Sudbury Daystarter: Everything you need to start your Monday

News, weather and road information to start your day.
  • POLICING COSTS: Sudbury Police Chief Paul Pedersen is in Victoria this week for a conference with the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police. One of the issues he's hoping to tackle there is the high cost of policing. Hear from Chief Pedersen on Morning North at 7:10 a.m.​
  • BILLETS NEEDED: Sudburians are being asked to open their homes and billet both athletes and actors. The Sudbury Theatre Centre and the Sudbury Wolves are looking for billet homes. Hear more at 7:20 a.m. on Morning North.
  • INDUSTRY EVENT: Sudbury is hosting the 2014 Energy and Mines Ministers' Conference over the next two days. Federal, provincial, and territorial leaders are attending that meeting, which takes place at College Boreal.

For the latest info follow @CBCnewsSudbury on twitter. See breaking news? Call the CBC Sudbury Newsdesk: 705 688-3240.

TODAY: Clouds with a 60 per cent chance of showers or a thunderstorm for Sault Ste Marie, Chapleau Kapuskasing, and Timmins.​ A mix of sun and cloud for Sudbury, Manitoulin, North Bay and the Temiskaming area with a slight chance of a shower or thunderstorm later this afternoon. Highs from 22 C to 26 C. In the far north, periods of rain for Attawapiskat today at 20 C degrees and 27 C in Moosonee with a chance of showers or Thunderstorms.​ 

TONIGHT: There's a risk of thunderstorms with lows from 18 C down to 14 C.

TOMORROW: a mix of sun and cloud for most areas with highs in the low 20s.

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.​

  • NEW: Water main installation will close Afton Road from Gemmell Street to Hawthorne Drive, but will remain open to local traffic and emergency vehicles only. Work will take place from August 25 to October 30, 2014. Detours will direct traffic.
  • NEW: Construction will begin on the Kingsway the week of August 25 and will include road reconstruction, curb, sidewalk and sanitary sewer repairs, as well as storm sewer upgrades. Work will take place from Bancroft Drive to 0.9 km West. Work is expected to be completed by October 31.
  • Larch Street will be reduced to one lane until August 29 for patch work.
  • Culvert replacements has reduced traffic to one lane on Moose Mountain Mine Road in Capreol​
  • Frood Road will be closed between Kathleen and Jean streets for water main installations until the end of September. 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.

See problems on the roads or highways? Send a note to @Sudburytraffic on Twitter, or phone the CBC Sudbury traffic line 705-670-3191.


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