SIU looking into fatal shooting in Sault Ste. Marie


The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is looking into a shooting in Sault Ste. Marie that left a 19-year old man dead and a police officer in hospital with serious injuries. Sault Ste. Marie Police were called to a domestic situation on Pine Street North early Sunday morning when there were shots fired.

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COVID vaccine policies ‘discriminating’ against those who are exempt, Cambrian College student says

Cambrian College security desk

A college student in Sudbury says anyone exempt from getting a COVID-19 vaccine faces discrimination due to vaccine policies. At Cambrian College those with valid exemptions must be tested for COVID-19 seven days before coming on campus, and each week after that. The school is providing those tests for free from a local pharmacy until Oct 15, but the cost is $40 per week, after that.

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1st-year student enrolment down 33% at Laurentian

Laurentian University

Enrolment of first-year students at Sudbury’s Laurentian University is down around 33 per cent this fall compared to the same period last year, although universities provincewide have seen a slight rise, according to the Ontario Universities’ Application Centre (OUAC).

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Sudbury city councillor reprimanded for social media activity

Robert Kirwan

Sudbury city councillor Robert Kirwan has been reprimanded by his colleagues, following a report from the city’s integrity commissioner. In a report presented to council Tuesday evening, integrity commissioner Robert Swayze said Kirwan contravened the city’s code of conduct related to social media use. 

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