley District Composite School was built 40 years ago in the central courtyard of the school. Teachers and students were involved in the project along with skilled trades. In the past 20 years, a large contingent of community volunteers, mostly seniors, and some staff operate the greenhouse, with great success.

Volunteers tend to the greenhouse each weekday morning and sometimes weekends and holidays. Many people in the community support the venture, not only by purchasing their plants from the greenhouse, but also by providing free pots, planters and many cuttings that are used for transplanting and propagating.

The greenhouse operates year-round with the exception of July and August. Following start-up in September, the propagation of donated plants begins and continues during the winter months. In the early spring, the seeding of annual flowers and vegetables begins.

Watering and fertilizing is ongoing. This yearlong labor of love culminates with the May sales where the community is invited to choose from a wide assortment of healthy plants.
Over the years, the greenhouse has provided a natural classroom for students from Chelmsford Valley District Composite School. Students enjoy the peaceful setting as they help with seeding, watering and general plant care. The greenhouse has also provided a perfect place for science demonstrations on a variety of topics, such as photosynthesis and horticulture.

Students are encouraged to visit the greenhouse, where their questions and inquiries are answered. They often volunteer their services and assist with spring sales. Students also visit the greenhouse on special occasions to purchase plants for family and friends.

Media Contact:

Pamela Potvin, Principal, Chelmsford Valley District Composite School,
Rainbow District School Board, 705-675-0225.








Olympic Homecoming Celebration Postponed

Out of respect for the passing of Councillor Fabio Belli over the weekend, the Olympic Homecoming Celebration scheduled for Tuesday, April 15, 2014, has been postponed.
The City is working with the athletes to find a suitable alternate date.
We thank residents for their understanding and look forward to celebrating our Olympic athletes at the celebration's new date, likely later this spring or early summer.



Remise de la célébration pour les athlètes olympiques locaux

La célébration pour fêter le retour de nos athlètes olympiques qui devait avoir lieu le mardi 15 avril 2014 sera remise, par respect, à l'occasion du décès du conseiller Fabio Belli au cours de la fin de semaine.
La Ville et les athlètes tentent de trouver une autre date qui convient.
Nous remercions les résidents de leur compréhension et nous fêterons nos athlètes olympiques locaux lors d'une autre célébration, soit un peu plus tard au printemps ou au début de l'été.

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Rainbow District School Board’s Strategic Planning Committee Meeting on April 15th

at the new MacLeod Public School on Walford Road


Rainbow District School Board’s Strategic Planning Committee meeting (formerly Policy and Finance Committee) on Tuesday, April 15, 2014 will be held at the new MacLeod Public School.


The public meeting will begin at 5:45 pm and everyone is welcome to attend.


The new MacLeod Public School is located at 23 Walford Road in Sudbury.




Media Contact:


Nicole Charette,

Senior Advisor, Corporate Communications and Strategic Planning,

Rainbow District School Board, 705.674.3171, ext. 7217



Rainbow District School Board Chair Doreen Dewar presented the inaugural Joan Mantle Music Trust Community Award to Sylvia Carscadden during the International Dinner in support of the trust on April 5th, 2014. They were joined by, from left, Scott, Ross and Leslie Mantle, and Bela Ravi, the community representative on the Joan Mantle Music Trust Steering Committee.


Sylvia Carscadden receives inaugural Joan Mantle Music Trust Community Award


Sylvia Carscadden, founder and director of the Kampana Handbells, received the inaugural Joan Mantle Music Trust Community Award on Saturday, April 5, 2014. The award was presented during the International Dinner in support of the Trust.


In accepting the award, Sylvia Carscadden said that music teachers don't always realize the tremendous impact they have on a person's life. “I want to reinforce to teachers the great influence they have on their students,” she said. “Music teachers provided experiences and opportunities that formed my appreciation of quality and the discipline of excellence. But most importantly, they made an extra effort to share what they loved. It has had a lasting impact on my life and I am truly honoured to receive this wonderful award.”


“Sylvia Carscadden shares Joan Mantle’s passion for music education for all ages and we welcomed this opportunity to recognize her significant contribution in the company of her family and friends,” said Ralph McIntosh, Chair of the Joan Mantle Music Trust Steering Committee. “Sylvia has had a positive impact on music in the community, has promoted lifelong music education, and has served as an inspiration to others through her musical contributions and accomplishments.”


Ralph McIntosh thanked the many people who attended the third International Dinner in support of the Joan Mantle Music Trust. He also commended the local individuals, organizations and businesses who donated items for the silent auction. “This event was a tremendous success, raising over $10,000 for the purchase of instruments for students in Rainbow Schools,” he said. “We greatly appreciate everyone’s support.”


About Sylvia Carscadden


Sylvia Carscadden founded the Kampana Handbells in 1975, serving as director until their final concert in December 2013. She spearheaded the only handbell group in northeastern Ontario, one of the few non-church and non-school based handbell groups in the province. An Honorary Fellow of Huntington University, she is a Charter Member of the Ontario Guild of English Handbell Ringers.


The unexpected gift of English handbells from her retired music-teacher mother would be the start of a legacy that would teach music and performance skills to dozens of children, teens and adults for close to four decades. Sylvia Carscadden’s passion for handbells grew into concerts for local audiences in support of many not-for-profit organizations and workshops on chime playing for elementary teachers. In the process, she inspired the creation of handbell/chime choirs in area schools and churches, and launched one of her daughters on a career as a professional handbell soloist and ensemble director.


Sylvia’s first choir was made up of her four children and their friends. While she was a competent pianist, she’d never seen handbells before, let alone played them. So she read and experimented and went to handbell workshops in Canada and the United States to figure out what to do with this uncommon gift.


As the children moved on and she came into her own as a gifted ringer and director, Sylvia - with characteristic enthusiasm and generosity – invited newcomers into successive Kampana choirs. Members honed their music reading skills and gained the self-confidence that comes from performing in public, and being supported by a “can do” attitude.


Over the years, the Kampana Handbells have been guest performers at many concerts in the Sudbury area, including the Bel Canto Chorus, Sudbury Chamber Singers, Heart & Soul Singers, Bell Park Gazebo series, Market Square Festival of Trees, and other city-based events. They have played at school concerts, fundraisers, dinners and meetings.


With her passion for nurturing musical ability in young people, Sylvia Carscadden made a point of inviting young musicians to perform as guests at Kampana concerts, including the Chime Choir from Copper Cliff Public School, which was founded by a former Kampana ringer.  Children were always admitted free of charge and were encouraged to ring the bells and chimes after the concert.


The Kampana Handbells regularly entered the Sudbury Kiwanis Festival.  Their involvement prompted the creation of a new category at this annual celebration of music, which provided an opportunity for more children and youth to be exposed to the unique sound of handbells. The Kampana Handbell choirs have also released two CDs.


As director of the group, as in the rest of her life, Sylvia was generous with her time, her spirit, and her resources. Her passion for music meant that she had high standards for her ringers. Her flexible, inclusive and supportive approach inspired the ringers to always do their best so they could hear Sylvia say, “Oh, that was so good! I’m so proud of you!”


About the Joan Mantle Music Trust


The Joan Mantle Music Trust was established in the fall of 2008 to help refresh, modernize and revitalize school music programs in the Rainbow District School Board. The Trust allocates funding for musical instruments and equipment to selected schools on a rotating basis. The Trust also accepts the donation of new and used musical instruments and allocates them to schools in need. This ensures that there is an ongoing improvement in the condition of musical equipment throughout the Board, allowing for students to achieve more in their musical studies together.




Media Contact:

Nicole Charette, Senior Advisor,

Corporate Communications and Strategic Planning,

Rainbow District School Board, 705-674-3171, ext. 7217











Residents are invited to join the City of Greater Sudbury for a community celebration to welcome home and congratulate local Olympic athletes who represented Canada at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.

Join us on Tuesday, April 15, in the outdoor courtyard of Tom Davies Square, 200 Brady Street, Sudbury, to celebrate local Olympians Rebecca Johnston, Meagan Duhamel, Devon Kershaw and Chris Del Bosco. The community celebration and barbecue will start at 11:00 a.m.



Les résidents sont invités à se joindre à la Ville du Grand Sudbury lors d'une célébration communautaire pour fêter le retour de nos athlètes olympiques locaux et les féliciter pour avoir représenté le Grand Sudbury et l'ensemble du Canada aux Jeux olympiques d'hiver de 2014 à Sotchi.

Soyez des nôtres le mardi 15 avril 2014 dans la cour extérieure de la Place Tom Davies au 200, rue Brady, Sudbury, et célébrons Rebecca Johnston, Meagan Duhamel, Devon Kershaw et Chris Del Bosco. La célébration communautaire et le barbecue débuteront à 11 h.

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Extravaganza at Meadowbrook Retirement Community April 25, 26!

With proceeds being donated to MAISON VALE HOSPICE. We’re Kicking-off the Friday evening 7-10pm with a WINE & CHEESE PARTY, VINTAGE FASHION SHOW AND ANTIQUE SALE. Advance Tickets for Friday evening are $15.

The ANTIQUE SALE CONTINUES Saturday 10am-4pm. General Admission $5 at the door. There will also be a “La Tea Dah” TEA ROOM on-site Saturday and a Silent Auction.

Multiple dealers from the Greater Sudbury Area in addition to Sault Ste Marie and Batchawana Bay will be offering a wide variety of antiques, uniques and collectibles. Vintage items including clothing, jewelry, buttons, furniture, props and depression glass. VERY Interesting finds for collectors at great prices.

For further info contact Lori 705-920-0149


Spring Events at the Italian Club of Copper Cliff

Fundraiser Night

Saturday March 29th 5:30pm

Fettuccine and Meatballs $15.00

Egg Decorating Day-With Crescia Competition

Sunday April 13th

Egg Decorating at 11am

Brunch at Noon $12.00

Mother’s Day Brunch

Sunday May 11th

Brunch at Noon $12.00

Members Over 80 Year’s Supper Recognition

Thursday May 29th 5:30pm

During our Thursday Night Buffet

Father’s Day Supper

Sunday June 15th 5:30pm

Gnocchi & Meatballs $15.00



Invitation to GSPL Open House, new Central Library, Archives and Heritage Museum Complex March 20 4-7pm

Earlier this week you received an email from us requesting you to fill out an online survey regarding a new Central Library, Archives and Heritage Museum Complex. We are currently in the process of gathering feedback from the community regarding this new downtown library and greatly appreciate your participation, as one of our key stakeholders.

At this time we would like to invite you to an open house at the Main Library on Thursday, March 20 from 4 PM to 7 PM to meet with the consultants to discuss the new library complex. Behind the scenes tours will also be provided for anyone interested in seeing the inner workings of the library. You are welcome to attend and are encouraged to bring others who may be interested in participating in this event.

We are hoping to receive all completed online surveys by March 18. Thanks again for helping us continue to understand and meet the needs of our community.


Claire Zuliani
Manager, Libraries and Heritage Resources
Greater Sudbury Public Library
74 MacKenzie Street
Sudbury, ON P3C 4X8
(705) 673-1155 ext 4756
(705) 673-6145 (fax)



Penage Rd. Community Centre
Annual General Meeting
April 3
7 PM

Penage Rd. Community Centre
969 Regional Rd. 10

Review of 2013 activities, projects
Election of Officers

Everyone welcome

For information, call Russ 866-5656


Gennext Volunteer Awards Form - EN2014.pdf

Meadowbrook Retirement Community

18 Jacobson Drive, Lively

Is hosting a Fundraiser


…With proceeds being donated to


April 25th & 26th

We’re Kicking-off the Friday evening 7-10pm with a WINE & CHEESE PARTY, VINTAGE FASHION SHOW AND ANTIQUE SALE. Advance Tickets for Friday evening are $15.

The ANTIQUE SALE CONTINUES Saturday 10am-4pm. General Admission $5 at the door. There will also be a "La Tea Dah" TEA ROOM on-site Saturday and a Silent Auction.

Multiple dealers from the Greater Sudbury Area in addition to Sault Ste Marie and Batchawana Bay will be offering a wide variety of antiques, uniques and collectibles. Vintage items including clothing, jewelry, buttons, furniture, props and depression glass. VERY Interesting finds for collectors at great prices.

For further info contact Lori 705-920-0149


Fairbank Camp Owners Assoc. Spring Newsletter

New Date: Vale Living with Lakes Presentation- April 1st

Hello Everyone,

On behalf of the Vale Living with Lakes Centre, you may be interested in this upcoming presentation.

Diane Orihel of the University of Alberta will be at Laurentian on April 1st and she will be giving a talk at the Living with Lakes Centre at 7pm in LL102.

The title of her talk will be:

The Role of Iron in Suppressing Internal Phosphorus Loading and Toxic Cyanobacterial Blooms in Freshwater Lakes

If you don't know her work you may be familiar with her name because of her activism for the ELA (http://www.nature.com/news/ecology-lady-of-the-lakes-1.14043)

Please mark you calendars and plan to attend if you can.

LanaNew Date: Vale Living with Lakes Presentation- April 1st
Hello Everyone,

On behalf of the Vale Living with Lakes Centre, you may be interested in this upcoming presentation.

Diane Orihel of the University of Alberta will be at Laurentian on April 1st and she will be giving a talk at the Living with Lakes Centre at 7pm in LL102.

The title of her talk will be:

The Role of Iron in Suppressing Internal Phosphorus Loading and Toxic Cyanobacterial Blooms in Freshwater Lakes

If you don't know her work you may be familiar with her name because of her activism for the ELA (http://www.nature.com/news/ecology-lady-of-the-lakes-1.14043)

Please mark you calendars and plan to attend if you can.




Upcoming Events


Trinity United Church



8:30am – 4:30pm

COST $5.00

Ages 4–12yrs

Trinity United Church

6th Ave. Lively

Please register by Wed. March 5





11:30am – 1:30pm


Tickets available at the door

Trinity United Church,

6th Ave. Lively



Cost $15.00

Doors open at 5pm

Dinner at 5:30pm

Trinity United Church


For Tickets call Barb 705-692-0503

Matinee Theatre

Sunday, April 6th

2 pm

Free Will Offering

Trinity United Church



Trinity United Church

6th Ave. Lively

All are Welcome
















Free-will Offering

IODE Elizabeth Fry Chapter

February 9th, 2014

To whom it may concern:

The IODE, Elizabeth Fry Chapter of Sudbury expects to be in a position to distribute funds to Charity

groups/Volunteer Organizations within the jurisdiction of the City of Greater Sudbury in the fall of 2014.

For those who do not know, our organization raises funds by holding an Annual House Tour each

September. The funds raised are then allocated to a variety of community organizations annually.

Generally, we pay for items and do not give cash.

Please consider this letter as a call for funding proposals for the 2014 budget year to those groups who rely

on donations to serve an identified area of need in our community.

The submission deadline is: Friday, March 7, 2014

A complete proposal will contain the following:

1. A one page letter with a brief description of your organization and its goals. Include your financial need at

that time and list other funding sources that your organization has.

2. A quote for the cost of the item you require. (For example: Food bank may need freezers. Acquire a quote

from a local retailer.)

3. The proposal must include contact information including full mailing address, phone number, e-mail

address and website if your organization has one.

4. If your organization has received assistance from IODE in the past 5 years, please provide brief details as

to what the assistance was, when the assistance occurred and how it has benefited the organization and


5. Prepare 10 copies of the two page proposal (letter plus quote) and mail to the person named below.

There is no benefit to a lengthy package.

You will be contacted should we wish to have a brief presentation.

Shirley O'Neil

President, IODE, Elizabeth Fry Chapter

705 897-5423

1713 Carol Street, Val Caron, ON P3N 1H1


All Dressed Up! is now collecting donations of clean, gently-used, formal dresses for the 2014 prom season.


Now in its fifth year of operation, All Dressed Up! is a community program, that gives previously-loved formal dresses to high school girls who need them…just in time for prom! All Dressed Up! operates in partnership with the Sudbury & District Health Unit and is supported by the Centre de santé communautaire du Grand Sudbury.


The cost of attending high school prom is becoming more and more expensive.  For many girls in our community, finding that perfect, yet affordable dress is not easy. All Dressed Up! would like to help.  Our program collects donated formal dresses (10 years old or younger) throughout the year and then distributes them – free of charge – to girls in need.


Donations can be made at the Sudbury & District Health Unit, 1300 Paris Street, Monday-Friday, 8:30am-4:30pm. For more information about the All Dressed Up! program, send us an email at alldressedupsudbury@hotmail.ca or visit us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/pages/All-Dressed-Up-Sudbury/153591738150251?ref=profile. You can also follow us on Twitter @DressedUpSdbry


Please share widely with your colleagues, friends and family.   Your help to "get the word out" is much appreciated.



Thank you for your support.  


Stephanie Lefebvre and Shawna Brydges Martin
Co-founders, All Dressed Up!
Follow us on Twitter, @DressedUpSdbry
Find us on Facebook at All Dressed Up Sudbury


Lo-Ellen Park Secondary School celebrates 50th anniversary reunion July 11 and 12


Are you a current or former student of Lo-Ellen Park Secondary School?


Mark your calendar - Lo-Ellen Park Secondary School in Sudbury will celebrate its 50th anniversary on July 11 and 12, 2014.


Over the years, thousands of students have graduated from Lo-Ellen Park Secondary School and gone on to fulfill their aspirations in business, in education, in health care, in sports, in the arts, in the trades, in the home, in the community and beyond.


“Students and staff, past and present, can all be very proud for having been part of Lo-Ellen Park Secondary School’s diverse and dynamic history,” says Principal Craig Runciman. “The organizing committee invites everyone to join us this July as we mark a milestone.”


Lo-Ellen Park Secondary School provides young people with exceptional educational opportunities in modern facilities with state-of-the-art technology. A strong knowledge base, critical thinking skills, productive work habits and employability skills are emphasized in all subject areas.


Lo-Ellen Park Secondary School is also home to the International Baccalaureate (IB) Program and Specialist High Skills Majors (SHSM) in the Environment and Construction.


“Building on its rich history, Lo-Ellen Park continues to evolve, ensuring that students are successful in learning and life,” says Principal Runciman. “Our reunion will provide the perfect opportunity to reminisce about the past, reflect on the present and rejoice in the future.”


For more information about the Lo-Ellen Park Secondary School 50th anniversary reunion, visit Lo-Ellen.rainbowschools.ca and click on “alumni” or call 705-522-2320.




Media Contact:


Craig Runciman, Principal, Lo-Ellen Park Secondary School,

Rainbow District School Board, 705-522-2320.



Ministry of Citizenship
and Immigration
6th Floor
400 University Avenue
Toronto ON M7A 2R9
Tel.: (416) 325-6200
Fax: (416)325-6195
November, 2013

Dear friends,
I am pleased to invite your organization to participate in the 2014 Volunteer Service Awards
program. The VSA ceremonies have become a long-standing tradition in Ontario.
Volunteering is the most fundamental act of citizenship in our society. Every day thousands of
Ontarians of all ages voluntarily give their time and talent to thousands of community organizations.
By caring and contributing their time, volunteers help hold our communities together . .
The VSA program recognize~ volunteers from all sectors for their continuous years of service in a
community organization. It provides a way for your organization and the Ontario government to
thank them in a meaningful way.
Once again, in recognition of the important role our youth play currently and in the future of
volunteering, each organization may nominate up to 9 volunteers, 3 of whom must be youth. If all
your nominees are adults, the number you may nominate remains at 6.
Please take this opportunity to nominate your volunteers and feel free to share this letter with other
organizations that may be interested in recognizing their volunteers at a VSA ceremony. By
submitting your nominations you can help ensure that your volunteers receive the recognition they
Nomination forms and program information are available on the Ministry of Citizenship and
Immigration website at www.ontario.ca/honoursandawards
You may also contact the Ontario Honours and Awards Secretariat by phone at:
416-314-7526 or 1-877-832-8622; by TTY at 416-327-2391; or' by fax at 416-314-7743
The deadline date for submissions is January 25 of each year, but you may submit nomination
forms at any time. Nominations received after the deadline will be considered for the following year.
I look forward to celebrating the achievements of Ontario's volunteers.
Michael Coteau


Walden Today...Deadlines for 2014!


Happy New Year to all. Hope you had a restful holiday season and are managing to keep warm! Please see attached list for our deadline dates for this year. If you have received it before, just ignore it, there have been no changes.


Since we did not print a January edition, we will be printing February a bit earlier. Deadline for the February edition is January 15. Please also send in any community news items you may have for late January and all of February.


Note to schools – we will try to print as many photos as possible but are limited by what we can afford to publish. Please continue to label them in order of your preference, ie 1, 2, etc and I will try to accommodate your wishes. If you have a large description, that takes away from the available photo space so it is better if the description is shorter. If you send a photo of many people, and I only have a small space, it doesn’t show well, so sometimes these are difficult to place. We are very limited with access to colour pages (they cost more) so don’t be disappointed if the pictures are printed in black and white. Also, please do not send any photo files that are larger than 8 MB. If you have something larger than 8 MB, we will make arrangements for you to upload them to our Dropbox location.


Looking forward to seeing everyone’s February submissions! Thanks to those early birds who have already submitted.




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Good morning:


We would like to invite you and your organization to attend a special End of Life Public Forum, Thursday, January 9th, 2014, 5:30 p.m. at the Steelworkers Hall on Brady Street. It is our goal to encourage a public dialogue about end-of-life care so that people can make wise, informed care plans well in advance of a personal crisis. We believe this public forum will provide an excellent opportunity to have this important conversation.


The public forum will feature two keynote speakers of national prominence:

·       Dr. Brian Goldman, ED Physician at Mount Sinai Hospital and host of CBC Radio’s “White Coat, Black Art” – Listen to his show here!

·       Dr. Harvey Chochinov, Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Manitoba, Director of the Manitoba Palliative Care Research Unit, CancerCare Manitoba, and holder of the only Canada Research Chair in Palliative Care – Learn more about Dr. Chochinov here.


In order to inform the general public about the many services available to them in our community, we are welcoming you to purchase a table at the summit to showcase/sell your products or services.


If you are interested in purchasing a table, please fill out the attached form and send it to Briana Fram, Communications Coordinator, Health Sciences North at bfram@hsnsudbury.ca. A second public forum, which will serve as a “how-to” guide for end-of-life planning, will be held on February 6th.  A discount will be offered to organizations that attend both events. The price to attend the events are as follows:



·       January 9th = $50

·       January 9th & February 6th = $75



·       January 9th = $200

·       January 9th & February 6th = $300


The exhibitor booth includes a 6’ table, table cloth (white) and two chairs.

The deadline for reservation is December 20, 2013. All payments must be received by January 9, 2014.


You may also consider purchasing an advertisement in the event program.  Details of the advertisement rates are attached.

Thank you for your consideration and I look forward to hearing from you.



Briana Fram

Communications Coordinator  | Coordonnatrice des communications

Ramsey Lake Health Centre | Centre de santé du lac Ramsey
Health Sciences North | Horizon Santé-Nord

41, chemin du lac Ramsey Lake Road, Sudbury, ON P3E 5J1

Tel | Tél. : 705.523.7100 ext 4113

Fax | Téléc. :705.523.7112



Good Food Box looking for Volunteers

...For Good Food Box - Bin Washing Day, Dec.17th!


Volunteers are needed to help at the Good Food Box- Bin Washing Day, Tuesday, December 17th from 9:00am-11:00am at Christ the King Church, 30 Beech St. 


Volunteers will be:

·         on their feet for up to two hours

·         lifting and moving bins

·         washing bins with a disinfectant/detergent

·         lifting and moving tables

·         helping with any other duties related to setting up hall for packing day

·         mopping or sweeping


Please pass this information along to interested volunteers.


Thank you.


Renée Roth

Good Food Box Coordinator/

Coordinatrice de la Boîte de Bonne Bouffe


705-675-3894 x. 209





Block 3: Register Now for Adult Education at Sudbury Secondary School


Rainbow District School Board offers FREE credit courses during the day to any adults 18 years of age and older who have been out of high school for at least one semester. Adults can earn two high school credits in approximately six weeks.


To register, visit the Adult Education Centre at Sudbury Secondary School’s Davidson Street entrance weekdays from 9 am to 11:30 am and 1:30 pm to 3 pm until Friday, December 13, 2013.


When registering, students should bring a copy of their transcript from the last high school attended as well as a birth certificate and health card.


The Adult Education Centre offers adult day classes leading to completion of a high school diploma.


Block 3 of adult day classes will begin Monday, January 6, 2014 and continue until Tuesday, February 25, 2014. A total of five blocks of six-week long classes will be offered throughout the school year.


For more information, visit the Adult Education Centre at Sudbury Secondary School’s Davidson Street Entrance, call 705-675-5481 or visit rainbowschools.ca.



Seeking Métis youth interested in attending engagement session

The Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) has limited funding to support Métis youth participation a workshop entitled Métis Youth Ready to Work: Transitions to the Labour Market from January 18-19.

If you are a Métis youth (18-29) interested in attending, 
please click here to view and download an expression of interest form.

Forms are to be returned to Guylaine Morin-Cleroux at
 guylainem@metisnation.org by Dec 18, 2013. 

Applications will be reviewed on a first come first serve basis with a consideration given to first time applications and to geographic and gender distribution of applicants.

These two days offer a unique opportunity to connect with Métis history and culture, engage with other Métis youth, and develop new skills and experiences.

If you require more information please contact Guylaine Morin Cleroux at 1-800-263-4889 X 116 or 



Another incident occurred today where a victim received these calls and sent money by Western Union to the suspects in Quebec.

Police urge the public to be cautious of these calls and not send any money. This is the third reported incident in the last week.
Original Release:
Police are reminding the public to be cautious when receiving phone calls from unknown phone numbers claiming to be a relative in trouble.

Sudbury Police have responded to two similar complaints in recent weeks where a male attempted to impersonate a victim’s grandson. The suspect will tell the person that he is in trouble and has been arrested. He will then advise them that a lawyer will be in contact with them for further instructions.

After some time has passed another person impersonating a lawyer will call and give them instructions to take out a large amount of cash with arrangements for it to be handed over. They are told that the cash is to get the relative out of trouble. The person posing as a lawyer claims that the loved one will not have a record and will no longer have to spend time in Jail. The people on the phone come off as convincing and are able to solicit names from their victims.

The public is asked to help educate potential victims as most of the victims are elderly. If anyone is aware of someone that could be vulnerable to this scam please ensure them that no amount of money is needed to be provided in this manner to help their loved one in these circumstances. Also if anyone has been a victim of this type of fraud they are encouraged to call police.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Police at 675-9171 or Crime Stoppers at 222-TIPS, online at www.sudburycrimestoppers.com or by texting TIPSUD and the information to CRIMES (274637).


Door to door Sales Scam


The Greater Sudbury Police and City Bylaw continue to receive calls about extremely aggressive door to door sales tactics by representatives of the Ontario Energy Group. High pressure tactics include:

  • Advising that they work for the City and that you are required to let them into your homes.
  • They will continue to come back until you let them in.
  • That you will be reported if you do not let them in.
  • That there are new building codes and the furnace has to be changed.


None of this is true! You are well within your rights to refuse them entry and to tell them to leave your property immediately. If they fail to leave they can be charged with trespassing.



The Greater Sudbury Police Service has received a number of complaints regarding door-to-door salespeople, most recently in the Hanmer area. The door- to-door solicitors are identifying themselves as surveyors testing furnace efficiency.  They are using high pressure tactics during their canvass.


Residents are reminded to be vigilant with people going door-to-door offering any type of service or claiming to represent a particular company. 


When any salesperson does a cold call at your residence always ask for credentials of the company and identification from the salesperson. 


Unless you have called for a specific service provider, feel free to tell the individuals you are not interested in the services they are offering.  You are also encouraged to call police when you observe suspicious activity in your neighbourhood.


The requirements of door-to-door salespeople are as follows:

ü  Sales people have to have a photo ID license from the City to conduct door to door sales of anything.

ü  Licensed door to door salespeople are required to obtain a Police Clearance to conduct business and cannot be operating before 8 am or after 9 pm.

ü  Ask salespeople for their full company name, location and phone number. Ask them to leave a copy of the sales contract and any other product or warranty information for you to review carefully on your own.

ü  If you find someone conducting door-to-door sales without a license, call 311 and ask for the By-law Department or the Licensing Officer. 

ü  If you are not interested in hearing a sales presentation or purchasing an item, request that the salesperson leave your property and record your address on their “do not solicit” list. If the salesperson refuses to leave your property, call the police immediately.

ü  The fine for conviction of the offence of conducting Door to Door sales without a license can be up to a maximum of $5,000 (By-law 2004-350)

A license is not required for people going door to door asking for charitable donations. 





Email Scam

The Greater Sudbury Police Service is warning the public of an email scam.  The sender of these fraudulent emails poses as the Canada Revenue Agency. 


The email tells the recipient that they are eligible to receive a refund and to click on the link provided.


Over the past few years criminals have used different versions of this email to steal personal and financial information.


Police remind the public to ensure that anti-spam and anti-virus programs are updated, and always think carefully before opening an unsolicited email attachment.


All questions in regards to the validity of any such received email are to be directed to the Canada revenue Agency.

For more information, see



Food For Fines...during December at GSPL!

The Greater Sudbury Public Library is bringing back the popular Food for Fines program for the month of December.  The initiative allows citizens of Sudbury a chance to clear their overdue library fines.  For every two items donated to the Food Bank, the library will delete $5 from outstanding fines up to a maximum of $30.  All food collected will go to the local community Food Bank.


All 13 branches of the Greater Sudbury Public Library are participating, so drop in to the one nearest you.


For more information, please contact Jessica Watts, Coordinator, Outreach, Programs Partnerships at (705 673-1155 ext 4754.


Preparing the Spring/Summer 2014 edition of the Leisure Guide

...We need your updated information before December 1st


Good afternoon,


We have started preparing the Spring/Summer 2014 edition of the Leisure Guide and ask that you review the information for your organization and submit any changes before December 1, 2013


We are looking for the following information;

  • Registration: dates, times, website, contact names and numbers for additional information (for sports organizations)
  • Community Contacts: Name of organization, contact name and phone number
  • Community Events: name and date of event, time, cost, location, contact name and number for additional information
  • Older Adults: Please submit any changes to current information

Please feel free to contact me directly should you have any questions at 705-674-4455 Ext. 2453


Thank you,




Shelley Lalonde

Special Events Officer

City of Greater Sudbury

P: (705) 674-4455 Ext. 2453

F: (705)  671-8145

E: shelley.lalonde@greatersudbury.ca



The Ontario Historical Society
Announces Third Webinar!

For Immediate Release | November 6, 2013 | Willowdale, Ontario

Social Media and Outreach Webinar
The Ontario Historical Society (OHS) is excited to announce the third webinar in its Strengthening Ontario’s Heritage Network series. These webinars provide valuable professional development opportunities on topics directly relevant to Ontario’s heritage sector/community.

On Thursday December 5, 2013 at 11 a.m., award-winning journalist Kim Pittaway (@kimpittaway) will lead "@OntarioHistory: Social Media & Online Communication in Heritage," providing advice and guidance to heritage organisations, museums and associations interested in reaching their audience online. This webinar will provide interactive opportunities for heritage workers, volunteers and groups in Ontario to learn about the tools, services and resources available to them as they plan their social media strategy and engage with followers online.

By the end of this webinar, participants will:
• Feel confident in choosing the appropriate online communication tool for their group or institution, finding their intended online audience, and generating content which will engage and interest their followers.

• Be able to plan social media outreach, develop an online communications policy and seek out best practice examples to follow as they build their online presence.
Registration for this webinar is $10.00 for OHS members, and $15.00 for non-members; visit our website here or email sohn@ontariohistoricalsociety.ca to register now!

The Society will make further announcements about webinars in this series as they approach. Follow the OHS on Twitter (@OntarioHistory), Facebook or check the OHS Bulletin for more information.









12 – 6 PM






CALL BETTY AT 692-5293 BY NOV. 22ND.


Walden Sno Runners

Annual General Membership Meeting

Wed. November 13, 2013

Kinsmen Hall, Lively, 7:00pm

Elections to be held

All are welcome!

And we’re always looking for volunteers 


Walden Sno Runners

25th Anniversary Celebration

November 30, 2013

Lively Golf and Country Club

$25.00 per person

Dinner and Dance

For tickets call Louise Baker 705 866-5301 or Joanne Santi 705 692-0846

Please support our club. 




Breakfast Club at Lively District Secondary School
...Needs More Volunteers

The Breakfast Club has been in operation at Lively District Secondary School for 6 years. We provide a healthy, nutritious breakfast to our high school students. The students enjoy coming into Breakfast Club and I believe that this helps them have a great start to their day!

We have 3 wonderful, senior volunteers from the community that help every Monday and Wednesday. I am looking for more volunteers to help out when they can or to be a spare when a volunteer is away.

If anyone on our LDSS Parent Council or in the community is interested in volunteering to help us with Breakfast Club, please contact me at LDSS.

Lori Paul-Martin
Educational Assistant
Lively District Secondary School


Call for Crafters for 2013 Penage Rd Rendezvous!


Applications for Crafters for the 2013 Penage Road Rendezvous being held November 15, 16, 17, 2013 are being accepted. 


Please call Elaine at 705-866-2918 for an Information Package and more details.




Attention all kids!!  Do you like to sing, play and make friends?

Mark Tuesdays on your calendar and join us this fall as we dig into the musical "Christmas Hang-ups"

We are welcoming kids from grade 2-8 and yes, bring your friends.  We kick off our weekly program Tuesday Sept. 24th, 6:30-8pm at Trinity United Church, 6th Ave. Lively.  Can't wait to see you there!


The whole community gathers at Trinity’s Autumn Turkey Supper for one of the best meals of

the year! This year  it will be on Saturday October 26th.

Tickets are $12, Child (4 – 10) $5, under  4 is free.

Advance tickets are required for all THREE seating’s. 4 pm, 5 pm and 6 pm

 For tickets, call Liz 692-5584 or the church office 692-4683.  There will be NO take-outs.


September 4 to 6: Register for Adult Education at Sudbury Secondary School


Rainbow District School Board offers FREE credit courses during the day to any adults 18 years of age and older who have been out of high school for at least one semester. Adults can earn two high school credits in approximately six weeks.


To register, visit the Adult Education Centre at Sudbury Secondary School’s Davidson Street entrance weekdays from 9 am to 11:30 am and 1:30 pm to 3 pm from Wednesday, September 4, 2013 to Friday, September 6, 2013.


When registering, students should bring a copy of their transcript from the last high school attended as well as a birth certificate and health card.


The Adult Education Centre offers adult day classes leading to completion of a high school diploma.


Block 1 of adult day classes will begin Monday, September 9, 2013 and continue until Tuesday, October 29, 2013. A total of five blocks of six-week long classes will be offered throughout the school year.


For more information, visit the Adult Education Centre at Sudbury Secondary School’s Davidson Street Entrance, call 705-675-5481 or visit rainbowschools.ca.




Hello Friends,


This is a “Save the Date” email for the Greater Sudbury Police Service’s Volunteer Recruitment, “40 for 40 Event” being held on Thursday, October 3rd, 2013 from 5 to 9 pm at Tom Davies Square. We are hoping you can help us spread the word throughout your organization.


At this event, information will be provided on a number of Greater Sudbury Police Service Volunteer Opportunities including Auxiliary, Citizens on Patrol, Storefront, and Lions Eye in the Sky, as well as the Chief’s Youth Advisory Council.


We are also acknowledging the GSPS 40th anniversary,  which is why this event has been titled “40 for 40 Event: 40 New GSPS Volunteer Recruits for our 40th Anniversary Year!”


Chief Elsner will be on hand to welcome everyone at 5 pm, and many of our current volunteers from these programs will be available to talk about why they enjoy volunteering for the Greater Sudbury Police Service.


Along with presentations, tours, displays and handouts, there will be refreshments and cake. Best of all, as a main door prize we will be providing someone with a gift certificate for a ride along with a GSPS police officer!


This is a perfect opportunity for everyone, from post-secondary students looking for ways to fulfill the volunteer requirements, to middle-aged singles and couples, and retirees who find they now have time to give back to their communities.


Further information including a flyer advertising this event will be sent out shortly, in the meantime, please feel free to forward this email to anyone you think might be interested.


You must be 18 years of age or older to volunteer for GSPS, but we welcome youths who are interested in finding out more about GSPS volunteer opportunities, so they can prepare themselves for when they become of age.


Please pre-register by calling the Volunteer Office at 705-675-9171 ext 2335 or ext 2523.


Thanks so much for your help, and don’t hesitate to contact me with any questions.


Yours truly,




Sheila Kelly-Petrin,

Volunteer Coordinator,

Greater Sudbury Police Service,

(705)675-9171 ext 2335

Email: sheila.kelly-petrin@police.sudbury.on.ca

Fax: (705)671-9882






  Labour Day Family Fun Fest weekend.

On Saturday August 31st, the Greater Sudbury Police Service will be hosting a Community/Family “Dance Across the Decades” at the Steel Workers Hall in Sudbury.  This dance is part of the Labour Day Family Fun Fest weekend. 


On Friday June 28th, a media conference will be held at 10:00 a.m. at the Steel Workers Hall on Brady Street to announce the dance and provide more information about the Labour Day Family Fun Fest.  There will be a number of speakers representing the Labour Day Family Fun Fest, the Greater Sudbury Police Service, the Greater Sudbury Police Services Board and the office of Glenn Thibeault MP.  This event will provide excellent photo and interview opportunities.





News Information - Thefts in Lively - Please contact Police if You Have Any Information


Sudbury police search for Lively underwear thief


Three homes broken into and only women's underwear taken, Sudbury police say CBC News Posted: Jun 24, 2013 8:17 AM ET Last Updated: Jun 24, 2013 8:15 AM



Sudbury police say they have a list of suspects in a string of Lively thefts. Only women's underwear were stolen during the break-and-enters,

which happened in the spring. (Yvon Theriault/Radio-Canada)   


Sudbury police are investigating a series of thefts involving someone breaking into at least three homes on Hillcrest Drive in Lively and stealing women's underwear.


"[Those] were the only items taken in those break-ins," said Greater Sudbury Police Service's Robin Tiplady, who also heads-up the Notification of Community Crime Program.


Every week, officers comb through more than a month's worth of incident reports "to try and establish patterns and trends of crime," he said.


It was during this weekly routine that NOCC saw a link between reported crimes in Lively.


"We saw an increase in break-ins and when we looked at the reports of what was taken, it came to our attention it was women's undergarments," Tiplady said.


Officers then canvassed more than 100 homes in the area to notify residents.


Unfamiliar person? Call police

The investigation is now in the hands of the Criminal Investigation Division and police have a list of possible suspects.


This string of thefts is another reason why people need to pay attention to who is in their neighbourhood, said police spokesperson Meghan O'Malley.


"In this instance, the crime data was showing for that area that there had been an increase in break-and-enters . theft of undergarments, and harassing phone calls," she said.


"So . pamphlets were handed out communicating with the residents, discussing with them how to take appropriate measures."


O'Malley said if people see an unfamiliar vehicle or person in their neighbourhood, they should contact police.


The investigation into the thefts in Lively continues.



Sherri Moroso, BPHE., M.A., Leadership, CSOS Community Development Coordinator City of Greater Sudbury

200 Brady Street

Sudbury, ON

P3A 5P3

Phone:  (705) 674-4455, x 2449

Fax:  (705) 671-8145





Cst. Meghan O’Malley ext 2284

Media Relations Officer


S/Sgt. M. Chapman ext 2612

Criminal Investigations


19 June 2013


2:30 p.m.

Incident No.:


Posted Online (Y or N)



Seeking Public Assistance – New “Help Identify” Section on Website



The Greater Sudbury Police Service has added a new section to our website - “Help Identify These People”.  This section provides a practical tool for law enforcement to partner with the public, focusing on community outreach and embracing social media.


Photos will be updated frequently and members of the public will be able to view images of people the police are asking assistance to identify.  To view the photos follow this link http://gsps.ca/en/crimefiles/mostwanted.asp

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Police at (705) 674-9171 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS, and online at http://www.sudburycrimestoppers.com/default2.aspx or by texting TIPSUD and the information to CRIMES (274637).


Mark your calendars to see and comment on the results of the City's Transportation Study.


A Transportation Study Public Information Centre will be held on

Wednesday, June 19th 

Tom Davies Square, 200 Brady St.

4  to 7 pm.


This is your opportunity to see and comment on the future work of pedestrian & cycling infrastructure and roads in our community.


The Transportation Study informs the Official Plan for our City, and the Official Plan is the document that directs all development decision making and determines what our City will look like in the future.


Plan to be there.



TEDx 2013 - Shift - Prepare to be Moved Event - Video Link


Hi Everyone,


Please find all presentations from the 2013 TEDx Shift - Prepare to be Moved Event which took place this year at Science North.  Sudbury was able to share our inspiring speakers with the world!  Presentations listed are as



Hope in a Changing Landscape - Franco Mariotti Inclusion - Chelsey Halikainen Magnetic Motor - Potential for Clean Energy - John Laamenan

Artshift:  Beethoven Vision & Revision - Silver Birches String Quartet Extraordinary Potential - Don Duval Tale of Youth in Care - Mandy Richard IMPACT... Performance - Joey Hamelin Civic Engagement:  Patching Up Society

- Mark Mancini Releasing, Expressing and Liberating our Creative Self - Paddy O'Sullivan You Talkin to Me? - Jason Ferrigan Go Ahead... Make A Difference! - Chief Frank Elsner Shift Your Life - Andrew Knapp


Feel free to share with others.  Have a great start to your week!




North East LHIN Seeks Proposals for the Provision of Exercise and Falls Prevention Classes for Seniors


Please be advised that the North East LHIN has posted a request for proposals (RFP) for the provision of exercise and falls prevention classes for seniors across the region.  Background information and the submission requirements/form can be found here <http://nelhin.on.ca/WorkArea/showcontent.aspx?id=14766&langtype=4105>


The submission deadline is Monday, June 3, 2013 at 5 p.m. EDT.


Should you have any questions, please contact Philip Kilbertus, NE LHIN Senior Officer, at philip.kilbertus@lhins.on.ca  or 705-840-1080.


Thank you.




Camp Wassakwa

Open House

June 8th  from 11am to 3pm


Attend our Open House and experience first-hand the joys of an outdoor summer camp.  Enjoy a free BBQ and tours.





Ginette Forget-Rose

Recreation Coordinator

Phone#: 705-674-4455 ext 2459

Fax: 705-671-8145

E-mail:  ginette.forget-rose@greatersudbury.ca





Rummage Sale

Sat. May 27th
9am – 2pm

Ecole St. Paul
185 6th Ave

...Proceeds to support
Student Activities


Notification of Community Crime Initiative (NOCC).

On the evening of Wednesday 01 May 2013, Officers and Auxiliary Officers of the Greater Sudbury Police Service were out conducting a Notification of Community Crime Initiative (NOCC).


The initiative this week was conducted in the area of the Hillcrest subdivision in Lively.


Crime data for this area showed an increase of break and enters and harassing telephone calls. Pamphlets were handed out and communication with residents discussing how to take appropriate safety measures was initiated.


The Greater Sudbury Police Service conduct the NOCC program on a weekly basis as part of ongoing crime prevention efforts and we would like to continue working with residents in order to make your neighbourhood a safer place to live.





Dear supporter:

We are a Not-for-Profit organization, acting as a voice for the Vermilion River and its Watershed.  We are working to build partnerships and strategic alliances with communities, organizations and industry to ensure clean and healthy water quality, and a balanced and sustainable ecosystem.

Become a Member
The Vermilion River Stewardship invites you to join us in our initiatives to help ensure sustainable development, and clean freshwater, both now and for our future generations.

Membership includes:

  • Regular email updates on challenges, concerns, and status of issues in our community.
  • Notification of events, meetings, speakers, and issues.
  • The satisfaction of knowing you are contributing towards real and concrete solutions to our river challenges.

Call to Action
Why are the Vermilion River and its connecting lakes struggling with Blue-green Algae blooms? Why are the proposed hydroelectric dams a threat to water quality and quantity? How do we achieve clean freshwater that is drinkable, swimmable and fishable? 
These are only a few of the many challenges that the Vermilion River Stewardship is addressing, and we need your help!
Your contributions will be used for administrative expenses, and to advance and promote environmental and educational initiatives.
If you are already a member, then please renew by the 1st of June.  If not, then consider purchasing a membership or make a contribution to help support our initiatives.   Thank you!


Follow on Facebook

Follow on Twitter

Contact VRS


We Need Your Support!

To join, complete our Membership Application, or send your annual renewal fee - due on 1 June of each year:

  • Individual   $20.00
  • Family         $25.00

Or to make a contribution.

Mail to:
Vermilion River Stewardship
c/o Terry Little
845 Reg. Rd 10 Apt 2
Whitefish, ON  P0M 3E0

Click to view map.

Attend a VRS Meeting.

Beaver Lake Sports & Cultural Club
45 Club Road
Worthington, Ontario


Click for Map & Directions

Check our Event Calendar to find out when our next meeting will be held.



Register now for Adult Education Day Classes at Sudbury Secondary School


Rainbow District School Board offers FREE credit courses during the day to any adults 19 years of age and older who have been out of high school for at least one semester. Adults 18 years of age may be considered for enrolment with permission of the Adult Education Principal. Adults can earn two high school credits in approximately six weeks.


To register, visit the Adult Education Centre at Sudbury Secondary School’s Davidson Street entrance weekdays from 9 am to 11:30 am and 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm until Monday, April 29, 2013.


When registering, students should bring a copy of their transcript from the last high school attended as well as a birth certificate and health card.


The Adult Education Centre offers adult day classes leading to completion of a high school diploma. All classes are taught by qualified teachers.


Block 5 of adult day classes will begin Wednesday, May 1, 2013 and continue until Wednesday, June 19, 2013.


For more information, visit the Adult Education Centre at Sudbury Secondary School’s Davidson Street Entrance, call 705-675-5481 or visit adulteducation.rainbowschools.ca .


Website link:




Media Contact:

Mary Lecce, Adult Education Centre, Sudbury Secondary School,

Rainbow District School Board, 705-675-5481.



Community Garden Network Meeting, April 22, 7-9pm


Tis that time of year again... Happy Spring!

Just a quick note to let you know that a Community Garden Network meeting has been scheduled to discuss the upcoming year as well as the future of the Network.


Date: Monday, April 22, 2013

Time: 7:00pm

Location: Tom Davies Square, 200 Brady Street

Meeting Rooms C-13A/C-13B

If you can please confirm you attendance, it would be greatly appreciated. I would also like to encourage you to share this information with anyone you think may be interested in getting more involved with community gardening. As you know, the Network is without a Coordinator and so the more support we have around the table, the better.


Please RSVP by email @ tx_cumming@laurentian.ca

Thanks folks,


Route Change Notice


Effective Saturday, April 6th, the following route change will take effect enabling transit buses to cross Main Street at a traffic light where it is quicker and safer.


Lively route 701


Current Routing           New Route


From 3rd Ave.                            From 3rd Ave.

Left Main St.                             Left Queen Elizabeth St.

Right 6th Ave.                           Right 6th Ave.

Resume current routing            Resume current routing




Ella Lake Update:  March 31, 2013

An Ella Lake resident has just reported that the Blue-Green Algae bloom is still persisting.  So all local residents, cottagers and fishermen should continue to refrain from drinking, boiling, or using the river/lake water for their sauna.

Dr. Andrea Kirkwood, Faculty of Science, University of Ontario Institute of Technology has taken a special interest in our winter outbreak, and has offered to examine a sample to determine the strain of blue-green algae present in Ella Lake.

Vermilion River Stewardship and the Beaver Lake Sports and Cultural Club are very concerned about public health and safety, and have requested signage warning of the blue-green algae to be posted at Ella Lake and Wabagishik Lake boat launches.

Contact and General Information

If you think you are experiencing symptoms related to exposure to blue-green algae (e.g., stomach cramps, diarrhea, vomiting, headache, fever, muscle weakness, difficulty breathing), contact your doctor right away.

If your pet displays symptoms such as seizures, vomiting, or diarrhea after contact with surface water, contact your veterinarian right away.

Report a blue-green algae bloom or a case with potential health effects caused by blue-green algae by calling the Sudbury and District Health Unit at 705 522-9200.

For more information about blue-green algae, check out the Sudbury and District Health Unit's website.



Linda Heron

Chair, Vermilion River Stewardship



“Community Supporting a Healthy, Natural and Sustainable River System”





Saturday May 4th, 2013 Cambrian College


1400 Barrydowne Road Sudbury, Ontario Canada


Weapons! Self defense! Sparring! Forms!



Call Carlo or Laurie Tonon  



   Email: thedojo@persona.ca



Soup & Sandwich Luncheon

Trinity United Church

6th Ave. Lively

Fri. April 5th

1130 am - 130 pm




Trinity United Church, Lively


Thurs. March 28th - Maundy Thursday Service 7 pm

Friday, March 29th -Good Friday Service 10:30 am

Sun. March 31st - Easter Sunday Service 10:30 am



MP's Roundtable on Accessible Tax Services


MP Glenn Thibeault invites you to participate in a roundtable discussion focused on the federal government’s move to eliminate traditional paper filing in the tax and other government service systems.  By 2015, the Minister of National Revenue has determined that no paper filing options will be available to citizens. Please join MP Glenn Thibeault, along with community partners and advocates for seniors and low-income people in Sudbury to consider the implications of this issue.


Député Glenn Thibeault vous invites à participer a une discussion sur la décision du gouvernement fédéral d’élimine l’utilisation du papier dans des production des déclarations de revenus et d'autres services gouvernementaux.  En 2015, le ministre du Revenu National a établi que nous n’allons pas d’avoir l’option d’utiliser du papier pour faire des productions de déclarations de revenus.  Nous vous inviter à rejoindre Député Glenn Thibeault et d’autres défenseurs communautaire pour discuter cette questions et des implications.


Please join us                                                                      Joignons-nous

Friday March 8                                                                   Vendredi le 8 Mars

1pm – 2:30pm                                                                    13h00 – 14h30

Parkside Older Adults Centre                                      Parkside Older Adults Centre

140 Durham Street                                                          140 rue Durham


RSVP to let us know that you or members of your organization will be participating.


RSVP pour nous laissez savoir si vous ou un membre de votre organisation participera à la table ronde.



Richard Eberhardt

Constituency Assistant



Brady Square Mall

233 Brady St Unit 13

Sudbury, ON P3B 4H5

ph 1(705) 673-7107

fx 1(705) 673-0944





Hi everyone!  We have just had confirmation from MOE that we have a blue green algae outbreak on Ella Lake; however, we don’t have the details of what the toxicity levels are yet.   In the meantime, please refrain from using the lake/river water for drinking, brushing your teeth, sauna, showering, bathing, etc.  It was reported that this outbreak has been persistent since at least December, so this is a very curious situation and I suggest you refrain from using the water for the rest of the winter at least.  We will let you know more once I have all the details.


You should not drink surface water during an algal bloom, even if it is treated, because in-home treatments such as boiling and disinfecting water with chlorine or UV and water filtration units do not protect people from blue-green algal toxins.

If you have an opportunity to talk to any ice fishermen on the upstream lakes, please enquire as to whether they have seen this blue green algae (scum) coming up through their ice holes.  If blue green algae has been seen on any of the upstream lakes, please call the Health Unit at 705 522-9200 and they will come out to take a sample.   I would also ask that you let me know so we can warn the local residents.



VRS will start out telephone tree; however, we may be missing some people living on the river, so please let your neighbours know of the outbreak and ask them not to use the lake/river water for any of the above uses.


For more information on blue green algae, please check out the information on our website at:



All the best,




Linda Heron

Chair, Vermilion River Stewardship



“Community Supporting a Healthy, Natural and Sustainable River System”



Science Un-Muzzled

Come hear from real live representatives from science, media, and parliament, and get their expert opinions on the current status of science in Canada and the access to information. There are many conflicting opinions already, and we, at the Biology Society, are looking to the community to sort some questions out…
Is there a “war on science”?
Are Canadian scientists being muzzled?
Who owns the information generated by public money and what happens to it?
Why are academics within the scientific community crying foul?
Are all of these negative claims just a big sham put on by the crazy lefty environmentalists who hate our economy?
Come contribute to the discussion Friday March 8th, 7pm at Laurentian University in the Fraser auditorium to figure out what is really going on with the state of science in Canada.
Speakers include:
Dr. John Gunn
Dr. Dave Pearson
Glenn Thibeault
Erik White
Moderated by:
Franco Mariotti
Tickets are available at the Students General Association(SGA) at Laurentian University, or you can email biosoc@laurentian.ca to find a ticket retailer nearest to you!



Reminder: Designing a More Seniors-friendly Community




World Day of Prayer Service


Friday, March 1, 2013

11:00 am

Trinity United Church, Lively


"I was a stranger & you welcomed me"

Written by the women of France


Everyone is welcome.




Family Day Sports Announcement!


On Monday Feb. 18th come on out to Walden Cross Country Fitness Club in Naughton and enjoy our winter wonderland with your family for as little as $20.  We can fit every member of your family with skis, boots and poles. If you have a child under 3 years old we have a pulk in which you can tow them around as you enjoy our trails.  See our website at waldenxc.ca or call the chalet at 705 692-2321 for trail and rental fees.


Thank you very much for your support,



Len Wiseman

Membership Chair

Walden Cross Country Fitness Club

97 Hillcrest Drive

Lively  ON

P3Y 1A7



. Nickel Basin Rockhound- February 2013 Issue



February 5th is Safer Internet Day 2013.

The Canadian Centre for Child Protection and Law Enforcement Partners continue to raise awareness about keeping kids safe on the web.  The interactive website www.thedoorthatsnotlocked.ca was launched in February 2010 and along with other sites and resources already available is an excellent tool that will provide parents, teachers and everyone who are interested, a better understanding of “the good, the bad and the ugly” about the web.  This site has been described as a “one-stop-shop for adults interested in learning about ways to keep kids safe on the internet”.


The Greater Sudbury Police Service has taken an active role in the community by providing Internet safety lectures over the last ten years to schools and community groups.  This interactive approach is essential to preventing online exploitation of our area youth. Members of the Cyber Crime Unit and the Crime Prevention Branch continue to educate the youth, parents and teachers in our community about the risks of young people accessing the internet and providing guidelines to better protect them. 






Event:  War of 1812 Bicentennial Symposium


Date:  March 2, 2013


Location:  Sheraton Hamilton, 116 King Street, Hamilton, Ontario




Building on the highly successful 2012 symposium held at the University of Guelph, we will once again be hosting this event in 2013, this time in Hamilton, Ontario


We will feature an opening keynote address, a closing keynote, four 1 hour rotations each offering symposium participants a choice of topics from exciting and interesting speakers and a vibrant historic merchants market.  You can also expect a Friday evening welcoming reception and an optional dinner and Regency dance following the talks on Saturday.


The conference will offer War of 1812 thought leaders and scholars such as Andrew Lambert, Rene Chartrand, Donald Graves, Robert Henderson and Don Hickey.


Complete detail can be found, including registrations at:  http://www.livinghistoryconference.com/


For Further Information, contact: tom4141fournier@yahoo.ca



Emergency Scam Warning

The Greater Sudbury Police Service is warning the public of an Emergency Scam, after receiving complaints from local residents.  The “Emergency Scam” (sometimes called the “Grandparent Scam”) is not new, but comes in different forms; therefore we are reminding people to be aware of it.

Emergency scams play off of peoples’ emotions and strong desire to help others in need. Scammers are calling residences and are impersonating the resident’s relative/friend or are posing as someone trying to help the victim and make up an urgent situation—the relative has been arrested, mugged, in the hospital.  The scammers then target friends and family with urgent pleas for help, and money. It's called the "Emergency Scam" because its victims are typically asked to wire money to assist the friend or family member in trouble.

Scammers are also using social networking sites, hacking into social networking accounts and targeting friends with frantic requests for money, claiming injury, arrest, etc.; they do the same by hacking email accounts. They use the information in these accounts to supply enough personal detail to make their requests appear legitimate.


Here are some tips in dealing with the “Emergency scam”:


Don’t give any information over the phone – example of a call:

Caller: Hi, Grandma/Grandpa
Victim: Hi.
Caller: Do you know who this is?
Victim: John?
Caller: Yeah



·         Calm down - Being agitated or upset clouds your judgment. Take a few deep breaths and evaluate the situation.

·         Contact - Call the relative’s home or mobile phone, or their parent. If the caller says, “They don’t want their parents to know,” it is a scammer’s technique to keep you from discovering the truth.

·         Confirm - Verify your suspicions. People who don’t fall victim to this scam find out where their relative is.




It's that time of year again. We are once again having the Pond Hockey Tournament on the Rocks - February 1-3.


This year, the benefits will go to

·         Pennies for Pediatrics

·         Warmhearts Palliative Care

·         Volunteer Sudbury/Benevolat Sudbury


Why are you getting this email? We need your help!   If you are interested in volunteering, it's time to sign up.


The positions available are:



Set Up - which if you are available can be Thursday January 31 - most of the day

Tear Down

Venue Maintenance

Ice Maintenance

1st Aid (current certificate required)



Please go to the following Pond Hockey website to sign up, and click on "I want to Volunteer"




Looking forward to seeing you this year!


And don't forget to tell your friends!!  Please feel free to pass this information on to anyone you feel may be able to volunteer.




Dawn Moore

Volunteer Coordinator

Pond Hockey on the Rocks

Please respond to ph.volunteer.coord@hotmail.com





Keep Fit Never Quit!

Come Join Us at the Penage Road Community Centre

Tuesday and/or Thursday mornings @ 10 - 11am

Starting January 11, 2013

for A Moderate Fitness Class

No experience necessary

Work at Your Own Pace

to Great Music and Have Fun

Your Body, Heart and Brain will Love You for It!!!

Visit the Citizen Centre in Lively to Register or Call the City @ 311

Tuesday Class:  Bar Code 166855

Thursday Class:  Bar Code 152691


Not Sure if it's for You???

Come and try before you buy

Drop in on a class to See

If this is where you should Be!!!!




2013 AFMHS Jan. News Release announcing 4 new Board Members.pdf

You are invited to be a part of our Trillium Grant Announcement, scheduled for Wednesday, 9 January 2013, from 7 to 9:00 pm, at the Beaver Lake Sports and Cultural Club.  


France Gelinas will be attending, as will Trillium officials, our partners - Conservation Sudbury, Beaver Lake Sports & Cultural Club, Penage Lake Road Community Centre, and members of the press.


This special celebration is to officially announce our $103,200 Grant to fund the Lower Vermilion Source Water Quality Monitoring Project.    This 2 year study will include several connecting lakes along the Vermilion River system, including Vermilion, Onwaton, Kelly, Mud, Simon, McCharles Lakes, and many more.


A poster will be sent out shortly with the details, but I wanted to give you an early heads-up so you can schedule this event into your calendar. 


We hope to have other Stewardships come out to see what we are planning, as this study will benefit several communities.


Everyone is welcome, so please plan to be there to join in the celebration!  A light lunch with refreshments will be provided.



Linda Heron

Chair, Vermilion River Stewardship



“Community Supporting a Healthy, Natural and Sustainable River System”





 Tasty Treats Your Pet Shouldn't Eat During the Holidays

When you see those big brown puppy-dog eyes looking over at you yearning for food, it's hard to say no. But you should. The Holidays and New Years celebrations are coming up and will be filled with meals and treats for you which your pet shouldn't eat.

Many people don't realize that candy and various human foods are bad for pets. For example, chocolate can actually poison your pet. It contains caffeine and a chemical called theobromine, and in large amounts can be extremely toxic to your pet. The toxicity depends on the type of chocolate. White chocolate is the least dangerous and dark baking chocolate is the most. If your candy stash mysteriously disappears and your pet starts becoming restless and hyper active or vomiting, get him to the veterinarian immediately. Most animals recover, but the toxicity depends on the pet's weight. If a small dog eats a lot of candy, it can be fatal.

The types of rich fatty foods dogs love can also be cause for concern. If your dog is a dumpster diver or gets into a great cache of leftovers, he may be rewarded with a case of pancreatitis. Most veterinarians will tell you that they see a lot of pancreatitis cases around the holidays. The classic problem is that the dog gets into the holiday turkey, gorges on it, and then gets very sick.

The signs of pancreatitis include vomiting, diarrhea and abdominal pain. Dogs with pancreatitis tend to stand in a characteristic "hunched over" position because of the pain. Dogs who get pancreatitis are often hospitalized and receive a course of fluids and antibiotics. Severe cases can be fatal.

A couple of traditional treats also are surprisingly bad for pets. Many cat owners don't realize that milk isn't well tolerated by most cats. Dairy products in general are often overly fatty and it's best to avoid giving dairy to dogs also. The traditional "give a dog a bone" idea isn't necessarily a good one either. Although dogs love snacking on meat bones, the bone can splinter and puncture the stomach or intestines. Chicken and other poultry can be particularly dangerous as the bones become very brittle when they are cooked. It's much safer to give your dog bones that are designed for pets.

It should go without saying, but giving your pet alcoholic beverages isn't funny. Most people are aware that too much alcohol can poison humans. Remember that your pet is a l ot smaller than you are, so even small amounts of alcohol can be toxic. Pay attention at parties where pets may be able to get into drinks. If you smell alcohol on the animal's breath or notice behavioral changes, call the vet, as soon as possible. Alcohol toxicity can be fatal.

Another obvious point is to keep your garbage in tightly covered garbage cans. Both cats and dogs often enjoy the challenge of getting into the garbage and seeing what leftovers they can find. Spoiled food can make a dog sick, the same way it can make you sick. A midnight run to the emergency clinic with your vomiting canine or feline friend is probably not the way you want to spend your holidays.

Tasty Treats Your Pet Shouldn't Eat


‘Longest Night Service’…Dec.19th Trinity United Church, Lively! Everyone is invited to join members of our Trinity United Church Dec.19th at 7pm for a service of meditative music, scripture reflection and candlelit prayer. This is an opportunity for quiet engagement with the Christmas mystery. The Christmas season is time not only for festivities – it also calls for remembrance, reflection, and prayer. In the hustle and bustle of Christmas’ preparation, take time out and bring your heart, mind, and spirit to the quiet of ‘The Longest Night’.

Our other Christmas Church Services include: Sunday, Dec. 9th, 10:30 am – Advent II "Peace", Children's Concert Musical "Star of Wonder", White Gift Sunday; Sunday, Dec. 16th, 10:30 am – Advent III "Joy"; Sunday Dec. 23 – Advent IV, "Love" and new this year- Christmas Eve Children's/Family Service 4 pm- a Fun, Interactive (wiggly) Christmas Nativity. Come early and pick a costume to wear. Christmas Eve Communion Service at 7 pm.


Chair Person, Greater Sudbury Museum Panel

...Looking For Copper Cliff High School ‘Redman’ Logo



My name is Sheila Prusila and I am chair of the City Of Greater Sudbury Museum Advisory Panel.  We are a group that was appointed by council to advise and assist at our local museums.


The mission of the Greater Sudbury Heritage Museums is to collect, preserve and present the diverse culture of the Sudbury Basin and the Cooper Cliff Redman helps to tell this story.


I am currently seeking the location of the ‘REDMAN’ Logo that was mounted on the wall at the former Copper Cliff High School. This is a large (5 foot plus) plywood cut to represent an Indian head.


It was removed from the former high school last winter and was displayed at the Copper Cliff reunion this summer.


If anyone knows of its location, I would like to speak to them regarding the possibility of including it in the Sudbury artifact collection or at least having photos taken of it.


It is an important object that helps to tell the story of Copper Cliff and of the former high school.


I can be reached at 705 692 9949 or at prusila@personainternet.com




Sheila Prusila

Chair Person

Greater Sudbury Museum Advisory Panel




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Whether you’re exploring career options, are interested in learning, want to contribute

your experience, are searching for a hobby or are simply interested in lending a hand

by sharing your time and energy, you can enrich our visitor experience!

Make an impact!

Volunteer at Science North and Dynamic Earth

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Be a volunteer ambassador for our animals. Engage visitors in touching and learning. Interpret the

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Whether you’re exploring career options, are interested in learning, want to contribute your

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Nov.28, 2012

Media Release

Join Us in Lively Sat. Dec. 8th

6th Annual Christmas Tree-Lighting Celebration!

The Anderson Farm Museum Heritage Society and Councilor Jacques Barbeau invite everyone to join us for our 6th Annual Christmas Tree-Lighting Celebration, Saturday, December 8th from 6-8pm at the Anderson Farm Museum, in Lively.

It will be another magical Christmas community celebration...with Indoor & Outdoor activities for everyone!

Our Official Christmas Tree-Lighting Ceremony takes place in front of the Farm House & Stable- on our outdoor Stage & GS Volunteer Firefighters’ Choir Christmas Float…with performances by: Ecole St Paul Choir, Koralyssa Nisbet (LDSS), Kiera McKay (St. James School) & Emily Duhamel (Walden PS), Olivia Gingras (Walden PS) and Guest Artist- Benham.

Inside the Stable: you can enjoy FREE Hot Chocolate (compliments of Tim Horton’s Lively), Coffee, Apple Cider, Christmas Cookies & Candy and visit with Santa Claus.

Inside the Granary: enjoy refreshments, meet Santa's Helpers & see our Vintage Toy Display.

Outdoor fun includes: GS Volunteer Firefighters Crew & Fire Trucks; FREE Rides in Horse-Drawn Wagon (compliments of Councilor Jacques Barbeau) and weather permitting- sliding & winter fun for kids!

This year, we’ll be collecting …Loonies or Toonies for the Greater Sudbury Volunteer Firefighters’ Food ‘Boot’ Drive.

Everyone is welcome!

Sponsored by: Tim Horton’s Lively, Walden Today, Walden Lions Club, Walden Seniors & Pensioners Woodworkers and Alek Luopa, Student, LDSS [Graphic Design]

For more information call 692-3021 or see AFMHS Page www.Walden-CAN.com

Contact: Gwen Doyle, CIO AFM Heritage Society


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