Sudbury Daystarter: Information to start your Wednesday

News, weather and road information to start your day.

FINANCES: So far, only a few First Nations in this region has publicly released their financial records in accordance with a new federal law. Some of the bands that are co-operating say they are not happy about the government’s approach. Hear more on this story on @MorningNorth at 7:10 a.m.

EBOLA: Health care workers in parts of west Africa continue to deal with an Ebola outbreak, and health authorities around the world, including here in Sudbury, are keeping a close eye on the spread of the deadly virus. The Sudbury and District Health Unit said protocols are in place to help track the spread of infections. 

WEST NILE: Ontario's first case of West Nile virus has been reported in Simcoe-Muskoka. Last year in Middlesex-London area there were three reported cases , and seven in 2012. West Nile is spread by mosquitoes and is difficult to predict from year to year.

RESEARCH: A Laurentian University researcher is trying to find out what stops women from accessing sexual health services.She's travelling the north, looking for answers. She will be in the @MorningNorth studio with more at 8:10 a.m.

CAMPING: Northeastern Ontario park and campground operators say campers are changing their habits. They say in recent years, campers are renting rather than tenting. Ontario Parks is responding with new camping structures.

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TODAY: A chance of showers for all communities in the region with expected highs between 12 C in the far north and 19 C in Sudbury.

TONIGHT: A few showers and thunder storms. Lows between 7 and 11 C.

TOMORROW: Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Highs from 12 C in Wawa to 19 C in North Bay.

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 two 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.

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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