Sudbury Daystarter: News, weather and roads info for Monday

Everything you need to kick off your weekday mornings in northeastern Ontario.


TODAY: Most of northeastern Ontario can expect more snow and some blowing snow. Sault Ste. Marie can expect 5 cm. Elsewhere 2 to 4 cm is expected. Sault Ste. Marie, the north shore, Manitoulin, Sudbury and North Bay can expect highs from -6 C to -1 C. The rest of the region can expect highs from -20 C up to - 13 C. 

TONIGHT:  Lows from -13 C in Sault Ste. Marie to -30 C in Timmins. Sudbury can expect a low of -17 C. 

TOMORROW:  Mainly cloudy with the chance of flurries. Wawa, Hearst, Kapuskasing and Timmins should see some sunshine. Highs from -12 C up to -4 C. Along James Bay highs from -19 C to -15 C. 


DEATH INVESTIGATION: Police in Wikwemikong on Manitoulin Island along with OPP say an investigation is underway into the death of a man in the community.

INQUEST: The jury looking into the death of a Sudbury miner says inquests into deaths like his need to happen in a more timely manner. Stephen Perry died in a mining accident in Vale's Coleman mine in 2012. But, the inquest into his death wrapped up last week — more than four years later.

WINTER ROAD: This time of year, it's a lot easier to get around Ontario's far north thanks to winter roads. But those who build these transportation routes out of ice and snow say it's getting harder as winters get warmer. READ MORE

SNOWMOBILING: The Snowmobile Trail Officer Patrol Program — also know as STOPP — is coming to an end after 20 years. It was run by OPP and the Ontario Federation of Snowmobile Clubs with the aim of preventing careless or dangerous driving on trails. Now, those who volunteered for the program say it's a huge loss.


Major highways in northeastern Ontario are mostly snow covered with fair visibility at times.  Highway 11 near Hearst is mostly bare. 

See problems on the roads or highways? Send a note to @Sudburytraffic on Twitter, or phone the CBC Sudbury newsroom at 705-688-3240. Find more information on road conditions on the Ministry of Transportation website.


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