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Points North - Blueberry picking a family businessJul 25, 2014 | 4:54Points North Blueberry picking a family business Audio
Points North Blueberry picking a family business Jul 25, 2014 | 4:54Sudbury woman Holly Bennett grew up picking blueberries with her dad. Now she picks and sells them with her own family. She goes around downtown Sudbury selling to local businesses.
Points North - CBC Searchlight Contest winners in SudburyJul 25, 2014 | 5:26Points North CBC Searchlight Contest winners in Sudbury Audio
Points North CBC Searchlight Contest winners in Sudbury Jul 25, 2014 | 5:26Calgary-based band Lauren Mann and the Fairly Odd Folk stopped in Sudbury as part of their cross-Canada tour. Lauren came into studio to talk about the success they've found post-Searchlight.
Points North - Cooking with kids workshop in SudburyJul 24, 2014 | 5:17Points North Cooking with kids workshop in Sudbury Audio
Points North Cooking with kids workshop in Sudbury Jul 24, 2014 | 5:17Eat Local Sudbury is encouraging kids to play with (and learn more about!) their food! They're running a Kids Nutrition and Cooking class at the Parkside Centre on Saturday. One of the co-ordinators told us more.
Points North - Sudbury Theatre Centre hires new artistic directorJul 24, 2014 | 6:57Points North Sudbury Theatre Centre hires new artistic director Audio
Points North Sudbury Theatre Centre hires new artistic director Jul 24, 2014 | 6:57Barry headed over to the Sudbury Theatre Centre to meet Caleb Marshall, the new artistic director. He comes to Sudbury from Theatre New Brunswick in Fredericton.
Points North - Unprecedented car dealership suspension in SudburyJul 24, 2014 | 6:22Points North Unprecedented car dealership suspension in Sudbury Audio
Points North Unprecedented car dealership suspension in Sudbury Jul 24, 2014 | 6:22Thinking of buying a used car? You might want to listen up first. We have more about the immediate suspension of two dealerships on the Kingsway in Sudbury by the Ontario Motor Vehicle Industry Council.
Points North - Self defense for women seminar being offered in SudburyJul 23, 2014 | 6:39Points North Self defense for women seminar being offered in Sudbury Audio
Points North Self defense for women seminar being offered in Sudbury Jul 23, 2014 | 6:39The Sudbury Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Thai Muay Academy in Sudbury is offering self defense seminars to teach women what to do to react to the most common attacks.
Points North - Local athletes at the North American Indigenous GamesJul 23, 2014 | 5:30Points North Local athletes at the North American Indigenous Games Audio
Points North Local athletes at the North American Indigenous Games Jul 23, 2014 | 5:30More than 4,000 athletes are in Regina right now attending the North American Indigenous Games. That includes Emma Pehtategoose of Whitefish Lake First Nation.
Points North - Cinfest 2014 line-upJul 23, 2014 | 6:55Points North Cinfest 2014 line-up Audio
Points North Cinfest 2014 line-up Jul 23, 2014 | 6:55Cinfest Sudbury released its line-up today for the fall 2014 festival. The festival's managing director, Patrick O'Hearn, joined Barry in studio.
Points North - Cleaning up after smokersJul 23, 2014 | 5:03Points North Cleaning up after smokers Audio
Points North Cleaning up after smokers Jul 23, 2014 | 5:03The tenants may be gone, but the smell of smoke lingers much longer. We talk to a property manager in Sudbury about how they go about getting rid of the smell. Plus: tips on what you can do in your own home.
Points North - It's the Big Nickel's birthday...but that's not all!Jul 22, 2014 | 4:31Points North It's the Big Nickel's birthday...but that's not all! Audio
Points North It's the Big Nickel's birthday...but that's not all! Jul 22, 2014 | 4:31A big birthday is happening in Sudbury, but what about those who celebrate their birthdays on the same day as the Big Nickel? That includes the CBC's Martha Dillman. She put together this fun piece.
Points North - Who should fund social housing in Sudbury?Jul 22, 2014 | 9:36Points North Who should fund social housing in Sudbury? Audio
Points North Who should fund social housing in Sudbury? Jul 22, 2014 | 9:36A Sudbury apartment building for low income people will be torn down and turned into a parking lot. Forty people are now out on the street. We spoke with Janet Gasparini from the Social Planning Council about the current challenges.
Points North - Coin stacking for the Big Nickel's birthdayJul 22, 2014 | 5:03Points North Coin stacking for the Big Nickel's birthday Audio
Points North Coin stacking for the Big Nickel's birthday Jul 22, 2014 | 5:03A stack of coins as tall as a birthday cake? We pay a visit to the Big Nickel to talk about a couple of world records that are attempting to be broken.
Points North - La Chaumiere restaurant in Timmins to be soldJul 21, 2014 | 4:29Points North La Chaumiere restaurant in Timmins to be sold Audio
Points North La Chaumiere restaurant in Timmins to be sold Jul 21, 2014 | 4:29For more than 30 years Timmins restaurant "La Chaumiere" has served up a healthy dose of French Canadian fare. Now the owner is selling this business. We talked with her about what could come next for this francophone establishment.
Points North - More blue green algae in Ramsey LakeJul 21, 2014 | 8:12Points North More blue green algae in Ramsey Lake Audio
Points North More blue green algae in Ramsey Lake Jul 21, 2014 | 8:12As summer heat sets in, Sudbury is once again dealing with warnings of blue green algae in Ramsey Lake. We spoke to Burgess Hawkins with the health unit about why you should be concerned and about what it could mean if you're around the lake.
Points North - Ghost nets in Lake NipissingJul 21, 2014 | 6:36Points North Ghost nets in Lake Nipissing Audio
Points North Ghost nets in Lake Nipissing Jul 21, 2014 | 6:36Nets filled with dead, rotting fish. It's turning into a common site around North Bay. We talk about these abandoned "ghost nets" that have been discovered in Lake Nipissing with a member of Nipissing First Nation.

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