Angela Gemmill


Angela Gemmill is a CBC journalist who has covered news in Sudbury, Ont., for 14 years. Connect with her on Twitter @AngelaGemmill. Send story ideas to

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Coroner's inquest begins into 2014 Lockerby Mine deaths in Sudbury

A 5-day coroner’s inquest began Monday in Sudbury, into the May 2014 workplace fatality of two workers with Taurus Drilling working at First Nickel's Lockerby Mine in Sudbury. The five-person inquest jury will hear from 11 witnesses this week.

Sudbury researcher has closer look at makeup of McIntyre Powder, once used in mining

Before each shift between the 1940s and 1970s, underground miners in northern Ontario breathed in a substance they thought was protecting their lungs, but none of them knew what exactly was in McIntyre Powder. Until now.

Sudbury marks Labour Day in "working town" with "hardworking people"

Rainy weather wasn't enough to keep supporters away from the annual Labour Day celebration is Sudbury. Hundreds of people, including representatives from local unions, came out to Bell Park to mark the day with a march, entertainment and family activities.

Church, nursery school find new homes 1-month after fire destroys Minnow Lake building

Officials with both a church and a nursery school say they've been overwhelmed with support since losing their home in Minnow Lake. It was almost one month ago that Grace United Church on Bancroft Drive was destroyed by fire.

How to manage dirty diapers when only one garbage bag a week is permitted at the curb

With the looming change to garbage pick-up in Sudbury, the city is reminding residents of its support programs, including those for parents who have young children in diapers.

New project to reduce, divert litter from Sudbury's Junction Creek

Two Sudbury groups will see how plastic waste affects one of the city's major waterways. Over the next two years, the Junction Creek Stewardship Committee and Plastic-Free Greater Sudbury will take inventory of all garbage pulled from Junction Creek during cleanups.

Science North to continue digital skills training for youth

Students across northern Ontario will continue to learn digital skills thanks to an investment from the federal government.

Sudbury revitalized playgrounds to be more inclusive

The playground on Louis and St. Joseph Street has been renewed and improved with updated playground equipment, and more play opportunities for children of all ages. It was one of 58 identified by the City of Greater Sudbury to be revitalized by 2021.

Pilot project to study control method for Eurasian Milfoil on four Sudbury lakes

Four lakes in Greater Sudbury — Ramsey, Richard, St Charles and Long Lakes — will be part of a pilot project this summer focusing on control methods for the invasive aquatic plant, Eurasian Water Milfoil.

Thessalon woman victim of online buy-and-sell scam

A Thessalon woman, who fell victim to an online buy-and-sell scam, is warning others to not make the same mistake. Maureen McLean lost $1,500 when she thought she was hiring someone to do repair work at her camp south of Sudbury.

Ministry of Education set to release Indigenous curriculum soon; partners' input to be added later

The province is preparing to release its revised Indigenous curriculum for Ontario high school classrooms, but the Conservative government won’t be collaborating with its Indigenous partners until after the plan is released.

No extra funding for demand at women's shelter, YWCA says

A recent national report from Women's Shelters Canada reflects the same concerns YWCA Sudbury is seeing locally. It showed that women's shelters are seeing more women through their doors, but no increase in funding to help deal with the demand.

50 years of judging projects at Sudbury science fair

About 90 elementary and high school students will present their research projects Saturday Apr. 6 during the Sudbury Regional Science Fair. The event is marking its 50th anniversary.

Sudbury police host education conference for front line sexual assault workers

Jacqueline Villeneuve of Sudbury says she remained silent after suffering sexual violence in her early 20s.

Warm temperatures and rain to cause ponding, not flooding, says conservation authority

Several of the conservation authorities in northeastern Ontario have issued water safety statements for their respective watersheds. That's because rain and warmer temperatures over the next day will create ponding, not flooding.