Sudbury Daystarter - News

A group of people in Sudbury is looking to revamp the city’s profile on Wikipedia. Matt Alexander said he found the information online to be lacking, so he’s looking for Sudburians to update the page. Listen to the Morning North interview.

CANCELLED: School buses from White River and Dubreuilville into Wawa are cancelled today. School buses in Britt, Nobel, MacTier, Humphrey, Rosseau, McDougall/Whitestone/Ahmic Harbour and Parry Sound are also cancelled due to extreme cold. 

A deadly fire at a nursing home in Quebec remains under investigation, Here in northern Ontario, new fire code regulations are now in place for long-term care homes and other facilities. The new rules mean sprinklers in every unit and on every floor. More at 7:20 a.m.

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

Sudbury Daystarter Weather

Much warmer today, but with the higher temperatures comes snow and blowing snow. There is still a wind chill warning in effect for Timmins, Cochrane, Chapleau, Gogama, Kirkland Lake, New Liskeard and Temagami. Windchill values near -40 C are expect this morning. Winds will pick up during the day as temperatures rise and the snow starts to fall. A blowing snow warning has been issued for White River, Wawa, Pukaskwa, Searchmont, Montreal River Harbour, Batchawana Bay, Agawa, Lake Superior Park, Blind River, Manitoulin and Killarney. Gusts to 70 km/hr will produce visibilites less than half a kilometre.  

Temperatures across Northeastern Ontario will range from -11 C to -15 C, but wind chills will make it feel much colder.
Tomorrow skies will clear and temperatures will drop from -18 C to -23 C degrees.

For the latest on weather conditions tune into @MorningNorth live from 6:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. each weekday morning. 99.9FM in Sudbury.

Sudbury Daystarter Roads

Most highways are in good winter driving condition this morning, but conditions will likely deteriorate with snow and blowing snow in the forecast. All regions can expect a couple of centimetres of snow today with blowing snow warnings in effect for Wawa, Searchmont, Montreal River Harbour, Batchawana Bay, Agawa, Lake Superior Park, Manitoulin, Blind River and Killarney. Already, visibility is poor at times in the Wawa area and along Highway 17 to Northwestern Ontario. 

The Ministry of Transportation keeps an eye on the roads around the clock. Click here and then on the "road conditions" box in the new window to reveal the latest information. 

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

Sudbury Daystarter snapshot

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Sudbury Daystarter to do

Are you a business person looking for someone to invest? Why not consider pitching your idea to CBC’s Dragons Den? Auditions are being held across the country, including the northeast. You can pitch your idea in Sudbury on February 6. Visit the Dragons Den website for more details.​