A guidance counsellor in Sudbury says more students are opting to enroll in college for career-focused training. A recruiter at Laurentian University says though university takes longer, students typically qualify for better paying jobs in the end. More at 7:10 on @MorningNorth.
A public forum held in Sudbury last night heard from people unhappy about plans to cut home mail delivery across Canada. And those upset citizens were urged to turn their complaints into political action. Read the story here.
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A wind chill warning is in effect for Wawa, Kapuskasing, Hearst, Timmins, Cochrane, Chapleau, Gogama, Kirkland Lake, New Liskeard and Temagami. Another surge of cold air along with northerly winds will create windchill values in the minus 40s tonight. Environment Canada says people should exercise caution when heading outside because frostbite may occur on exposed skin in less than ten minutes.
Today, a few morning flurries and then skies should clear. A mix of sun and cloud is expected across the Northeast. Highs today from minus 19 down to minus 24, though with wind chills it will feel like the minus 30s and 40s. Tomorrow, snow and much milder conditions. Highs expected to range from minus 13 up to minus 10.
Sudbury and Killarney broke record lows yesterday. Sudbury went down to minus 33.5 degrees, breaking the record low from 1976. Killarney's new record for January 22nd is minus 28.
Environment Canada is predicting temperatures will start to rise by tomorrow.
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.
Late yesterday the City of Sudbury advised residents of a watermain break in the area of Victoria Street, warning that roads including Lorne Street may be slippery. Another watermain break was reported on Maley Drive, west of National Street.
Major highways are bare and dry. Highways 101 and 129 in and out of Chapleau have some snow cover, so does Highway 69 in the Parry Sound area.
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This week is Christian Unity week and events are taking place in Sudbury. Tonight, an Evangelical/Catholic Dialogue presentation and panel will take place at the Marguerite Lougheed Community Centre on Albert Street at 7 p.m.
If you are a North Bay man who loves to sing, why not consider belting your pipes with an A Cappella chorus? The Gateway Harmony Company is looking for new members. Schedule your audition by phoning Barry at 705-474-0534.