Hello Sudbury Tourism Partners!
Did you hear? I am sure you have... but we see this Toronto Star <on.thestar.com/1HS9uDZ>story
as an opportunity to leverage some positive marketing. We would love
your help in carrying the message to the masses.
Please share on your social media pages and link back to us @SudburyTourism
along with the tag #whyilovesudbury.
Here is an example of a bilingual post you are welcome to use:
What makes us #happy ? A vibrant arts and culture scene. What is your
#happy @GreaterSudbury? #whyilovesudbury
Ce qui nous rend #heureux? Notre culture et nos artistes dynamiques.
Qu’est-ce qui vous rend #heureux à Sudbury? #pourquoijaimeSudbury
Our mayor started the ball rolling on Tuesday and we want to keep it
going a little while longer. Check out these results from the first 36
- reached 88,000+ followers
- received 218,000+ impressions
- reached as far as Europe
ALSO, if you have a photo or video to share, send it to us to put up on
social media or please tag us and keep using the #whyilovesudbury!
Thanks for your help. Together we build better and stronger
Business Development Officer
Agente de dévelopment commercial
Tourism and Culture/ Tourisme et culture
Greater Sudbury Development Corporation
Société de développement du Grand Sudbury
PO Box 5000, Stn A
200, rue Brady St., Sudbury, ON P3A 5P3
office (705) 674-4455 ext.4633
cell (705) 918-4622
fax (705) 671-6767
Improved Greater Sudbury Transit
Sunday Service Starts April 19
Greater Sudbury Transit is improving its Sunday, Holiday and After 10
p.m. schedules for more reliable service at every stop. Route changes
come into effect starting Sunday, April 19, 2015. The improved service
schedule is available at
, the Downtown
Transit Terminal or by dialing 705-675-3333.
"More efficient public transit on Sunday is a positive first step,"
said Greater Sudbury Mayor Brian Bigger. "I look forward to additional
improvements that create a better public transit service and I am
committed to working with citizens and council to provide a more
consistent transit experience for people across Greater Sudbury."
Lasalle/Peppertree 305 is a new route that starts April 19 to better
serve passengers on Sundays and holidays. Route 305 will serve stops
previously on Route 300 to Lansing Avenue, between 11:15 a.m. and 6:15
p.m. Service to Cambrian College has been moved to Route 402.
Lasalle/Madison/Cambrian 300 is an existing route that begins split
service on April 19 to serve passengers on Sundays, holidays and after
10 p.m. The last bus on Route 300 leaves the Downtown Transit Terminal
at 10:15 a.m. and resumes service at 7:15 p.m. to run until 12:30 a.m.
Barry Downe/Shopping Centre 402 will serve Cambrian College and the
New Sudbury Centre on Sundays and holidays. To improve travel time, the
bus will no longer enter the parking lot of New Sudbury Centre.
West End/Gatchell/Copper Cliff 640 will improve travel time on
Sundays, holidays and after 10 p.m. by proceeding straight on Lorne
Street to Copper Cliff on outbound trips from the Downtown Transit
Terminal. Inbound trips from Copper Cliff to downtown will serve bus
stops in Gatchell. Bus stops in Copper Cliff will also be streamlined on
the inbound trip.
Regent/Four Corners/University 502 will consolidate four stops in
downtown Sudbury with one stop to improve travel time on Sundays,
holidays and after 10 p.m.
LoEllen/Copper/Four Corners 189 will improve travel time on Sundays,
holidays and after 10 p.m. by consolidating bus stops in downtown
Sudbury, moving stops on Latimer Crescent to Loach’s Road, and moving
stops on Louisa Drive and Muriel Crescent to Cam and Regent Streets.
Howey/Moonlight/Shopping Centre 241 will move stops on Donald and
Yollie Streets to Raymond Street to improve travel time on Sundays,
holidays and after 10 p.m.
Coniston 103 and Garson/Falconbridge 303 will introduce four stops at
the RioCan Centre for improved shopping convenience during outbound
trips from the Downtown Transit Terminal on Sundays, holidays and after
For Greater Sudbury Transit schedules, fares and more, please visit
City of Greater Sudbury Honours Its
The Greater Sudbury Civic Awards, which recognize individuals and
groups who consistently give back to the community, were presented to
two youth recipients, five groups and 13 individuals in a ceremony at
Tom Davies Square last night. Civic Awards promote and reward
leadership, humanitarian service, and enrichment of the human spirit
through volunteerism and community involvement.
"Tonight, we honour a group of individuals who, through their ongoing
mentorship are helping to make our community better," said Greater
Sudbury Mayor, Brian Bigger. "Their volunteerism reminds us that we all
have an opportunity to use our skills and interests to help others in
order to build a more livable community." The following are recipients
of 2015 Civic Awards:
Hope Burnham Vanessa Pisanti
Community Volunteer Income Tax Program Magical Paws OUI Care Small
Things CATS Walden Seniors & Pensioners Woodworkers Walden Youth
Individual Recipients Pravat Nalini Mishra
Camille Quesnel Rusty Hopper Martin Neva Bill Kesek Mary Clancy Taisto
Eilomaa John Lindsay Paulette Audette Anne Lavallee Sharon Marunchak,
Marguarite Noël Gordon Slade
Healthy Community Initiative Fund Public Consultation
As part of their commitment to furthering transparency and
accountability, the Finance and Administration Committee is looking for
feedback from residents on the Healthy Community Initiative (HCI) fund
at a Public Consultation meeting scheduled for Tuesday, March 24, 2015
at 6 p.m. in the Council Chamber of Tom Davies Square.
The Healthy Community Initiative fund supports one of Council’s
strategic priorities; the promotion of Greater Sudbury as a healthy
community. The HCI fund allows members of Council the opportunity to
enhance and promote harmonious community in their wards in support of
advancing the Healthy Community priorities, in accordance with the
Council Expense Policy and Healthy Community Initiative Fund Policy.
Annual budget allocations are prepared during the year’s budget
deliberations and approvals.
Residents wishing to discuss and provide feedback on the HCI fund
including whether or not residents think the fund should continue, how
it’s used and administered, and ways to redefine the policy, may do so
by either filling out the online form, filling out the printed form or
by attending the Public Consultation meeting. Those wishing to make a
presentation at the Public Consultation meeting must register with the
Office of the City Clerk by calling 3-1-1.
Those who cannot attend the March 24 meeting are welcome to submit
written comments online at
www.greatersudbury.ca/hci, starting at 8:30 a.m. on Monday, March 9
until 4:30 p.m. on Friday, March 27. Printed forms will also be
available at your local Citizen Service Centre and Library.
All written comments will be provided to the Finance and Administration
Committee, with a report expected to be presented to the committee in
For more information on the Health Community Initiative fund or to view
the existing policy, please visit
2015 Civic Awards GROUP Form Final.doc
2015 Individual Nomination Form FINAL.doc
BRAINSTORM THE POSSIBILITIES FOR GREATER SUDBURY
Residents are invited to attend the following “kitchen table”
conversations in their home community:
T.M. Davies Community Centre/Arena Hall, 325 Anderson Dr., Lively,
Thursday, February 12, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Beaver Lake Sports and Cultural Centre, 45 Club Rd., Worthington,
Tuesday, March 3, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Lionel E. Lalonde Centre, Room 101, 239 Montée Principale, Azilda,
Wednesday, March 4, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Centennial Community Centre/Hall, 4333 Centennial Drive, Hanmer,
Thursday, March 5, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Capreol Community Centre/Arena, 20 Meehan St., Capreol,
Monday, March 9, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Garson Community Centre/Arena, 100 Church St., Garson,
Tuesday, March 10, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
McClelland Community Centre/Hall, 37 Veterans Rd., Copper Cliff,
Wednesday, March 11, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Onaping Falls Community Centre Main Hall, 2 Hillside, Onaping Falls,
Thursday, March 12, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
For more information about “kitchen table” conversations and other
public engagement opportunities, visit www.gs2025.ca, follow us on
Facebook (www.facebook.com/gs2025) or on Twitter and Instagram using
BRAINSTORM THE POSSIBILITIES FOR GREATER SUDBURY
Residents are invited to join us at the following community pop up
Pond Hockey Tournament, Ramsey Lake (Science North)
Saturday, February 7, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Wednesday, February 11 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
New Sudbury Shopping Centre
Thursday, February 12 to Saturday, February 14, during mall hours
Monday, March 2 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and
Tuesday, March 3 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Wednesday, March 11 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
For more information about other public engagement opportunities, visit
www.gs2025.ca, follow us on Facebook (www.facebook.com/gs2025) or on
Twitter and Instagram using #gs2025.
Dear Sudbury Tourism Partners,
It's time to send in your events for the January Sudbury Discoveries
Menu. Please send any activity, event, or good news item our way, even
if you aren't quite sure it will fit into the Sudbury Discoveries theme.
We can't always fit everything into the menu, but we will do our best to
post it on our social media. You can also add your events to the Sudbury
Tourism online events calendar at:
I look forward to hearing all the great things you have planned
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me.
Technical Coordinator, Sudbury Tourism
City of Greater Sudbury
P.O. Box 5000, Station A
Sudbury, ON P3A 5P3
Telephone: 705-674-4455, extension 4412
Toll free: 1-866-451-8525
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Follow us on Twitter!
Greater Sudbury Development
Corporation Grand Sudbury Société de développement
Citizens Invited to Apply
for Appointment to Arts and Culture Grant Juries
The City of Greater Sudbury recognizes the value that arts and
culture contributes to the community with investments through the Arts &
Culture Grant Program. The Greater Sudbury Development Corporation (GSDC)
is seeking 12 citizens for appointment to its two Arts & Culture Grant
Juries to enhance the GSDC’s decision-making process through community
Working with the Business Development Officer for Arts & Culture,
both sets of jurors will have the role of reviewing and evaluating
applications submitted annually to the City of Greater Sudbury Arts &
Culture Grant Program. The juries will recommend a fair allocation of
the available funds based on the assessment criteria laid out in the
Culture Grant Policy.
Jurors should have regard for the City’s commitment to supporting the
growth of the local arts and culture sector. The GSDC Board will receive
the juries’ recommendations to determine and finalize funding
Jurors will be selected with consideration to fair representation of
cultural/artistic disciplines, gender, generations, and cultural
diversity. Nominees must be residents of the City of Greater Sudbury and
at least 18 years old. Appointments to the juries are unpaid volunteer
The Operating Jury
will evaluate applications to the Operating Grant Stream based on
three criteria: artistic/cultural merit,
and organizational/financial health . In addition to representation from
the GSDC Board, the jury will be composed of
two professional artists, two
administrators from arts and culture organizations and one community
member at large.
The Project Jury
will evaluate applications to the Project Grant Stream for special or
one-time activities. In addition to representation from the GSDC Board,
the jury will be composed of
two professional artists, two
administrators from arts and culture organizations and three community
members at large.
Written or e-mail letters and résumés may be addressed to Emily
Trottier, Business Development Officer and e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
All letters should clearly indicate your reasons for wishing to serve on
the jury, which of the two juries you wish you serve, and a list all
direct affiliations with local arts and culture initiatives.
Deadline for Applications
December 15, 2014 at 4:00 pm.
City of Greater Sudbury
Ville du Grand Sudbury
PO BOX 5000 STN A
200 BRADY STREET
SUDBURY ON P3A 5P3
CP 5000 SUCC A
200 RUE BRADY
SUDBURY ON P3A 5P3
.on.ca Greater Sudbury
Development Corporation Grand Sudbury Société de développement
Mandate & Responsibilities
The Jury will oversee the evaluation process for the grant allocation
recommendations that are submitted by arts and culture organizations on
an annual basis. Members of the Jury will agree to undertake the
Read materials and
participate actively in deliberations and discussions.
based on the assessment criteria laid out in the Arts & Culture Grant
Recommend a fair allocation of the available funds.
Seek to fully
understand the future potential scenarios for the community and the
implications, both positive and negative and have regard for the City’s
commitment to supporting the growth of the local arts and culture
Endeavour to think broadly as a community member, setting aside
Seek consensus through
a respectful exchange of ideas.
The Jury term will expire on June 30, 2016 unless extended by
resolution of the GSDC Board.
Vacancies that arise during the Jury’s term will be filled by the
GSDC Board at its discretion.
It is expected that
the Jury will meet regularly at Tom Davies Square during the
deliberation period. The time and date of these meetings will be
determined by the Jury. Circumstances may require special meetings or
jury consultation via email; these will occur with approval by the
Notice of meetings
will be provided by staff in a timely manner. Agendas and minutes will
be circulated one week prior to each meeting.
Quorum for the Jury will consist of five members.
Funding for grant
administration will be provided by the City of Greater Sudbury and the
The Jury will abide by
the GSDC Conflict of Interest Policy and members of the Jury will abide
by instructions on confidentiality when requested by a co-chair.
The jury is required
to provide a final report with funding allocation recommendations to the
GSDC Board for approval no later than June 2015.
The juries will meet regularly at Tom Davies Square to assess grant
proposals beginning in March 2015 until all funding allocation
recommendations have been made by June 2015. These recommendations will
be reviewed and finalized by the GSDC Board of Directors.
Emily Trottier, 705-674-4455 ext. 4429,
Rainbow District School Board seeks volunteers
for Special Education Advisory Committee
Rainbow District School Board is seeking applications to fill positions
on the Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC) for a period of four
years, beginning January 2015.
SEAC advises Rainbow District School Board on matters related to special
education. The Committee is comprised of volunteer representatives from
parent and community associations as well as two Board Trustees.
Meetings are held on a monthly basis throughout the school year.
Associations or organizations of parents/guardians that aim to further
the interest and well being of one or more groups of exceptional
children or adults are asked to nominate one person (and one alternate)
to represent that association.
The Membership Committee will consider all applications and make
recommendations for appointments to the Board. To be considered for a
position on the Committee, please phone the Board Office for a
nomination form at 705.674.3171, ext. 7216.
The deadline for applications is Friday, December 5, 2014.
Please forward applications to: Kathy Wachnuk, Senior Administrator of
Special Education Programs and Services, Rainbow District School Board,
69 Young Street, Sudbury, ON P3E 3G5.