Sudbury Daystarter: Everything to start your Friday

News, weather and road information to start your day.

CONSUMER AFFAIRS: For the first time in its history, the Ontario Motor Vehicle Industry Council has moved to immediately suspend the licences of two used car dealerships, both in Sudbury. The owner is refusing to comment, but her husband said his wife denies the allegations and plans to appeal the decision.

BLUE-GREEN ALGAE: The Sudbury and District Health Unit said tests have confirmed blue-green algae is present in Ramsey Lake in Sudbury. Samples were taken from Moonlight Beach and the Main Beach. The health unit said the samples contained a species of blue green algae that can produce toxins.

AGRICULTURE: A Manitoulin Island man is making another attempt to ease restrictions on small chicken farmers. Currently, small flock farmers can only have 300 chickens, unless a farmer gets a quota. That quota requires farmers to raise at least 14,000 chickens.

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TODAY: Mainly sunny, with increasing cloud this afternoon and the slight chance of showers. Highs from 21 C to 25 C. Cloudy from Timmins north to the James Bay Coast. Showers for Attawapiskat. Highs along James Bay from 15 C to 19 C.

TONIGHT: Cloudy with the chance of showers. Lows from 15 C to 7 C.

TOMORROW: Showers for southern regions with the risk of a thunderstorm. From Timmins north a mix of sun and cloud. Highs from 18 C to 22 C.

For the latest on weather conditions tune into @MorningNorth live from 6 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. each weekday morning. 99.9FM in Sudbury.​

  • Asphalt treatment will close Medora Street from Worthington Road to Edmund Street for the next 3 weeks.  Access will remain for local traffic and emergency vehicles only.
  • Frood Road will be closed between Kathleen and Jean Street for water main installation until mid-August. Local and emergency vehicles will be able to get through, but other traffic will be directed by detour signs.
  • Delays are also expected on Big Nickel Mine Road as construction work continues in the area.
  • Sanitary sewer upgrades, new curbs and new sidewalks will cause reductions in traffic lanes in the area of Highway 69 North (MR80) and Main Street (MR15) to Cecile Street in Val Caron. A reduction in lanes will be necessary until work wraps up at the end of October.
  • King Street will be closed from Notre Dame Avenue to Laforest Avenue until approximately August 10th.

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