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Darren MacDonald

Darren MacDonald

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

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

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

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

Greater Sudbury's first roundabout opens today

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

But when she appeals to privacy commission, adjudicator tells her she can't insist on seeing records that don't exist
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Vaughan-area doctor jailed for role in Sudbury drug ring

ONTARIO: Vaughan-area doctor jailed for role in Sudbury drug ring

He wrote prescriptions for fentanyl patches that were sold to addicts here
Online child exploitation is growing so fast local police are adding staff to keep up

Online child exploitation is growing so fast local police are adding staff to keep up

GSPS says data shows one million visits a day to Darknet child abuse forums
Citing cybercrime and mental-health absences, Sudbury police seek nearly 5% budget hike

Citing cybercrime and mental-health absences, Sudbury police seek nearly 5% budget hike

'We don’t have substitute teachers,' says Chief Paul Pederson on high rate of PTSD absences
'Greed': Southern Ont. doctor jailed for role in Sudbury drug ring

'Greed': Southern Ont. doctor jailed for role in Sudbury drug ring

He wrote prescriptions for fentanyl patches that were sold to addicts here