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Jenny Lamothe

Jenny Lamothe

Jenny Lamothe is a reporter with Sudbury.com. She covers the diverse communities of Sudbury, especially the vulnerable or marginalized, including the Black, Indigenous, newcomer and Francophone communities, as well as 2SLGBTQ+ and the downtown core.

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Sudbury city councillor's cause of death won’t be released publicly

Sudbury city councillor's cause of death won’t be released publicly

As there is no criminality involved, the results of the death investigation will only be revealed to the family, coroner's office says
Investigator shares details, timeline in search for Michael Vagnini

Investigator shares details, timeline in search for Michael Vagnini

An aspect of the case that surprised Det. Staff-Sgt Barry Ornella is the grassroots public effort to join the search for the missing Ward 2 city councillor
Private searchers turn to psychics to help find missing Sudbury councillor

Private searchers turn to psychics to help find missing Sudbury councillor

‘We’re running out of time,’ says Bob Johnston, former mayoral candidate and friend to missing Ward 2 Coun. Michael Vagnini
Video: Vigil for missing councillor ‘a beacon to light his way’

Video: Vigil for missing councillor ‘a beacon to light his way’

‘Never lose faith’: Ward 2 Coun. Michael Vagnini has been missing since Jan. 27, and the community gathered during the Walden Winter Carnival’s opening to support his friends and family
OPSEU Local 688 workers in Sudbury rally for community support

OPSEU Local 688 workers in Sudbury rally for community support

OPSEU president JP Hornick was on hand to help the OPSEU employees of MyHealth Centre as they push for pensions, fair wages  
Manslaughter sentence still up in the air for Sudbury-area man

Manslaughter sentence still up in the air for Sudbury-area man

Jean Lavoie pleaded guilty in August, 2023 to beating his 72-year-old neighbour, Gabriel Paul Richards, to death
Man facing three murder charges in Sudbury will wait longer to see trial

Man facing three murder charges in Sudbury will wait longer to see trial

Joel Roy is charged in three Sudbury murders and escaped Sudbury District Jail earlier this year. In court Jan. 11, Roy’s attorney asked for more time, which was granted
Desperate, Sudbury man killed in encampment fire used candle for warmth

Desperate, Sudbury man killed in encampment fire used candle for warmth

One Sudbury outreach worker said these types of fires can come down to a choice between ‘burning to death or freezing to death’
Sudbury man convicted in Walmart shooting adds 12 months to sentence

Sudbury man convicted in Walmart shooting adds 12 months to sentence

Already serving five years for the shooting at a New Sudbury Walmart, Kaden Graham answered to charges stemming from a 2022 attack on his partner’s face, the result of a ‘fit of jealousy’
What the heck is a heat pump and do they work in the North?

What the heck is a heat pump and do they work in the North?

With the oncoming winter, the idea of something called a “heat pump” is more than a little appealing and you may qualify for a free cold climate one
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