Points North | Dec 30, 2013 | 8:16

Tackling debt

When the Christmas credit card bill finds you, will you be ready? The head of Credit Counselling in Sudbury says too many people have to find her this time of year.

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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.
Points North - Narcotics Anonymous annual campoutJul 21, 2014 | 7:32Points North Narcotics Anonymous annual campout Audio
Points North Narcotics Anonymous annual campout Jul 21, 2014 | 7:32Campfire conversations may be a little different at an annual Narcotics Anonymous campout held here in Sudbury. The camp is in its 25th year. We meet one of the members and hear her story of addiction.
Points North - Barry has his mystery rock ID-edJul 18, 2014 | 6:22Points North Barry has his mystery rock ID-ed Audio
Points North Barry has his mystery rock ID-ed Jul 18, 2014 | 6:22The annual Gem and Mineral Show is being held in Sudbury this weekend. One of the geologists with the show came into studio to identify a mystery rock Barry had.
Points North - Big birthday for Killarney Provincial Park!Jul 18, 2014 | 7:44Points North Big birthday for Killarney Provincial Park! Audio
Points North Big birthday for Killarney Provincial Park! Jul 18, 2014 | 7:44Bring a few extra candles if you are heading out to Killarney Provincial Park this weekend... the busiest provincial park in Northern Ontario turns fifty this weekend!
Points North - Cancer screening in the LGBTQ communityJul 18, 2014 | 7:04Points North Cancer screening in the LGBTQ community Audio
Points North Cancer screening in the LGBTQ community Jul 18, 2014 | 7:04Screening rates for breast, colon and cervical cancer are lower among the LGBTQ community. Genevieve Gibbons from the Canadian Cancer Society tells us what barriers the trans-community faces and how we can remove them.
Points North - Pandora Topp as Edith PiafJul 18, 2014 | 6:20Points North Pandora Topp as Edith Piaf Audio
Points North Pandora Topp as Edith Piaf Jul 18, 2014 | 6:20Sudbury singer Pandora Topp has been called the city's own Edith Piaf. That role is taking her down a new road...she talked about that with Barry.
Points North - Ivan Coyote in Sudbury for Pride WeekJul 17, 2014 | 8:55Points North Ivan Coyote in Sudbury for Pride Week Audio
Points North Ivan Coyote in Sudbury for Pride Week Jul 17, 2014 | 8:55Ivan Coyote is a storyteller and a transgender person who grew up in Whitehorse. Barry had a conversation about the show Ivan will be performing tonight in Sudbury, and about the question of gender neutrality.
Points North - North Bay volleyball coach in Winnipeg for national tournamentJul 17, 2014 | 5:29Points North North Bay volleyball coach in Winnipeg for national tournament Audio
Points North North Bay volleyball coach in Winnipeg for national tournament Jul 17, 2014 | 5:29Normally Marc LaRochelle is the head coach of the Lady Lakers volleyball team at Nipissing University, but this week he's hitting the court in Winnipeg to help coach the provincial team. It's for the National Team Cup Challenge.
Points North - Police personator creates concern in Sault Ste. MarieJul 17, 2014 | 7:06Points North Police personator creates concern in Sault Ste. Marie Audio
Points North Police personator creates concern in Sault Ste. Marie Jul 17, 2014 | 7:06Barry spoke to Constable Rodney Boroughs to try and get to the bottom of this case.
Points North - New portion of Trans Canada Trail in SudburyJul 16, 2014 | 5:16Points North New portion of Trans Canada Trail in Sudbury Audio
Points North New portion of Trans Canada Trail in Sudbury Jul 16, 2014 | 5:16Sudbury group Rainbow Routes has been working on connecting the Trans Canada Trail in the city over the past few years. They just wrapped up their newest portion of path...but some people were worried about the trees that were removed to make it.
Points North - Bare blueberry bushes? Blame the gypsy moth.Jul 16, 2014 | 6:52Points North Bare blueberry bushes? Blame the gypsy moth. Audio
Points North Bare blueberry bushes? Blame the gypsy moth. Jul 16, 2014 | 6:52The gypsy moth caterpillars are eating all the berries and leaves on Sudbury's blueberry bushes. We spoke to Taylor Scarr, entomologist with the MNR, to find out more.
Points North - Northern Ontario chief at national First Nations meetingJul 16, 2014 | 6:23Points North Northern Ontario chief at national First Nations meeting Audio
Points North Northern Ontario chief at national First Nations meeting Jul 16, 2014 | 6:23The Assembly of First Nations is meeting in Halifax this week. Serpent River Chief Isadore Day is there. We ask him what's going on.
Points North - Metis Voyageurs in Batchawana BayJul 16, 2014 | 9:11Points North Metis Voyageurs in Batchawana Bay Audio
Points North Metis Voyageurs in Batchawana Bay Jul 16, 2014 | 9:11A team of Metis Voyageurs are canoeing from Ottawa to Thunder Bay - they're in Batchawana Bay right now. We touched base with them and a local lodge owner.

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