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The sound of winter

Editorial Lisa Dumontier I was sitting at an appointment last week in a well insulated, remotely renovated and seemingly sound-proof building. With a scenic view of the waterfront and the lights dancing off the frozen skating rinks, it was a relaxing moment in a hectic day except for one sure-fire problem—the incredible noise associated with […]

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3 . . . 2 . . . 1 . . . Happy New Year!

Editorial Lisa Dumontier Presents have been unwrapped, eggnog and hot-toddies drunk and stockings tucked away carefully for yet another year. Decorations have been unstrung, mistletoe cast aside and the confetti has finally settled and been swept up from its midnight launch on January 1st. 2012 has officially arrived. We’ve taken stock of 2011 (hopefully) and […]

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A visit from Santa

Editorial Lisa Dumontier This is our last edition of 2011. Yep, we finally have the snow to show for it and 2012 is just around the corner. Given the fact that there will be no December 28th the Northern Sun News edition, we get to go out with a bang around here by celebrating the […]

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Get out of the way!

Editorial Lisa Dumontier Forest fire season has come and gone and the Ontario Provincial Police may no longer be patrolling waterways in an effort to prevent boating accidents but that doesn’t mean emergency responders will be kept idle as winter continues to settle in around us. While we can cross our fingers and hope for […]

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Healthy living, healthy community

Lisa Dumontier Editor I’ve been feeling inspired to turn over a new, more health conscious leaf lately. Maybe it’s the upcoming holiday season and the ten pounds that I undoubtedly pack on most winters spearheaded by the overindulgence of Christmas goodies (turkey, mashed potatoes, sweet potatoes, gravy yummmm) and subsequent inactivity that results from all […]